Jonathan B. Cohn

University of Texas at Austin

Assistant Professor

Red McCombs School of Business

Austin, TX 78712

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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21

Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

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

McCombs Research Paper Series No. ACC-02-11
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Jonathan B. Cohn, Lillian F. Mills and Erin Towery
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and University of Georgia
Downloads 1,190 (12,985)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Leveraged Buyouts, Private Equity, Capital Structure, Corporate Governance

2.

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 439 (38,986)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Activist Shareholders, Proxy Access

3.

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 A. Becher, Jonathan B. Cohn and Jennifer L. Juergens
Drexel University, University of Texas at Austin and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 368 (53,139)

Abstract:

Mergers, Analysts, Merger Success, Valuation

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 233 (106,938)
Citation 8

Abstract:

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
Downloads 50 (329,869)
Citation 8

Abstract:

5.

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 Texas - Dallas
Downloads 210 (59,593)

Abstract:

Financing constraints, workplace safety, capital structure, labor and finance

6.

Micro-Level Value Creation Under Managerial Short-Termism

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 09 May 2016
Jonathan B. Cohn, Umit G. Gurun and Rabih Moussawi
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Villanova University - Department of Finance
Downloads 208 (98,606)

Abstract:

CEO Short-termism, Corporate Investment, CEO Compensation, Career Concerns, Corporate Governance

7.

Capital Gains Tax Overhang and Share Repurchases

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2011
Jonathan B. Cohn and Stephanie A. Sikes
University of Texas at Austin and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 205 (121,887)
Citation 1

Abstract:

share repurchases, capital gains lock-in

8.

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
Downloads 204 (116,325)

Abstract:

investment, corporate taxation, financing constraints

9.

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 140 (155,953)
Citation 5

Abstract:

executive compensation, corporate governance, corporate diversification

10.

The Motives for Private Equity Buyouts of Private Firms: Evidence from U.S. Corporate Tax Returns

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
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 108 (140,371)

Abstract:

Private Equity Buyouts, Capital Structure, Private Firms

11.

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 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 102 (199,111)

Abstract:

stock analysts, herding, career concerns

12.

Credit Ratings: Strategic Issuer Disclosure and Optimal Screening

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1214
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Jonathan B. Cohn, Uday Rajan and Günter Strobl
University of Texas at Austin, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 76 (261,818)

Abstract:

credit rating, screening, strategic disclosure

13.

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 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 39 (349,032)

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14.

Capital Structure and Taxes in Europe

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2017
Jonathan B. Cohn, Sheridan Titman and Garry J. Twite
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 0 (366,006)

Abstract:

capital structure, taxes, europe, payout policy

15.

How Do Employees Fare in Private Equity Buyouts? Evidence from Workplace Safety Records

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2016
Jonathan B. Cohn, Nicole Nestoriak and Malcolm Wardlaw
University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Labor Statistics and University of Texas - Dallas
Downloads 0 (214,123)

Abstract:

Private equity buyouts, workplace safety, labor and finance