Dirk Hackbarth

Boston University Questrom School of Business

Professor of Finance and Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar

Department of Finance

595 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

http://people.bu.edu/dhackbar/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Managerial Traits and Capital Structure Decisions

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Feb 2003
Dirk Hackbarth
Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 3,639 (1,717)
Citation 49

Abstract:

Behavioral Finance, Financing and Investment Policy, Real Options

2.

Stock Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-1, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Erwan Morellec and Dirk Hackbarth
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 2,271 (3,858)
Citation 32

Abstract:

takeovers, real options, stock returns, firm-level betas

3.

Capital Structure, Credit Risk, and Macroeconomic Conditions

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 03-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Jianjun Miao, Dirk Hackbarth and Erwan Morellec
Boston University - Department of Economics, Boston University Questrom School of Business and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Downloads 1,930 (5,216)
Citation 76

Abstract:

Dynamic Capital Structure, Credit Spreads, Macroeconomic Conditions

4.

Determinants of Corporate Borrowing: A Behavioral Perspective

14th Annual Utah Winter Finance Conference
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 12 May 2009
Dirk Hackbarth
Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,791 (5,739)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Behavioral corporate finance, capital structure, debt overhang, real options

5.

Corporate Bond Credit Spreads and Forecast Dispersion

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2010
Levent Guntay and Dirk Hackbarth
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 1,137 (12,739)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Analyst forecasts, Corporate bonds, Credit risk, Earnings volatility

6.

Can the Tradeoff Theory Explain Debt Structure?

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Dirk Hackbarth, Chris Hennessy and Hayne E. Leland
Boston University Questrom School of Business, London Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,094 (13,107)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Banking, Capital Structure, Priority Structure, and Contingent Claims Pricing

7.

Optimal Priority Structure, Capital Structure, and Investment

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Dirk Hackbarth and David C. Mauer
Boston University Questrom School of Business and University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Downloads 994 (15,292)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Priority Structure, Financial Contracting, Investment Policy, Real Options

8.
Downloads 973 ( 16,669)
Citation 12

Liquidity Mergers

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Heitor Almeida, Murillo Campello and Dirk Hackbarth
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Cornell University and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 948 (17,004)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Mergers and acquisitions, credit lines, cash, asset specificity, financial distress

Liquidity Mergers

NBER Working Paper No. w16724
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Heitor Almeida, Murillo Campello and Dirk Hackbarth
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Cornell University and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 25 (407,603)
Citation 12

Abstract:

9.

The Optimal Mix of Bank and Market Debt: An Asset Pricing Approach

EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 485
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Mar 2003
Dirk Hackbarth, Chris Hennessy and Hayne E. Leland
Boston University Questrom School of Business, London Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business
Downloads 902 (18,207)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Banking, Capital Structure, Priority, Contingent Claims Pricing

10.

The Dynamics of Mergers and Acquisitions in Oligopolistic Industries

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Forthcoming, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Jianjun Miao and Dirk Hackbarth
Boston University - Department of Economics and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 889 (18,364)
Citation 6

Abstract:

anticompetitive effect, industry structure, real options, takeovers

11.
Downloads 618 ( 32,030)
Citation 4

The Firm-Level Credit Multiplier

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Murillo Campello and Dirk Hackbarth
Cornell University and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 597 (33,045)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Credit Multiplier, Capital Structure, Financing Constraints, Investment, Real Options

The Firm-Level Credit Multiplier

NBER Working Paper No. w17805
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Feb 2012
Murillo Campello and Dirk Hackbarth
Cornell University and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 21 (429,410)
Citation 4

Abstract:

12.

Corporate Debt Maturity Profiles

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Jaewon Choi, Dirk Hackbarth and Josef Zechner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Boston University Questrom School of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 555 (23,863)

Abstract:

Capital Structure, Debt Structure, Debt Maturity

13.

Capital Structure, Product Market Dynamics, and the Boundaries of the Firm

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 30 May 2014
Boston University Questrom School of Business, University of Maryland - Department of Finance and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 521 (37,663)
Citation 1

Abstract:

capital structure, corporate investment, organizational design, real options

14.

Financial Distress, Stock Returns, and the 1978 Bankruptcy Reform Act

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2014
Boston University Questrom School of Business, Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE and Princeton University, Bendheim Center for Finance
Downloads 498 (42,483)
Citation 5

Abstract:

financial distress, law and finance, shareholder recovery, stock returns

15.

Real Options and Risk Dynamics

Review of Economic Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
Dirk Hackbarth and Timothy C. Johnson
Boston University Questrom School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 467 (40,502)
Citation 1

Abstract:

real options, adjustment costs, risk premia

16.

Asymmetric Information and the Pecking (Dis)Order

UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2012-6
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2013
Paolo Fulghieri, Diego Garcia and Dirk Hackbarth
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 337 (58,501)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Capital Structure

17.

Governance and Equity Prices: Does Transparency Matter?

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Lifeng Gu and Dirk Hackbarth
The University of Hong Kong and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 325 (67,047)

Abstract:

Accounting Transparency, Corporate Governance, Firm Performance, Takeovers

18.

Corporate Finance Theory: Introduction to Special Issue

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Oct 2014
Itay Goldstein and Dirk Hackbarth
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 279 (72,466)

Abstract:

19.

Financing Asset Sales and Business Cycles

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2356377, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Marc Arnold, Dirk Hackbarth and Tatjana Xenia Puhan
University of St. Gallen - School of Finance, Boston University Questrom School of Business and University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance
Downloads 157 (108,614)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Asset Sales, Wealth Transfer Problem, Leverage, Business Cycles, Real Options

20.

Does the Dearth of Mergers Mean More Competition?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2013
Dirk Hackbarth and Bart Taub
Boston University Questrom School of Business and University of Illinois
Downloads 122 (175,711)

Abstract:

Anticompetitive effect, imperfect information, industry structure, takeovers

21.

Corporate Investment and Financing Dynamics

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Aug 2015
Dirk Hackbarth and Dongming Sun
Boston University Questrom School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 34 (239,858)

Abstract:

Capital Structure, Corporate Investment, Financial Flexibility, Real Options

22.

Online Appendices to Capital Structure, Product Market Dynamics, and the Boundaries of the Firm

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 May 2014
Boston University Questrom School of Business, University of Maryland - Department of Finance and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 32 (355,297)

Abstract:

23.

Online Appendix - Financial Distress, Stock Returns, and the 1978 Bankruptcy Reform Act

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
Boston University Questrom School of Business, Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE and Princeton University, Bendheim Center for Finance
Downloads 13 (420,568)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Financial distress, law and finance, shareholder recovery, stock returns

24.

Inflexibility and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2016
Lifeng Gu, Dirk Hackbarth and Timothy C. Johnson
The University of Hong Kong, Boston University Questrom School of Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 0 (154,556)

Abstract:

Operating flexibility, real options, risk premia, stock returns

25.

Asymmetric Information, Security Design, and the Pecking (Dis)Order

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10660
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Paolo Fulghieri, Diego Garcia and Dirk Hackbarth
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 0 (527,320)
Citation 2

Abstract:

asymmetric information, debt-equity choice, pecking order, security design