Recent Dissertation Titles

  • "Essays on Asset Pricing" Ding Luo (2018)
  • "Essays in Empirical Corporate Finance" Ali Sanati (2018)
  • "Nominal Frictions, Firm Leverage, and Investment" John Pokorny (2017)
  • "Debt Structure as a Strategic Bargaining Tool" Yue Qiu (2017)
  • "Capital Misallocation & Financial Market Frictions: Empirical Evidence from Equity Cost of Financing" Junyah Shen (2016)
  • "Efficient Contracting, Creditor Rights, and Corporate Finance: An International Perspective" Amanda Heitz (2015)
  • "Two Essays on Dynamic Models of Firm Financing" Hongda Zhong (2015)
  • "Essays on Stock Anomalies and Equity Fund Performance," Huijun Wang (2013)
  • "Essays in Corporate Finance," Tao Shen (2013)

Student Publications and Presentations

  • "How Does the Stock Market Absorb Shocks?" 2018, Journal of Financial Economics, 129(1), 136-153, Ali Sanati with M. Frank
  • "Labor Hiring and Discount Rates," 2017, Society for Economic Dynamics, Ding Luo with F. Belo, A. Donangelo, and X. Lin
  • "Capital Heterogeneity, Time-To-Build, and Return Predictability," 2017, Northern Finance Association, Ding Luo
  • "Organized Labor and Loan Pricing: A Regression Discontinuity Design Analysis," 2017, Journal of Corporate Finance, Yue Qiu
  • "Debt Structure as a Strategic Bargaining Tool, " 2017, Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Yue Qiu
  • "Labor Adjustment Costs and Risk Management, " 2017, Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Yue Qiu
  • "Debt Structure as a Strategic Bargaining Tool, " 2016, CSEF-EIEIF-SITE conference on finance and labor, Yue Qiu
  • "Debt Structure as a Strategic Bargaining Tool, " 2016, 46th Annual Conference on Corporate Finance, Yue Qiu
  • "Inflation, Welfare, and the Fisher Effect," 2015 Midwest Finance Association, John Pokorny with Boyd, J. and Jalal, A.
  • "A dynamic model of optimal creditor disperson," 2015, China International Conference, Hongda Zhong
  • "A dynamic model of optimal creditor disperson," 2015, European Finance Association, Hongda Zhong
  • "A dynamic model of optimal creditor disperson," 2015, Finance Theory Group Summer School, Hongda Zhong
  • "Buying High and Selling Low: Stock Repurchases and Persistent Asymmetric Information," 2015, Cambridge Corporate Finance Theory Symposium, Hongda Zhong with P. Bond
  • "Investor Sentiment and Economic Forces," 2014 Annual Conference of Finance Management Association, Junyan Shen with Yu, J.
  • "Buying High and Selling Low: Stock Repurchases and Persistent Asymmetric Information," 2014, Western Finance Association, Hongda Zhong with P. Bond
  • "Buying High and Selling Low: Stock Repurchases and Persistent Asymmetric Information," 2014, Financial Intermediation Research Society, Hongda Zhong with P. Bond