James R. Brown

Iowa State University - Department of Finance

Associate Professor of Finance

College of Business

Ames, IA 50011-2063

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Auditor Independence and Earnings Quality: Evidence for Market Discipline vs. Sarbanes-Oxley Proscriptions

FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 07-33, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 259, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2008
James R. Brown, Dino Falaschetti and Michael J. Orlando
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, U.S. House of Representatives and Economic Advisors, Inc.
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Auditor independence, earnings quality, corporate governance, externalities, disclosure mandates, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

2.

Financing Innovation and Growth: Cash Flow, External Equity and the 1990s R&D Boom

Journal of Finance, Vol. 64. No. 1, pp. 151-185, February 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
James R. Brown, Steven M. Fazzari and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Citation 65

Abstract:

R&D, cash flow, equity finance, economic growth

3.

Cash Holdings and R&D Smoothing

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp.694-709, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2011
James R. Brown and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Citation 15

Abstract:

Cash holdings, R&D, Value of liquidity, Investment smoothing

4.

Auditor Independence and the Quality of Information in Financial Disclosures: Evidence for Market Discipline vs. Sarbanes-Oxley Proscriptions

American Law and Economics Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Sep 2009
James R. Brown, Dino Falaschetti and Michael J. Orlando
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, U.S. House of Representatives and Economic Advisors, Inc.
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Auditor independence, earnings quality, corporate governance, externalities, disclosure mandates, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

5.

Do Financing Constraints Matter for R&D?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
James R. Brown, Gustav Martinsson and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Financing innovation, R&D financing constraints, Finance and growth, Stock market development, Value of liquidity

6.

Is Auditor Independence Endogenous? Evidence Against Common Governance Indices and Sarbanes-Oxley Prescriptions

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Aug 2004
James R. Brown, Dino Falaschetti and Michael J. Orlando
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, U.S. House of Representatives and Economic Advisors, Inc.
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Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Auditor Independence, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Governance Indices

7.

Law, Stock Markets, and Innovation

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
James R. Brown, Gustav Martinsson and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

Abstract:

Financial development, Investor protection, Stock markets, R&D, Innovation, Economic growth

8.

Why Has the Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity Declined so Sharply? Rising R&D and Equity Market Developments

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 33, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2009
James R. Brown and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Citation 29

Abstract:

Financing constraints, Cash flow, Stock issues, R&D, Physical investment

Can Policy Mitigate Liquidity Constraints? Evidence from a Temporary Lending Program

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2016
James R. Brown, Gustav Martinsson and Christian Thomann
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and Kungl Tekniska Hogskolan
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Abstract:

Credit constraints, Financial crisis, Government policy, Leverage, Entrepreneurship, Real activity

What If Firms Could Borrow More? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5458
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and CESIS Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies
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Abstract:

credit constraints, financial crisis, debt policy, entrepreneurial finance, employment growth, real activity

10.

Access to Private Equity and Real Firm Activity: Evidence from PIPEs

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
James R. Brown and Ioannis V. Floros
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Iowa State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 152 (140,466)

Abstract:

Private equity, R&D, innovation, private investment in public equity, cash holdings, value of liquidity, PIPEs

11.

Does Transparency Stifle or Facilitate Innovation?

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
James R. Brown and Gustav Martinsson
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK)
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Abstract:

Corporate transparency, R&D, Innovation, Insider trading enforcement, Finance and growth, EU transparency directives, Security market regulation, Financial disclosure

Financial Market Crises and Natural Resource Production

International Review of Finance, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 93-124
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 24 May 2010
James R. Brown, Lauren C. Lax and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Financial market crises, Debt crises, Government budget constraint, Exhaustible resources, Resource depletion

Financial Market Crises and Natural Resource Production

International Review of Finance, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 93-124, March 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
James R. Brown, Lauren C. Lax and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Citation 1
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13.

Law and Finance Matter: Lessons from Externally Imposed Courts

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
James R. Brown, J. Anthony Cookson and Rawley Heimer
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Abstract:

law and finance, courts, small business credit, credit markets, contract enforcement, Native American reservations

14.

Taxing Capital, Stunting Growth? Capital Income Taxes, Costly Equity Finance, and Investment in R&D

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 15-14
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
James R. Brown and Gustav Martinsson
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK)
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Abstract:

Dividend taxes, Capital gains, Corporate payouts, R&D, Innovation, Economic growth

15.

Which Investments Do Firms Protect? Liquidity Management and Real Adjustments When Access to Finance Falls Sharply

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jul 2014
James R. Brown and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Liquidity management, value of cash, financial flexibility, R&D, fixed investment, financial crisis

16.

Public Entrants, Public Equity Finance, and Creative Destruction

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 1077-1088, 2010
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Oct 2010
James R. Brown and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

Abstract:

IPO, Stock markets, Finance and growth, Creative destruction, Innovation, R&D

17.

Weathering Cash Flow Shocks

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 May 2017
James R. Brown, Matthew Gustafson and Ivan Ivanov
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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18.

Growing Up Without Finance

7th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2016
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2017
James R. Brown, J. Anthony Cookson and Rawley Heimer
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Abstract:

Household finance, Law and finance, Consumer credit, Early-life experiences, Banking development

19.

Stock Markets, Credit Markets, and Technology-Led Growth

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2016
James R. Brown, Gustav Martinsson and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Finance and growth, Innovation, Technological progress, Stock market development, Banking development, Financial system architecture

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R&D Sensitivity to Asset Sale Proceeds: New Evidence on Financing Constraints and Intangible Investment

Journal of Banking and Finance 37, pp. 159-173 (2013)
Posted: 18 Aug 2013
Ginka Borisova and James R. Brown
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Iowa State University - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Financing contraints, Corporate divestitures, R&D, Innovation

21.

Auditor Independence and the Quality of Information in Financial Disclosures: Evidence for Market Discipline Versus Sarbanes-Oxley Proscriptions

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 39-68, 2010
Posted: 26 Apr 2010
James R. Brown, Dino Falaschetti and Michael J. Orlando
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, U.S. House of Representatives and Economic Advisors, Inc.

Abstract:

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