David Yermack

New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

Professor of Finance

44 West 4th Street

Suite 9-160

New York, NY 10012-1126

United States

http://www.stern.nyu.edu/~dyermack

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Scholarly Papers (63)

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Where are the Shareholders' Mansions? CEOs' Home Purchases, Stock Sales, and Subsequent Company Performance

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2007
Crocker H. Liu and David Yermack
Arizona State University and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 4,657 (2,747)
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residential real estate, insider trading, conspicuous consumption

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Citation 76

Corporate Governance and Blockchains

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 07 May 2017
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 4,024 (3,464)
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Blockchains, corporate governance

Corporate Governance and Blockchains

NBER Working Paper No. w21802
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2022
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 155 (260,880)
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Flights of Fancy: Corporate Jets, CEO Perquisites, and Inferior Shareholder Returns

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Apr 2004
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,390 (4,613)
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Executive compensation, corporate jets, perquisites

Flights of Fancy: Corporate Jets, CEO Perquisites, and Inferior Shareholder Returns

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-04-008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Is Bitcoin a Real Currency? An Economic Appraisal

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2014
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,352 (4,822)
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Bitcoin

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Citation 29

Shareholder Voting and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2010
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,973 (5,781)
Citation 29

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Empty voting, broker voting, say on pay, shareholder activism

Shareholder Voting and Corporate Governance

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 2, pp. 103-125, 2010
Posted: 12 Nov 2010
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

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Digital Currencies, Decentralized Ledgers, and the Future of Central Banking

Peter Conti-Brown & Rosa Lastra (eds.), Research Handbook on Central Banking, Edward Elgar Publishing, Spring 2017, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 May 2016
Max Raskin and David Yermack
New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,993 (11,036)
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Central banks, digital currency, blockchains

Digital Currencies, Decentralized Ledgers, and the Future of Central Banking

NBER Working Paper No. w22238
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2022
Max Raskin and David Yermack
New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 178 (231,844)
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Investment Returns and Distribution Policies of Non-Profit Endowment Funds

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 582/2018, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3291117
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 05 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2021
Sandeep Dahiya and David Yermack
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 2,003 (11,167)

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non-profit endowments, institutional investors

Remuneration, Retention, and Reputation Incentives for Outside Directors

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Oct 2003
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,510 (17,019)
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Boards of directors, stock options

Remuneration, Retention, and Reputation Incentives for Outside Directors

NYU Working Paper No. S-CG-02-08
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 136 (289,788)
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Remuneration, Retention, and Reputation Incentives for Outside Directors

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-02-032
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 133 (294,659)

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Deductio Ad Absurdum: CEOs Donating Their Own Stock to Their Own Family Foundations

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,565 (16,121)
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stock gifts, tax compliance, backdating, charitable contributions, insider trading

Deductio Ad Absurdum: CEOs Donating Their Own Stock to Their Own Family Foundations

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-08-014
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Mar 2009
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 101 (359,089)
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How Do Private Digital Currencies Affect Government Policy?

NYU Stern School of Business, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 20-05
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Max Raskin, Fahad Saleh and David Yermack
New York University School of Law, Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,621 (15,292)

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Cryptocurrency, Digital Currency, Bitcoin, Blockchain

How Do Private Digital Currencies Affect Government Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w26219
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Max Raskin, Fahad Saleh and David Yermack
New York University School of Law, Wake Forest University - Schools of Business and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 9 (818,187)
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Initial Coin Offerings: Financing Growth with Cryptocurrency Token Sales

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 564/2018
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2019
Sabrina T Howell, Marina Niessner and David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,445 (18,181)
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Initial coin offerings, Fintech, blockchain

Initial Coin Offerings: Financing Growth with Cryptocurrency Token Sales

NBER Working Paper No. w24774
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2022
Sabrina T Howell, Marina Niessner and David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 96 (371,088)
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Tailspotting: Identifying and Profiting from CEO Vacation Trips

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,094 (27,542)

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Disclosure, corporate jets, CEO vacations

Tailspotting: Identifying and Profiting from CEO Vacation Trips

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-07
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2013
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 407 (100,095)
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Disclosure, corporate jets, CEO vacations

Tailspotting: Identifying and Profiting from CEO Vacation Trips

NBER Working Paper No. w17940
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2022
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 24 (683,412)
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Investor Reactions to CEOs’ Inside Debt Incentives

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-09-020
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2011
Chenyang (Jason) Wei and David Yermack
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 766 (45,244)

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Investor Reactions to CEOs’ Inside Debt Incentives

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 445
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2011
Chenyang (Jason) Wei and David Yermack
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 466 (85,471)
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Deferred Compensation, Inside Debt, Executive Compensation Disclosure

Investor Reactions to CEOs’ Inside Debt Incentives

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2011
Chenyang (Jason) Wei and David Yermack
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 215 (195,465)
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deferred compensation, inside debt, executive compensation disclosure

Pay Me Later: Inside Debt and its Role in Managerial Compensation

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 May 2005
Rangarajan K. Sundaram and David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,209 (23,774)
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CEO pensions, inside debt, deferred compensation

Pay Me Later: Inside Debt and its Role in Managerial Compensation

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-05-002
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Rangarajan K. Sundaram and David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 123 (312,617)
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Pay Me Later: Inside Debt and its Role in Managerial Compensation

NYU Working Paper No. CLB-06-003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Rangarajan K. Sundaram and David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 99 (363,889)

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CEO Involvement in the Selection of New Board Members: An Empirical Analysis

New York University, Center for Law and Business, Working Paper No. 98-015
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jul 1999
David Yermack and Anil Shivdasani
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,408 (19,243)
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How Much of the Diversification Discount Can be Explained by Poor Corporate Governance?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
FHNW School of Business - Institute for Finance, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 716 (49,551)
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Organizational structure, Diversification, Firm valuation, Corporate governance

How Much of the Diversification Discount Can Be Explained by Poor Corporate Governance?

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/28341
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
FHNW School of Business - Institute for Finance, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 597 (62,760)
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Does Price Fixing Benefit Corporate Managers?

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-13-002, University of St.Gallen, School of Finance Research Paper No. 2013/9
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2017
VU University Amsterdam, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,086 (28,242)
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Cartels, price fixing, corporate governance, executive compensation

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Golden Handshakes: Separation Pay for Retired and Dismissed CEOS

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 919 (35,793)
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CEO turnover, severance pay

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What's in it for Me? Personal Benefits Obtained by CEOS Whose Firms are Acquired

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Jay C. Hartzell, Eli Ofek and David Yermack
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 907 (36,442)
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Takeovers, acquisitions

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The Michelle Markup: The First Lady’s Impact on Stock Prices of Fashion Companies

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 791 (43,975)
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Fashion stocks, social media, Michelle Obama

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Altering the Terms of Executive Stock Options

New York University, Center for Law and Business, Working Paper No. 98-001
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Aug 1998
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 646 (56,690)
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Altering the Terms of Executive Stock Options

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-98-010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Taking Stock: Does Equity-Based Compensation Increase Managers' Ownership?

New York University, Center for Law and Business, Working Paper No. 98-014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jul 1997
Eli Ofek and David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 684 (53,343)
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Ambiguity and the Tradeoff Theory of Capital Structure

Management Science
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2021
City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance, New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
Downloads 682 (53,559)
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Capital Structure, Ambiguity measure, Ambiguity aversion

Is a Higher Calling Enough? Incentive Compensation in the Church

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2010
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Compensation, Incentives, Churches, Religion

Is a Higher Calling Enough? Incentive Compensation in the Church

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming, NYU Working Paper No. FIN-08-015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2010
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
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Do Corporations Award CEO Stock Options Effectively

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-94-054
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 598 (63,382)
Citation 132

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Lower Defeat Thresholds for Minority Shareholders and Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Australian “Two-strikes” Rule

CIFR Paper No. 130/2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
University of Technology, Sydney, The University of Western Australia - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Technology Sydney, University of Sydney and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 529 (73,924)
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Say on pay, Two-strikes rule, Lower defeat thresholds, ASX firms

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Managerial Entrenchment and Capital Structure Decisions

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-96-014
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Berger Philip G., Eli Ofek and David Yermack
affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 508 (77,670)
Citation 119

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Credit Default Swaps, Agency Problems, and Management Incentives

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2018
Jongsub Lee, Junho Oh and David Yermack
Seoul National University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 440 (91,420)

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credit default swaps, agency, CEO compensation

Credit Default Swaps, Agency Problems, and Management Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w24064
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
Jongsub Lee, Junho Oh and David Yermack
Seoul National University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 53 (514,824)
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Negative Hedging: Performance Sensitive Debt and CEOs' Equity Incentives

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2007
Alexei Tchistyi, David Yermack and Hayong Yun
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 296 (142,247)
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Performance sensitive debt; equity compensation

Negative Hedging: Performance Sensitive Debt and CEOs' Equity Incentives

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-07-043
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2009
Alexei Tchistyi, David Yermack and Hayong Yun
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 184 (225,242)
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Performance sensitive debt, equity compensation

Risk, Ambiguity, and the Exercise of Employee Stock Options

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 124, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2020
Yehuda (Yud) Izhakian and David Yermack
City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 411 (99,010)
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Ambiguity aversion, Employee stock options

Risk, Ambiguity, and the Exercise of Employee Stock Options

NBER Working Paper No. w19975
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2022
Yehuda (Yud) Izhakian and David Yermack
City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 25 (675,609)

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Evasive Shareholder Meetings

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
Lily Li and David Yermack
Villanova University and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 392 (104,508)

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Shareholder meetings, corporate voting

Evasive Shareholder Meetings

NBER Working Paper No. w19991
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Lily Li and David Yermack
Villanova University and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 42 (568,087)
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The Michelle Markup: The First Lady's Impact on Stock Prices of Fashion Companies

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/29628
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 423 (96,543)

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The Superior Performance of Companies with Small Boards of Directors

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-94-055
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 384 (107,936)

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You Can't Take it With You: Sunset Provisions for Equity Compensation when Managers Retire, Resign, or Die

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2012
Sandeep Dahiya and David Yermack
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 323 (129,759)
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Executive Stock Options, Vesting, Early Exercise

You Can't Take it with You: Sunset Provisions for Equity Compensation When Managers Retire, Resign, or Die

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-06-016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Sandeep Dahiya and David Yermack
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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On Rescissions in Executive Stock Options

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 May 2002
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 295 (142,785)
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rescissions, executive stock options, incentives, valuation, taxes

On Rescissions in Executive Stock Options

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-02-014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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On Rescissions in Executive Stock Options

NYU Working Paper No. S-CG-02-05
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Compensation and Top Management Turnover

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-98-051
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Hamid Mehran and David Yermack
Independent and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 332 (126,773)

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Incentives, Compensation, Ownership, Turnover

Good Timing: CEO Stock Option Awards and Company News Announcements

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-94-052
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 232 (181,713)

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Good Timing: CEO Stock Option Awards and Company News Announcements

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-95-035
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Good Timing: CEO Stock Option Awards and Company News Announcements

J. OF FINANCE, Vol. 50 No. 2, June 1997
Posted: 17 Mar 1997
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

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Major League Baseball Player Contracts: An Investigation of the Empirical Properties of Real Options

NYU Working Paper No. S-DRP-01-13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Matthew Clayton and David Yermack
University of Southern California and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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real options, baseball.

Major League Baseball Player Contracts: An Investigation of the Empirical Properties of Real Options

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-01-048
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Matthew Clayton and David Yermack
University of Southern California and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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real options, baseball

Fintech in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Has Worked Well, and What Hasn't

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 245 (172,280)

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FinTech, Africa, legal heritage

Fintech in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Has Worked Well, and What Hasn't

NBER Working Paper No. w25007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 26 (668,126)
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Golden Handshakes: Rewards for Ceos Who Leave

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-04-020
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 271 (156,468)

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Investment Opportunities and the Design of Debt Securities

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-95-026
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Marcel Kahan and David Yermack
New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 189 (219,927)

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Investment Opportunities and the Design of Debt Securities

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-96-031
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Marcel Kahan and David Yermack
New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 74 (434,632)

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Investment Opportunities and the Design of Debt Securities

Posted: 28 Feb 1997
Marcel Kahan and David Yermack
New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

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Investment Opportunities and the Design of Debt Securities

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 14 No. 1, Spring 1998
Posted: 11 Apr 1998
Marcel Kahan and David Yermack
New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

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Wealth Creation and Destruction from Brooke Group's Tobacco Litigation Strategy

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Sandeep Dahiya and David Yermack
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 203 (206,282)

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Wealth Creation and Destruction from Brooke Group's Tobacco Litigation Strategy

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-99-050
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Sandeep Dahiya and David Yermack
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 53 (514,824)

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Is Bitcoin a Real Currency? An Economic Appraisal

NBER Working Paper No. w19747
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2022
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 252 (168,315)
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Where are the Shareholders Mansions? Ceos Home Purchases, Stock Sales, and Subsequent Company Performance

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-07-042
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Crocker H. Liu and David Yermack
Arizona State University and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 226 (186,649)
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residential real estate, insider trading, CEO entrenchment, conspicuous consumption

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Managerial Entrenchment and Capital Structure Decisions

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-95-011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Philip G. Berger, Eli Ofek and David Yermack
University of Chicago, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Donor Governance and Financial Management in Prominent U.S. Art Museums

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2015
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Non profit, restricted donations, art museums, donor governance

Donor Governance and Financial Management in Prominent U.S. Art Museums

NBER Working Paper No. w21066
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2022
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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What S in it for Me? Ceos Whose Firms are Acquired

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-01-049
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Jay C. Hartzell, Eli Ofek and David Yermack
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
Downloads 210 (200,933)
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Does Price Fixing Benefit Corporate Managers?

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/31732
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2017
VU University Amsterdam, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Cartels, price fixing, corporate governance, executive compensation

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Does Price Fixing Benefit Corporate Managers?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2017
VU University Amsterdam, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Price fixing, corporate governance, executive compensation

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Stock-Based Compensation and Top Management Turnover

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-96-035
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Hamid Mehran and David Yermack
Independent and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Compensation, Ownership, Incentives, Turnover

51.

Major League Baseball Player Contracts: An Investigation of the Empirical Properties of Real Options

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-99-051
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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real options, baseball

52.

The Michelle Markup: The First Lady’s Impact on Stock Prices of Fashion Companies

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Fashion stocks, social media, Michelle Obama

Companies' Modest Claims About the Value of CEO Stock Option Awards

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-96-042
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Companies' Modest Claims About the Value of CEO Stock Option Awards

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-94-053
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Companies' Modest Claims About the Value of CEO Stock Option Awards

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-95-034
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Executive stock options, Disclosure, Valuation

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Does Equity-Based Compensation Increase Managers' Ownership?

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-98-052
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Eli Ofek and David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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What S in it for Me? Personal Benefits Obtained by Ceos Whose Firms are Acquired

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-00-013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Jay C. Hartzell, Eli Ofek and David Yermack
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Investment Returns and Distribution Policies of Non-Profit Endowment Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w25323
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2022
Sandeep Dahiya and David Yermack
Georgetown University and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Stockholder and Bondholder Reactions to Revelations of Large CEO Inside Debt Holdings: An Empirical Analysis

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/28340
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
David Yermack and Wei Chenyang
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Smokescreen: How Managers Behave When They Have Something to Hide

NBER Working Paper No. w18886
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2022
VU University Amsterdam, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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You Can't Take it with You: Sunset Provisions for Equity Compensation When Managers Retire, Resign, or Die

NYU Working Paper No. CLB-06-014
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Sandeep Dahiyaa and David Yermack
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Ambiguity and the Tradeoff Theory of Capital Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w22870
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2022
City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance, New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
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Board Members and Company Value

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 33-48, 2006
Posted: 04 Apr 2006
David Yermack
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

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Corporate governance, value of board member, stock

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CEO Ownership, Leasing, and Debt Financing

Financial Management, Vol. 28, Iss. 2, Summer 1999
Posted: 10 Aug 2001
Hamid Mehran, Robert A. Taggart and David Yermack
Independent, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

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Managerial Entrenchment and Capital Structure Decisions

J. OF FINANCE, Vol. 52 No. 4, September 1997
Posted: 07 Jul 1997
Philip G. Berger, Eli Ofek and David Yermack
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

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