Robert B. Couch

Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management

900 State Street

Salem, OR 97301

United States

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1.

The Desire to Acquire and IPO Long-Run Underperformance

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2010
James C. Brau, Robert B. Couch and Ninon Kohers
Brigham Young University, Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and University of South Florida - College of Business Administration
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Initial Public Offering (IPO), Long-Run Stock Performance, Merger and Acquisition (M&A)

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Are Fair Value Options Created Equal? A Study of SFAS 159 and Earnings Volatility

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2014
Robert B. Couch, Nicole Thibodeau and Wei Wu
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Cal Poly Pomona
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fair value option; earnings volatility; fair value accounting; financial institutions; global accounting standards; accounting choice; FASB 159; IAS 39

3.

Portfolio Choice with Complementary Housing

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Mar 2005
Robert B. Couch
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
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housing, portfolio choice

An Option for Lemons? The Fair Value Option for Liabilities During the Financial Crisis

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2016
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2018
Wei Wu, Nicole Thibodeau and Robert B. Couch
Cal Poly Pomona, Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
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fair value accounting, fair value option, adverse selection, private information, credit risk, financial vulnerability, financial crisis, SFAS 159

Missed Distress Signals: Evidence from the Fair Value Option for Liabilities

Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Wei Wu, Nicole Thibodeau and Robert B. Couch
Cal Poly Pomona, Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management

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fair value accounting, adverse selection, private information, credit risk, financial vulnerability, fair value option, financial crisis, SFAS 159

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Financing Development Stage Biotechnology Companies: Reverse Mergers vs. IPOs

Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Meetings Paper, Journal of Health Care Finance, 38(1): 32-54, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Mark J. Ahn, Robert B. Couch and Wei Wu
Creighton University - College of Business Administration, Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Cal Poly Pomona
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biotechnology, reverse merger (RM), initial public offering (IPO)

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Private Investment and Public Equity Returns

Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 64, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 May 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Robert B. Couch and Wei Wu
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Cal Poly Pomona
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Asset Pricing, Financial Constraints, Distress Portfolio, Bootstrap, Cross-sectional Asset Returns, GMM, Private Investment, Credit Cycle

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Interest Tax Shields: A Barrier Options Approach

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2013
Robert B. Couch, Michael U. Dothan and Wei Wu
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Cal Poly Pomona
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debt, tax shield, default, interest coverage, refinancing, leveraged buyout, barrier option

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Education Reform and Cross-Sectoral Financing: A Practice-Based Approach

Loyola University Chicago School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-018
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
Samuel D. Brunson, Robert B. Couch and Grant Matthews
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Chemeketa Community College
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A Payback Approach to Generational Inequity

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 36, Issue 4, pp. 94-110, 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Robert B. Couch
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
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