Associate Professor of Finance
Finance Department
Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State University

Contact Information:

Office Phone: 814-863-5456
Mail: 348 Business Building, University Park, PA 16802


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Selected Publications with Appendices:

10.   "Investors' Attention to Corporate Governance" 2021, with Jonathan Kalodimos and Michelle Lowry, Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.

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9.   "Governance Changes through Shareholder Initiatives: The Case of Proxy Access" 2021, with Tara Bhandari and Jonathan Kalodimos, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

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8.   "Analyst Information Acquisition via EDGAR" 2021,with Brian Gibbons and Jonathan Kalodimos, Management Science, 67 (2), 769–793.

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7.   "Venturing Beyond the IPO: Financing of Newly Public Firms by Venture Capitalists" 2020, with Michelle Lowry, Journal of Finance 75 (3), 1527-1577.

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6.   "The Effects of Say on Pay in the U.S." 2019, with Svetla Vitanova, Management Science 65 (10), 4505-4521.

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5.   "The Effects of Removing Barriers to Equity Issuance," 2017, with Matthew Gustafson, Journal of Financial Economics 124 (3), 580-598.

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4.   "Are Mutual Funds Active Voters?" 2015, with Michelle Lowry, Review of Financial Studies 28(2), 446-485.

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A Note on Linking Mutual Fund Identifiers

3.   "Shareholder Voting and Corporate Governance Around the World," 2015, with Karl Lins, Darius Miller, and Lukas Roth, Review of Financial Studies 28 (8), 2167-2202.

2.   "Uninvited U.S. Investors? Economic Consequences of Involuntary Cross-listings," 2014, with Darius Miller, and Lukas Roth Journal of Accounting Research 52 (2), 473-519.

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1.   "The Effect of SOX Section 404: Costs, Earnings Quality and Stock Prices," 2010, Journal of Finance 65 (3), 1163-1196.

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