Harley E. Ryan

Georgia State University - Department of Finance

Associate Professor

University Plaza

35 Broad Street, Suite 1221

Atlanta, GA 30303-3083

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Managerial Incentives and Corporate Fraud: The Sources of Incentives Matter

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Shane A. Johnson, Harley E. Ryan and Yisong S. Tian
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Georgia State University - Department of Finance and York University - Schulich School of Business
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corporate fraud, incentives, stock options, executive compensation, governance

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Board-of-Director Monitoring and CEO Tenure

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2009
Harley E. Ryan, Lingling Wang and Roy A. Wiggins
Georgia State University - Department of Finance, University of Connecticut - Department of Finance and Bentley University - Department of Finance
Downloads 804 (33,219)
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Board of Directors, Monitoring, Bargaining Power, Learning, Governance

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Does the Location of Directors Matter? Information Acquisition and Board Decisions

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2012
University of North Texas, College of Business Administration, Department of Finance, Insurance Real Estate and Law, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Geography, Geographic Distance, Proximity, Board of Directors, Independence, Soft Information, Monitoring, CEO Compensation, Management Turnover

Corporate Financial Control Mechanisms and Firm Performance: The Case of Value-Based Management Systems

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Harley E. Ryan and Emery A. Trahan
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and Northeastern University, Finance Group
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Value-based management; Residual income, Management compensation, Corporate governance

Corporate Financial Control Mechanisms and Firm Performance: The Case of Value-Based Management Systems

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 34, Nos. 1-2, pp. 111-138, January/March 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Harley E. Ryan and Emery A. Trahan
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and Northeastern University, Finance Group
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Pay for outsiders: Incentive compensation for nonfamily executives in family firms

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2020
Zhi Li, Harley E. Ryan and Lingling Wang
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Connecticut - Department of Finance
Downloads 335 (98,724)
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Nonfamily Executives in Family Firms, Executive Compensation, Family Monitoring, Risk Aversion, Ownership Dilution

Pay for Outsiders: Compensation Incentives for Nonfamily Executives in Family Firms

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2017
Zhi Li, Harley E. Ryan and Lingling Wang
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Connecticut - Department of Finance
Downloads 227 (149,417)
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Family Firms, Nonfamily Executives, Executive Compensation

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CEO Mobility and the CEO-Firm Match: Evidence from CEO Employment History

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Harley E. Ryan and Lingling Wang
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Connecticut - Department of Finance
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CEO Experience, CEO-firm Match, Firm Performance, Firm Policies, Employment History

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Investment Banks and Public Debt Exchange Offers in Financial Distress

AFA 2001 New Orleans Meetings
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 2000
Robert M. Mooradian and Harley E. Ryan
Northeastern University, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Finance Area and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Does Combining the CEO and Chair Roles Cause Poor Firm Performance?

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Research Paper No. 2015-11
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2015
Narayanan Jayaraman, Vikram K. Nanda and Harley E. Ryan
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 467 (67,424)
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Duality, Corporate Governance, Board Structure, Tournament Incentives, Learning

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Do Pension-Related Business Ties Influence Mutual Fund Proxy Voting? Evidence from Shareholder Proposals on Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2015
Rasha Ashraf, Narayanan Jayaraman and Harley E. Ryan
Georgia State University - Department of Finance, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 422 (76,221)
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Proxy Voting, Mutual Funds, Executive Compensation, Shareholder Rights

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Outside Employment Opportunities, Employee Productivity, and Debt Discipline

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2015
Jayant R. Kale, Harley E. Ryan and Lingling Wang
Northeastern University, Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Connecticut - Department of Finance
Downloads 393 (82,761)
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Debt Discipline, Agency Theory, Outside Employment Opportunities, Employee Productivity

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On the Participation and Reputation of Financial Advisors in Corporate Acquisitions

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Aug 1998
Jayant R. Kale, Omesh Kini and Harley E. Ryan
Northeastern University, Georgia State University and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Debt, and Activist Institutions

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Mar 2006
Jayant R. Kale, Burak Ciceksever and Harley E. Ryan
Northeastern University, Independent and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Governance, Agency problems, Leverage; Capital structure, Activist Institutions

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Gender and Geography in the Boardroom: What Really Matters for Board Decisions?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
University of North Texas, College of Business Administration, Department of Finance, Insurance Real Estate and Law, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Board of Directors, Gender, Geography

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Board Structure Mandates: Consequences for Director Location and Financial Reporting

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2017
University of North Texas, College of Business Administration, Department of Finance, Insurance Real Estate and Law, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Board structure, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, geographic location, labor supply, monitoring, financial reporting

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Boards in Practice: Director Location, Qualifications, and Credible Contracting

7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2012
Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, University of North Texas, College of Business Administration, Department of Finance, Insurance Real Estate and Law, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Dual Agency Problems in Family Firms: Evidence from Director Elections

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 62, 2020
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Mar 2020
Rasha Ashraf, Huimin Li and Harley E. Ryan
Georgia State University - Department of Finance, University of New Hampshire - Department of Accounting & Finance and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Director Elections, Family Firms, Governance

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Managerial Incentives and Corporate Fraud: The Sources of Incentives Matter

Review of Finance, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 115-145, 2009
Posted: 17 Jan 2009
Shane A. Johnson, Harley E. Ryan and Yisong S. Tian
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Georgia State University - Department of Finance and York University - Schulich School of Business

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M52, G34, K42, M41

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Financial Advisors and Shareholder Wealth Gains in Corporate Takeovers

Posted: 30 Jun 2004
Jayant R. Kale, Omesh Kini and Harley E. Ryan
Northeastern University, Georgia State University and Georgia State University - Department of Finance

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Takeovers, Financial Advisors, Reputation

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Out-of-Court Restructurings and the Resolution of Financial Distress: Section 3(A)(9) Compared to Investment-Bank-Managed Exchange Offers

Journal of Business, Vol. 79, No. 1
Posted: 05 Feb 2004
Robert M. Mooradian and Harley E. Ryan
Northeastern University, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Finance Area and Georgia State University - Department of Finance

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Exchanger offer, financial distress, financial restructuring, investment bank

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The Interactions between R&D Investment Decisions and Compensation Policy

Financial Management, Vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 2002
Posted: 06 Mar 2002
Harley E. Ryan and Roy A. Wiggins
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and Bentley University - Department of Finance

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Characteristics of Common Stock Holdings of Insurance Companies

J. OF RISK AND INSURANCE, Vol. 63 No. 1, March 1996
Posted: 18 Apr 1998
S.G. Badrinath, Jayant R. Kale and Harley E. Ryan
San Diego State University, Northeastern University and Georgia State University - Department of Finance

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Total Downloads: 71
1.

Where are the Women? Board Decisions and Female Director Location

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
University of North Texas, College of Business Administration, Department of Finance, Insurance Real Estate and Law, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver and Georgia State University - Department of Finance
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Board of Directors, Gender Diversity, Geography