Laura Casares Field

University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

Professor of Finance

419 Purnell Hall

Newark, DE 19716

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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The Determinants of Corporate Board Size and Composition: An Empirical Analysis

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 85, No. 1, 2007, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Wake Forest University
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Boards of Directors, IPOs, Ownership Evolution

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Takeover Defenses of IPO Firms

Journal of Finance, Vol. 57, No. 5, October 2002
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Laura Casares Field and Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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Initial Public Offerings, Takeover Defenses, Acquisitions

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The Expiration of IPO Share Lockups

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Feb 2000
Laura Casares Field and Gordon R. Hanka
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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The Expiration of IPO Share Lockups

Posted: 02 Oct 2000
Laura Casares Field and Gordon R. Hanka
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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Initial public offerings, market efficiency, downward-sloping demand curves, lock-up agreements, underwriters, venture capitalists

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At the Table But Can’t Break Through the Glass Ceiling: Board Leadership Positions Elude Diverse Directors

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, 2nd Annual Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2019
Laura Casares Field, Matthew E. Souther and Adam S. Yore
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
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boards of directors, diversity, gender, women, minorities, chairman of the board, board committees, director compensation, pay gap, leadership gap, under-representation, committee chair

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The JOBS Act and IPO Volume: Evidence that Disclosure Costs Affect the IPO Decision

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 116, p. 121-143, 2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Michael Dambra, Laura Casares Field and Matthew Gustafson
SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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JOBS Act, Initial Public Offering, disclosure, proprietary costs, pre-IPO marketing

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Control Considerations of Newly Public Firms: The Implementation of Antitakeover Provisions and Dual Class Shares Before the IPO

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 1999
Laura Casares Field
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
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Does Insider Trading Impair Market Liquidity? Evidence from IPO Lockup Expirations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2003
Charles Cao, Laura Casares Field and Gordon R. Hanka
Pennsylvania State University, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Initial Public Offerings, Lockups, Insider Trading

Does Insider Trading Impair Market Liquidity? Evidence from IPO Lockup Expirations

Posted: 27 Apr 2003
Charles Cao, Laura Casares Field and Gordon R. Hanka
Pennsylvania State University, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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Initial Public Offerings, Lockups, Insider Trading

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Institutional Versus Individual Investment in Ipos: The Importance of Firm Fundamentals

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Nov 2004
Laura Casares Field and Michelle Lowry
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Drexel University
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Initial public offerings, institutional investors, individual investors, long-run performance

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Are Busy Boards Detrimental?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Laura Casares Field, Michelle Lowry and Anahit Mkrtchyan
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Drexel University and University of Calgary
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Corporate governance, IPO, Board of directors, venture capital

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The Consequences to Analyst Involvement in the IPO Process: Evidence Surrounding the JOBS Act

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 25 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2018
SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and University of Kansas - School of Business
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Equity Analyst Research; Conflicts of Interest; JOBS Act; IPOs

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IPO Underpricing and Outside Blockholdings

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jun 2003
Laura Casares Field and Dennis P. Sheehan
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Pennsylvania State University
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Initial Public Offering, Underpricing, Blockholdings

IPO Underpricing and Outside Blockholdings

Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Laura Casares Field and Dennis P. Sheehan
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Pennsylvania State University

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Initial Public Offering, Underpricing, Blockholdings

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The Effect of Director Experience on Acquisition Performance

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2016
Laura Casares Field and Anahit Mkrtchyan
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Calgary
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corporate governance, board of directors, mergers and acquisitions

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Bucking the Trend: Why do IPOs Choose Controversial Governance Structures and Why Do Investors Let Them

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2020
Laura Casares Field and Michelle Lowry
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Drexel University
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IPO, Classified Board, Dual Class, Governance

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Can Managers Time the Market? Evidence Using Repurchase Price Data

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1234
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2014
Amy K. Dittmar and Laura Casares Field
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
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Repurchases, Market Timing, Valuation, Long Run Performance, Payouts

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Does Disclosure Deter or Trigger Litigation?

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2011
Laura Casares Field, Michelle Lowry and Susan Shu
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Drexel University and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Shareholder litigation, Earnings disclosures, Endogeneity

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Bond Liquidity and Investment

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
Laura Casares Field, Anahit Mkrtchyan and Yuan Wang
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Calgary and Concordia University, Quebec
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Liquidity, Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions

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Do Corporate Managers Know When Their Shares are Undervalued? New Evidence Based on Actual (and Not Just Announced) Stock Buybacks

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 73-85, 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
Amy K. Dittmar and Laura Casares Field
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
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