Camelia M. Kuhnen

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER

Professor of Finance

Kenan-Flagler Business School

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490

United States

http://public.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/faculty/kuhnenc/

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1.

Executive Pay, Hidden Compensation and Managerial Entrenchment

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 16
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Jeffrey Zwiebel
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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executive compensation, perks, hidden pay, entrenchment, corporate governance

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Business Networks, Corporate Governance and Contracting in the Mutual Fund Industry

Journal of Finance, Vol. 64, No. 5, pp. 2185-2220, October 2009
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Camelia M. Kuhnen
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER
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Social networks, influence, mutual funds, corporate governance, contracts

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The Neural Basis of Financial Risk Taking

Neuron, Vol. 47, pp. 763-770, September 1, 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Sep 2005
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Brian Knutson
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Stanford University - Psychology
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Neuroeconomics, neurofinance, brain, investing, emotions, affect

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Public Opinion and Executive Compensation

Management Science, 58 (7): 1249-1272, July 2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 May 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and University of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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executive compensation, public opinion, media coverage

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The Influence of Affect on Beliefs, Preferences and Financial Decisions

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Brian Knutson
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Stanford University - Psychology
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affect, emotions, beliefs, risk taking, learning, limbic system, neuroeconomics, neurofinance

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Genetic Determinants of Financial Risk Taking

PLoS ONE, Vol. 4, No. 2, February 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Joan Y. Chiao
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Northwestern University
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genes, risk preferences, financial decisions, neuroeconomics, dopamine, serotonin, emotion, addiction

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CEO Turnover in a Competitive Assignment Framework

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), No. 109, 2013
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Andrea L. Eisfeldt and Camelia M. Kuhnen
UCLA Anderson School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER
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Executive Turnover, Matching Models, Competitive Assignment, CEO Labor Market

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Feedback, Self-Esteem and Performance in Organizations

Management Science, 58 (1): 94-113, January 2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Agnieszka Tymula
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Bocconi University
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rankings, feedback, performance management, ego utility, self-esteem

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Serotonergic Genotypes, Neuroticism, and Financial Choices

PLoS ONE, 8 (1), January 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Camelia M. Kuhnen, Gregory R. Samanez-Larkin and Brian Knutson
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER, Yale University - Department of Psychology and Stanford University - Psychology
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neuroeconomics, neurofinance, genetics, serotonin, financial risk taking, emotions

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Dynamic Contracting in the Mutual Fund Industry

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2005
Camelia M. Kuhnen
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER
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Mutual funds, contracts, corporate governance

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Asymmetric Learning from Financial Information

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Camelia M. Kuhnen
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER
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financial decision making, learning, gains, losses, genes, COMT, neuroeconomics

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Nucleus Accumbens Activation Mediates the Influence of Reward Cues on Financial Risk-Taking

NeuroReport, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 509-513, March 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Stanford University - Psychology, Columbia University, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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neuroeconomics, neurofinance, brain, financial risk taking, risk preferences, decision making, nucleus accumbens, striatum, reward cues, FMRI, brain imaging

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Searching for Jobs: Evidence from MBA Graduates

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
Camelia M. Kuhnen
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER
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Personnel Economics, Job Search, Matching, Human Capital, Career Choice

Expectations Uncertainty and Household Economic Behavior

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2018-03-025, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 20018-25, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 19-3
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2019
Elyas Fermand, Camelia M. Kuhnen, Geng Li and Itzhak Ben-David
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Finance Area, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER, Federal Reserve Board and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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uncertainty, expectations, precautionary behavior, consumption, credit, portfolio choice, socioeconomic status

Expectations Uncertainty and Household Economic Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w25336
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Itzhak Ben-David, Elyas Fermand, Camelia M. Kuhnen and Geng Li
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Finance Area, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Federal Reserve Board
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Variability in Nucleus Accumbens Activity Mediates Age-Related Suboptimal Financial Risk Taking

Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 1426-1434, January 2010
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2016
Yale University - Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER, Stanford University - Psychology and Stanford University - Psychology
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neuroeconomics, neurofinance, brain, aging, financial risk taking, mistakes, nucleus accumbens, striatum, FMRI, brain imaging

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Socioeconomic Status and Macroeconomic Expectations

Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2019
Sreyoshi Das, Camelia M. Kuhnen and Stefan Nagel
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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expectations, investments, socioeconomic status

Socioeconomic Status and Macroeconomic Expectations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12464
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Sreyoshi Das, Camelia M. Kuhnen and Stefan Nagel
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Socioeconomic Status and Learning from Financial Information

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Andrei Miu
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Babes-Bolyai University, Department of Psychology
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socioeconomic status, learning, beliefs, household finance, stock market participation

Socioeconomic Status and Learning from Financial Information

NBER Working Paper No. w21214
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Andrei Miu
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Babes-Bolyai University, Department of Psychology
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Gain and Loss Learning Differentially Contribute to Life Financial Outcomes

PLOS ONE, Vol. 6, No. 9, September 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2011
Brian Knutson, Gregory R. Samanez-Larkin and Camelia M. Kuhnen
Stanford University - Psychology, Yale University - Department of Psychology and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER
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neuroeconomics, neurofinance, financial decision making, learning, gain, loss

Exploration for Human Capital: Evidence from the MBA Labor Market

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Paul Oyer
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Corporate investment, human capital, hiring

Exploration for Human Capital: Evidence from the MBA Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w20825
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Paul Oyer
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Non-Cognitive Abilities and Financial Delinquency: The Role of Self-Efficacy in Avoiding Financial Distress

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Brian Melzer
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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household finance, financial distress, self-efficacy, subjective expectations, non-cognitive skills

Non-Cognitive Abilities and Financial Delinquency: The Role of Self-Efficacy in Avoiding Financial Distress

NBER Working Paper No. w23028
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Camelia M. Kuhnen and Brian Melzer
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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The Effect of Prior Choices on Expectations and Subsequent Portfolio Decisions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 May 2017
Camelia M. Kuhnen, Sarah Rudorf and Bernd Weber
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER, University of Bern - Department of Psychology and University of Bonn
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expectations, prior choices, neuroeconomics

The Effect of Prior Choices on Expectations and Subsequent Portfolio Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w23438
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 May 2017
Camelia M. Kuhnen, Sarah Rudorf and Bernd Weber
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER, University of Bern - Department of Psychology and University of Bonn
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Managerial Incentives, Operational Decisions, and Firm Outcomes: Evidence From a Quasi-Experiment at a Retail Chain

Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 19-4
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Jun 2018
Saravanan Kesavan, Camelia M. Kuhnen and Hyun Seok Lee
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and College of Business, Oregon State University
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Incentive, Retail Operations, Empirical, Quasi-Experiment, Difference-in-Differences, Labor Scheduling

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Socioeconomic Status and Macroeconomic Expectations

NBER Working Paper No. w24045
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Nov 2017
Sreyoshi Das, Camelia M. Kuhnen and Stefan Nagel
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School & NBER and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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