Choonsik Lee

University of Rhode Island

Ballentine Hall

7 Lippitt Road

Kingston, RI 02881

United States

http://sites.google.com/site/choonsiklee79/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  Currently interested in ML techniques for NLP applications - see "Attention to Detail: Learning About Mergers" below for how we analyze the texts in merger agreements and extract soft information based on buy-side investment managers' attention  ”

Scholarly Papers (13)

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Shining a Light in a Dark Corner: Does EDGAR Search Activity Reveal the Strategically Leaked Plans of Activist Investors?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 05 May 2022
Ryan Flugum, Choonsik Lee and Matthew E. Souther
University of Northern Iowa, University of Rhode Island and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
Downloads 557 (92,069)

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Activist campaigns, Investor coordination, Investor search activity, Proxy fights

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Conservatism and Representativeness Heuristic in Peer Reviews: Evidence from the Finance Literature 1946-2020

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2024
Kee H. Chung and Choonsik Lee
State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management and University of Rhode Island
Downloads 422 (128,609)

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Bibliometrics, Peer review, Conservatism bias, Representativeness bias, Yule-Simon distribution

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Managerial Reliance on the Retail Shareholder Vote: Evidence from Proxy Delivery Methods

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2020
Choonsik Lee and Matthew E. Souther
University of Rhode Island and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
Downloads 320 (174,740)
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Electronic proxy rules, Retail shareholder, Proxy vote

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Corporate Governance and the Informational Efficiency of Prices

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
Choonsik Lee, Kee H. Chung and Sean Yang
University of Rhode Island, State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management and State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management
Downloads 314 (178,200)
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Corporate governance, Transparency, Market efficiency, Liquidity

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Attention to Detail: Learning About Mergers

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2024
Adam L. Aiken and Choonsik Lee
Elon University and University of Rhode Island
Downloads 172 (317,897)

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Mergers, Information Acquisition, Soft Information, Institutional Investors, Activism

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Let's Talk Sooner Rather Than Later: The Strategic Communication Decisions of Activist Blockholders

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Adam L. Aiken and Choonsik Lee
Elon University and University of Rhode Island
Downloads 167 (326,068)
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Activist Blockholders, Shareholder Activism, Shareholder Communication

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Financial Constraints, Board Governance Standards, and Corporate Cash Holdings

Review of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Nov 2015
Choonsik Lee and Heungju Park
University of Rhode Island and Sungkyunkwan University - SKK Business School
Downloads 134 (390,146)

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Financial Constraints, Internal Monitoring, Corporate Cash Holdings

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Voting Methods for Director Election, Monitoring Costs, and Institutional Ownership

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2020
Kee H. Chung and Choonsik Lee
State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management and University of Rhode Island
Downloads 124 (414,237)
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Majority Voting; Monitoring Costs; Institutional Investors; Director Accountability

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What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas? Firsthand Experience and EDGAR Search Activity in Las Vegas Casino Hotels

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2023
Ryan Flugum, Choonsik Lee and Matthew E. Souther
University of Northern Iowa, University of Rhode Island and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business
Downloads 123 (416,700)
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Investor search activity, Firsthand experience, Investment decisions

10.

Antitakeover Statutes and Internal Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Choonsik Lee and Kee H. Chung
University of Rhode Island and State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management
Downloads 112 (446,747)

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Corporate Governance, Antitakeover Statutes, Internal Monitoring

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Mitigating Information Imperfections in Proxy Contests: The Effect of Dissidents’ Proxy Solicitation

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Jun 2021
Choonsik Lee
University of Rhode Island
Downloads 75 (578,130)
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Contested director elections, Proxy voting, Proxy solicitation, Shareholder communications

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Passive Blockholders, Informational Efficiency of Prices, and Firm Value

Review of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2020
Kee H. Chung, Choonsik Lee and Carl Hsin-han Shen
State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management, University of Rhode Island and Macquarie University, Macquarie Business School
Downloads 71 (596,031)

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Passive blockholders, Tobin’s q ratio, Informational efficiency of asset price, Liquidity, Causal mediation analysis

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The CFA Program and Mutual Fund Voting on Environmental and Social Proposals

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2024 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2024
Adam L. Aiken, Choonsik Lee and Hasan Zafer Yuksel
Elon University, University of Rhode Island and University of Rhode Island - College of Business
Downloads 41 (766,787)

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CFA, Mutual funds, Environmental, Social, Sustainable investment