James R. Brown

Iowa State University - Department of Finance

Kingland MBA Professorship and Professor of Finance

Ivy College of Business

Ames, IA 50011

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Weathering Cash Flow Shocks

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 May 2017 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2020
James R. Brown, Matthew Gustafson and Ivan Ivanov
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Financing Innovation and Growth: Cash Flow, External Equity and the 1990s R&D Boom

Journal of Finance, Vol. 64. No. 1, pp. 151-185, February 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
James R. Brown, Steven M. Fazzari and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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R&D, cash flow, equity finance, economic growth

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Cash Holdings and R&D Smoothing

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp.694-709, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2011
James R. Brown and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Cash holdings, R&D, Value of liquidity, Investment smoothing

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Growing Up Without Finance

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 134 (3), December 2019, pp. 591-616., 7th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2016
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
James R. Brown, J. Anthony Cookson and Rawley Heimer
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Household finance, Law and finance, Consumer credit, Early-life experiences, Banking development

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Does Transparency Stifle or Facilitate Innovation?

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2017
James R. Brown and Gustav Martinsson
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK)
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Corporate transparency, R&D, Innovation, Insider trading, European Union, IFRS, International accounting, Security market regulation, Disclosure

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Do Financing Constraints Matter for R&D?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
James R. Brown, Gustav Martinsson and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Financing innovation, R&D financing constraints, Finance and growth, Stock market development, Value of liquidity

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Law, Stock Markets, and Innovation

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
James R. Brown, Gustav Martinsson and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Financial development, Investor protection, Stock markets, R&D, Innovation, Economic growth

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Law and Finance Matter: Lessons from Externally Imposed Courts

Review of Financial Studies, 30 (3), March 2017, pp. 1019–1051.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
James R. Brown, J. Anthony Cookson and Rawley Heimer
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
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law and finance, courts, small business credit, credit markets, contract enforcement, Native American reservations

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Why Has the Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity Declined so Sharply? Rising R&D and Equity Market Developments

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 33, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2009
James R. Brown and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Financing constraints, Cash flow, Stock issues, R&D, Physical investment

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Do Payout Taxes Affect Real Activity? Evidence from Investment in R&D

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 15-14
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2020
James R. Brown and Gustav Martinsson
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK)
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R&D, Innovation, Economic growth, Corporate payouts, Capital taxes

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Access to Private Equity and Real Firm Activity: Evidence from PIPEs

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
James R. Brown and Ioannis V. Floros
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Finance
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Private equity, R&D, innovation, private investment in public equity, cash holdings, value of liquidity, PIPEs

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Stock Markets, Credit Markets, and Technology-Led Growth

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2016
James R. Brown, Gustav Martinsson and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Finance and growth, Innovation, Technological progress, Stock market development, Banking development, Financial system architecture

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Which Investments Do Firms Protect? Liquidity Management and Real Adjustments When Access to Finance Falls Sharply

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jul 2014
James R. Brown and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Liquidity management, value of cash, financial flexibility, R&D, fixed investment, financial crisis

Financial Market Crises and Natural Resource Production

International Review of Finance, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 93-124
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 24 May 2010
James R. Brown, Lauren C. Lax and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Financial market crises, Debt crises, Government budget constraint, Exhaustible resources, Resource depletion

Financial Market Crises and Natural Resource Production

International Review of Finance, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 93-124, March 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
James R. Brown, Lauren C. Lax and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Public Entrants, Public Equity Finance, and Creative Destruction

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 1077-1088, 2010
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Oct 2010
James R. Brown and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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IPO, Stock markets, Finance and growth, Creative destruction, Innovation, R&D

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The Growth of Finance is Not Remarkable

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 20-27
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
James R. Brown, Gustav Martinsson and Bruce C. Petersen
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and Washington University in St. Louis
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Financial services, Service sector, Skills, Skill-biased technical change

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What If Firms Could Borrow More? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5458
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and CESIS Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies
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credit constraints, financial crisis, debt policy, entrepreneurial finance, employment growth, real activity

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Government Lending in a Crisis

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 20-28
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK) and CESIS Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies
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Liquidity, Financial crisis, Government policy, Leverage, Financial distress, COVID-19 policy

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R&D Sensitivity to Asset Sale Proceeds: New Evidence on Financing Constraints and Intangible Investment

Journal of Banking and Finance 37, pp. 159-173 (2013)
Posted: 18 Aug 2013
Ginka Borisova and James R. Brown
Iowa State University - Department of Finance and Iowa State University - Department of Finance

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Financing contraints, Corporate divestitures, R&D, Innovation

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Auditor Independence and the Quality of Information in Financial Disclosures: Evidence for Market Discipline Versus Sarbanes-Oxley Proscriptions

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 39-68, 2010
Posted: 26 Apr 2010
James R. Brown, Dino Falaschetti and Michael J. Orlando
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Econ One Research, Inc.

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