Simon Gervais

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

Associate Professor of Finance

100 Fuqua Drive

Box 90120

Durham, NC 27708-0120

United States

http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/faculty_research/faculty_directory/gervais/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Learning to Be Overconfident

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Oct 1997
Simon Gervais and Terrance Odean
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Overconfidence and Team Coordination

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Dec 2003
Simon Gervais and Itay Goldstein
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department
Downloads 715 (68,603)
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Overconfidence, Team Effort, Coordination

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Work Ethic, Employment Contracts, and Firm Value

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 18 May 2008
Bruce I. Carlin and Simon Gervais
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 394 (142,036)
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agency theory, compensation contracts, ethics, virtue, incentives, firm structure, labor market

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Legal Protection in Retail Financial Markets

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Mar 2009
Bruce I. Carlin and Simon Gervais
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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retail financial market, brokerage, regulation, law, contract, welfare

Legal Protection in Retail Financial Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w14972
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 May 2009 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2022
Bruce I. Carlin and Simon Gervais
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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The Role of Trading Halts in Monitoring a Specialist Market

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research, Working Paper No. 30-99
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Roger M. Edelen and Simon Gervais
Virginia Tech and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 254 (225,858)
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Agency theory, market microstructure, trading costs, exchange organization

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The Effects of Biased Self-Perception in Teams

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Simon Gervais and Itay Goldstein
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department
Downloads 228 (250,834)
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Libertarian Paternalism, Information Sharing, and Financial Decision-Making

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Mar 2010
Bruce I. Carlin, Simon Gervais and Gustavo Manso
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 216 (263,956)
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Libertarian Paternalism, Default Options, Household Finance, Social Learning, Communication

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Money Management and Real Investment

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jan 2023
Simon Gervais and Günter Strobl
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Vienna - Department of Finance
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money management, index funds, active funds, market portfolio, real investment, alpha, welfare

The Positive Effects of Biased Self-Perceptions in Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Simon Gervais and Itay Goldstein
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department
Downloads 198 (285,087)
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Overconfidence, Complementarities, Firm Production and Organization, Leadership, Mergers

The Positive Effects of Biased Self-Perceptions in Firms

Review of Finance, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 453-496, 2007
Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Simon Gervais and Itay Goldstein
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department

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Security Design in Initial Public Offerings

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
York University - Schulich School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
Downloads 180 (311,191)
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The Industrial Organization of Money Management

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Simon Gervais and Günter Strobl
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Vienna - Department of Finance
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Delegated Monitoring of Fund Managers

NYU Working Paper No. SC-AM-02-01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Simon Gervais, Anthony W. Lynch and David K. Musto
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Delegated Monitoring of Fund Managers

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-02-004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Simon Gervais, Anthony W. Lynch and David K. Musto
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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The Benefits of Volume-Conditional Order-Crossing

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Aug 2006
Dean P. Foster, Simon Gervais and Krishna Ramaswamy
University of Pennsylvania - Statistics Department, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Fund Families as Delegated Monitors of Money Managers

NYU Working Paper No. SC-AM-03-14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
Simon Gervais, Anthony W. Lynch and David K. Musto
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Fund Families as Delegated Monitors of Money Managers

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 1139-1169, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Simon Gervais, y W. Lynch and d K. Musto
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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When Does Libertarian Paternalism Work?

NBER Working Paper No. w15139
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 15 May 2022
Bruce I. Carlin, Simon Gervais and Gustavo Manso
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Ethics and Trust in the Market for Financial Advisors

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 May 2024
Simon Gervais and John E. Thanassoulis
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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commissions, reputation, misconduct, career concerns, financial regulation, bonuses

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Overconfidence, Compensation Contracts, and Capital Budgeting

Journal of Finance, Vol. 66, No. 5, pp. 1725-77 (2011)
Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2020
Simon Gervais, J.B. Heaton and Terrance Odean
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, One Hat Research LLC and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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overconfidence, capital budgeting, compensation, labor market

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The High Volume Return Premium

White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 01-99
Posted: 14 Feb 1999
Simon Gervais, Ron Kaniel and Dan Mingelgrin
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Rochester - Simon Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

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