Oliver G. Spalt

University of Mannheim - Business School

L5, 5

Mannheim, 68131

Germany

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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125

Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Sticks or Carrots? Optimal CEO Compensation when Managers are Loss-Averse

Journal of Finance, Vol. 65, No. 6, pp. 2015-2050, 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2010
Ingolf Dittmann, Ernst G. Maug and Oliver G. Spalt
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), University of Mannheim Business School and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 2,113 (6,557)
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Stock Options, Executive Compensation, Loss Aversion

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Religious Beliefs, Gambling Attitudes, and Financial Market Outcomes

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2011
Alok Kumar, Jeremy K. Page and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Miami - School of Business Administration, Brigham Young University and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 1,901 (7,878)
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Acquisitions as Lotteries? The Selection of Target-Firm Risk and its Impact on Merger Outcomes

Critical Finance Review, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 77-132, 2017
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2017
Christoph Schneider and Oliver G. Spalt
Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 1,552 (10,818)
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Behavioral Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Gambling

Acquisitions as Lotteries: Do Managerial Gambling Attitudes Influence Takeover Decisions?

Paris December 2011 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Oct 2011
Christoph Schneider and Oliver G. Spalt
Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Gambling, Managerial Biases

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Distracted Shareholders and Corporate Actions

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
Elisabeth Kempf, Alberto Manconi and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 1,742 (9,100)
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Behavioral Corporate Finance, Investor Attention, Institutional Investors

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Learning by Doing: The Value of Experience and the Origins of Skill for Mutual Fund Managers

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2017
Elisabeth Kempf, Alberto Manconi and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 1,511 (11,484)
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Learning, Learning-by-Doing, Mutual Funds, Stock-Picking

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On the Use of Proxy Variables in Finance: Why Does Size Matter For Bidder Announcement Returns?

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Christoph Schneider and Oliver G. Spalt
Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 1,431 (12,517)
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Proxy Variables, Mergers and Acquisitions, Size Effects, Scaling

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What is in a Name? Mutual Fund Flows When Managers Have Foreign-Sounding Names

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Alok Kumar, Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Miami - School of Business Administration, University of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 1,163 (17,280)
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Probability Weighting and Employee Stock Options

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Oliver G. Spalt
University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 1,084 (19,217)
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Behavioral Corporate Finance, Cumulative prospect theory, Employee stock options

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Diversity Investing

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 757 (32,101)
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Behavioral Finance, Top Management Teams, Anomalies, Diversity

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Conglomerate Investment, Skewness, and the CEO Long Shot Bias

Journal of Finance, Vol. 71, Issue 2, pp. 635-672, 2016
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2017
Christoph Schneider and Oliver G. Spalt
Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 739 (33,156)
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Behavioral Corporate Finance, Skewness, Investment

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Gambling and Comovement

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2013
Alok Kumar, Jeremy K. Page and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Miami - School of Business Administration, Brigham Young University and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 682 (37,044)
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Cumulative Prospect Theory, Option Returns, and the Variance Premium

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinn├╝tzige GmbH, Federal Reserve Board of Governors and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Cumulative prospect theory, variance risk premium, probability weighting

Cumulative Prospect Theory and the Variance Premium

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2014-067
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Federal Reserve Board of Governors and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Cumulative prospect theory, distorted probabilities, loss aversion, variance risk premium

Cumulative Prospect Theory and the Variance Premium

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Federal Reserve Board of Governors and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Cumulative prospect theory, distorted probabilities, loss aversion, variance risk premium.

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Investor Sentiment and Return Comovements: Evidence from Stock Splits and Headquarters Changes

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
Alok Kumar, Jeremy K. Page and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Miami - School of Business Administration, Brigham Young University and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Indexing Executive Compensation Contracts

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 309/2011
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
Ernst G. Maug, Ingolf Dittmann and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Mannheim Business School, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 468 (60,195)
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executive compensation, indexed options, relative performance evaluation

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Litigating Innovation: Evidence from Securities Class Action Lawsuits

European Corporate Governance Institute - Finance Working Paper No. 614/2019
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2019
Elisabeth Kempf and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 436 (65,621)

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Innovation, Patents, Class Action Lawsuit, Shareholder Litigation, Corporate Governance, Law and Economics

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Investor Clienteles and Habitat-Based Return Comovements

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2010
Alok Kumar, Jeremy K. Page and Oliver G. Spalt
University of Miami - School of Business Administration, Brigham Young University and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 436 (65,621)
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Note on the Calibration of Executive Compensation Models

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
Ingolf Dittmann, Dan Zhang, Ernst G. Maug and Oliver G. Spalt
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Oslo and Akershus University College - Oslo Metropolitan University, University of Mannheim Business School and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 304 (99,340)
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Stock Options, Executive Compensation, Loss Aversion

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Is the Stock Market Biased Against Diverse Top Management Teams?

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Biased Expectations, Top Management Teams, Diversity