Dissertations and Theses - Finance

 

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  • Gao, Meng (2020-04-28)
    My Ph.D. dissertation consists of three essays and focuses on informed trading by various economic agents. The first essay provides causal evidence that compensation shocks due to missing relative performance goals prompts ...

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  • Zi, Chao (2020-04-28)
    Financial markets are of vital importance to the overall economy: many market movements and phenomena have deep roots in and profound influences on macroeconomic activity. It is thus essential for policymakers seeking to ...

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  • AlBader, Sulaiman H (2020-04-09)
    This dissertation contains two chapters: the first chapter examines the impact of sovereign wealth fund (SWF) ownership on firm executive compensation and the second examines the impact that various dividend payout policies ...

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  • Huang, Ruidi (2019-07-02)
    The first essay, the Financial Consequences of Customer Satisfaction: Evidence from Yelp Ratings and SBA Loans, demonstrates the financial and real consequences of customer satisfaction using a novel and comprehensive Yelp ...

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  • Oh, Eunji (2019-07-03)
    The first essay examines whether systematic equity risk of firms reflects the risk of their R&D strategies at various angles. More novel R&D strategy is risky because it can be related to more extreme outcome. This risk ...

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