Working Papers and Papers Under Review

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"Is it the Investment Bank or the Investment Banker? A Study of the Role of Investment Banker Human Capital in Acquisitions" (with M. Ertugrul and K. Krishnan).
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"A Theory of Corporate Boards and Forced CEO Turnover" (with V. Fedaseyeu).
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"Do Local and International Venture Capitalists Play Well Together? A Study of International Venture Capital Investments" (with T. Hull and K. Krishnan).
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"The Role of Institutional Investors in Initial Public Offerings" (with G. Hu).
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"IPO Waves, Product Market Competition, and the Going Public Decision: Theory and Evidence" (with J. He).
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"What Drives the Issuance of Putable Convertibles: Risk-Shifting or Asymmetric Information?" (with K. Simonyan).
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"Management Quality, Anti-Takeover Provisions, and Performance in IPOs" (with I. Paeglis and K. Simonyan).
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"Designing Innovative Securities in Response to Market Imperfections: A Theory of Mandatory Convertibles" (with D. Nandy and A. Yan).
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""Preparing" the Equity Market for Corporate Events: Theory and Evidence from Firms Cutting Dividends" (with X. Tian).
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"Dual Class IPOs, Share Recapitalizations, and Unifications: A Theoretical Analysis" (with Y. Jiao).
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"How Should A Firm Go Public? A Dynamic Model of the Choice Between Fixed-price Offerings and Auctions in IPOs and Privatizations" (with M. Liu).
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"Why Issue Mandatory Convertibles? Theory and Empirical Evidence" (with D. Nandy and A. Yan).
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"Product Market Advertising and Initial Public Offerings: Theory and Empirical Evidence" (with A. Yan).
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"Venture Capitalists versus Angels: The Dynamics of Private Firm Financing Contracts" (with Z. Chen).
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"The Choice of the Medium of Exchange in Acquisitions: A Direct Test of the Double-Sided Asymmetric Information Hypothesis," (with I. Paeglis).
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"Corporate Control Contests and the Disciplining Effect of Spin-offs: A Theory of Performance and Value Improvements in Spin-offs," (with A. Yan).
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"Why Issue Tracking Stock? Insights from a Comparison with Spin-offs and Carve-outs," (with I. Paeglis).
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"Optimal Leasing Contracts under Double-sided Asymmetric Information," (with A. Yan).
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"Credit Rating, Reputation Spill-overs and Debt Contract Structure: A Model of Limited-recourse Project Financing."

"The Long-Run Behavior of Stock Returns Following Dividend and Investment Changes," (with H. Liu).


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