Publications

1. Symmetry in Pay for Luck, with Naveen Daniel and Lily Li

2. Co-opted Boards, with Jeff Coles and Naveen Daniel

    • Review of Financial Studies (2014), Vol. 27, 1751-1796; 116 citations+
    • Summarized in CFA digest, 2015, Vol 45
    • Best Paper Award at Conference on Corporate Governance  and Fraud Prevention (2008)
    • “Highly Cited” paper on SSCI (top 1%)

3. Introduction to  the Special Issue on Executive Compensation

    • Journal of Economics and Business (2013), Vol. 67, 1-3

4. Does the use of peer groups contribute to higher pay and less efficient compensation?, with John Bizjak and Mike Lemmon

    • Journal of Financial Economics (2008), Vol. 90, 152-168; 135 citations++
    • Designated “Hall of Fame” paper by Journal of Financial Economics

5. Do firms manage earnings to meet dividend thresholds?, with Naveen Daniel and Dave Denis

    • Lead article: Journal of Accounting and Economics (2008), Vol. 45, 2-29; 62 citations+

6. Boards: Does one size fit all?, with Jeff Coles and Naveen Daniel

    •  Journal of Financial Economics (2008), Vol. 87, 329-356; 725 citations+
    • Highly Cited” paper on SSCI (top 1%)++
    •  Designated “Hall of Fame” paper by Journal of Financial Economics

7. Managerial incentives and risk-taking, with Jeff Coles and Naveen Daniel

    • Journal of Financial Economics (2006), Vol. 79, 431-468; 645 citations+
    • Ranked in Top 10 “Classic Papers” by Google Scholar (defined as “highly cited papers…stood the test of time”)
    • Highly Cited” paper on SSCI (top 1%)++
    •  Designated “Hall of Fame” paper by Journal of Financial Economics
    •  Reprinted in Recent Developments in the Economics of Executive Compensation (Robert W. Kolb, Editor)

8. Organizational complexity and succession planning

    • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (2006), Vol. 41, 661-684; 52 citations+

9. Organizational complexity and CEO labor markets: Evidence from diversified firms, with Tammy Berry, John Bizjak, and Mike Lemmon

    • Journal of Corporate Finance (2006), Vol. 12, 797-817; 34 citations+
    • Best Paper at Northern Finance Association Conference (2002)

+Citations data from Web of Science;

++SSCI has a lookback window of 10 years. This paper was designated by SSCI as being in the top 1% of papers during the period for which they tracked the statistics.   

Google Scholar Citations = 6,459, Downloads of working papers on SSRN = 17,419