Asaf Manela

Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School

Assistant Professor of Finance

One Brookings Drive

Campus Box 1133

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

United States

http://apps.olin.wustl.edu/faculty/manela

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Citation 9

The Structure of Economic News

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
Yale School of Management, Yale SOM, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Textual analysis, macroeconomic news, attention, Wall Street Journal, volatility, VAR, machine learning

The Structure of Economic News

NBER Working Paper No. w26648
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2021
Yale School of Management, Yale SOM, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 1

Text Selection

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Dec 2019
Bryan T. Kelly, Asaf Manela and Alan Moreira
Yale SOM, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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Text analysis, machine learning, selection model, high dimension forecast, multinomial regression, hurdle, zero inflation, partisanship, intermediary capital

Text Selection

NBER Working Paper No. w26517
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2021
Bryan T. Kelly, Asaf Manela and Alan Moreira
Yale SOM, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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News Implied Volatility and Disaster Concerns

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 123, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Asaf Manela and Alan Moreira
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 618 (53,478)
Citation 59

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Text-based analysis, implied volatility, rare disasters, equity premium, return predictability, machine learning

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The Shadow Cost of Bank Capital Requirements

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2016
Roni Kisin and Asaf Manela
Analysis Group and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 529 (64,915)
Citation 24

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Financial intermediation, Bank capital requirements, Cost of capital regulation, Leverage, Regulatory Arbitrage, Loophole

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Does Finance Benefit Society? A Language Embedding Approach

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2020
Manish Jha, Hongyi Liu and Asaf Manela
Georgia State University - Department of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 431 (83,318)
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sentiment, natural disasters, text analysis, word embedding, COVID-19

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An Empirical Evaluation of the Black-Litterman Approach to Portfolio Choice

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Michael Gofman and Asaf Manela
Simon Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 386 (94,672)
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Bayesian portfolio choice, learning from prices, Black-Litterman

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Hub-and-Spoke Regulation and Bank Leverage

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Yadav Gopalan, Ankit Kalda and Asaf Manela
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 286 (131,597)
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hub-and-spoke, financial regulation, bank supervision, field offices, distance, proximity, regulatory capture

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Funding and Incentives of Regulators: Evidence from Banking

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2018
Roni Kisin and Asaf Manela
Analysis Group and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 267 (141,350)
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Regulation, User fees, Funding Regulation, Financial Regulation

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The Partisanship of Financial Regulators

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 03 May 2021
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of South Florida
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Partisanship, Financial Regulation, Textual Analysis

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The Value of Diffusing Information

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 111, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2014
Asaf Manela
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 174 (211,028)
Citation 9

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Value of information, Information diffusion, Percolation, Media coverage, Drug approvals

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Estimating the Value of Information

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 04 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2020
Ohad Kadan and Asaf Manela
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 152 (236,576)
Citation 11

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value of information, informativeness, options prices, recovery

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Citation 22

Information Acquisition in Rumor-Based Bank Runs

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2014
Zhiguo He and Asaf Manela
University of Chicago - Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 130 (268,716)
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Bank runs, learning, information acquisition, belief heterogeneity, asynchronous awareness, temporal coordination, stress tests

Information Acquisition in Rumor Based Bank Runs

NBER Working Paper No. w18513
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Zhiguo He and Asaf Manela
University of Chicago - Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Liquidity and the Strategic Value of Information

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2020
Ohad Kadan and Asaf Manela
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 131 (266,154)

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value of information, liquidity, strategic trading, COVID-19

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Natural Disaster Effects on Popular Sentiment toward Finance

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 May 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
Manish Jha, Hongyi Liu and Asaf Manela
Georgia State University - Department of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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sentiment, natural disasters, text analysis, word embedding, COVID-19

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Intermediary Asset Pricing: New Evidence from Many Asset Classes

NBER Working Paper No. w21920
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Zhiguo He, Bryan T. Kelly and Asaf Manela
University of Chicago - Finance, Yale SOM and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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