Amy K. Dittmar

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Assistant Professor

701 Tappan Street

Ann Arbor, MI MI 48109

United States

http://webuser.bus.umich.edu/adittmar/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 127(1): 137-197.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Kenneth R. Ahern and Amy K. Dittmar
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 3,673 (804)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Board of directors, Natural experiment, Tobin's Q, Gender

2.
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Citation 22

Capital Structure in Corporate Spin-offs

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Mar 2000
Amy K. Dittmar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 1,781 (6,209)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Spin-off; Capital structure; Leverage; Divestiture

Capital Structure in Corporate Spin-offs

Journal of Business, Forthcoming
Posted: 20 Jan 2002
Amy K. Dittmar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Abstract:

Spin-off; Capital structure; Leverage; Divestiture

3.

Stock Repurchase Waves: An Explanation of the Trends in Aggregate Corporate Payout Policy

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Dec 2002
Amy K. Dittmar and Robert F. Dittmar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 1,204 (11,050)
Citation 24

Abstract:

payout policy, repurchases, dividends, earnings cointegration

4.

Why Do Firms Issue Equity

Journal of Finance, Vol. 62, No. 1, February 2007, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1019
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Amy K. Dittmar and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 1,100 (13,132)
Citation 54

Abstract:

equity issue, capital structure, market timing, differerence of opinion, flexibility

5.

To Be or Not to Be (Public)

University of Michigan Ross School of Business Research Paper, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Aug 2006
Sreedhar T. Bharath and Amy K. Dittmar
Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 1,027 (14,256)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Going Public, Going Private

6.
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Citation 8

Corporate Liquidity

Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Amy K. Dittmar, Henri Servaes and Jan Mahrt-Smith
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business, London Business School and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 885 (19,150)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Agency costs, Cash, liquidity, shareholder rights, shareholder protection, international, corporate governance

Corporate Liquidity

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3499
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Oct 2002
Amy K. Dittmar, Jan Mahrt-Smith and Henri Servaes
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and London Business School
Downloads 30 (388,297)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Corporate liquidity, cash holdings, shareholder rights

7.

The Timing of Stock Repurchases

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jun 2006
Amy K. Dittmar and Robert F. Dittmar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 895 (17,195)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Repurchase, market timing, distribution policy

8.

The Dynamics of Cash

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1138
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
Amy K. Dittmar and Ran Duchin
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 806 (22,365)
Citation 11

Abstract:

cash, liquidity, adjustment costs, financial constraints

9.

Roll-Ups: Performance and Incentives for Industry-Consolidating IPOs

AFA 2001 New Orleans
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Aug 2000
Henri Servaes, Amy K. Dittmar and Keith C. Brown
London Business School, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 637 (25,844)

Abstract:

Roll-up; Consolidation; IPO; Going-public; Merger; Long-run performance; Ownership; Governance; Board of directors; Acquisitions

Corporate Governance, Incentives and Industry Consolidations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Apr 2003
Amy K. Dittmar, Keith C. Brown and Henri Servaes
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and London Business School
Downloads 478 (44,773)
Citation 15

Abstract:

industry consolidation, roll-up, governance, incentives

Corporate Governance, Incentives, and Industry Consolidations

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Nov 2003
Keith C. Brown, Amy K. Dittmar and Henri Servaes
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and London Business School

Abstract:

industry consolidation, roll-up, ipo, incentives, governance

11.

Looking in the Rear View Mirror: The Effect of Managers’ Professional Experience on Corporate Financial Policy

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
Amy K. Dittmar and Ran Duchin
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 437 (30,563)

Abstract:

CEO experience, style, leverage, cash, investment, behavioral finance

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Citation 37

Divestitures and Divisional Investment Policies

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Mar 2003
Amy K. Dittmar and Anil Shivdasani
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 357 (64,002)
Citation 37

Abstract:

divestitures, diversification, asset sales, internal capital markets

Divestitures and Divisional Investment Policies

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Mar 2003
Amy K. Dittmar and Anil Shivdasani
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

Abstract:

divestitures, diversification, asset sales, internal capital markets

13.

Can Managers Time the Market? Evidence Using Repurchase Price Data

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1234
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2014
Amy K. Dittmar and Laura Casares Field
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
Downloads 272 (73,122)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Repurchases, Market Timing, Valuation, Long Run Performance, Payouts

14.

Does Capital Market Myopia Affect Plant Productivity? Evidence from Going Private Transactions

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1153
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Jan 2011
Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 236 (92,172)

Abstract:

Going private, delisting, productivity, efficiency, firm performance, investment

15.

It Pays to Follow the Leader: Acquiring Targets Picked by Private Equity

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 47, No. 5, 2012
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Amy K. Dittmar, Di Li and Amrita Nain
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 210 (102,913)
Citation 2

Abstract:

mergers, acquisitions, private equity, competition

16.

Do Corporate Managers Know When Their Shares are Undervalued? New Evidence Based on Actual (and Not Just Announced) Stock Buybacks

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 73-85, 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
Amy K. Dittmar and Laura Casares Field
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
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17.

Corporate Governance and the Value of Cash Holdings

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Mar 2006
Amy K. Dittmar and Jan Mahrt-Smith
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

Abstract:

governance, cash, firm value

18.

Why Do Firms Repurchase Stock?

The Journal of Business, Vol. 73, Issue 3, July 2000
Posted: 04 Jul 2000
Amy K. Dittmar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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19.

Stock Repurchase Waves

Posted: 07 Apr 1997
Amy K. Dittmar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 502    Citations: 236
1.

Corporate Governance and the Value of Cash Holdings

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Mar 2005
Amy K. Dittmar and Jan Mahrt-Smith
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Citation 236

Abstract:

Cash Holdings, Corporate Governance, Ownership Structure, Take-Over Provisions, Firm Value