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Two Essays in Finance: The Consequences of Mandated Compensation Disclosure, and The Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-08)
This Dissertation consists of two essays. The first essay studies the causal impacts of compensation disclosure on executive compensation, turnover, and executives’ job responsibilities. We find that, after the SEC mandates ...
Examination of long-run performance of momentum portfolios: Implications for the sources and profitability of momentum
(Virginia Tech, 2019-09-20)
This dissertation investigates the long-term performance of momentum portfolios. Its results show striking asymmetries for winners and losers and imply potentially different causes for the winner and loser components of ...
Two Essays on Corporate Finance
(Virginia Tech, 2019-09-11)
This Dissertation consists of two essays. The first essay examines how corporate financial policies depend on the properties of future cash flows. In contrast to prior literature, we investigate the role of asymmetries in ...
Two Essays on Competition, Corporate Investments, and Corporate Earnings
(Virginia Tech, 2018-04-19)
The general focus of my dissertation, which consists of two essays, is on how changes in the financial and economic environment surrounding a firm affect managerial incentives and firm policies regarding investment in ...