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Papers accepted for publication

CEO Non-Compete Agreements, Job Risk, and Compensation (with Omesh Kini and David Yin) - Review of Financial Studies - forthcoming

Stock Market Information and Innovative Investment in the Supply Chain (with Max Liang and Steven Chong Xiao) - Review of Corporate Finance Studies - forthcoming

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


Do firms hedge during distress? (with Heitor Almeida and Kristine Hankins).

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

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

The Market for Corporate Control as a Limit to Short Arbitrage  (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