Supplemental Materials: Corporate Finance and Reality

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John R. Graham

Duke University; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: December 27, 2021

Abstract

This document contains supplemental materials for my AFA address entitled: “Presidential Address: Corporate Finance and Reality” (2022). The address paper provides updated data from and analysis of CFO surveys about corporate investment, capital structure, payout, planning, and other policies first investigated in Graham and Harvey (2001), Brav, Graham, Harvey, and Michaely (2015) and other papers.

The supplemental materials in this document include links to PowerPoint slides that were used in the address, plus additional slides that might be useful for teaching. An Excel file is included that contains the summary data that was used to create the PowerPoint slides. The document also includes the transcript for the Presidential Address along with a video link of the presentation. The address paper “Presidential Address: Corporate Finance and Reality” itself can be found here: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3994848

Keywords: corporate finance, capital structure, valuation, capital budgeting, investment, payout, stakeholder, goal of firm, planning

JEL Classification: G02, G30, G31, G32, G35, A00

Suggested Citation

Graham, John Robert, Supplemental Materials: Corporate Finance and Reality (December 27, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3994851 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3994851

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