Doron Levit

University of Washington, Foster School of Business

Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics

434 Paccar Hall, 4273 E Stevens Way NE

Seattle, WA 98195

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/view/doronlevit

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

Center for Economic and Policy Research

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Citation 10

Socially Responsible Divestment

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 823/2022, Proceedings of the EUROFIDAI-ESSEC Paris December Finance Meeting 2022
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2023
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Jan Schneemeier
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Washington, Foster School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
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Socially responsible investing, sustainable investing, externalities, exclusion, divestment, tilting, exit, governance.

Socially Responsible Divestment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17262
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 May 2022
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Jan Schneemeier
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Washington, Foster School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
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Divestment, Exclusion, exit, Externalities, governance, Socially responsible investing, sustainable investing, tilting

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

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 568/2018
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 May 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Erik Gilje, Todd A. Gormley and Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Common Investors, Indexing, Institutional Ownership, Managerial Incentives

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Citation 49

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: 26 Apr 2022
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Devin Reilly
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Washington, Foster School of Business and Analysis Group
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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 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2023
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Devin Reilly
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Washington, Foster School of Business and Analysis Group
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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 Washington, Foster School of Business and Analysis Group
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blockholders, corporate governance, correlation, exit, trading

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Agents of Inequality: Common Ownership And The Decline Of The American Worker

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 1, 2022, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 584/2021, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 653
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2022
Zohar Goshen and Doron Levit
Columbia Law School and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Common ownership, institutional investors, corporate governance, labor monopsony, income inequality

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Citation 40

Soft Shareholder Activism

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Doron Levit
University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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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 Washington, Foster School of Business
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Shareholder Activism, Voice, Exit, Communication, Cheap-Talk, Corporate Governance

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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 Washington, Foster School of Business and Boston College, Carroll School of Management
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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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Citation 26

Trading and Shareholder Democracy

Journal of Finance, Vol. 79 (1), 257-304, February 2024, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 631/2019
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2024
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Boston College, Carroll School of Management and University of Mannheim Business School
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Corporate Governance, Voting, Shareholder Rights, Trading, Delegation

Trading and Shareholder Democracy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14039
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 27 May 2022
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Boston College, Carroll School of Management and University of Mannheim Business School
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corporate governance, delegation, Shareholder rights, Trading, voting

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The Voting Premium

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 720/2021, Olin Business School Center for Finance & Accounting Research Paper No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2023
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Boston College, Carroll School of Management and University of Mannheim Business School
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Voting, trading, voting premium, blockholders, ownership structure, shareholder rights, corporate governance

The Voting Premium

NBER Working Paper No. w31892
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Nov 2023 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2023
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Boston College, Carroll School of Management and University of Mannheim Business School
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The Voting Premium

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15718
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, Boston College, Carroll School of Management and University of Mannheim Business School
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Irrelevance of Governance Structure

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 603, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 606/2019
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
Zohar Goshen and Doron Levit
Columbia Law School and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Corporate Governance, Market Power, Shareholder Rights, Control Rights, Agency Costs, Principal Costs

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The Labor Market for Directors and Externalities in Corporate Governance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 71, No. 2, April 2016 , Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Doron Levit and Nadya Malenko
University of Washington, Foster School of Business and Boston College, Carroll School of Management
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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 Washington, Foster School of Business
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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 Washington, Foster School of Business
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Takeover, Tender Offer, Merger, Advice, Communication, Recommendation, Board of Directors, Cheap-Talk, Coordination, Free-riding

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A Theory of One-Size-Fits-All Recommendations

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2020
Doron Levit and Anton Tsoy
University of Washington, Foster School of Business and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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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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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 Washington, Foster School of Business
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Free rider problem, Freeze-out merger, Takeovers, Tender offer

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Words Speak Louder Without Actions

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2019
Doron Levit
University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Communication, Corporate Governance, Intervention, Managerial Leadership

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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 Washington, Foster School of Business
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Board of Directors, Communication, Information Acquisition, Expertise, Reputation, Transparency

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ESG: A Panacea for Market Power?

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 947/2023
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 28 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2024
Philip Bond and Doron Levit
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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ESG, Shareholder Primacy, Stakeholder Capitalism, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance, Market Power

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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: 26 Jan 2023
Erik Gilje, Todd A. Gormley and Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Common Ownership and Hedge Fund Activism: An Unholy Alliance?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 May 2024
Zohar Goshen and Doron Levit
Columbia Law School and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Corporate Governance, Common Ownership, Market Power, Shareholder Rights, Hedge Fund Activism, Agency Costs, Principal Costs