Isil Erel

Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

Professor of Finance

2100 Neil Avenue

Columbus, OH 43210-1144

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

Does Governance Travel around the World? Evidence from Institutional Investors

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-008, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 267/2018, Fourth Singapore International Conference on Finance 2010 Paper, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2018
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism

Does Governance Travel Around the World? Evidence from Institutional Investors

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Jul 2010
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism

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
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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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 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
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
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Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2018-03-005, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2018-05, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 605/2019
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2021
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,816 (12,782)
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Corporate Governance, Boards of Directors, Machine Learning

Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Boards of Directors, Machine Learning

Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w24435
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Determinants of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-03-011, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-11
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2011
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Rutgers University, Newark, School of Business-Newark, Department of Finance & Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Mergers, Currency Movements, Market Movements, Valuation

World Markets for Mergers and Acquisitions

NBER Working Paper No. w15132
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 08 May 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Rutgers University, Newark, School of Business-Newark, Department of Finance & Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Differences in Governance Practices between U.S. and Foreign Firms: Measurement, Causes, and Consequences

European Corporate Governance Institute (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: 61 Posted: 18 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
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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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
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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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 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2022
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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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
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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Why Do Firms Borrow Directly from Nonbanks?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2018-03-013, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2018-13, Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Purdue University - Department of Management, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business
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bank regulation, shadow banking, market segmentation, relationship lending

Why Do Firms Borrow Directly from Nonbanks?

NBER Working Paper No. w26458
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Purdue University - Department of Management, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business
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Influence of Public Opinion on Investor Voting and Proxy Advisors

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. WP 2014-03-12, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2447012, Dice Center Working Paper No. 2014-12
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Public Opinion, Media, Proxy Advisors, Institutional Investors, Proxy Voting

Why Did Holdings of Highly Rated Securitization Tranches Differ So Much Across Banks?

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2012-27, Fisher College of Business Working Paper Paper No. 2012-03-027, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 313/2011
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 25 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Brigham Young University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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financial crisis, too-big-to-fail, securitization, credit crisis, regulatory arbitrage

Why Did U.S. Banks Invest in Highly-Rated Securitization Tranches?

NBER Working Paper No. w17269
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Brigham Young University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Can FinTech Reduce Disparities in Access to Finance? Evidence from the Paycheck Protection Program

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2020-03-016, Charles A. Dice Working Paper 2020-16
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 14 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Isil Erel and Jack Liebersohn
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and University of California, Irvine
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Financial Technology, Coronavirus, Recession, Nonbank, Online Bank, Loan, Credit, Subsidy

Does Fintech Substitute for Banks? Evidence from the Paycheck Protection Program

NBER Working Paper No. w27659
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2022
Isil Erel and Jack Liebersohn
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and University of California, Irvine
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A Theory of Risk Capital

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-10, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-010
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 May 2009 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Isil Erel, Stewart C. Myers and James Read
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and The Brattle Group
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Capital, Capital requirements, Financial Institutions, Regulation

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The Effect of Bank Mergers on Loan Prices: Evidence from the U.S.

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-002 and Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2006-19
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 01 May 2009
Isil Erel
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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The International Propagation of Economic Downturns Through Multinational Companies: The Real Economy Channel

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2017-03-011, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2017-11, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 03 May 2017 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
Jan Bena, Serdar Dinc and Isil Erel
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Rutgers University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Propagation, Contagion, Real Economy Channel, Investment, MNC

The International Propagation of Economic Downturns Through Multinational Companies: The Real Economy Channel

NBER Working Paper No. w27873
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Jan Bena, Serdar Dinc and Isil Erel
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Rutgers University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Macroeconomic Conditions and the Structure of Securities

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-6 , Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 May 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, Seoul National University - Business School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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market downturns, security choice, maturity, security

Market Conditions and the Structure of Securities

NBER Working Paper No. w14952
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 May 2009 Last Revised: 11 May 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, Seoul National University - Business School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Economic Nationalism in Mergers and Acquisitions

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-24, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-024
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 24 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Serdar Dinc and Isil Erel
Rutgers University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Protectionism, Patriotism, National Champions, Too-Big-To-Be-Acquired,Government Intervention, International Capital Flows

Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms’ Financial Constraints?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2013-03-03, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2013-03
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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financial constraints, acquisitions, financial frictions

Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms' Financial Constraints?

NBER Working Paper No. w18840
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2011-9, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2011-03-009
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2011
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, Seoul National University - Business School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Financial Conditions, Business Cycles, Maturity, Seniority

Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising

NBER Working Paper No. w16941
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, Seoul National University - Business School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Paid Leave Pays Off: The Effects of Paid Family Leave on Firm Performance

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2019-03-029, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2019-29, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 643/2019
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Lancaster University
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PFL, Labor Force Participation, Gender, Diversity, Talent Allocation, Firm Performance

Paid Leave Pays Off: The Effects of Paid Family Leave on Firm Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w27788
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Lancaster University
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The Corporate Finance of Multinational Firms

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2020-03-001, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2020-1
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Feb 2020
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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capital raising, financing decisions, multi-national corporation, cost of capital, cost of debt, cost of equity, raising capital overseas

The Corporate Finance of Multinational Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w26762
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Corporate Liquidity, Acquisitions, and Macroeconomic Conditions

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2017-03-13, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2017-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2019
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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corporate liquidity, financial constraints, acquisitions, financial frictions, macroeconomic conditions

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Financing-Motivated Acquisitions

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2012-6, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2012-03-006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2013
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Financial Constraints, Acquisitions, Financial Frictions

Financing-Motivated Acquisitions

NBER Working Paper No. w17867
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Fire Sale Discount: Evidence from the Sale of Minority Equity Stakes

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2015-11, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2015-11, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
Serdar Dinc, Isil Erel and Rose C. Liao
Rutgers University, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Rutgers University, Newark, School of Business-Newark, Department of Finance & Economics
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Fire Sale, Liquidity, Distressed Sale, Price Recovery

Specialized Investments and Firms’ Boundaries: Evidence from Textual Analysis of Patents

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2021-03-013, Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2021-13
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2022
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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textual analysis of patents, relationship specific investments, acquisitions

Specialized Investments and Firms’ Boundaries: Evidence from Textual Analysis of Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w29174
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2022
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Corporate Liquidity, Acquisitions, and Macroeconomic Conditions

NBER Working Paper No. w23493
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2022
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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International Corporate Governance: Database for 23 Countries

Posted: 01 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Institutional Investors, International Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism