Richard S. Ruback

Harvard Business School

William Prescott Smith Professor of Corporate Finance, Finance Co-Unit Head

Boston, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

29

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

The Market for Corporate Control: The Scientific Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 11, pp. 5-50, 1983
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Aug 2002
Richard S. Ruback and Michael C. Jensen
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
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Corporate control, managing corporate resources, control rights, target firms, takeover market, wealth effects of takeovers, stockholder returns, returns to targets, returns to bidders, antitrust, takeover regulation, manager-stockholder conflict(s), antitakeover amendments.

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Citation 127

Behavioral Corporate Finance: A Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2008
Malcolm P. Baker, Richard S. Ruback and Jeffrey Wurgler
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business
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Citation 124

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capital structure, IPO, SEO, dividend, investment, psychology, bias, optimism, overconfidence, heuristic

Behavioral Corporate Finance: A Survey

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-04-024
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Malcolm P. Baker, Richard S. Ruback and Jeffrey Wurgler
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business
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Citation 125

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Behavioral Corporate Finance: A Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w10863
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
Malcolm P. Baker, Richard S. Ruback and Jeffrey Wurgler
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business
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Citation 127

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Capital Cash Flows: A Simple Approach to Valuing Risky Cash Flows

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2000
Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School
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Citation 104

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Capital Cash Flows: A Simple Approach to Valuing Risky Cash Flows

Financial Management, Vol. 31, No. 2, Summer 2002
Posted: 13 May 2002
Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School

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Valuation of Bankrupt Firms

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jul 1998
Stuart C. Gilson, Edith S. Hotchkiss and Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Harvard Business School
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Citation 51

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Valuation of Bankrupt Firms

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 1
Posted: 01 Mar 2000
Stuart C. Gilson, Edith S. Hotchkiss and Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Harvard Business School

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Valuation of Bankrupt Firms

Review of Financial Studies
Posted: 14 Oct 1999
Stuart C. Gilson, Edith S. Hotchkiss and Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Harvard Business School

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Editorial: Clinical Papers and Their Role in the Development of Financial Economics

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Nov 2003
University of Chicago - Finance, Harvard Business School, Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester, Harvard Business School, University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester and University of Rochester – Simon Business School
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Clinical Papers, case studies, perfect and imperfect markets

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Does Corporate Performance Improve after Mergers?

NBER Working Paper No. w3348
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Paul M. Healy, Krishna Palepu and Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
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Citation 202

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Valuation When Cash Flow Forecasts are Biased

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 11-036
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2010
Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School
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The Valuation of Cash Flow Forecasts: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w4724
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Steven N. Kaplan and Richard S. Ruback
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School
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Citation 112

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The Valuation of Cash Flow Forecasts: An Empirical Analysis

Posted: 08 Aug 1994
Steven N. Kaplan and Richard S. Ruback
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School

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The Valuation of Cash Flow Forecasts: An Empirical Analysis

JOURNAL OF FINANCE, Vol 50 No 4, September 1995
Posted: 18 Aug 1995
Steven N. Kaplan and Richard S. Ruback
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School

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Discounting Rules for Risky Assets

NBER Working Paper No. w2219
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2010
Stewart C. Myers and Richard S. Ruback
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Business School
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Downsides and DCF: Valuing Biased Cash Flow Forecasts

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 8-17, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Jul 2011
Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School
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The Role of Private Equity in Life Sciences: A Roundtable

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 8-35, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jul 2010
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Nashton Partners and its Search Fund Process

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 212-006
Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Red Hen Baking Company

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 211-091
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Greg Mazur and the Purchase of Great Eastern Premium Pet Foods

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 211-085
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Next Street, LLC

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 211-094
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Businesses for Sale by Briggs Capital, 2010

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 211-088
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Executive Compensation at Talent Partners

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-073
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Gemini Investors

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-066
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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ALAC International

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-065
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Talismark

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-097
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Marlin & Associates and the Sale of Riverview Technologies

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Case No. 211-083
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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National Public Broadcasting

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-058
Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Triple Point Technology

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-057
Posted: 14 Feb 2012
Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Merck & Co.: Evaluating a Drug Licensing Opportunity

HBS Publishing Case No.: 9-201-023; Teaching Note No.: 5-201-001
Posted: 11 Jan 2006
Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School

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Dell's Working Capital

HBS Publishing Case No.: 9-201-029; Teaching Note No.: 5-201-017
Posted: 09 Jan 2006
Richard S. Ruback and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Pharmacyclics: Financing Research & Development

HBS Publishing Case No.: 9-201-056; Teaching Note No.: 5-204-012
Posted: 10 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2013
Richard S. Ruback, Malcolm P. Baker and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Radio One, Inc.

HBS Publishing Case No.: 9-201-025; Teaching Note No.: 5-201-027
Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School

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Health Development Corp.

HBS Publishing Case No.: 9-200-049; Teaching Note No.: 5-201-030
Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Richard S. Ruback
Harvard Business School

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Whirlpool Europe

HBS Publishing Case No.: 9-202-017; Teaching Note No.: 5-202-124
Posted: 30 Sep 2005
Richard S. Ruback, Sudhakar V. Balachandran and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School, University of Illinois at Chicago and Harvard Business School

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