Ph.D. Students Supervised

  1. Robert Kellogg
    • "An Empirical Study of Rule 10b-5 Buyers' Suits Based Upon Accounting Disclosures," November 1979
    • Associate Professor of Business Administration, Huston-Tillotson University

  2. Robert W. Holthausen
    • "Theory and Evidence on the Effect of Bond Covenants and Management Compensation Contracts on the Choice of Accounting Techniques: The Case of the Depreciation Switch-Back," April 1980
    • The Nomura Securities Co. Professor of Accounting & Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  3. Richard Leftwich
    • "Private Determination of Accounting Methods in Corporate Bond Indentures," April 1980
    • Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Accounting and Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

  4. Wayne H. Mikkelson
    • "Convertible Debt and Warrant Financing: A Study of the Agency Cost Motivation and Wealth Effects of Calls of Convertible Securities," April 1980
    • Cameron Distinguished Chair in Finance Emeritus, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon

  5. Peter R. Dodd
    • "The Market for Corporate Control and Stockholder Wealth," June 1980, Chair of Committee
    • former Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, Macquarie University, former Head of Corporate Finance, ABN-AMRO, Australia; former Dean, Australian Graduate School of Management; former Chief Financial Officer, North American Energy Partners

  6. Richard S. Ruback
    • "The Effects of Discretionary Price Control Decisions on Equity Values," July 1980
    • Baker Foundation Professor, Willard Prescott Smith Professor of Corporate Finance, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University and Senior Consultant to Charles River Associates

  7. Björn Espen Eckbo
    • "Examining the Anti-Competitive Significance of Large Horizontal Mergers," July 1981
    • Tuck Centennial Professor of Finance, Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College; Founding Director, Lindenauer Center for Corporate Governance

  8. Thomas Lys
    • "Selection of Accounting Procedures and Implications of Changes in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles: A Case Study Using Oil and Gas Accounting," May 1982
    • Eric L. Kohler Emeritus Chair in Accounting, Professor Emeritus of Accounting Information & Management, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University

  9. Kenneth R. French
    • "The Pricing of Futures and Forward Contracts," July 1982, Chair of Committee
    • Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance, Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College; Head of Investment Policy, Dimensional Fund Advisors

  10. H. Nejat Seyhun
    • "Analysis of Market Response to Insider Trading Information," April 1984, Chair of Committee
    • Jerome B. and Eilene M. York Professor of Finance, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

  11. William Blozan
    • "Retail Deals as Competition: Reducing Consumer Search Costs," September 1986, Co-Chair of Committee
    • Consultant, former CEO, Breeze Easy, Inc., San Diego, CA

  12. Karen H. Wruck
    • "Management Financing Decisions and Firm Value: An Examination of Private Sales of Common Stock," September 1987, Chair of Committee
    • Dean's Distinguished Chair, Professor of Finance, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University

  13. Dean Crawford
    • "Factors that Influence the Form of Payment in Mergers," December 1987
    • Professor of Accounting, SUNY Oswego

  14. Vinod Singhal
    • "Risk Considerations in Operations Management," March 1988
    • Charles W. Brady Chair, Professor of Operations Management, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech University

  15. Susan E. Liberty
    • "Economic Determinants of Accounting Choice: A Study of Commercial Bank Accounting Practices," November 1988

  16. Douglas J. Skinner
    • "Options Markets, Stock Return Volatility and the Information Content of Earnings Releases," July 1989
    • Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

  17. Paul J. Seguin
    • "Consequences of Exchange Listing and Transactions Reporting: An Empirical Investigation of National Market System Reporting," May 1990, Chair of Committee
    • Consultant

  18. Joy Begley
    • "The Determinants of Debt Covenant Use: An Empirical Investigation," December 1990
    • Ronald L. Cliff Professor in Accounting, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

  19. Shing-Yang Hu
    • "Market Risk and Asset Returns," July 1992
    • Professor, National Taiwan University

  20. Philip Kearns
    • "Volatility and the Pricing of Interest Rate Derivative Securities," June 1993, Chair of Committee
    • Co-Chief of INvestment Management and Managing Director, DE Shaw & Co

  21. Mark R. Huson
    • "Bid-Ask Spreads, Measured Returns, and Inferences in Financial Research," September 1995, Chair of Committee
    • Professor of Finance, Pocklington Professor of Private Enterprise & Jarislowsky Fellow, University of Alberta

  22. Jangkoo Kang
    • "Bond Mutual Fund Performance Evaluation: The Numeraire Portfolio Approach," April 1997
    • Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Management, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

  23. Jarrad V. T. Harford
    • "Corporate Cash Reserves and Acquisitions," February 1998, Chair of Committee
    • Paul Pigott-PACCAR Professor in Business Administration, Foster School of Business, University of Washington

  24. Michelle B. Lowry
    • "Intertemporal Variation in IPO Volume," December 1999, Chair of Committee
    • TD Bank Endowed Professor of Finance, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University

  25. Jonathan Lewellen
    • "On the Predictability of Stock Returns," April 2000
    • Carl E. and Catherine M. Heidt Professor of Finance, Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College

  26. Andreas Gintschel
    • "Quote Revisions in Related Assets," August 2001
    • Head of Client Solutions, Prime Capital AG

  27. Micah S. Officer
    • "Contractual Features of Merger Agreements," November 2001, Chair of Committee
    • Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration, Loyola Marymount University

  28. Richmond D. Mathews
    • "Theoretical Examinations of Direct Equity Sales," August 2003
    • Associate Professor of Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

  29. Tzachi Zach
    • "Inside the Accrual Anomaly,"December 2003
    • Associate Professor of Accounting, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University

  30. Lance Young
    • "Empirical Investigations of Rational and Behavioral Explanations for Capital Market Anomalies," August 2005
    • Principal Lecturer in Finance and Business Economics, Foster School of Business, University of Washington

  31. Ivy Xiying Zhang
    • "Economic Consequences of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002," December 2005
    • Associate Professor of Accounting, A. Gary Anderson School of Business Administration, University of California, Riverside

  32. Gennaro Bernile
    • "The Rhetoric of M&A Deals: Analysis of Insidersí Forecasts During the Merger Wave of the 1990s," August 2006
    • Associate Professor of Finance, University of Miami

  33. Alexander Barinov
    • "Idiosyncratic Volatility, Growth Options, and the Cross-Section of Returns," June 2008, Chair of Committee
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, A. Gary Anderson School of Business Administration, University of California, Riverside

  34. Evan Dudley
    • "Essays on Capital Structure and Investment," October 2008
    • Associate Professor and Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Finance, Queens University

  35. Matthew Gustafson
    • "Four essays on Capital Market Competition and Security Offering Methods and a Natural Experiment on how Wealth Shocks affect Retirement," September 2013
    • Associate Professor of Finance, Stuart and Michele Rothstein Early Career Professor, Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University

  36. Candace Jens
    • "Investment around U.S. Gubernatorial Eelections," September 2013
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, Tulane University

  37. Mihail Velikov
    • "Monetary Policy Shocks and Predictable Returns," May 2015
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University

  38. Justin Vitanza
    • "Informed Trading in Options Markets and Its Information Value," June 2015, Co-Chair of Committee
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, Fox School of Business, Temple University

  39. Hongtao Li
    • "Financing Asset Growth: A Closer Look at the Investment Factor," June 2016
    • Quant Researcher, Quantitative Strategies Group at Guggenheim Partners

  40. Jacquelyn Gillette
    • "The Information Content of Debt Analyst Reports for Firms in Financial Distress," June 2016
    • Assistant Professor of Accounting, Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  41. Amanda Badger
    • "Changes in the Marketís Ability to Anticipate Future Earnings over Time and Earnings Quality," January 2018
    • Assistant Professor of Accounting, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

  42. Robert Arscott
    • "LIBOR Floors in Leveraged Loans," May 2018
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, Whitman School of Business, Syracuse University

  43. Maxim Sokolov
    • "A Deeper Look at the Implied Volatility Spread as a Predictor of Stock Returns," May 2019
    • Data Scientist, Kensho Technologies

  44. Zhao Jin
    • "How Do Large Companies Affect Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Amazonís HQ2," May 2020
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

  45. Ran Duan
    • "Patent Trolls and Capital Structure Decisions in High-Tech Firms," April 2021
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, City University, Hong Kong, College of Business

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