Rüdiger Fahlenbrach

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Swiss Finance Institute Professor

Quartier UNIL-Dorigny

Extranef 211

1015 Lausanne, CH-1015

Switzerland

http://https://www.epfl.ch/labs/sfi-rf/

Swiss Finance Institute

c/o University of Geneva

40, Bd du Pont-d'Arve

CH-1211 Geneva 4

Switzerland

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Citation 94

Bank CEO Incentives and the Credit Crisis

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-13, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-13, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-27, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 256/2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Citation 100

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Financial crisis, CEO compensation, CEO incentives, Insider trading

Bank CEO Incentives and the Credit Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w15212
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Do Independent Director Departures Predict Future Bad Events?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2010-03-007, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2010-7, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 10-17, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 281/2010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Angie Low and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Nanyang Technological University - Division of Banking & Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Director departures, reputational concerns, director monitoring

Do Independent Director Departures Predict Future Bad Events?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 281/2010
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Mar 2016
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Angie Low and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Nanyang Technological University - Division of Banking & Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Director departures, reputational concerns, director monitoring

The Dark Side of Outside Directors: Do They Quit When They are Most Needed?

NBER Working Paper No. w15917
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Angie Low and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Nanyang Technological University - Division of Banking & Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Founder-Ceos, Investment Decisions, and Stock Market Performance

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2004-20, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2004-01-001
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2008
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Founder-CEOs, managerial characteristics, corporate behavior

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Citation 28

Shareholder Rights, Boards, and CEO Compensation

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-5 and Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-004, Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 May 2003 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2008
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Compensation, Corporate Governance, Governance Incentive Substitution

Shareholder Rights, Boards, and CEO Compensation

Review of Finance, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 81-113, 2009
Posted: 17 Jan 2009
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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G32, G34, J33

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Citation 12

Large Shareholders and Corporate Policies

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper, Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-004, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2006-14
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2008
Henrik Cronqvist and Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
University of Miami - Department of Finance and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Large shareholders, blockholders, corporate policies, firm performance

Large Shareholders and Corporate Policies

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 10, pp. 3941-3976, 2009
Posted: 28 Sep 2009
Henrik Cronqvist and Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
University of Miami - Department of Finance and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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G31, G32, G34, G35

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Citation 67

Large Blocks of Stock: Prevalence, Size, and Measurement

Journal of Corporate Finance, pp. 594-618, June 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jul 2004
Jennifer Dlugosz, Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Paul A. Gompers and Andrew Metrick
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
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Corporate governance, large shareholders, ownership

Large Blocks of Stock: Prevalence, Size, and Measurement

NBER Working Paper No. w10671
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Jennifer Dlugosz, Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Paul A. Gompers and Andrew Metrick
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
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How Valuable is Financial Flexibility When Revenue Stops? Evidence from the COVID-19 Crisis

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2020-03-007, Charles A. Dice Working Paper No. 2020-07, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 20-37
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2020
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Kevin Rageth and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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COVID-19, financial flexibility, cash holdings, leverage, short-term debt, stock returns, CDS premiums

How Valuable is Financial Flexibility When Revenue Stops? Evidence from the Covid-19 Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w27106
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Kevin Rageth and René Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
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Do Exogenous Changes in Passive Institutional Ownership Affect Corporate Governance and Firm Value?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2016
Cornelius Schmidt and Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Finance and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Corporate Governance; Institutional Ownership; Monitoring; Index Reconstitutions

This Time Is the Same: Using Bank Performance in 1998 to Explain Bank Performance During the Recent Financial Crisis

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2011-10 , Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2011-03-010, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-19, AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2011
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Robert Prilmeier and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Financial crisis, systemic risk, bank returns, short-term funding, LTCM, Russian default

This Time is the Same: Using Bank Performance in 1998 to Explain Bank Performance During the Recent Financial Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w17038
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 May 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2021
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Robert Prilmeier and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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CEO Contract Design: How Do Strong Principals Do It?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-14
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2012
Henrik Cronqvist and Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
University of Miami - Department of Finance and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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LBOs, employment contracts, contracting theory, executive compensation

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Citation 29

Managerial Ownership Dynamics and Firm Value

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 182/2007, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2007-03-013, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2007-12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Firm valuation, director and officer ownership, ownership dynamics

Managerial Ownership Dynamics and Firm Value

NBER Working Paper No. w13202
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2021
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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How Do Investors and Firms React to a Large, Unexpected Currency Appreciation Shock?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 15-65
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2020
Matthias Efing, Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Christoph Herpfer and Philipp Krueger
HEC Paris - Finance Department, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Emory University - Goizueta Business School and University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI)
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Why Do Firms Appoint CEOs as Outside Directors?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-009, Charles A. Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics Working Paper No. 2008-10
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Angie Low and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Nanyang Technological University - Division of Banking & Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Director independence, new director appointment, director influence, quiet life

Estimating the Effects of Large Shareholders Using a Geographic Instrument

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-008, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-9, Robert Day School of Economics and Finance Research Paper No. 2009-13, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 1101012
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Bo Becker, Henrik Cronqvist and Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
Stockholm School of Economics, University of Miami - Department of Finance and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Large shareholders, blockholders, corporate policies, firm performance, liquidity, instrumental variable estimation

Estimating the Effects of Large Shareholders Using a Geographic Instrument

NBER Working Paper No. w17393
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Bo Becker, Henrik Cronqvist and Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
Stockholm School of Economics, University of Miami - Department of Finance and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Why Are Firms With More Managerial Ownership Worth Less?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2018-03-024, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2018-24, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-75, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 587/2018
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2020
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Babson College
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Firm valuation, Director and officer ownership, Liquidity, Performance history

Why are Firms with More Managerial Ownership Worth Less?

NBER Working Paper No. w25352
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Kornelia Fabisik, Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, René Stulz and Jérôme Taillard
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business and Babson College
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Why Does Fast Loan Growth Predict Poor Performance for Banks?

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2016-7, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2016-03-07, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Mar 2016
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Robert Prilmeier and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Credit boom, loan growth, bank performance, bank returns, loan loss provisions

Why Does Fast Loan Growth Predict Poor Performance for Banks?

NBER Working Paper No. w22089
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2021
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Robert Prilmeier and René M. Stulz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Institutional Investors and Mutual Fund Governance: Evidence from Retail – Institutional Fund Twins

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-31, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 1907149
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2012
Richard B. Evans and Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Governance, Mutual funds, Institutional investors, Performance sensitivity, Identification

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Former CEO Directors: Lingering CEOs or Valuable Resources?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2007-03-004, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2007-4, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Bernadette A. Minton and Carrie H. Pan
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and Santa Clara University - Department of Finance
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CEO turnover, rehired CEO, former CEO, relative performance evaluation

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ICO Investors

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-37, European Corporate Governance Institute - Finance Working Paper No. 618/2019
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2019
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach and Marc Frattaroli
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Initial Coin Offering, FinTech, Individual Investors

Why Don’t All Banks Practice Regulatory Arbitrage? Evidence from Usage of Trust Preferred Securities

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2014-01, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 457/2015, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2014-03-01, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2015
Nicole M. Boyson, Rüdiger Fahlenbrach and René M. Stulz
Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Regulatory arbitrage; bank capital requirements; quality of bank capital

Why Do Banks Practice Regulatory Arbitrage? Evidence from Usage of Trust Preferred Securities

NBER Working Paper No. w19984
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Nicole M. Boyson, Rüdiger Fahlenbrach and René M. Stulz
Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Co-Movements of Index Options and Futures Quotes

Dice Center Working Paper Series No. 2005-10, Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2008
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach and Patrik Sandas
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Virginia
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Options, Frictions, Market Microstructure, Stale Quotes, Market and Limit Orders

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CEO Networks and the Labor Market for Directors

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-28, 31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2018
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Hyemin Kim and Angie Low
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Monash University - Division of Banking & Finance and Nanyang Technological University - Division of Banking & Finance
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board of directors, network connections, director labor market, CEO rolodex

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Direct Democracy, Corporate Political Strategy, and Firm Value

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 21-23
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Mar 2021
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach, Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov and Philip Valta
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, HEC Paris - Finance Department and University of Bern
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Essays on Corporate Governance

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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Firm ownership, Firm performance, Founders, Operator ownership, Return on investment, Stock markets, Valuation, Boards of directors, Chief executive officers (CEOs), Firm governance