Ramesh P. Rao

Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance

Paul C. Wise Chair in Finance

Spears School of Business

Stillwater, OK 74078-4011

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Does School Matter? An Empirical Analysis of CEO Education, Compensation, and Firm Performance

International Business and Economics Research Journal, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 83-98, Winter 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 10 May 2011
Terrance Jalbert, Ramesh P. Rao and Mercedes Jalbert
University of Hawaii - Department of Business Administration, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance and The Institute for Business and Finance Research
Downloads 2,416 (11,475)
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CEO Compensation, CEO Education, CEO Performance

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Earnings Management and the Cost of Debt

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
University of Vermont, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance and Utah State University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 1,638 (21,171)
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Earnings management, cost of debt, yield spreads, accruals

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CEO Stock Options and Equity Risk Incentives

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Oct 2000
Melissa A. Williams and Ramesh P. Rao
University of Houston, Clear Lake - School of Business and Public Administration and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 969 (45,520)
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compensation, structure, stock options, incentive effects, equity risk, firm performance

Of What Value are Shareholder Proposals Sponsored by Public Pension Funds?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Oct 1999
Andrew K. Prevost and Ramesh P. Rao
University of Vermont and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 455 (118,971)
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Of What Value are Shareholder Proposals Sponsored by Public Pension Funds?

Posted: 27 Oct 1999
Andrew K. Prevost and Ramesh P. Rao
University of Vermont and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance

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Labor Unions as Shareholder Activists: Champions or Detractors?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2009
University of Vermont, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Houston, Clear Lake - School of Business and Public Administration
Downloads 395 (141,685)
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labor unions, shareholder proposals, shareholder activism

6.

Corporate Tax Avoidance and Debt Policy

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Nov 2013
Ramesh P. Rao and T. Robert Yu
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Downloads 385 (145,870)

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Tax avoidance; capital structure; non-debt tax shields; leverage; taxes

7.

Climate Change and Corporate Cash Holdings: Global Evidence

Forthcoming at Financial Management
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 21 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2023
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) (Formerly University of Texas-Pan American), Johnson C. Smith University, Western Kentucky University and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
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climate change, drought, cash holdings, physical risk, transition risk, regulatory risk

8.

Mutual Fund Performance, Management Teams, and Boards

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
John C. Adams, Takeshi Nishikawa and Ramesh P. Rao
University of Texas at Arlington, University of Colorado at Denver and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 314 (181,768)
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Mutual funds; board structure; organizational structure; management teams

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Do Tax Law Changes Influence Ex-Dividend Stock Price Behavior? Evidence from 1926-2005

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2008
Jeff Whitworth and Ramesh P. Rao
University of Houston, Clear Lake and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 312 (182,981)
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Ex-dividend, Taxes, Anomalies, Market efficiency, Dividend clienteles

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Do Credit Ratings Really Affect Capital Structure?

The Financial Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Apr 2013
Kristopher Kemper and Ramesh P. Rao
Ball State University and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 285 (201,250)
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Capital Structure, Credit Ratings

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Myopic Investor Myth Debunked: The Long-Term Efficacy of Shareholder Advocacy in the Boardroom

Fourth Annual International Conference on Engaged Management Scholarship, September 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jan 2015
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Oklahoma State University - StillwaterOklahoma State University, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
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The Role of Taxes in Capital Structure: Evidence from Taxed and Non-Taxed Arab Economies

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Mar 2012
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 231 (247,704)
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13.

Asset Tangibility and Capital Structure: A Cross Country Analysis

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jun 2022
Sharif Mazumder and Ramesh P. Rao
Northern Kentucky University and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 189 (298,119)

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Tangible Assets, Capital Structure, Creditors' Rights, Financial Development, Governance, Transparency, Crisis Period

14.

Share Repurchases and the Flexibility Hypothesis

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Subramanian R. Iyer and Ramesh P. Rao
University of New Mexico and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 189 (298,119)
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Payout Policy, Repurchases, Dividends, Flexibility

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Reporting Quality, SOX, and the Cost of Debt

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2011
University of Vermont, Utah State University - School of Accountancy and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
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Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Corporate Credit Spreads

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37, No. 8, 2013
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 27 May 2013
University of Wyoming - College of Business, University of Colorado at Denver and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 157 (350,349)

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Sarbanes-Oxley, Credit Spreads, Asset Substitution, Overinvestment

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Managerial Behavior and the Link between Stock Mispricing and Corporate Investments: Evidence from Market-to-Book Ratio Decomposition

The Financial Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Mohammed Alzahrani and Ramesh P. Rao
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 155 (354,241)

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Stock mispricing, financial constraints, investment horizon, corporate investments

18.

Credit Watch and Capital Structure

Applied Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Apr 2013
Kristopher Kemper and Ramesh P. Rao
Ball State University and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 140 (384,325)
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Credit watch, credit ratings, capital structure

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Insider Trading Around Bank Failures

Journal of Commercial Banking and Finance, Vol. 2, pp. 65-80, 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
University of Hawaii - Department of Business Administration, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance, Cleveland State University and Cleveland State University
Downloads 112 (455,390)

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Bank Failures, Insider Trading

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Shareholder litigation and the risk incentive effect of executive compensation: A re-examination

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Isarin Durongkadej, Ramesh P. Rao and Siqi Wei
San Jose State University, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance and David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, California State University, Northridge

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Securities litigation,management incentives,securities fraud,option compensation

21.

EVA as a Predictor of Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 83-92, Winter 2000
Posted: 29 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2010
University of Hawaii - Department of Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University, Cleveland State University and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance

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EVA, performance measurement

22.

Do Spin-Offs Expropriate Wealth from Bondholders?

Posted: 21 Oct 2003
William F. Maxwell and Ramesh P. Rao
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance

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Corporate Governance in New Zealand: The Effect of the 1993 Companies Act on the Relation between Board Composition and Firm Performance

Posted: 18 Jan 2001
Mahmud Hossain, Andrew K. Prevost and Ramesh P. Rao
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Accounting, University of Vermont and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance

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Corporate governance, board of directors, firm performance

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CEO Duality and Firm Performance: What's the Fuss?

Posted: 26 Oct 1999
R. Charles Moyer, Ramesh P. Rao and B. Ram Baliga
University of Louisville - College of Business and Public Administration, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance and Wake Forest University - Babcock Graduate School of Management

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The Impact of Institutional Interest on the Information Content of Dividend Changes

Posted: 30 Jun 1999
Ramesh P. Rao, Chenchu Bathala and Sadhana Alangar
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Spears School of Business - Department of Finance, Cleveland State University and Wayne State University

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