Rabih Moussawi

Villanova University - Department of Finance

Associate Professor of Finance

800 E Lancaster Ave

Bartley Hall, 2051

Villanova, PA 19085

United States

http://www.homepage.villanova.edu/rabih.moussawi

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Research Services, WRDS

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

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Do ETFs Increase Volatility?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2011-03-20, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-66, AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2011-20
Number of pages: 145 Posted: 02 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2017
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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ETFs, volatility, arbitrage, fund flows

Do Etfs Increase Volatility?

NBER Working Paper No. w20071
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 08 May 2014
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Working Capital Management and Shareholder Wealth

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2012
Robert L. Kieschnick, Mark Laplante and Rabih Moussawi
University of Texas at Dallas, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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working capital, financing, shareholder wealth

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Citation 10

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Volume 9, 2017, Forthcoming, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2016-22, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2016-03-022, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-64
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2017
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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ETFs, Mutual Funds, Investment Managers, Volatility, Arbitrage, Fund Flows

Exchange Traded Funds (Etfs)

NBER Working Paper No. w22829
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Hedge Fund Stock Trading in the Financial Crisis of 2007-2009

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2010-2, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2010-03-002, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Hedge funds, Liquidity, Aggregate Liquidity, Arbitrage, Funding Liquidity, Illiquidity, Liquidity Crisis, Crisis Stock Market Crash, Limits to Arbitrage, Liquidity Spirals, Short Selling, Short Sellers, 13-F, TASS, Uncertainty, Equity Market, Investment Strategy, Mutual Funds, Retail Investors

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Do Hedge Funds Manipulate Stock Prices?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2011-005, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2011-03-005, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-53, AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2012
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano, HEC and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Hedge fund, Manipulation, Stock, Reporting, Manager, Monthly returns, Competition, Inflation, Fraud, Performance reporting, Investors, Returns

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For Better or Worse? Mutual Funds in Side-By-Side Management Relationships With Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
Gjergji Cici, Scott Gibson and Rabih Moussawi
University of Kansas - School of Business, College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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mutual funds, hedge funds, side-by-side arrangements, institutional investors

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ETF Short Interest and Failures-to-Deliver: Naked Short-Selling or Operational Shorting?

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2961954, 2019 Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 03 May 2017 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Villanova University - Department of Finance, Villanova University - Villanova School of Business and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Exchange-Traded Funds, Financial Markets, Short Selling, Market Making, Liquidity, Security Settlement, Short Interest, Counterparty Risk, Authorized Participants, Failure to Deliver

The Granular Nature of Large Institutional Investors

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2015-03-09, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 15-67, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2015-09
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 20 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2018
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano, Villanova University - Department of Finance and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Institutional investors, Concentration, Granularity, Fire Sales, Liquidity

The Granular Nature of Large Institutional Investors

NBER Working Paper No. w22247
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 16 May 2016
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano, Villanova University - Department of Finance and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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The Granular Nature of Large Institutional Investors

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13427
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Jan 2019
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano, Villanova University - Department of Finance and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Concentration, fire sales, granularity, institutional investors, liquidity

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Corporate Governance and Firm Survival

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
California State University, East Bay, University of Texas at Dallas and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Corporate governance, acquisitions, going private, bankruptcy, corporate restructuring

Corporate Governance and Firm Survival

Financial Review, Vol. 53, Issue 2, pp. 209-253, 2018
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Apr 2018
M. Sinan Goktan, Robert Kieschnick and Rabih Moussawi
California State University, East Bay, University of Texas at Dallas and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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corporate governance, acquisitions, going private, bankruptcy, corporate restructuring

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Governance Mechanisms and Effective Activism: Evidence from Shareholder Proposals on Poison Pills

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Mireia Gine, Rabih Moussawi and John Sedunov
IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Villanova University - Department of Finance and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Poison Pills, Institutional Investors, Shareholder Proposals, Voting

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Do ETFs Increase the Commonality in Liquidity of Underlying Stocks?

28th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting, Fifth Annual Conference on Financial Market Regulation 2018
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2018
Georgia State University, Villanova University - School of Business, Villanova University - Department of Finance and Independent
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Exchange traded funds, commonality in liquidity, authorized participants, arbitrage, institutional ownership, trading halts, index reconstitution, liquidity risk

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Firm Age, Corporate Governance, and Capital Structure Choices

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Nov 2017
Robert L. Kieschnick and Rabih Moussawi
University of Texas at Dallas and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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firm age, corporate governance, capital structure

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A Project-Level Analysis of Value Creation in Firms

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Apr 2018
Jonathan B. Cohn, Umit Gurun and Rabih Moussawi
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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CEO Short-Termism, Corporate Investment, CEO Compensation, Career Concerns

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Do Arbitrageurs Really Avoid High Idiosyncratic Risk Stocks?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2011
Itzhak Ben-David, Denys Glushkov and Rabih Moussawi
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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limits-to-arbitrage, arbitrageurs, hedge funds, mispricing, diversification, idiosyncratic risk, idiosyncratic volatility, volatility, anomalies, anomaly, frictions, event study, noise, analysts, dividends, signal-to-noise, fundamental value, mispricing, trading,signal

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Quest for Efficiency: Assessing the Impact of Mergers on Performance in the US Telecommunications Industry

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Sep 2007
Sumit K. Majumdar, Rabih Moussawi and Ulku Yaylacicegi
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Villanova University - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Wilmington
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dynamic panel data analysis, efficiency, financial performance, local exchange carriers, mergers and acquisitions, operational performance, US telecommunications industry

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Motivating Innovation in Newly Public Firms

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
Nina Baranchuk, Robert L. Kieschnick and Rabih Moussawi
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas and Villanova University - Department of Finance
Downloads 268 (115,740)
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innovation, corporate governance, incentive contracts

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Mutual Fund Performance When Parent Firms Simultaneously Manage Hedge Funds

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Dec 2009
Gjergji Cici, Scott Gibson and Rabih Moussawi
University of Kansas - School of Business, College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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mutual funds, hedge funds, side-by-side arrangements, institutional investors

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Explaining and Benchmarking Corporate Bond Returns

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jul 2017
Gjergji Cici, Scott Gibson and Rabih Moussawi
University of Kansas - School of Business, College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Corporate bonds, cross-section of returns, credit risk, TRACE, default

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The Impact of Mergers on Performance in the US Telecommunications Industry, 1988 to 2001

TPRC 2006
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 31 Jul 2012
Sumit K. Majumdar, Rabih Moussawi and Ulku Yaylacicegi
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Villanova University - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Wilmington
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Phantom of the Opera: ETF Shorting and Shareholder Voting

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2019
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Cambridge Judge Business School - Finance Subject Group, Villanova University - Department of Finance and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Exchange-Traded Funds, Proxy Voting, Vote Premium, Short Interest, Operational Shorting, Authorized Participants

An Improved Method to Predict Assignment of Stocks into Russell Indexes

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2019-03-024, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2019-24, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-56
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2019
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Russell, institutional investors, ETFs, volatility

An Improved Method to Predict Assignment of Stocks into Russell Indexes

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-56
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2019
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Russell, institutional investors, ETFs, volatility

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Institutional Investors and Bank Governance: Evidence from Earnings Management

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2019
Steve Miller, Rabih Moussawi, Bin Wang and Tina Yang
USF Sarasota-Manatee, Villanova University - Department of Finance, Marquette University - College of Business Administration and University of South Florida - St. Petersburg
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institutional investors, earnings management, banks, bank regulations, corporate governance

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The Influence of Industry Characteristics on Corporate Charters and Bylaws

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2014
Robert L. Kieschnick, Rabih Moussawi and Joyce Wang
University of Texas at Dallas, Villanova University - Department of Finance and Kean University - School of Accounting and Finance
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corporate charter, bylaws, corporate governance

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Phantom of the Opera: ETFs and Shareholder Voting

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2019
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Cambridge Judge Business School - Finance Subject Group, Villanova University - Department of Finance and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Exchange-Traded Funds, Vote Premium, Proxy Voting, Short Interest, Operational Shorting, Authorized Participants

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An Improved Method to Predict Assignment of Stocks into Russell Indexes

NBER Working Paper No. w26370
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Merger Waves and Firm Growth: Contemporary Historical Evidence

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 84, Issue 1, pp. 1-16, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Feb 2013
Sumit K. Majumdar, Rabih Moussawi and Ulku Yaylacicegi
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Villanova University - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Wilmington
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dynamic panel data analysis, financial performance, firm growth, local exchange carriers, mergers and acquisitions, merger waves, US telecommunications industry

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Exchange-Traded Funds

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 9, pp. 169-189, 2017
Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance

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Do Incumbents’ Mergers Influence Entrepreneurial Entry? An Evaluation

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp. 601-633, 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Apr 2014
Sumit K. Majumdar, Rabih Moussawi and Ulku Yaylacicegi
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Information Systems & Operations Management, Villanova University - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Wilmington
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