Geoffrey A. Tate

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

Associate Professor of Finance

McColl Building

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Citation 298

CEO Overconfidence and Corporate Investment

AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 Dec 2002
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,904 (5,814)
Citation 298

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CEO Overconfidence and Corporate Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w10807
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 115 (200,170)
Citation 298

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Who Makes Acquisitions? CEO Overconfidence and the Market's Reaction

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Nov 2003
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,716 (7,019)
Citation 206

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Who Makes Acquisitions? CEO Overconfidence and the Market's Reaction

NBER Working Paper No. w10813
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 137 (174,502)
Citation 206

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Citation 65

Superstar CEOs

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Mar 2007
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,145 (13,547)
Citation 65

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Superstar CEOs

7th Annual Texas Finance Festival Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Apr 2005
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 558 (38,231)
Citation 65

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Superstar CEOS

NBER Working Paper No. w14140
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 104 (215,500)
Citation 65

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External Networking and Internal Firm Governance

Journal of Finance, 67 (1), pp 153-194
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2015
Cesare Fracassi and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of Texas at Austin and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,374 (8,322)
Citation 42

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Corporate Governance, Social Networks, Board Selection, Mergers and Acquisitions, Firm Value

The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Geoffrey A. Tate and Liu Yang
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 499 (44,142)
Citation 9

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Diversification, Internal Labor Market, Human Capital

The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 May 2012
Geoffrey A. Tate and Liu Yang
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 187 (132,803)
Citation 9

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Diversification, Internal Labor Market

The Bright Side of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from Internal Labor Markets

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 13-40
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2014
Geoffrey A. Tate and Liu Yang
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 64 (291,880)
Citation 9

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Internal Labor Markets, Diversification, Real Options, Human Capital

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Corporate Financial Policies with Overconfident Managers*

8th Annual Texas Finance Festival
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Apr 2006
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey A. Tate and Jun Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Stanford University
Downloads 669 (28,691)
Citation 30

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Does Rating Analyst Subjectivity Affect Corporate Debt Pricing?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 120 (3), 514-538, June 2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Cesare Fracassi, Stefan Petry and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of Texas at Austin, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 655 (18,854)

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Analysts, Credit Ratings, Credit Spreads

The Human Factor in Acquisitions: Cross-Industry Labor Mobility and Corporate Diversification

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Geoffrey A. Tate and Liu Yang
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 474 (47,161)

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Corporate Diversification, Mergers and Acquisitions, Internal Labor Markets, Worker Mobility, Human Capital Transferability

The Human Factor in Acquisitions: Cross-Industry Labor Mobility and Corporate Diversification

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-15-31
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Geoffrey A. Tate and Liu Yang
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 39 (366,847)

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Corporate Diversification, Mergers and Acquisitions, Internal Labor Markets

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Overconfidence and Early-Life Experiences: The Effect of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey A. Tate and Jonathan Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 468 (41,416)
Citation 49

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Managerial biases, managerial traits, overconfidence, Depression experience, military experience, capital structure, behavioral corporate finance

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Female Leadership and Gender Equity: Evidence from Plant Closure

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2013
Geoffrey A. Tate and Liu Yang
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Maryland, R. H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 347 (56,493)
Citation 3

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Corporate Culture, Managerial Style, Female Leadership, Gender Wage Gap

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Citation 50

Financial Expertise of Directors

NBER Working Paper No. w11914
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
A. Burak Guner, Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
Citadel, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 116 (198,879)
Citation 50

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Financial Expertise of Directors

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 88, No. 2, pp. 323-354, May 2008
Posted: 19 Aug 2008
A. Burak Guner, Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
Citadel, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

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corporate governance, bankers, boards of directors

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Corporate Financial Policies with Overconfident Managers

NBER Working Paper No. w13570
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey A. Tate and Jonathan Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 111 (204,583)
Citation 30

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Overconfidence and Early-Life Experiences: The Impact of Managerial Traits on Corporate Financial Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w15659
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey A. Tate and Jonathan Yan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 63 (260,073)
Citation 49

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Does Overconfidence Affect Corporate Investment? CEO Overconfidence Measures Revisited

European Financial Management, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 649-659, November 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Ulrike Malmendier and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Citation 32

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Friends During Hard Times: Evidence from the Great Depression

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-67
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Sep 2016
Tania Babina, Diego Garcia and Geoffrey A. Tate
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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network, firm performance, management, directors, Great Depression

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Investor Experience and Attention: The Effect of Financial Shocks on Individual Trading Decisions

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 May 2016
Paige Ouimet and Geoffrey A. Tate
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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