Missaka Warusawitharana

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20551

United States

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Equity Market Misvaluation, Financing, and Investment

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
Missaka Warusawitharana and Toni M. Whited
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Citation 4

Abstract:

equity misvaluation, financing, investment

Predictable Returns and Asset Allocation: Should a Skeptical Investor Time the Market?

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Mar 2005
Jessica A. Wachter and Missaka Warusawitharana
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 511 (42,072)
Citation 28

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Predictable Returns and Asset Allocation: Should a Skeptical Investor Time the Market?

NBER Working Paper No. w13165
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Jessica A. Wachter and Missaka Warusawitharana
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Citation 28

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Citation 1

The Expected Real Return to Equity

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2013
Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Equity return, produce-based asset pricing, structural estimation

The Expected Real Return to Equity

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 37, 2013, FEDS Working Paper No. 2011-14
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Citation 1

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Production-based asset pricing, Time-varying expected returns, Simulated method of moments

What is the Chance that the Equity Premium Varies over Time? Evidence from Regressions on the Dividend-Price Ratio

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2013
Jessica A. Wachter and Missaka Warusawitharana
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 239 (102,547)

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What is the Chance that the Equity Premium Varies Over Time? Evidence from Regressions on the Dividend-Price Ratio

NBER Working Paper No. w17334
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Jessica A. Wachter and Missaka Warusawitharana
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Citation 3

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An Efficiency Perspective on the Gains from Mergers and Asset Purchases

B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 9 (Contributions)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2009
Sugata Ray and Missaka Warusawitharana
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 232 (103,413)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Mergers, Asset purchases, Efficiency gains, Acquisitions, event study

6.

Research and Development, Profits and Firm Value: A Structural Estimation

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 214 (103,869)
Citation 2

Abstract:

R&D, Structural Estimation, Policy Experiments

Time-Varying Volatility and the Power Law Distribution of Stock Returns

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2016
Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 98 (221,119)

Abstract:

Tail distributions, high frequency returns, power laws time-varying volatility

Time-Varying Volatility and the Power Law Distribution of Stock Returns

FEDS Working Paper No. 2016-022
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Tail distributions, high frequency returns, power laws, time-varying volatility

Corporate Asset Purchases and Sales: Theory and Evidence

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-27
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Citation 16

Abstract:

cquisitions, asset sales, Tobin's Q, selection models

Corporate Asset Purchases and Sales: Theory and Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 87, pp. 471-497, 2008
Posted: 08 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2008
Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Finance and Productivity Growth: Firm-Level Evidence

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
Oliver Levine and Missaka Warusawitharana
University of Wisconsin - Madison and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Abstract:

Financial crises, financial frictions, innovation, total factor productivity (TFP)

10.

Profitability and the Lifecycle of Firms

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 126 (103,869)
Citation 2

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Firm lifecycles, Profitability, Quality ladder, Financial frictions

11.
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Citation 1

Financial Market Shocks during the Great Depression

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2013
Alycia Chin and Missaka Warusawitharana
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 96 (224,264)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Great Depression, Financial markets

Financial Market Shocks During the Great Depression

FEDS Working Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Mar 2011
Alycia Chin and Missaka Warusawitharana
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Citation 1

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Financial Shock, Impulse Response, VAR

12.

Capital Ratios and Bank Lending: A Matched Bank Approach

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2013
Mark A. Carlson, Hui Shan and Missaka Warusawitharana
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 111 (179,557)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Regulatory capital, bank capital, bank lending

13.

Mapping Heat in the U.S. Financial System

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-059, http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2015.059
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 14 Aug 2015
Bank of England - Monetary Assessment and Strategy Division, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Macroeconomic and Quantitative Studies Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve - Flow of Funds Section and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 93 (227,541)

Abstract:

Early warning system, Financial crisis, Financial stability and risk, Financial vulnerabilities, Heat maps, Macroprudential policy, Systemic risk