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Papers accepted for publication

Tournament Incentives, Firm Risk, and Corporate Policies (with Omesh Kini). Journal of Financial Economics, 2012.  Volume 103, 350-376.

Trade credit and the joint effects of supplier and customer financial characteristics (with Jaideep Shenoy), Journal of Financial Intermediation, 2017.  Volume 29, 68-80.

Appendix A extends the state-level interstate banking data in Johnson and Rice (2008) and Rice and Strahan (2010) through 2008.

Fortune favors the bold (with Costanza Meneghetti), forthcoming, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Risk management with supply contracts (with Heitor Almeida and Kristine Hankins). forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies.

Working papers

Common Auditors and Relationship-Specific Investment in Supplier-Customer Relationships (with Dan Dhaliwal and Jaideep Shenoy)

The real effect of stock prices on the supply chain (with Steven Chong Xiao)
- AFA meetings - Boston 2015

Dividend reductions, reinstatements, and substitution with repurchases (with Kathy Kahle)

Collusion and Efficiency in Horizontal Mergers: Evidence from Geographic Overlap (with Douglas (DJ) Fairhurst)

Do compensation consultants have distinct styles? (with Chen Cai and Omesh Kini)

Collateral, Risk, and Borrowing Capacity (with Panos Markou and Jie Yang)

Product market linkages and managerial risk taking (with Jayant Kale and Simi Kedia)
-European Finance Association meetings - Stockholm 2011

Vertical firm boundaries:  supplier-customer contracts and vertical integration