Alejandro Rivera

University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics

Assistant Professor of Finance

2601 North Floyd Road

P.O. Box 830688

Richardson, TX 75083

United States

http://jindal.utdallas.edu/faculty/alejandro-rivera

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Optimal Short-Termism

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 546/2018, Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2018 Conference
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2021
Dirk Hackbarth, Alejandro Rivera and Tak-Yuen Wong
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance
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Capital Structure, Contracting, Multi-Tasking

Optimal Short-Termism

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12588
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Dirk Hackbarth, Alejandro Rivera and Tak-Yuen Wong
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance
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Capital Structure, Contracting, Multi-tasking

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Dynamic Moral Hazard and Risk-Shifting Incentives in a Leveraged Firm

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2021
Alejandro Rivera
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Risk-shifting, Moral Hazard, Principal-Agent Problem

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Extrapolation Bias and Robust Dynamic Liquidity Management

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Seokwoo Lee and Alejandro Rivera
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Ambiguity-Aversion, Extrapolation Bias, Liquidity Management, Investment, Risk Management, Permanent and Temporary Shocks

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Present-Bias and the Value of Sophistication

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2022
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Universidad de Alicante - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Present-Bias, Behavioral Finance, Private Equity Puzzle, Commitment Devices.

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A Model for Wind Farm Management with Option Interactions

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Emlyon Business School and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Portfolios of real options, compound options, capacity investment, strategic path dependency

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Too Much, Too Soon, for Too Long: The Dynamics of Competitive Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2022
Gilles Chemla, Alejandro Rivera and Liyan Shi
Imperial College Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
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Executive compensation, externalities, dynamic optimal contracts, short-termism, turnover.

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Incentivizing Investors for a Greener Economy

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2022
Nam Nguyen, Alejandro Rivera and Harold H. Zhang
University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Finance, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Climate change, investment income taxes, dynamic taxation, ESG investing

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Does Performance-Sensitive Debt Mitigate Debt Overhang?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 20 May 2021
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Emlyon Business School and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Performance-Sensitive Debt, Real Options, Debt Overhang, Capital Structure

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Contracting with a Present-Biased Agent: Sannikov meets Laibson

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Alejandro Rivera
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Dynamic Contracting, Behavioral Contracts, Present-Bias.

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Financing Green Entrepreneurs Under Limited Commitment

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jul 2022
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Emlyon Business School, University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Finance and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Sustainable Finance, Financial Frictions, Limited Commitment, Optimal Taxation.

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Real Options Problem with Non-Smooth Obstacle

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Stochastic optimal control, variational inequality, weak formulation, strong two-threshold solution, real options

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Household Debt Overhang and Human Capital Investment

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Aug 2022
Gustavo Manso, Alejandro Rivera, Hui Wang and Han Xia
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics, Bentley University - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Household leverage, Human capital investment, Labor skills acquisition, Debt overhang, household default

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Managerial Limited Commitment: A New Class of Stochastic Control Problems

Posted: 25 Jul 2022
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Emlyon Business School, University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Finance and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics

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Stochastic control; Limited commitment

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Green and Brown Lucas Trees

Posted: 15 Mar 2021
Alejandro Rivera
University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics

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Climate Finance, Cost of Capital, Optimal Taxation.