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/

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

215 Morris St., Suite 300

Durham, NC 27701

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Overconfidence, Investment Policy, and Executive Stock Options

Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 15-02
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jul 2003
Simon Gervais, J.B. Heaton and Terrance Odean
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,443 (7,589)
Citation 19

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2.

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
Downloads 935 (17,664)
Citation 210

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3.

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 418 (49,144)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Overconfidence, Team Effort, Coordination

4.

Overconfidence, Compensation Contracts, and Capital Budgeting

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Simon Gervais, J.B. Heaton and Terrance Odean
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 382 (55,008)
Citation 16

Abstract:

overconfidence, capital budgeting, compensation, labor market

5.

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 275 (84,247)
Citation 8

Abstract:

agency theory, compensation contracts, ethics, virtue, incentives, firm structure, labor market

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Downloads 196 (125,042)
Citation 11

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
Downloads 167 (144,771)
Citation 11

Abstract:

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
Bruce I. Carlin and Simon Gervais
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 29 (401,297)
Citation 11

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7.

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
University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 193 (120,500)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Agency theory, market microstructure, trading costs, exchange organization

8.

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 154 (148,698)
Citation 9

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9.

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 134 (170,057)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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 133 (175,661)
Citation 20

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

D21, D62, L23, G30, G34

11.

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 115 (189,740)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Libertarian Paternalism, Default Options, Household Finance, Social Learning, Communication

12.

The Industrial Organization of Money Management

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
Simon Gervais and G√ľnter Strobl
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 110 (192,238)
Citation 1

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13.

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
Downloads 62 (274,474)
Citation 4

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Citation 5

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
Downloads 37 (368,047)
Citation 5

Abstract:

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
Downloads 17 (466,580)
Citation 5

Abstract:

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
Downloads 43 (346,679)
Citation 20

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

brain metastases, HRQoL, stereotactic radiosurgery

16.

When Does Libertarian Paternalism Work?

NBER Working Paper No. w15139
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
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 17 (429,329)

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17.

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

Abstract: