Ulrike Malmendier

University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

549 Evans Hall #3880

Berkeley, CA 94720-3880

United States

http://www.econ.berkeley.edu/~ulrike/

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

Professor of Finance

545 Student Services Building, #1900

2220 Piedmont Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Affiliate

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Faculty Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/personnel/photos/index_html?key=918

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (31)

Overestimating Self-control: Evidence from the Health Club Industry

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1880
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Dec 2002
Stefano DellaVigna and Ulrike Malmendier
University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Overestimating Self_Control: Evidence from the Health Club Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w10819
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Stefano DellaVigna and Ulrike Malmendier
University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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CEO Overconfidence and Corporate Investment

AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 Dec 2002
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,934 (5,955)
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CEO Overconfidence and Corporate Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w10807
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Who Makes Acquisitions? CEO Overconfidence and the Market's Reaction

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Nov 2003
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,738 (7,263)
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Who Makes Acquisitions? CEO Overconfidence and the Market's Reaction

NBER Working Paper No. w10813
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2010
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Superstar CEOs

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Mar 2007
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Superstar CEOs

7th Annual Texas Finance Festival Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Apr 2005
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Superstar CEOS

NBER Working Paper No. w14140
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2010
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Corporate Financial Policies with Overconfident Managers*

8th Annual Texas Finance Festival
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Apr 2006
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey A. Tate and Jun Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Stanford University
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Target Revaluation after Failed Takeover Attempts - Cash versus Stock

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Ulrike Malmendier, Marcus M. Opp and Farzad Saidi
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Finance and Stockholm School of Economics
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mergers & acquisitions, synergies, misvaluation, revaluation, medium of exchange

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Overconfidence and Early-Life Experiences: The Effect of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey A. Tate and Jonathan Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Managerial biases, managerial traits, overconfidence, Depression experience, military experience, capital structure, behavioral corporate finance

Winning by Losing: Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Mergers

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2012
Ulrike Malmendier, Enrico Moretti and Florian S. Peters
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam
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Mergers, Acquisitions, Misvaluation, Matching, Counterfactual

Winning by Losing: Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Mergers

NBER Working Paper No. w18024
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Ulrike Malmendier, Enrico Moretti and Florian S. Peters
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam
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Are Small Investors Naive About Incentives?

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Ulrike Malmendier and Devin M. Shanthikumar
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
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Stock recommendations, Trade reaction, Individual and institutional investors, Conflicts of interest, Behavioral finance

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Contractibility and the Design of Research Agreements

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jan 2005
Ulrike Malmendier and Josh Lerner
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Contractibility and the Design of Research Agreements

NBER Working Paper No. w11292
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2013
Ulrike Malmendier and Josh Lerner
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Depression Babies: Do Macroeconomic Experiences Affect Risk-Taking?

NBER Working Paper No. w14813
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Ulrike Malmendier and Stefan Nagel
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Financial Expertise of Directors

NBER Working Paper No. w11914
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2010
A. Burak Guner, Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
Citadel, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Financial Expertise of Directors

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 88, No. 2, pp. 323-354, May 2008
Posted: 19 Aug 2008
A. Burak Guner, Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
Citadel, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

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corporate governance, bankers, boards of directors

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Corporate Financial Policies with Overconfident Managers

NBER Working Paper No. w13570
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2010
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey A. Tate and Jonathan Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Do Security Analysts Speak in Two Tongues?

NBER Working Paper No. w13124
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2007
Ulrike Malmendier and Devin M. Shanthikumar
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
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You Owe Me

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4007
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Ulrike Malmendier and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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gift exchange, externalities, lobbyism, corruption, reciprocity, social preferences

You Owe Me

NBER Working Paper No. w18543
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Nov 2012
Ulrike Malmendier and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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You Owe Me

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9230
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Ulrike Malmendier and Klaus M. Schmidt
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Economics
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corruption, externalities, gift exchange, lobbyism, reciprocity, social preferences

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Lawyer Expertise and Contract Design – Evidence from M&A Negotiations

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Christel Karsten, Ulrike Malmendier and Zacharias Sautner
Strategy&, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
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Contracting; M&A, Lawyers

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Sorting, Prices, and Social Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w12041
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 May 2006
Edward P. Lazear, Roberto A. Weber and Ulrike Malmendier
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 74 (263,624)
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Are Investors Naive About Incentives?

NBER Working Paper No. w10812
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Ulrike Malmendier and Devin M. Shanthikumar
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 72 (280,109)
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Overconfidence and Early-Life Experiences: The Impact of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w15659
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey A. Tate and Jonathan Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Bidder's Curse

NBER Working Paper No. w13699
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
Young Han Lee and Ulrike Malmendier
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Testing for Altruism and Social Pressure in Charitable Giving

NBER Working Paper No. w15629
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Jan 2010
Stefano DellaVigna, John A. List and Ulrike Malmendier
University of California, Berkeley, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Role of Theory in Field Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w17047
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
David Card, Stefano DellaVigna and Ulrike Malmendier
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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With a Little Help from My (Random) Friends: Success and Failure in Post-Business School Entrepreneurship

NBER Working Paper No. w16918
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Josh Lerner and Ulrike Malmendier
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Does Overconfidence Affect Corporate Investment? CEO Overconfidence Measures Revisited

European Financial Management, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 649-659, November 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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The Making of Hawks and Doves: Inflation Experiences on the FOMC

NBER Working Paper No. w23228
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Mar 2017
Ulrike Malmendier, Stefan Nagel and Zach Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Finance
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The Making of Hawks and Doves: Inflation Experiences on the FOMC

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11902
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Mar 2017
Ulrike Malmendier, Stefan Nagel and Zach Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Finance
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Target Revaluation after Failed Takeover Attempts – Cash Versus Stock

NBER Working Paper No. w18211
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Ulrike Malmendier, Marcus M. Opp and Farzad Saidi
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU)
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Voting to Tell Others

NBER Working Paper No. w19832
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Stefano DellaVigna, John A. List, Ulrike Malmendier and Gautam Rao
University of California, Berkeley, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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The Importance of Being Marginal: Gender Differences in Generosity

NBER Working Paper No. w18748
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Stefano DellaVigna, John A. List, Ulrike Malmendier and Gautam Rao
University of California, Berkeley, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Estimating Social Preferences and Gift Exchange at Work

NBER Working Paper No. w22043
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
Stefano DellaVigna, John A. List, Ulrike Malmendier and Gautam Rao
University of California, Berkeley, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Rethinking Reciprocity

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 849-874, 2014
Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Ulrike Malmendier, Vera teVelde and Roberto A. Weber
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Contract Design and Self-Control: Theory and Evidence

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1801
Posted: 29 Feb 2004
Ulrike Malmendier and Stefano DellaVigna
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley

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microeconomics, bahavioral economics, industrial organization, contact theory, applied theory