Umit Gurun

University of Texas at Dallas

2601 North Floyd Road

Richardson, TX 75083

United States

http://www.umitgurun.com

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Scholarly Papers (34)

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 2,382 (5,065)

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Patent trolls, NPEs, PAEs, Innovation, Patents

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w20322
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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Frog in the Pan: Continuous Information and Momentum

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2012
Zhi Da, Umit Gurun and Mitch Warachka
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Texas at Dallas and University of San Diego
Downloads 785 (29,346)
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Momentum, Information Discreteness, Idiosyncratic Volatility

Frog in the Pan: Continuous Information and Momentum

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Dec 2013
Zhi Da, Umit Gurun and Mitch Warachka
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Texas at Dallas and University of San Diego
Downloads 227 (131,094)
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Momentum, Information Discreteness, Idiosyncratic Volatility

Frog in the Pan: Continuous Information and Momentum

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2011
Zhi Da, Umit Gurun and Mitch Warachka
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Texas at Dallas and University of San Diego
Downloads 165 (176,576)
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momentum, limited attention, information discreteness

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Trust Busting: The Effect of Fraud on Investor Behavior

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 15-70
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2017
Umit Gurun, Noah Stoffman and Scott E. Yonker
University of Texas at Dallas, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 1,023 (20,292)

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Trust, Ponzi, Asset Allocation, Investment Advisors, Fraud, Affinity

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Aggregate Market Reaction to Earnings Announcements

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2010
William M. Cready and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 527 (49,946)
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information content, earnings news, inflation, macro-inefficient market

Aggregate Market Reaction to Earnings Announcements

AAA 2007 Financial Accounting & Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2009
Umit Gurun and William M. Cready
University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 431 (64,273)
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Earnings, Market Efficiency

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Don't Believe the Hype: Local Media Slant, Local Advertising, and Firm Value

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2011
Umit Gurun and Alexander W. Butler
University of Texas at Dallas and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 717 (33,684)
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Media Slant, Location, Media, Advertising, Firm Value

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Advertising Expensive Mortgages

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Kreisman Working Papers Series in Housing Law and Policy No. 10
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Umit Gurun, Gregor Matvos and Amit Seru
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Stanford University
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Advertising, Policy intervention, Mortgages, Foreclosures, Housing crisis

Advertising Expensive Mortgages

NBER Working Paper No. w18910
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 22 Mar 2013
Umit Gurun, Gregor Matvos and Amit Seru
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Stanford University
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IQ from IP: Simplifying Search in Portfolio Choice

8th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2017
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2019
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard Business School
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Tracked trades, Return predictability, Institutional trading, Insider trading

IQ from Ip: Simplifying Search in Portfolio Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w24801
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard Business School
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Investor Sentiment, Accruals Anomaly, and Accruals Management

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Ashiq Ali and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 468 (58,719)
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Accruals, Mispricing, Investor Sentiment, Accruals Management

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Lenders’ Response to Peer and Customer Restatements

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2018
Rebecca Files and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 465 (59,191)

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Restatements, Bank Loans, Contagion Effects, Supply Chain

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Sell-Side Debt Analysts and Debt Market Efficiency

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Umit Gurun, Rick Johnston and Stanimir Markov
University of Texas at Dallas, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 438 (63,643)
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Financial analysts, Information, Equity markets, Debt markets, Market efficiency

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Market Return and Aggregate Earnings News

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
William M. Cready and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 411 (68,726)
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Corporate Earnings, Information, Market Efficiency

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Earnings and the Value of Voting Rights

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 May 2018
Umit Gurun and Oğuzhan Karakaş
University of Texas at Dallas and Cambridge Judge Business School - Finance Subject Group
Downloads 391 (72,888)

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Voting premium, Control Rights, Earnings Announcements, Corporate Governance

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A Project-Level Analysis of Value Creation in Firms

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Apr 2018
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas and Villanova University - Department of Finance
Downloads 357 (81,029)

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CEO Short-Termism, Corporate Investment, CEO Compensation, Career Concerns

Volatility Clustering and the Bid-Ask Spread: Exchange Rate Behavior in Early Renaissance Florence

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Umit Gurun and G. Geoffrey Booth
University of Texas at Dallas and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 185 (159,323)
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Market microstructure, Asymmetric information, Volatility clustering, Early markets

Volatility Clustering and the Bid-Ask Spread: Exchange Rate Behavior in Early Renaissance Florence

Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Mar 2008
G. Geoffrey Booth and Umit Gurun
Michigan State University - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 164 (177,459)
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Volatility clustering, bid ask spread, Exchange rate, Renaissance

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Educational Networks, Mutual Fund Voting Patterns, and CEO Compensation

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2012
Alexander W. Butler and Umit Gurun
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 343 (84,921)
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executive compensation, social connections, share voting

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Do Local Capital Market Conditions Affect Consumers' Borrowing Decisions?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 334 (87,480)

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Peer-to-peer, Access to finance, Bank competition, Finance-growth nexus, Consumer finance, Household finance

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Empirical Evidence on the Behavior and Impact of Patent Trolls: A Survey

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Dec 2015
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 259 (115,086)

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Patent trolls, NPEs, PAEs, Innovation, Patents

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Buying the Verdict

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
Lauren Cohen and Umit Gurun
Harvard Business School and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 225 (132,256)

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Litigation, Advertising, Verdict, Jury Influence, Corporate Response

Buying the Verdict

NBER Working Paper No. w24542
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Lauren Cohen and Umit Gurun
Harvard Business School and University of Texas at Dallas
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Financial Networks and Trading in Bond Markets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2009
University of Texas at Dallas, Michigan State University - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 227 (131,517)
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Global Financial Networks, Information, Bond

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Resident Networks and Corporate Connections: Evidence from World War II Internment Camps

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 21 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard Business School
Downloads 173 (169,231)

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Information networks, trade links, firm behavior

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Unlocking Clients

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-29
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 May 2019
Umit Gurun, Noah Stoffman and Scott E. Yonker
University of Texas at Dallas, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 150 (191,091)

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Broker Protocol, Non-Compete, Financial Adviser, Advisor Career, Financial misconduct, Labor Mobility

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Shielded Innovation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 145 (196,458)

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Patent Trolls, NPEs, PAEs, Innovation, Patents

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Disaster Lending: 'Fair' Prices, but 'Unfair' Access

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 18-6, Finance Down Under 2019 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
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credit access, discrimination, income inequality, government lending, unintended consequences

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Benefits of Publicity

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2016
Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 110 (242,697)

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Media, Press Release, Investor relations, Corporate board composition

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The Short Horizon Predictive Content of Aggregate Earnings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2009
William M. Cready and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 109 (244,349)

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Corporate Earnings, Excess Aggregate Market Return, Analyst Recommendations

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Investment in a Smaller World: The Implications of Air Travel for Investors and Firms

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2018
Zhi Da, Umit Gurun, Bin Li and Mitch Warachka
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business and University of San Diego
Downloads 100 (259,348)

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Air Travel, Local Bias, Diversification, Cost of Equity

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Shuffling Through the Bargain Bin: Real Estate Holdings of Public Firms

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 22 May 2019
Irem Demirci, Umit Gurun and Erkan Yönder
Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Texas at Dallas and John Molson School of Business, Concordia University
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Bank loan, collateral discount, real estate transactions, foreign demand

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Knocking off Firm Value

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 15 May 2019
Mehmet Canayaz and Umit Gurun
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 67 (329,685)

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Corporate investment, product market competition, counterfeit products, piracy, special 301 reports, brand value

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'Troll' Check? A Proposal for Administrative Review of Patent Litigation

97 Boston University Law Review 1775 (2017), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper E576
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2017
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 58 (354,541)

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Patents, Patent Trolls, Patent Litigation Review Board, Opportunistic Patent Litigation

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'Troll' Check? A Proposal for Administrative Review of Patent Litigation - Online Appendix

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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Patents, Patent Trolls, Patent Litigation Review Board, Opportunistic Patent Litigation

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Resident Networks and Firm Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w18312
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard Business School
Downloads 16 (532,335)
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Lenders' Response to Peer and Customer Restatements

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2018
Posted: 30 Jul 2018
Rebecca Files and Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Dallas

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Restatements, Bank Loans, Contagion Effects, Supply Chain

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Do Funds Follow Post-Earnings Announcement Drift?

Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds (2012) 18, 236–253. doi:10.1057/jdhf.2012.11
Posted: 09 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2012
Ali Coskun and Umit Gurun
Bogazici University - Department of Management and University of Texas at Dallas

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Post Earnings Announcement Drift, Arbitrage Risk

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Anticipatory and Implementation Effects of FIN 46 on the Behavior of Different Market Participants

Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 18 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
Umit Gurun, Alina Lerman and Joshua Ronen
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting and New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Consolidation, FIN 46, FIN 46R, SFAS 167, Variable Interest Entity, Information Risk