Jonathan B. Cohn

University of Texas at Austin

Assistant Professor

Red McCombs School of Business

Austin, TX 78712

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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94

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39

Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

The Evolution of Capital Structure and Operating Performance after Leveraged Buyouts: Evidence from U.S. Corporate Tax Returns

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 111, 2014
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2017
University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas at AustinUniversity of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and University of Georgia
Downloads 1,737 (12,624)
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Leveraged Buyouts, Private Equity, Capital Structure, Corporate Governance

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Private Equity Buyouts and Workplace Safety

Accepted, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Jonathan B. Cohn, Nicole Nestoriak and Malcolm Wardlaw
University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Labor Statistics and University of Georgia
Downloads 651 (52,118)
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Private equity buyouts, workplace safety, labor and finance

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On Enhancing Shareholder Control: A (Dodd-) Frank Assessment of Proxy Access

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Jonathan B. Cohn, Stuart Gillan and Jay C. Hartzell
University of Texas at Austin, University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 639 (53,399)
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Corporate Governance, Activist Shareholders, Proxy Access

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Financing Constraints and Workplace Safety

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Jonathan B. Cohn and Malcolm Wardlaw
University of Texas at Austin and University of Georgia
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Financing constraints, workplace safety, capital structure, labor and finance

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Do Stock Analysts Influence Merger Completion? An Examination of Post-Merger Announcement Recommendations

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
David Becher, Jonathan B. Cohn and Jennifer L. Juergens
Drexel University, University of Texas at Austin and Cornerstone Research
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Mergers, Analysts, Merger Success, Valuation

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A Project-Level Analysis of Value Creation in Firms

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Apr 2018
Jonathan B. Cohn, Umit G. Gurun and Rabih Moussawi
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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CEO Short-Termism, Corporate Investment, CEO Compensation, Career Concerns

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Sources of value creation in private equity buyouts of private firms

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
Jonathan B. Cohn, Edith S. Hotchkiss and Erin Towery
University of Texas at Austin, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Georgia
Downloads 388 (98,061)
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Private Equity Buyouts, Private Firms, Financing Constraints, Capital Structure

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Count Data in Finance

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2021
Jonathan B. Cohn, Zack Liu and Malcolm Wardlaw
University of Texas at Austin, University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Georgia
Downloads 346 (111,933)
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count data, econometrics, patents, innovation

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Capital Structure, Corporate Investment, and Investor-Level Taxes: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Europe

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2021
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Melbourne - Department of Finance
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capital structure, corporate investment, payout policy, investor-level taxes

Optimal Corporate Governance in the Presence of an Activist Investor

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Jonathan B. Cohn and Uday Rajan
University of Texas at Austin and Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Downloads 270 (144,595)
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Corporate Governance, Board of Directors, Investor Activism, Reputational Concerns

Optimal Corporate Governance in the Presence of an Activist Investor

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 May 2013
Jonathan B. Cohn and Uday Rajan
University of Texas at Austin and Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
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Corporate Taxes and Investment: The Cash Flow Channel

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2011
Jonathan B. Cohn
University of Texas at Austin
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investment, corporate taxation, financing constraints

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Quasi-Insider Shareholder Activism: Corporate Governance at the Periphery of Control

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2020
Jonathan B. Cohn, Mitch Towner and Aazam Virani
University of Texas at Austin, University of Arizona - Department of Finance and University of Arizona - Department of Finance
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Shareholder Activism, Corporate Governance, Insiders, Hedge Funds, Institutional Investors

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The Temporal Structure of Equity Compensation

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Sugato Bhattacharyya and Jonathan B. Cohn
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 184 (208,940)
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executive compensation, corporate governance, corporate diversification

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How Much Do Analysts Influence Each Other’s Forecasts?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 May 2012 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2013
Jonathan B. Cohn and Jennifer L. Juergens
University of Texas at Austin and Cornerstone Research
Downloads 127 (282,672)
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stock analysts, herding, career concerns

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Credit Ratings: Strategic Issuer Disclosure and Optimal Screening

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1214
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2018
Jonathan B. Cohn, Uday Rajan and Günter Strobl
University of Texas at Austin, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and University of Vienna - Department of Finance
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credit rating, screening, strategic disclosure

Firm-Level Financial Resources and Environmental Spills

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2018
Jonathan B. Cohn and Tatyana Deryugina
University of Texas at Austin and University of Illinois
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financing constraints, environmental spills, non-financial stakeholders

Firm-Level Financial Resources and Environmental Spills

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Apr 2018
Jonathan B. Cohn and Tatyana Deryugina
University of Texas at Austin and University of Illinois
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Causality or Correlation: Measuring the Impact of the Marginal Analyst

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2012
Jonathan B. Cohn and Jennifer L. Juergens
University of Texas at Austin and Cornerstone Research
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