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 (39)

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Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 2,522 (5,067)
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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 University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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Don’t Take Their Word For It: The Misclassification of Bond Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2019
Huaizhi Chen, Lauren Cohen and Umit Gurun
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 1,376 (13,999)

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Morningstar, Mutual Fund, Misclassification, Rating, Fund Flow, Fixed Income

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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 Chapman University
Downloads 858 (27,750)
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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 Chapman University
Downloads 244 (130,025)
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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 Chapman University
Downloads 168 (184,838)
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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 1,093 (19,858)
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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 546 (51,086)

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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 436 (67,768)
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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 753 (33,788)
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Media Slant, Location, Media, Advertising, Firm Value

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Downloads 733 ( 35,081)
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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
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard Business School
Downloads 721 (35,351)
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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
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard Business School
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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
Downloads 562 (49,308)
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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
Downloads 15 (594,856)
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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 476 (61,522)
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Restatements, Bank Loans, Contagion Effects, Supply Chain

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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 476 (61,522)
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Accruals, Mispricing, Investor Sentiment, Accruals Management

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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 441 (67,491)
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Financial analysts, Information, Equity markets, Debt markets, Market efficiency

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Earnings and the Value of Voting Rights

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2020
Umit Gurun and Oğuzhan Karakaş
University of Texas at Dallas and Cambridge Judge Business School - Finance Subject Group
Downloads 436 (68,643)

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Voting Premium, Control Rights, Earnings Announcements, Corporate Governance

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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 421 (71,487)
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Corporate Earnings, Information, Market Efficiency

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
Downloads 241 (131,686)

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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 and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 165 (187,712)

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Volatility clustering, bid ask spread, Exchange rate, Renaissance

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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 380 (80,506)

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

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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 349 (88,926)
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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 343 (90,651)
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Peer-to-peer, Access to finance, Bank competition, Finance-growth nexus, Consumer finance, Household finance

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Internal Deadlines, Drug Approvals, and Safety Problems

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Lauren Cohen, Umit Gurun and Danielle Li
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 285 (111,028)

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Deadline, Adverse effect, FDA, Drug approval

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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 University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 280 (113,195)
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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 University - Business School (HBS) and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 265 (119,285)

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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 University - Business School (HBS) and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 7 (652,868)

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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 and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
Downloads 230 (138,405)
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Global Financial Networks, Information, Bond

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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: 02 Jun 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 200 (157,988)
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Broker Protocol, Non-Compete, Financial Adviser, Advisor Career, Financial misconduct, Labor Mobility

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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 University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard Business School
Downloads 195 (161,796)
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Information networks, trade links, firm behavior

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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: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2020
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
Downloads 176 (177,447)

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credit access, discrimination, income inequality, government lending, unintended consequences

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Shielded Innovation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 162 (190,472)
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Patent Trolls, NPEs, PAEs, Innovation, Patents

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Benefits of Publicity

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Umit Gurun
University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 124 (236,503)
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Media, Press Release, Investor Relations, Corporate Board Composition

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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 Chapman University
Downloads 120 (242,317)
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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: 15 Jun 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
Downloads 116 (248,501)

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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: 22 Jan 2020
Mehmet Canayaz and Umit Gurun
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 111 (256,356)

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Intangible asset valuation, enforcement, research and development investment, capital investment, product market competition, counterfeit products, special 301 reports

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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 110 (257,945)

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Corporate Earnings, Excess Aggregate Market Return, Analyst Recommendations

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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 University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 65 (355,834)

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

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Don't Take Their Word for it: The Misclassification of Bond Mutual Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w26423
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Nov 2019
Huaizhi Chen, Lauren Cohen and Umit Gurun
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 30 (485,647)
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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 University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
Downloads 29 (490,609)
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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 University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard Business School
Downloads 19 (548,323)

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The Perils of Private Provision of Public Goods

Number of pages: 42
University of Texas at Dallas, Boston College and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Public Good, Socially Responsible Investment, ESG investment, Homeless, Starbucks, Location data

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Hand to Mouth: Financial Stress and Food Insecurity

Number of pages: 43
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Texas at Dallas and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Financial Stress, Consumption, Personal Finance, Food Insecurity

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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