Jarrad Harford

University of Washington

Box 353226

Seattle, WA 98195-3226

United States

http://faculty.washington.edu/jarrad/

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

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Corporate Governance and Firm Cash Holdings

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
Jarrad Harford, Sattar Mansi and William F. Maxwell
University of Washington, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
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Citation 148

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Cash Holdings, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights

Corporate Governance and Firm Cash Holdings

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Posted: 22 May 2007
Jarrad Harford, Sattar Mansi and William F. Maxwell
University of Washington, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department

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Cash Holdings, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights

Do Long-Term Investors Improve Corporate Decision Making?

Finance Down Under 2015 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance Paper, Asian Finance Association 2015 Conference Paper
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 05 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2017
Jarrad Harford, Ambrus Kecskes and Sattar Mansi
University of Washington, York University - Schulich School of Business and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Downloads 2,102 (8,608)
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Agency problems; Monitoring; Managerial myopia; Investor horizons; Corporate governance; Managerial misbehavior; Investment; Innovation; Financing; Off balance sheet debt; Debt maturity; Payouts; Valuation; Profitability; Volatility; Credit events

Investor Horizons and Corporate Cash Holdings

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2012
Jarrad Harford, Ambrus Kecskes and Sattar Mansi
University of Washington, York University - Schulich School of Business and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Downloads 1,062 (24,955)
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Investor horizons, Institutional investors, Ownership structure, Investor heterogeneity, Corporate governance, Monitoring, Cash holdings

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The Importance of Industry Links in Merger Waves

Journal of Finance, 2014, vol. 69(2): 527-576.
Number of pages: 159 Posted: 14 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Kenneth R. Ahern and Jarrad Harford
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Washington
Downloads 2,453 (6,821)
Citation 40

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Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Markets, Networks

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Corporate Cash Reserves and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Apr 1997
Jarrad Harford
University of Washington
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Operating Leverage, Profitability and Capital Structure

CICF 2013 Shanghai, China; EFA 2013, Cambridge UK; 24th CFEA (Kenan-Flagler Business School)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2017
Zhiyao Chen, Jarrad Harford and Avraham Kamara
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance, University of Washington and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 1,657 (12,904)
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operating leverage, capital structure, financial leverage, trade-off theory,profitability, default risk

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Precautionary Savings with Risky Assets: When Cash Is Not Cash

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 03 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2016
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics, University of Washington and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 1,383 (17,147)
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Cash, Precautionary Savings, Investment Securities, Risk, Liquidity, SFAS 157, Fair Value, Taxes

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Financial Flexibility and Corporate Cash Policy

Finance Down Under 2014 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2013
Tao Chen, Jarrad Harford and Chen Lin
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Washington and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 842 (34,720)
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Cash policy, Debt capacity, Collateral, Real estate value, Cash holding, Marginal value of cash, Cash flow sensitivity of cash

Financial Flexibility and Corporate Cash Policy

HKIMR Working Paper No. 05/2017
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Tao Chen, Jarrad Harford and Chen Lin
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Washington and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 537 (62,974)
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Financial Flexibility, Collateral Value, Cash Policy, Real Estate Prices

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Do Analysts Matter for Governance? Evidence from Natural Experiments

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Tao Chen, Jarrad Harford and Chen Lin
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Washington and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,363 (17,533)
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Financial analyst, Monitoring, Natural experiment, Analyst coverage, Value of cash holding, CEO excess compensation, Acquisition, Earnings management

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Do Firms Have Leverage Targets? Evidence from Acquisitions

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 28 May 2009
Jarrad Harford, Sandy Klasa and Nathan Walcott
University of Washington, University of Arizona - Department of Finance and Washington State University
Downloads 1,323 (18,329)
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Capital structure, target leverage, mergers, acquisitions

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Refinancing Risk and Cash Holdings

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 31 May 2013
Jarrad Harford, Sandy Klasa and William F. Maxwell
University of Washington, University of Arizona - Department of Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department
Downloads 1,302 (18,735)
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Cash Holdings, Refinancing Risk, Debt Maturity

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The Sources of Value Destruction in Acquisitions by Entrenched Managers

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 106, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
Jarrad Harford, Mark Humphery-Jenner and Ronan Powell
University of Washington, UNSW Business School and University College Dublin (UCD) - Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,229 (20,438)
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Corporate Governance, Mergers, Entrenchment, Overvalued Equity, Overpayment

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Determinants of Corporate Cash Policy: Insights from Private Firms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Huasheng Gao, Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 1,129 (23,207)
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cash holdings, financing frictions, agency conflicts, private firms, excess cash, speed of adjustment

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The Cash Flow Permanence and Information Content of Dividend Increases vs. Repurchases

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 1999
Wayne R. Guay and Jarrad Harford
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Washington
Downloads 1,129 (23,207)
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Monitoring: Which Institutions Matter?

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Kai Li, Jarrad Harford and Xia Chen
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Washington and Singapore Management University
Downloads 1,117 (23,564)
Citation 230

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corporate governance, institutional investors, mergers & acquisitions, monitoring, trading

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Efficient and Distortional Components to Industry Merger Waves

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Jarrad Harford
University of Washington
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Merger Waves, Agency, Hubris, Herding

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Do Private Equity Sponsor Returns Result from Wealth Transfers and Short-Termism? Evidence from a Comprehensive Sample of Large Buyouts and Exit Outcomes

Management Science 60 (April, 2014), 888-902
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2017
Jarrad Harford and Adam C. Kolasinski
University of Washington and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
Downloads 985 (28,251)
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private equity, leveraged buyouts, disclosure policy, investment policy

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Foreign Cash: Taxes, Internal Capital Markets, and Agency Problems

The Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2016
Jarrad Harford, Cong Wang and Kuo Zhang
University of Washington, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management
Downloads 955 (29,553)
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Cash trapped overseas, Value of foreign cash, Repatriation cost, Domestic investment-cash flow sensitivity

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Financial Flexibility, Risk Management, and Payout Choice

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
University of Arizona, University of Kentucky and University of Washington
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Payout policy, risk management, financial flexibility, hedging, repurchases, dividends

Managerial Opportunism? Evidence from Directors' and Officers' Insurance Purchases

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Sep 2000
John Chalmers, Larry Dann and Jarrad Harford
University of Oregon, University of Oregon - Department of Finance and University of Washington
Downloads 703 (44,420)
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Managerial Opportunism? Evidence from Directors' and Officers' Insurance Purchases

Posted: 19 Nov 2002
John Chalmers, Larry Dann and Jarrad Harford
University of Oregon, University of Oregon - Department of Finance and University of Washington

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Takeover Bids and Target Directors' Incentives: Retention, Experience and Settling-Up

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Jarrad Harford
University of Washington
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Determinants of Corporate Cash Policy: A Comparison of Public and Private Firms

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Huasheng Gao, Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 664 (48,605)
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Cash Holdings, Cash-to-Cash Flow Sensitivity, Agency Conflicts, Financing Frictions, Private Firms

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Corporate Boards and the Leverage and Debt Maturity Choices

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Mar 2006
Jarrad Harford, Kai Li and Xinlei Shelly Zhao
University of Washington, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Government of the United States of America - Office of the Currency Comptroller - Risk Analysis Division
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leverage, debt maturity, board effectiveness, incentive alignment, director power, governance

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CEO Turnover-Performance Sensitivities in Private Firms

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
Huasheng Gao, Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 641 (50,864)
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agency problems; CEO turnover; CEO turnover-performance sensitivity; investor horizon; investor myopia; private firms

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The Real Effects of Uncertainty on Merger Activity

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Vineet Bhagwat, Robert A. Dam and Jarrad Harford
George Washington University - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Washington
Downloads 604 (54,968)
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uncertainty, investment, merger, acquisition, VIX

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Motivated Monitors: The Importance of Institutional Investors’ Portfolio Weights

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Eliezer M. Fich, Jarrad Harford and Anh L. Tran
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Washington and Cass Business School, City University London
Downloads 583 (57,504)
Citation 45

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Monitoring, Institutional investors, Mergers and acquisitions, Takeover premiums

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How Much Do Directors Influence Firm Value?

Forthcoming in: Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Aaron Burt, Christopher M. Hrdlicka and Jarrad Harford
University of Oklahoma - Division of Finance, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington
Downloads 556 (61,033)
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director influence, connected boards, price discovery, economic links, return predictability, information diffusion, market efficiency, investor inattention, limits to arbitrage, lead-lag effect, networks, boards of directors

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Payout Policy Tradeoffs and the Rise of 10b5-1 Preset Repurchase Plans

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Alice A. Bonaime, Jarrad Harford and David Moore
University of Arizona, University of Washington and Loyola Marymount University
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Share repurchase; share buyback; Rule 10b5-1; preset trading plan; accelerated share repurchase; payout policy; financial crisis; repurchase plan completion rates; announcement returns; financial flexibility; blackout windows

Conflicts of Interests Among Shareholders: The Case of Corporate Acquisitions

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4653-07, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Kai Li, Jarrad Harford and Dirk Jenter
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Washington and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance
Downloads 486 (71,393)

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cross-holdings, shareholder heterogeneity, target selection, mergers and acquisitions, toeholds, synergies, agency

Conflicts of Interests Among Shareholders: The Case of Corporate Acquisitions

NBER Working Paper No. w13274
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Jarrad Harford, Kai Li and Dirk Jenter
University of Washington, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance
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Decoupling CEO Wealth and Firm Performance: The Case of Acquiring CEOS

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Mar 2005
Kai Li and Jarrad Harford
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Washington
Downloads 504 (68,926)
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acquisitions, capital expenditures, corporate governance, equity incentives, pay-performance sensitivity

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CEO Pay Cuts and Forced Turnover: Their Causes and Consequences

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Huasheng Gao, Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 500 (69,667)
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CEO turnover, corporate governance, executive compensation, pay cuts, pay-for-performance sensitivity

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Financial Buyers vs. Strategic Buyers

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2013
London Business School - Department of Finance, Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Washington
Downloads 499 (69,827)

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private equity, buyout, acquisitions, moral hazard, governance, misvaluation

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Analyst Career Concerns, Effort Allocation, and Firms’ Information Environment

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2018
Jarrad Harford, Feng Jiang, Rong Wang and Fei Xie
University of Washington, University at Buffalo - School of Management, Singapore Management University and University of Delaware - Lerner College of Business and Economics
Downloads 496 (70,335)
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Sell-side analysts; Effort allocation; Limited attention; Career concerns; Earnings forecast; Stock recommendation; Firm information environment; Labor market outcomes

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Does Takeover Protection Matter? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 May 2018
Eliezer M. Fich, Jarrad Harford and Adam S. Yore
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Washington and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
Downloads 465 (76,166)
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Cash value; Business combination laws; Takeover defenses; Natural experiments

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How Does an LBO Impact the Target's Industry?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Jarrad Harford, Jared R. Stanfield and Feng Zhang
University of Washington, University of Oklahoma and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 460 (77,108)
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leverage buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, industry peers

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Trade Relationships, Indirect Economic Links, and Mergers

26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 18 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2019
University of Washington, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Finance & Real Estate and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 430 (83,498)
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Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Market, Horizontal, Vertical, Supply Chain, Rivals

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International Trade and Propagation of Merger Waves

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 20 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2020
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Eric de Bodt and Jarrad Harford
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, NHH-Caltech and University of Washington
Downloads 405 (90,032)
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International Trade Merger Waves

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Information Asymmetry, Information Dissemination and the Effect of Regulation FD on the Cost of Capital

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Mar 2007
Jefferson Duarte, Xi Han, Jarrad Harford and Lance A. Young
Rice University, University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics, University of Washington and University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics
Downloads 394 (92,385)
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Regulation FD, Cost of Capital, Information Asymmetry

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EPS-Sensitivity and Mergers

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
Sudipto Dasgupta, Jarrad Harford and Fangyuan Ma
Chinese University of Hong Kong, ABFER, CEPR, and ECGI, University of Washington and Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance
Downloads 374 (98,112)
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mergers, acquisitions, EPS, short-termism, method-of-payment

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Anticompetitive Effects of Horizontal Acquisitions: The Impact of Within-Industry Product Similarity

Number of pages: 112 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Maryam Fathollahi, Jarrad Harford and Sandy Klasa
University of Oklahoma- Division of Finance, University of Washington and University of Arizona - Department of Finance
Downloads 339 (109,616)
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Horizontal acquisitions, Industry competition, Product similarity

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Ex-post Bargaining, Corporate Cash Holdings, and Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Florida State University - College of Business, University of Washington, Florida State University - College of Business and Wake Forest University
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corporate cash holdings, executive compensation

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Do Concentrated Trading Equilibria Exist? The Migration of Informed Trading Following Index Addition

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Nov 1998
Jarrad Harford and Aditya Kaul
University of Washington and University of Alberta - Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis
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Does the Director Labor Market Offer Ex Post Settling-Up for CEOs? The Case of Acquisitions

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2012
Jarrad Harford and Robert J. Schonlau
University of Washington and Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Finance & Real Estate
Downloads 282 (133,451)
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boards, directors, mergers and acquisitions, CEOs, director labor market, ex post settling-up, career concerns

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Mergers Under the Microscope: Analysing Conference Call Transcripts

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 12 May 2020
Chinese University of Hong Kong, ABFER, CEPR, and ECGI, University of Washington, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and the Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Mergers; Acquisitions; Conference Call; Machine Learning; Probabilistic Topic Modelling

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Do Insiders Time Management Buyouts and Freezeouts to Buy Undervalued Targets?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
Jarrad Harford, Jared R. Stanfield and Feng Zhang
University of Washington, University of Oklahoma and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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management buyouts, freezeout acquisitions, market timing, conflicts of interest

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Political Attitudes, Partisanship, and Merger Activity

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, University of Washington, University of Washington and Southern Methodist University - Cox School of Business
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campaign contributions, mergers and acquisitions, politics, polarization

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Correlated Order Flow: Pervasiveness, Sources, and Pricing Effects

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jun 2003
Jarrad Harford and Aditya Kaul
University of Washington and University of Alberta - Department of Finance and Statistical Analysis
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Corporate Financial Policies in Overvalued Debt Markets

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
University of Washington, London Business School - Department of Finance and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 224 (167,644)
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Debt Misvaluation, Capital Structure, Cash Holdings, Credit Ratings, Debt Issuance, Financial Constraints, Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Moody's, Moral Hazard

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Better Kept in the Dark? Portfolio Disclosure and Agency Problems in Mutual Funds

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2020
Teodor Dyakov, Jarrad Harford and Buhui Qiu
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, University of Washington and University of Sydney Business School
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Portfolio Disclosure, Agency Problems, Mutual Funds

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The Innovation Arms Race

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Oct 2020
Muhammad Farooq Ahmad, Eric de Bodt and Jarrad Harford
SKEMA Business School – Université Côte d'Azur, NHH-Caltech and University of Washington
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Innovative Acquisitions, Innovation, Competition

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Measuring the Effectiveness of Australia's Statutory-Backed Continuous Disclosure Policy on ‘Innovative’ Investment Disclosures

CIFR Paper No. 51/2015
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Jarrad Harford and Ronan Powell
University of Washington and University College Dublin (UCD) - Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business
Downloads 81 (366,992)
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Continuous disclosure; Regulation change; Innovation; R&D; IT; Abnormal returns

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What Do Questions Reveal? Analyst Topic-Specific Skill and Forecast Accuracy

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Jan 2021
Ling Cen, Yanru Han and Jarrad Harford
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance and University of Washington
Downloads 67 (407,832)

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Analyst Forecast, Topic-Specific Skills, Supply Chain

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Financial vs. Strategic Buyers

NBER Working Paper No. w19378
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
London Business School - Department of Finance, Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Washington
Downloads 55 (453,126)
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Disloyal managers and shareholders’ wealth

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Jun 2021
Eliezer M. Fich, Jarrad Harford and Anh L. Tran
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Washington and Cass Business School, City University London
Downloads 35 (536,453)

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Corporate opportunities waiver; Innovation; Marginal value of cash; Acquisitions; Firm value

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What Drives Merger Waves?

Posted: 11 Nov 2004
Jarrad Harford
University of Washington

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Mergers and acquisitions, takeover, merger waves, behavioral, capital liquidity

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The Cash-Flow Permanence and Information Content of Dividend Increases Versus Repurchases

Posted: 10 Apr 2001
Wayne R. Guay and Jarrad Harford
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Washington

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Payout policy; Stock repurchase; Buy-back; Payout choice; Dividend signaling