Doron Levit

University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

Assistant Professor

The Wharton School

3620 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Governance Under Common Ownership

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 437/2014
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Devin Reilly
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Corporate governance, banks, blockholders, monitoring, intervention, exit, trading, common ownership.

Governance and Comovement Under Common Ownership

NBER Working Paper No. w20420
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Sep 2014
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Devin Reilly
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Governance and Comovement Under Common Ownership

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10119
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Devin Reilly
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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blockholders, corporate governance, correlation, exit, trading

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Nonbinding Voting for Shareholder Proposals

Journal of Finance, Vol. 66, No. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Doron Levit and Nadya Malenko
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Shareholder voting, shareholder proposals, non-binding proposals, precatory resolutions, advisory vote, strategic voting, majority rule, information aggregation, proxy fight, shareholder activism

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Soft Shareholder Activism

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Cheap-Talk, Communication, Corporate Governance, Exit, Shareholder Activism, Voice

Soft Shareholder Activism

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Shareholder Activism, Voice, Exit, Communication, Cheap-Talk, Corporate Governance

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Who’s Paying Attention? Measuring Common Ownership and Its Impact on Managerial Incentives

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 568/2018
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 May 2018 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2019
Erik Gilje, Todd A. Gormley and Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Common Investors, Indexing, Institutional Ownership, Managerial Incentives

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The Labor Market for Directors and Externalities in Corporate Governance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 71, No. 2, April 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2016
Doron Levit and Nadya Malenko
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Boston College - Department of Finance
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board of directors, corporate governance, reputation, externalities, strategic complementarity, transparency

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Corporate Control Activism

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2018
Adrian Aycan Corum and Doron Levit
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Acquisition, Corporate Governance, Proxy Fight, Shareholder Activism, Takeover

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Advising Shareholders in Takeovers

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Takeover, Tender Offer, Merger, Advice, Communication, Recommendation, Board of Directors, Cheap-Talk, Coordination, Free-riding

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Expertise, Structure, and Reputation of Corporate Boards

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2012
Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Board of Directors, Communication, Information Acquisition, Expertise, Reputation, Transparency

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Words Speak Louder Without Actions

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Communication, Corporate Governance, Intervention, Managerial Leadership

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Freeze-Out Mergers

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
Elif Dalkir, Mehmet S. Dalkir and Doron Levit
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Department of Economics, University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Free rider problem, Freeze-out merger, Takeovers, Tender offer

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Irrelevance of Governance Structure

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 603
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Zohar Goshen and Doron Levit
Columbia University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Corporate Governance, Common Ownership, Market Power, Shareholder Rights, Control Rights, Agency Costs, Principal Costs

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A Theory of One-Size-Fits-All Recommendations

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2019
Doron Levit and Anton Tsoy
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
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One-Size-Fits-All, Recommendation, Cheap Talk, Advice, IMF, World Bank, International Financial Institutions, Basel Committee, Proxy Advisors, Central Bank

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Who's Paying Attention? Measuring Common Ownership and its Impact on Managerial Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w25644
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2019
Erik Gilje, Todd A. Gormley and Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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