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Papers accepted for publication

Risk management with supply contracts (with Heitor Almeida and Kristine Hankins).  Review of Financial Studies, 2017. Volume 30, 4179-4215.

Fortune favors the bold (with Costanza Meneghetti). Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2017.  Volume 52, 895-925.

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.

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

Working papers

Restrictions on CEO Mobility, Performance-Turnover Sensitivity, and Compensation: Evidence from Non-compete Agreements (with Omesh Kini and David Yin) - Review of Financial Studies - Revision Requested.

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 Max Liang and Steven Chong Xiao)
- AFA meetings - Boston 2015

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

Efficient Governance, Inefficient Markets: Short Selling with Takeover Risk (with Costanza Meneghetti and Steven Chong Xiao)

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

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

The Effects of Technology Adoption on Firms, Supply Chains, and Rivals  (with John Bai, Wang Jin, and Kristina McElheran

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

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