Kerry Back

Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

J. Howard Creekmore Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics

6100 South Main Street

P.O. Box 1892

Houston, TX 77005-1892

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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Liquidity and Governance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2015
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Swedish House of Finance
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Liquidity, corporate governance, shareholder activism, hedge funds, shareholder proposals, Wall Street walk, Kyle models

Liquidity and Governance

NBER Working Paper No. w19669
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2023
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Swedish House of Finance
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Liquidity and Governance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9739
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Swedish House of Finance
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corporate governance, hedge funds, Kyle models, Liquidity, shareholder activism, shareholder proposals, Wall Street walk

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Identifying Information Asymmetry in Securities Markets

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 2277–2325
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2018
Kerry Back, Kevin Crotty and Tao Li
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance
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PIN, Kyle Lambda, Information Asymmetry, Order Flow

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Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 497/2017, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-42
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Boston College - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Swedish House of Finance
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Kyle model, insider trading, strategic trading, asymmetric information, liquidity, price impact, market depth, activism, unobservable effort, economic efficiency, continuous time

Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

NBER Working Paper No. w22893
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2023
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Boston College - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Swedish House of Finance
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Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12372
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Boston College - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Swedish House of Finance
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activism, continuous time, economic efficiency, Kyle model, liquidity, market depth, price impact, strategic trading

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Testing Factor Models on Characteristic and Covariance Pure Plays

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Tulane University - Finance & Economics and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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factor pricing models, characteristics, Fama-Macbeth, errors-in-variables

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Slopes as Factors: Characteristic Pure Plays

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jul 2013
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Tulane University - Finance & Economics and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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factor pricing models, characteristics, anomalies, performance evaluation

Signaling in OTC Markets: Benefits and Costs of Transparency

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 06 May 2018
Kerry Back, Ruomeng Liu and Alberto Teguia
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln and Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Students
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OTC markets, Transparency, Signaling

Signaling in Over-the-Counter Markets: Benefits and Costs of Transparency

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Kerry Back, Ruomeng Liu and Alberto Teguia
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln and Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Students
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OTC markets, Transparency, Signaling

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Skewness Consequences of Seeking Alpha

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Kerry Back, Alan D. Crane and Kevin Crotty
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Performance evaluation, coskewness, skewness, mutual fund

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The Informational Role of Stock and Bond Volume

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
Kerry Back and Kevin Crotty
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Informed trading, price impact, liquidity

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Increasing Risk Aversion and Life-Cycle Investing

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2017
Kerry Back, Ruomeng Liu and Alberto Teguia
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln and Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Students
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Risk Aversion, Portfolio Choice

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Validity, Tightness, and Forecasting Power of Risk Premium Bounds

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 21 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2022
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Louisiana State University
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Risk premia, bounds, conditional tests, predictability

Open Loop Equilibria and Perfect Competition in Option Exercise Games

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2009
Kerry Back and Dirk Paulsen
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and John Street Capital
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real options, option exercise games, dynamic oligopoly, NPV rule, open loop equilibria, closed loop equilibria, singular control

Open-Loop Equilibria and Perfect Competition in Option Exercise Games

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 4531-4552, 2009
Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Kerry Back and Dirk Paulsen
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and John Street Capital

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Working Orders in Limit-Order Markets and Floor Exchanges

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Kerry Back and Shmuel Baruch
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Market microstructure, working orders, limit-order book, discretionary liquidity traders

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Segmented Trading Markets

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 4119978
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2023
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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OTC vs Exchange. Heterogeneous venues. Fragmentation. Competition.

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Multistage Financing: Milestone Bonuses or Deferred Compensation

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2023
Kerry Back, Ali Kakhbod and Hao Xing
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Multistage projects, Moral Hazard, Dynamic Contracts, Project Financing

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Optimal Transport and Risk Aversion in Kyle's Model of Informed Trading

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Florida State University, Florida State University and EDHEC Business School
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Kyle's model, options, informed trading, optimal transport, asymmetric information, price impact, risk aversion

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A Characterization of the Coskewness-Cokurtosis Pricing Model

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Kerry Back
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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skewness, kurtosis, coskewness, cokurtosis, CAPM, stochastic discount factor

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Monitoring and Pay for Long-Run Performance

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 04 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2023
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Monitoring, Rewards, Compensation, Moral hazard, Dynamic contracts, Airline stops.

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American Disclosure Options

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Dec 2023
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, Louisiana State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management
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American Disclosure Options

NBER Working Paper No. w31935
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Dec 2023
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, Louisiana State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management
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Mediation and Strategic Delay in Bargaining

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Mar 2021
Kerry Back and Paul Barton
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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bargaining, mediation, strategic delay

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The Asset Pricing Implications of Plausible Deniability

NBER Working Paper No. w28348
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2023
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University and Louisiana State University
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Martingale Pricing

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 2, pp. 235-250, 2010
Posted: 12 Nov 2010
Kerry Back
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Portfolio Turnpikes

Posted: 09 Sep 1998
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Cambridge - Centre for Mathematical Sciences and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Long-Lived Information and Intraday Patterns

OLIN-96-05
Posted: 09 Jul 1997
Kerry Back and Hal Pedersen
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Yield Curve Models: A Mathematical Review

OLIN-96-04
Posted: 25 Jun 1997
Kerry Back
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Imperfect Competition Among Informed Traders

OLIN-96-03
Posted: 25 Jun 1997
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Finance Area and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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