Alan Bester

University of Chicago Graduate School of Business

Assistant Professor

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Option Prices and the Probability of Success of Cash Mergers

Journal of Financial Econometrics, forthcoming, HEC Paris Research Paper No. FIN-2017-1213
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2021
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York, Department of Economics and Finance and HEC Paris - Finance Department
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Mergers and acquisitions, Black and Scholes formula, success probability, fallback price, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, implied volatility curve, volatility smile

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Bias Reduction for Bayesian and Frequentist Estimators

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Nov 2006
Alan Bester and Christian Hansen
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Econometrics and Statistics
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Bias, Objective Bayes, Penalized likelihood

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A Penalty Function Approach to Bias Reduction in Non-Linear Panel Models with Fixed Effects

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Jul 2005
Alan Bester and Christian Hansen
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Econometrics and Statistics
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Incidental Parameters, Fixed Effects, Panel Data, Bias

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Identification of Marginal Effects in a Nonparametric Correlated Random Effects Model

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Alan Bester and Christian Hansen
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Econometrics and Statistics
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index, sufficient statistic, insider trading

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The Political Economy of Budget Deficits

Economics & Politics, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 369-420, November 2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Duke University - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, Duke University and University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
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Grouped Effects Estimators in Fixed Effects Models

Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Alan Bester and Christian Hansen
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Econometrics and Statistics

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Fixed Effects, Panel Data, Hierarchical Models

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Inference with Dependent Data Using Cluster Covariance Estimators

Posted: 14 Nov 2010
University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Econometrics and Statistics

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HAC, panel, robust, spatial

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Multicointegration and Sustainability of Fiscal Practices

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 454-466, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Duke University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis and Duke University

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