Brian J. Clark

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Assistant Professor of Finance

Troy, NY 12180

United States

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Financial Economist

400 7th Street SW

Washington, DC 20219

United States

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Scholarly Papers (8)

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The Impact of Financial Flexibility on Capital Structure Decisions: Some Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2010
Brian J. Clark
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
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Financial flexibility, capital structure, dynamic capital structure, cash holdings

Do Firms Adjust Toward Target Capital Structures? Some International Evidence

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Mar 2009
Brian J. Clark, Bill B. Francis and Iftekhar Hasan
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management and Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business
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capital structure, international, financial leverage, partial adjustment, legal institutions, developing markets

Do Firms Adjust Toward Target Capital Structures? Some International Evidence

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2009
Brian J. Clark, Bill B. Francis and Iftekhar Hasan
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management and Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business
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capital structure, international, financial leverage, partial adjustment, legal institutions

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Bank Loan Renegotiation and Credit Default Swaps

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, College of Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Department of Finance and Accounting
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CDS, credit derivatives, credit default swaps, empty creditor, bank loans, renegotiation

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Leverage and the Cost of Capital for U.S. Banks

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Brian J. Clark, Jonathan Jones and David Malmquist
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Citigroup, Inc.
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systematic risk, equity beta, bank leverage, cost of capital, Modigliani-Miller

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Risk and Risk Management in the Credit Card Industry

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2016
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Government of the United States of America - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Washington University in St. Louis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Government of the United States of America - Risk Analysis Division
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credit risk, consumer finance, credit cards, risk management, machine learning, big data

Risk and Risk Management in the Credit Card Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w21305
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Government of the United States of America - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Washington University in St. Louis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Government of the United States of America - Risk Analysis Division
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The Benefits of Adjusting - Estimating the Speed of Adjustment toward a Target Capital Structure on a Cost Basis

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2015
Brian J. Clark
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
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capital structure, speed of adjustment, leverage, tax, corporate tax, cost of debt

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Risk Shifting and Regulatory Arbitrage: Evidence from Operational Risk

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Brian J. Clark and Alireza Ebrahim
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
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Operational Risk, Risk Shifting, Regulatory Arbitrage, Bank Regulatory Capital

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Estimation Risk and Implicit Value of Index-Tracking

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Brian J. Clark, Chanaka Edirisinghe and Majeed Simaan
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology and Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business
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Portfolio Optimization, Index Tracking, Parameter Estimation Risk