Jeffrey L. Coles

University of Utah - Department of Finance

Professor and Endowed Chair of Finance

David Eccles School of Business

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

United States

Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department

Professor

W. P. Carey School of Business

P.O. Box 873906

Tempe, AZ 85287-3906

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Structural Models and Endogeneity in Corporate Finance: The Link Between Managerial Ownership and Corporate Performance

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE) 103, no. 1 (2012): 149-168
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
Jeffrey L. Coles, Michael L. Lemmon and Felix Meschke
University of Utah - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Kansas - Finance Area
Downloads 3,171 (2,417)
Citation 78

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Corporate governance, Managerial ownership, Executive compensation, Corporate performance, Structural model, Endogeneity

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Executive Compensation and Managerial Risk-Taking

EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 892; Arizona State University and Georgia State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Jun 2003
Jeffrey L. Coles, Naveen D. Daniel and Lalitha Naveen
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 2,052 (4,864)
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executive compensation, managerial compensation, risk-taking, investment policy, debt policy, incentives

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Calculation of Compensation Incentives and Firm-Related Wealth Using Execucomp: Data, Program, and Explanation

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Jeffrey L. Coles, Naveen D. Daniel and Lalitha Naveen
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 1,730 (2,206)
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Executive compensation, compensation incentives, pay-performance sensitivity, risk-taking incentives, inside equity, firm-specific wealth

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Citation 270

Boards: Does One Size Fit All?

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Feb 2005
Jeffrey L. Coles, Naveen D. Daniel and Lalitha Naveen
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 1,696 (7,697)
Citation 270

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Corporate governance, board of directors, Tobin's Q, firm value

Boards: Does One Size Fit All?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Naveen D. Daniel, Jeffrey L. Coles and Lalitha Naveen
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Temple University

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Corporate governance, directors, board composition, board size, Tobin's Q

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Co-opted Boards

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Jeffrey L. Coles, Naveen D. Daniel and Lalitha Naveen
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 1,069 (16,407)
Citation 32

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Corporate Governance, Board Co-Option, CEO Entrenchment, Board Composition

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An Empirical Assessment of Empirical Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 111 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2017
Jeffrey L. Coles and Zhichuan Frank Li
University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business
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Empirical corporate finance, Corporate governance, Capital structure, Dividend policy, Executive compensation, Delta, Vega, Corporate control, Antitakeover protections, Mergers and acquisitions, Board of directors, Leverage, Cash balances, Investment policy, Firm focus, R&D, Firm performance

An Empirical Assessment of Empirical Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 111 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Zhichuan Frank Li and Jeffrey L. Coles
University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 228 (115,387)
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Empirical corporate finance, Corporate governance, Capital structure, Dividend policy, Executive compensation, Delta, Vega, Corporate control, Antitakeover protections, Mergers and acquisitions, Board of directors, Leverage, Cash balances, Investment policy, Asset composition, Firm focus, R&D

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What Happens to CEOs After They Retire? New Evidence on Career Concerns, Horizon Problems, and CEO Incentives

Simon School of Business Working Paper FR 97-10
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jun 1998
James A. Brickley, Jeffrey L. Coles and James S. Linck
University of Rochester - Simon Business School, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 849 (21,659)
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Stock and Option Grants with Performance-Based Vesting Provisions

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, Texas Christian University, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business
Downloads 813 (20,709)
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Corporate governance, Executive compensation, Stock options, Performance vesting

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The Joint Determinants of Managerial Ownership, Board Independence, and Firm Performance

Second Singapore International Conference on Finance 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2008
Jeffrey L. Coles, Michael L. Lemmon and Yan Albert Wang
University of Utah - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Auburn University
Downloads 799 (22,024)
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Corporate Governance, Board Composition, Managerial Ownership, Structural Model

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Managerial Attributes, Incentives, and Performance

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2013
Jeffrey L. Coles and Zhichuan Frank Li
University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business
Downloads 725 (19,920)
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Executive compensation, Managerial incentives, Managerial ability, Human capital, Risk aversion, Investment policy, Financing policy, Firm fixed effects, Manager fixed effects, Delta, Vega

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Clawback Provisions

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2017
Arizona State University, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Texas Christian University and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 539 (18,127)
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clawback, recoupment, recover, executive compensation, employee pay, accounting restatement, fraud, corporate governance

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A Comparison of Profitability and CEO Turnover Sensitivity in Large Private and Public Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jun 2003
Jeffrey L. Coles, Michael L. Lemmon and Lalitha Naveen
University of Utah - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 491 (43,807)
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Option Repricing and Incentive Realignment

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Feb 2004
Jeffrey L. Coles, Naveen D. Daniel and Lalitha Naveen
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 447 (50,095)
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Option, repricing, incentive, compensation, vega, delta

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Do Model and Benchmark Specification Error Affect Inference in Measuring Mutual Fund Performance?

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Naveen D. Daniel, Jeffrey L. Coles and Federico Nardari
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and The University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 434 (52,748)
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Mutual funds, performance evaluation, selectivity, market timing, specification errors

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Earnings Management Around Employee Stock Option Reissues

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department and Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business
Downloads 423 (53,909)
Citation 28

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Capital markets, Stock options, Earnings management, Discretionary accruals, Executive compensation

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Performance-Vesting Provisions in Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2016
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, Texas Christian University, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business
Downloads 386 (16,646)
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Performance-vesting provisions, executive compensation, stock awards, option awards, time-vesting, performance measures, CEO pay, corporate governance

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Does the Choice of Model or Benchmark Affect Inference in Measuring Mutual Fund Performance?

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Mar 2006
Jeffrey L. Coles, Naveen D. Daniel and Federico Nardari
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and The University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 363 (62,654)
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Mutual Funds Performance, Market Timing, Model Misspecification, Bootstrap

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Board Advising

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Jeffrey L. Coles, Naveen D. Daniel and Lalitha Naveen
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 356 (41,336)
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board advising, advising quality, directors, board characteristics, Corporate Governance, firm complexity

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The Presence, Value, and Incentive Properties of Relative Performance Evaluation in Executive Compensation Contracts

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 09 Feb 2014
J. Carr Bettis, John M. Bizjak, Jeffrey L. Coles and Brian Young
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, Texas Christian University, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Southern Methodist University
Downloads 318 (36,694)
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relative performance awards, performance-vesting provisions, executive compensation, stock awards, option awards, time-vesting, performance measures, CEO pay, corporate governance

20.

Industry Tournament Incentives

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Jeffrey L. Coles, Zhichuan Frank Li and Yan Albert Wang
University of Utah - Department of Finance, University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and Auburn University
Downloads 182 (49,420)
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Industry tournament incentives, CEO incentives, CEO compensation, Firm performance, Firm risk

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Power of Tournament Incentives: Evidence from Japanese Corporate Boards

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jan 2018
Jeffrey L. Coles and Konari Uchida
University of Utah - Department of Finance and Kyushu University - Faculty of Economics
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Corporate board, Tournament, Inside director, Management turnover

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On Index Investing

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2017
Jeffrey L. Coles, Davidson Heath and Matthew Ringgenberg
University of Utah - Department of Finance, University of Utah David Eccles School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Active Management, Index Investing, Market Efficiency, Passive Management

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Managerial Incentives and Risk-Taking

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Mar 2005
Naveen D. Daniel, Jeffrey L. Coles and Lalitha Naveen
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Temple University

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executive compensation, managerial incentives, risk-taking, investment policy, debt policy

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New Evidence on the Market for Directors: Board Membership and Pennsylvania Senate Bill 1310

Journal of Finance, Vol. 58, pp. 197-230, 2003
Posted: 20 May 2002
Jeffrey L. Coles and Chun Keung (Stan) Hoi
University of Utah - Department of Finance and Rochester Institute of Technology - Saunders College of Business

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Corporate Governance, State Anti-takeover Laws, Labor Market, Board of Directors

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Corporate Leadership Structure: On the Separation of the Positions of CEO and Chairman of the Board

Simon School of Business Working Paper FR 95-02
Posted: 06 Aug 1999
James A. Brickley, Jeffrey L. Coles and Gregg A. Jarrell
University of Rochester - Simon Business School, University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Rochester - Simon School

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Generalized Qualitative Response Models and the Prediction of Bankruptcy

Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Jeffrey L. Coles, Michael L. Lemmon and José R. Suay
University of Utah - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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On Equilibrium Pricing Under Parameter Uncertainty

J. OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, September 1995
Posted: 09 Jul 1998
Jeffrey L. Coles, Uri Loewenstein and José R. Suay
University of Utah - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Corporate Policies Restricting Trading by Insiders

Posted: 17 Apr 1998
J. Carr Bettis, Michael L. Lemmon and Jeffrey L. Coles
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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The Shareholder Wealth Implications of Corporate Lawsuits

Posted: 24 Feb 1997
Sanjai Bhagat, John M. Bizjak and Jeffrey L. Coles
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Texas Christian University and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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The Board of Directors and the Adoption of Poison Pills

Simon School of Business Working Paper FR 93-12
Posted: 22 May 1995
James A. Brickley, Jeffrey L. Coles and Rory L. Terry
University of Rochester - Simon Business School, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Fort Hays State University

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