Diane K. Denis

University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business

Professor & Katz Alumni Chair in Finance

368B Mervis Hall

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

International Corporate Governance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 05/2003; and Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Diane K. Denis and John J. McConnell
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Purdue University
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Citation 224

Abstract:

corporate governance, ownership, control, takeovers, block holders, boards, investor protection

2.

Earnouts: A Study of Financial Contracting in Acquisition Agreements

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 May 2006 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
Matthew D. Cain, David J. Denis and Diane K. Denis
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business
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Citation 11

Abstract:

Earnouts, contingent payments, acquisitions

3.

Global Diversification, Industrial Diversification, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Oct 2000
David J. Denis, Diane K. Denis and Keven Yost
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Auburn University - Department of Finance
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Citation 92

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Citation 63

S&P 500 Index Additions and Earnings Expectations

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Nov 2002
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business, Purdue University, HEC Paris - Finance Department and Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC
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Citation 63

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S&P 500 Index Additions and Earnings Expectations

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Nov 2002
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business, Purdue University, HEC Paris - Finance Department and Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC

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5.

Leverage and Investment in Diversified Firms

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Seoungpil Ahn, David J. Denis and Diane K. Denis
Sogang University, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business
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Citation 19

Abstract:

Leverage, diversification, investment policy

6.

Reorganization in Chapter 11

AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Oct 2002
Diane K. Denis and Kimberly Rodgers Cornaggia
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance
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Citation 2

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7.

Chapter 11: Duration, Outcome, and Post-Reorganization Performance

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Vol. 42, No. 01, pp. 101-118., AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Diane K. Denis and Kimberly Rodgers Cornaggia
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance
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Citation 17

Abstract:

Chapter 11, reorganization

8.

An Empirical Investigation of Corporate Asset Downsizing

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Diane K. Denis and Dilip K. Shome
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business
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Citation 15

Abstract:

Downsizing, Restructuring

9.

CEO Assessment and the Structure of Newly Formed Boards

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2015
David J. Denis, Diane K. Denis and Mark D. Walker
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and North Carolina State University
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Abstract:

Board of directors, Spinoffs, Governance

10.

Compensation Benchmarking and The Peer Effects of Say on Pay

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2017
Diane K. Denis, Torsten Jochem and Anjana Rajamani
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business, University of Amsterdam - Finance Group and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Abstract:

Compensation Benchmarking, Say on Pay, Peer Effects of Governance, Executive Labor Markets

11.

Corporate Governance and the Goal of the Firm: In Defense of Shareholder Wealth Maximization

Financial Review, Vol. 51, Issue 4, pp. 467-480, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Oct 2016
Diane K. Denis
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business
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Abstract:

corporate governance, shareholder wealth maximization, objective of the firm

12.

Corporate Governance and the Goal of the Firm: In Defense of Shareholder Wealth Maximization*

Forthcoming in the Financial Review
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Diane K. Denis
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business
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Abstract:

Shareholder governance, Stakeholder governance

13.

Mandatory Clawback Provisions, Information Disclosure, and the Regulation of Securities Markets

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Jul 2012
Diane K. Denis
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business

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14.

Ownership Structure and Top Management Turnover

Posted: 10 Sep 1999
David J. Denis, Diane K. Denis and Atulya Sarin
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Santa Clara University - Department of Finance

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15.

Causes of Financial Distress Following Leveraged Recapitalizations

Posted: 28 Jul 1999
David J. Denis and Diane K. Denis
University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business

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16.

Agency Problems, Equity Ownership, and Corporate Diversification

J. OF FINANCE
Posted: 09 Dec 1996
David J. Denis, Diane K. Denis and Atulya Sarin
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Santa Clara University - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Performance Changes Following Top Management Dismissals

JOURNAL OF FINANCE, Vol 50 No 4, September 1995
Posted: 04 Aug 1995
Diane K. Denis and David J. Denis
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and University of Pittsburgh

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Performance Changes Following Top Management Dismissals

Posted: 21 Feb 1995
Diane K. Denis and David J. Denis
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and University of Pittsburgh

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