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Financial Management, Financial Markets, International Finance, and Financial Econometrics
Security Issues, Capital Structure, Behavioral Finance, Corporate Governance, Earnings Management, Market Competition, and Government Regulations
“Labor Laws and Corporate Investment,” single authored, Journal of Financial Research, forthcoming.
“Labor Laws and Firm Performance,” single authored, Journal of Financial Research, 2018, vol. 41, 5-32.
“Right-to-Work Laws and Financial Leverage,” single authored, Financial Management, 2015, vol. 44, 147-175.
“Changes in Capital Structure: Managerial Preferences or Asset Characteristics,” with M. Gombola, Journal of Financial Research, 2013, vol. 36, 519-542.
“Disposition Effect and Public Secondary Equity Offerings,” with S. Szewczyk, Journal of Financial Research, 2012, vol.35, 55-77.
“Voluntary versus Forced Financial Restatements: The Role of Board Independence,” with S. Szewczyk and R. Varma, Financial Analysts Journal, 2009, vol. 65, 51-65.
“Consequences of Overvalued Equity: Evidence from Earnings Manipulation,” with R. Varma, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2008, vol. 14, 418-430.
“Equity with Warrants in Private Placements” with A. Pennathur, Financial Review, 2007, vol. 42, 143-160.
“Governance and Performance Changes Following Accusations of Corporate Fraud,” with S. Szewczyk, H. Uzun, and R. Varma, Financial Analysts Journal, 2006, vol. 62, 32-41.
“Investor Optimism and Private Equity Placements,” with S. Szewczyk and R. Varma, Journal of Financial Research, 2005, vol. 28, 591-608.