Jan Bena

University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business

Associate Professor

2053 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Canada

http://www.janbena.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

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6,150

SSRN CITATIONS

246

CROSSREF CITATIONS

30

Scholarly Papers (16)

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Citation 73

Corporate Innovations and Mergers and Acquisitions

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Jan Bena and Kai Li
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Asset complementarities, innovation, mergers and acquisitions, synergies, technological overlaps

Corporate Innovations and Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 26 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Jan Bena and Kai Li
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Citation 16

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Innovation, mergers and acquisitions, R&D expenses, patents, synergies, technological overlap

Are Foreign Investors Locusts? The Long-Term Effects of Foreign Institutional Ownership

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 468/2016, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2640045
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 06 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2016
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Nova School of Business and Economics
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Corporate innovation, R&D, Patents, Institutional ownership, Financial globalization, Monitoring, Short-termism

Are Foreign Investors Locusts? The Long-Term Effects of Foreign Institutional Ownership

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2860849
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Nova School of Business and Economics
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Innovation, Institutional ownership, Investment, Monitoring, Patents

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Competition and Ownership Structure of Closely-Held Firms

Review of Financial Studies (2017)
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 18 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2018
Jan Bena and Ting Xu
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Ownership structure, closely-held firms, inside ownership, ownership concentration, product market competition, corporate governance

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Machines Could Not Compete with Chinese Labor: Evidence from U.S. Firms’ Innovation

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2019
Jan Bena and Elena Simintzi
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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process innovation, technological change, labor, China

The International Propagation of Economic Downturns Through Multinational Companies: The Real Economy Channel

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2017-03-011, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2017-11
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 03 May 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2020
Jan Bena, Serdar Dinc and Isil Erel
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Rutgers University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Propagation, Contagion, Real Economy Channel, Investment, MNC

The International Propagation of Economic Downturns Through Multinational Companies: The Real Economy Channel

NBER Working Paper No. w27873
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Jan Bena, Serdar Dinc and Isil Erel
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Rutgers University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Shielding Firm Value: Employment Protection and Process Innovation

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Process innovation, Knowledge capital, Labor market frictions, Wrongful discharge laws

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Pyramidal Ownership and the Creation of New Firms

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Jan Bena and Hernan Ortiz-Molina
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Ownership pyramids, Parent companies, Startups, New firms, Access to capital

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Heterogeneous Innovations, Firm Creation and Destruction, and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2015
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Latvijas Banka
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Economic uncertainty, Creative destruction, Innovation, Firm entry, Long-run risk

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Corporate Innovation and Returns

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Oct 2019
Jan Bena and Lorenzo Garlappi
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Competition in innovation, Patent races, Cross section of returns, Cost of capital

Specialized Investments and Firms’ Boundaries: Evidence from Textual Analysis of Patents

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2021-03-013, Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2021-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Aug 2021
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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textual analysis of patents, relationship specific investments, acquisitions

Specialized Investments and Firms’ Boundaries: Evidence from Textual Analysis of Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w29174
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2021
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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The Effect of Credit Rationing on the Shape of the Competition-Innovation Relationship

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Feb 2009
Jan Bena
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
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Innovation, R&D, Competition, Financial constraints, Credit rationing

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Mutual Fund Disagreement and Firm Value: Passive vs. Active Voice

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 23 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Jan Bena and Iris Wang
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Corporate governance, Voting, Disagreement

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Relative Pricing of Private and Public Debt: The Role of Money Creation Channel

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Aug 2021
University of British Columbia, University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business
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Financial Development and Corporate Growth in the EU Single Market

Economica, Vol. 78, Issue 311, pp. 401-428, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jun 2011
Jan Bena and Stepan Jurajda
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Financial Development and Growth in Direct Firm-Level Comparisons

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6395
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 May 2008
Jan Bena and Stepan Jurajda
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and CERGE-EI
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Access to financial markets, Corporate growth, Financial development

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Which Firms Benefit More from Financial Development?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6392
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 May 2008
Jan Bena and Stepan Jurajda
University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business and CERGE-EI
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Corporate growth, Financial development, Information Asymmetry