Sanjai Bhagat

University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance

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Campus Box 419

Boulder, CO 80309

United States

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Scholarly Papers (47)

The Non-Correlation between Board Independence and Long-Term Firm Performance

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 185
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 1998
Sanjai Bhagat and Bernard S. Black
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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The Non-Correlation between Board Independence And Long-Term Firm Performance

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jan 2003
Sanjai Bhagat and Bernard S. Black
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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The Uncertain Relationship between Board Composition and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Oct 1997
Sanjai Bhagat and Bernard S. Black
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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Corporate governance, corporate performance, corporate ownership, capital structure, management turnover

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Event Studies and the Law - Part I: Technique and Corporate Litigation

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 May 2001
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
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CEO Education, CEO Turnover, and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Ajay Subramanian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Georgia State University
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Manager Ability, CEO Turnover, CEO Education, Firm Performance, Corporate Governance

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The Promise and Peril of Corporate Governance Indices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 89/2007, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Yale Law School
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corporate governance, corporate performance, governance indices

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Empirical Studies of Corporate Law

HANDBOOK OF LAW AND ECONOMICS, A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell, Forthcoming, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-16, ECGI - Finance Working Paper Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 44/2005
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 27 May 2005 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
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event studies, corporate governance, empirical research in corporate law

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Event Studies and the Law: Part Ii - Empirical Studies Of Corporate Law

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 May 2001
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
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Director Ownership, Corporate Performance, and Management Turnover

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Dec 1998
Sanjai Bhagat, Dennis C. Carey and Charles M. Elson
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Spencer Stuart and University of Delaware - John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
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Relational Investing and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Jun 2003
Sanjai Bhagat, Bernard S. Black and Margaret M. Blair
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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A Text-Based Analysis of Corporate Innovation

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 01 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2019
Gustaf Bellstam, Sanjai Bhagat and J. Anthony Cookson
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
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Innovation, Text Analysis, Analyst Reports, Patenting

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Reforming Executive Compensation: Simplicity, Transparency and Committing to the Long-Term

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
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executive compensation, restricted stock, financial institution regulation, emergency economic stablization act

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Independent Directors

THE NEW PALGRAVE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS AND THE LAW, Peter Newman, ed., Vol. 2, pp. 283-287, 1998
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Aug 2008
Sanjai Bhagat and Bernard S. Black
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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boards of directors, independent directors

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Reforming Executive Compensation: Focusing and Committing to the Long-Term

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 374
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2009
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School
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executive compensation, restricted stock, financial institution regulation, emergency economic stabilization act

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Director Ownership, Governance and Performance

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2012
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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Corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley

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IPO Valuation in the New and Old Economies

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Dec 2003
Sanjai Bhagat and Srinivasan Rangan
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore
Downloads 918 (31,296)
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Initial public offerings, equity valuation, accounting data, insider ownership, new economy

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Bank Executive Compensation and Capital Requirements Reform

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 May 2013
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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Executive Compensation, Bank Capital, Bank Capital Reform

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Do Tender Offers Create Value? New Methods and Evidence

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2004-4
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 May 2004
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, York University - Schulich School of Business, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and Cambridge Finance Partners, LLC
Downloads 673 (47,829)
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Tender offers, value improvements, truncation dilemma, revelation bias, agency

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The Impact of Fundamentals on IPO Valuation

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Northeastern University, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore
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Initial public offerings, equity valuation, insider ownership, investment banker prestige, new economy

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Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), December 2011
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2011
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Ajay Subramanian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Georgia State University
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Manager Ability, Risk Aversion, Manager Ownership, Capital Structure

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Size, Leverage, and Risk-Taking of Financial Institutions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 59, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Jun Lu
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE)
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Bank governance, Bank size, Bank capital requirement, Corporate governance

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Sarbanes-Oxley, Governance and Performance

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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Board independence, corporate governance, corporate performance

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Employment, Corporate Investment and Cash Flow Uncertainty

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 02 May 2013
Sanjai Bhagat and Iulian Obreja
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and SEC
Downloads 586 (57,197)
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corporate investment, uncertainty, intangible capital, employment

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The Use of Escrow Contracts in Acquisition Agreements

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Sanjai Bhagat, Sandy Klasa and Lubomir P. Litov
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Arizona - Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business
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mergers and acquisitions, escrow contracts, financial contracting

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Should the Modern Corporation Maximize Shareholder Value?

Sanjai Bhagat and R. Glenn Hubbard, "Should the modern corporation maximize shareholder value?" AEI Economic Perspectives, September 2020, https://www.aei.org/research-products/report/should-the-modern-corporation-maximize-shareholder-value/
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2020
Sanjai Bhagat and R. Glenn Hubbard
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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ESG, CSR, Stakeholder, stakeholders, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, shareholder value maximization

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Getting Incentives Right: Is Deferred Bank Executive Compensation Sufficient?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 241/2014, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 489
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Yale Law School
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executive compensation, restricted stock, financial institution regulation

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Investment Bankers’ Culture of Ownership?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: The Sequel

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 May 2019
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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corporate governance, firm performance, bank capital, bank governance, executive compensation, director compensation, bank risk

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Misaligned Bank Executive Incentive Compensation

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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corporate governance, executive compensation, insider trading, banks financial crisis

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Emerging Country Cross-Border Acquisitions: Characteristics, Acquirer Returns and Cross-Sectional Determinants

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Apr 2011
Sanjai Bhagat, Shavin Malhotra and Peng Cheng Zhu
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Carleton University - Eric Sprott School of Business and University of the Pacific - Eberhart School of Business
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Cross border acquisitions, corporate governance, emerging market acquirers, acquirer returns, bidder returns

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Financial Crisis, Corporate Governance, and Bank Capital

Financial Crisis, Corporate Governance, and Bank Capital. Cambridge University Press (2017)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Sanjai Bhagat
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
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CHOICE Act, Dodd-Frank, financial crisis, bank capital, bank governance, executive compensation, director compensation

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IPO Valuation: The International Evidence

The Oxford Handbook of IPOs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Sanjai Bhagat, Jun Lu and Srinivasan Rangan
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) and Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore
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IPO valuation, IPOs, international IPOs, insider retention

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Executive Compensation, Director Compensation and Bank Capital Requirements Reform

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 28 May 2014
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Downloads 121 (282,523)
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Voluntary and Mandatory Skin in the Game: Understanding Outside Directors’ Stock Holdings

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2011
Sanjai Bhagat and Heather Tookes
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale University - Yale School of Management
Downloads 107 (307,944)
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director stockholdings, equity ownership requirements, corporate governance, ownership and performance

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Economic Growth, Income Inequality, and the Rule of Law

Harvard Business Law Review, 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Nov 2020
Sanjai Bhagat
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
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Income Inequality, Rule of Law, Economic Growth, GINI, GDP per Capita

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Employment, Corporate Investment and Cash Flow Risk

Alnahedh, S., Bhagat, S., & Obreja, I. (2019). Employment, Corporate Investment, and Cash-Flow Risk. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 54(4), 1855-1898. doi:10.1017/S0022109019000437
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 06 Oct 2019
Saad Alnahedh, Sanjai Bhagat and Iulian Obreja
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and SEC
Downloads 48 (477,021)
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Cash Flow Uncertainty, Investment, Employment, Investment Opportunity

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Rule of Law, and Purpose of the Corporation

Bhagat, S, Hubbard, G. Rule of law and purpose of the corporation. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2021; 1– 17. https://doi.org/10.1111/corg.12374
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Sanjai Bhagat and R. Glenn Hubbard
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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ESG, CSR, corporate social responsibility, growth, income inequality, rule of law, stakeholder, shareholder value, environment, climate, directors

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Economic Policy Uncertainty and Economic Growth in India

IIM Bangalore Research Paper No. 407
Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2017
Sanjai Bhagat, Pulak Ghosh and Srinivasan Rangan
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore and Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore

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economic policy uncertainty, India economic growth

Event Studies and the Law: Part Ii: Empirical Studies of Corporate Law

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 380-423, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School

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Event Studies and the Law - Part Ii: Empirical Studies of Corporate Law

Posted: 25 Sep 2002
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School

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corporate law, corporate governance, event studies

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The Econometrics of Corporate Governance Studies

Sanjai Bhagat and Richard Jefferis, Jr., THE ECONOMETRICS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STUDIES, MIT Press, 2002, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 May 2002
Sanjai Bhagat and Richard Jefferis
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Koch Industries, Inc.

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Event Studies and the Law: Part I: Technique and Corporate Litigation

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 141-168, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School

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Event Studies and the Law - Part I: Technique and Corporate Litigation

Posted: 18 Feb 2002
Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Yale Law School

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Information Asymmetry and Trading Volume

Posted: 13 Jul 1998
Sanjai Bhagat and Sanjiv Bhatia
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Association for Investment Management and Research

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Trading Volume and Price Variability: Evidence on Lead-Lag Relations from Granger-Causality Tests

Posted: 05 Jul 1998
Sanjai Bhagat and Sanjiv Bhatia
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Association for Investment Management and Research

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Share Price Drops and Shareholder Litigation

Posted: 26 Apr 1998
Sanjai Bhagat and James Beck
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Do Takeovers Increase Value? An Intervention Approach

Posted: 11 Jul 1997
Sanjai Bhagat and David A. Hirshleifer
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business

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The Shareholder Wealth Implications of Corporate Lawsuits

Posted: 24 Feb 1997
Sanjai Bhagat, John M. Bizjak and Jeffrey L. Coles
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Texas Christian University and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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Market-Based Estimates of Value Gains from Takeovers: An Intervention Approach

Posted: 24 Feb 1997
Sanjai Bhagat and David A. Hirshleifer
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business

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