Rohan Williamson

Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business

Professor

3700 O Street, NW

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

Do U.S. Firms Have the Best Corporate Governance? A Cross-Country Examination of the Relation Between Corporate Governance and Shareholder Wealth

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-006, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 145/2007, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2006-25
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jan 2007
Reena Aggarwal, Isil Erel, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 1,996 (5,235)
Citation 22

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Do U.S. Firms Have the Best Corporate Governance? A Cross-Country Examination of the Relation between Corporate Governance and Shareholder Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w12819
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Reena Aggarwal, Isil Erel, Rene M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 70 (272,989)
Citation 22

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How Much do Banks use Credit Derivatives to Reduce Risk?

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-001
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Bernadette A. Minton, Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,732 (6,717)
Citation 30

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How Much Do Banks Use Credit Derivatives to Reduce Risk?

NBER Working Paper No. w11579
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Bernadette A. Minton, Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 81 (250,236)
Citation 30

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Do Independence and Financial Expertise of the Board Matter for Risk Taking and Performance?

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2010-14, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2010-03-014
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Bernadette A. Minton, Jérôme Taillard and Rohan Williamson
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Babson College and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 1,137 (13,392)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Governance, Risk Taking, Board Composition, Financial Expertise, Risk Management Committee

Do Independence and Financial Expertise of the Board Matter for Risk Taking and Performance?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Mar 2011
Bernadette A. Minton, Jérôme Taillard and Rohan Williamson
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Babson College and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 371 (62,492)
Citation 12

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Governance, Risk Taking, Board Composition, Expertise, Risk Management Committee

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What is a Dollar Worth? The Market Value of Cash Holdings

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Jul 2003
Lee Pinkowitz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 1,275 (8,769)
Citation 42

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Cash Holdings, Market value of cash

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Corporate Governance, Investor Protection, and The Home Bias

Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Stockholm School of Economics, Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 1,206 (12,012)
Citation 405

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6.
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Citation 223

Culture, Openness, and Finance

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2001-02
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2001
Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,052 (15,134)
Citation 223

Abstract:

Culture, Openness, and Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w8222
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Apr 2001
Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 74 (264,368)
Citation 223

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Differences in Governance Practices between U.S. and Foreign Firms: Measurement, Causes, and Consequences

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 184/2007, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2007-03-015, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2007-14
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Reena Aggarwal, Isil Erel, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 964 (17,251)
Citation 63

Abstract:

governance, investor protection, common law.

Differences in Governance Practices between U.S. and Foreign Firms: Measurement, Causes, and Consequences

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 2007
Reena Aggarwal, Isil Erel, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 78 (256,056)
Citation 63

Abstract:

corporate governance

Differences in Governance Practices between U.S. And Foreign Firms: Measurement, Causes, and Consequences

NBER Working Paper No. w13288
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Aug 2007
Reena Aggarwal, Isil Erel, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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Citation 63

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Differences in Governance Practices between U.S. And Foreign Firms: Measurement, Causes, and Consequences

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 8, pp. 3131-3169, 2009
Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Reena Aggarwal, Isil Erel, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business

Abstract:

G32, G34, G38

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Does Exchange Rate Exposure Matter?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jun 2002
Rohan Williamson, John M. Griffin and Craig Doidge
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 936 (17,076)
Citation 15

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Did New Regulations Target the Relevant Corporate Governance Attributes?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Dec 2005
Reena Aggarwal and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 886 (19,947)
Citation 256

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Corporate governance, firm value, regulation

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Citation 5

Multinationals and the High Cash Holdings Puzzle

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No.10, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2012-10, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 334/2012, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 May 2012 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Lee Pinkowitz, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 830 (21,554)
Citation 5

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Cash holdings, multinational corporations, financial crisis, research and development

Multinationals and the High Cash Holdings Puzzle

NBER Working Paper No. w18120
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jun 2012
Lee Pinkowitz, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 39 (360,650)
Citation 5

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Exchange Rate Exposure and Competition: Evidence from the World Automotive Industry

Georgetown University WP FINC-1377-43-198
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Apr 1998
Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 786 (22,201)
Citation 54

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Do Firms in Countries with Poor Protection of Investor Rights Hold More Cash?

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2003-29
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Dec 2003
Lee Pinkowitz, Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 662 (29,774)
Citation 33

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Do Firms in Countries with Poor Protection of Investor Rights Hold More Cash?

NBER Working Paper No. W10188
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Dec 2003
Lee Pinkowitz, Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 43 (346,679)
Citation 33

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Is there a U.S. High Cash Holdings Puzzle after the Financial Crisis?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2013-03-07, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2013-07, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2014
Lee Pinkowitz, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 680 (19,022)

Abstract:

Cash Holdings, Multinational Corporations, Financial Crisis

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The Determinants and Implications of Corporate Cash Holdings

NBER Working Paper No. w6234
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jul 2000
Tim C. Opler, Lee Pinkowitz, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Credit Suisse First Boston, Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 474 (46,811)
Citation 380

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15.
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Citation 49

Bank Power and Cash Holdings: Evidence from Japan

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jan 1999
Lee Pinkowitz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 455 (48,715)
Citation 49

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Bank Power and Cash Holdings: Evidence from Japan

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 14, Issue 4, pp. 1059-1082, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Lee Pinkowitz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business

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Bank Power and Cash Holdings: Evidence from Japan

Review of Financial Studies, Winter 2001
Posted: 03 Jul 2001
Lee Pinkowitz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business

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Financial Expertise of the Board, Risk Taking, and Performance: Evidence from Bank Holding Companies

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
Bernadette A. Minton, Jérôme Taillard and Rohan Williamson
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Babson College and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 452 (40,078)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Governance, Risk Taking, Board Composition, Financial Expertise, Risk Management Committee

17.
Downloads 412 ( 55,659)
Citation 284

Corporate Governance and the Home Bias

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2001-19
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Dec 2001
Lee Pinkowitz, Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 358 (65,176)
Citation 284

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Corporate Governance and the Home Bias

NBER Working Paper No. w8680
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Dec 2001
Lee Pinkowitz, Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 54 (312,846)
Citation 284

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Do U.S. Firms Hold More Cash?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2014-03-06, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2014-06, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2426497
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
Lee Pinkowitz, René M. Stulz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 331 (38,871)
Citation 1

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Cash Holdings, Domestic corporations, Foreign corporations, Multinational Corporations, Repatriation Tax, Financial Crisis, R&D

Why are Cash-Rich Firms More Likely to Pay for Acquisitions with Stock?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Lee Pinkowitz, Jason Sturgess and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, DePaul University and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 181 (134,598)

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Cash holdings, method of payment, acquisitions

Do Firms Set Free Cash Free? Misallocation vs. Opportunism in Acquisitions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Mar 2010
Lee Pinkowitz, Jason Sturgess and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, DePaul University and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 73 (266,440)

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Cash holdings, method of payment, acquisitions

Do Firms Set Free Cash Free? Misallocation vs. Opportunism in Acquisitions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Jason Sturgess, Lee Pinkowitz and Rohan Williamson
DePaul University, Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 51 (321,544)

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Cash holdings, method of payment, acquisitions

Can Financially Constrained Firms Loosen Their Constraints Through Acquisitions?

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Rohan Williamson and Jie Yang
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 228 (107,556)

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Financing Constraints, Firm Structure, Diversification, Mergers & Acquisitions

Can Firms Loosen Financial Constraints?

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Oct 2013
Rohan Williamson and Jie Yang
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 72 (268,622)

Abstract:

financing constraints, acquisitions, diversification

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Cash Stockpiles and Investment: Do Cash-Rich Firms Use Cash in Acquisitions?

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Lee Pinkowitz, Jason Sturgess and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, DePaul University and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 257 (84,247)

Abstract:

Cash holdings, method of payment, acquisitions, market timing

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Do Independence and Financial Expertise of the Board Matter for Risk Taking and Performance?

Paris December 2010 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2012
Jérôme Taillard, Bernadette A. Minton and Rohan Williamson
Babson College, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 190 (109,364)
Citation 12

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Governance, Risk Taking, Board Composition, Expertise, Risk Management Committee

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Cash Holdings, Dividend Policy, and Corporate Governance: A Cross-Country Analysis

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 81-87, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Feb 2008
Lee Pinkowitz, Rohan Williamson and René M. Stulz
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 32 (378,547)
Citation 4
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Do Corporate Governance Mandates Impact Long-Term Firm Value and Governance Culture?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2813650
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jul 2016
Reena Aggarwal, Jason D. Schloetzer and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 0 (177,320)

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Corporate Governance; Firm Value; Corporate Culture; Governance Regulation

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The Staggers Act and Firm Performance: Long-Run Evidence

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Feb 2016
Lee Pinkowitz and Rohan Williamson
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
Downloads 0 (460,039)

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Deregulation and Performance, Financial Performance, Railroad Industry Performance, Staggers Act