Doron Levit

University of Washington, Foster School of Business

Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics

434 Paccar Hall, 4273 E Stevens Way NE

Seattle, WA 98195

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/view/doronlevit

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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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Citation 13

Governance Under Common Ownership

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 437/2014
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Devin Reilly
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Washington, Foster School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Citation 13

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Corporate governance, banks, blockholders, monitoring, intervention, exit, trading, common ownership.

Governance and Comovement Under Common Ownership

NBER Working Paper No. w20420
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Sep 2014
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Devin Reilly
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Washington, Foster School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Governance and Comovement Under Common Ownership

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10119
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Alex Edmans, Doron Levit and Devin Reilly
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Washington, Foster School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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blockholders, corporate governance, correlation, exit, trading

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Who’s Paying Attention? Measuring Common Ownership and Its Impact on Managerial Incentives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 568/2018
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 May 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Erik Gilje, Todd A. Gormley and Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Common Investors, Indexing, Institutional Ownership, Managerial Incentives

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Nonbinding Voting for Shareholder Proposals

Journal of Finance, Vol. 66, No. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2014
Doron Levit and Nadya Malenko
University of Washington, Foster School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Shareholder voting, shareholder proposals, non-binding proposals, precatory resolutions, advisory vote, strategic voting, majority rule, information aggregation, proxy fight, shareholder activism

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Citation 14

Soft Shareholder Activism

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Doron Levit
University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Cheap-Talk, Communication, Corporate Governance, Exit, Shareholder Activism, Voice

Soft Shareholder Activism

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Doron Levit
University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Shareholder Activism, Voice, Exit, Communication, Cheap-Talk, Corporate Governance

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The Labor Market for Directors and Externalities in Corporate Governance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 71, No. 2, April 2016 , Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Doron Levit and Nadya Malenko
University of Washington, Foster School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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board of directors, corporate governance, reputation, externalities, strategic complementarity, transparency

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Irrelevance of Governance Structure

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 603, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 606/2019
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
Zohar Goshen and Doron Levit
Columbia University - Law School and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Corporate Governance, Market Power, Shareholder Rights, Control Rights, Agency Costs, Principal Costs

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Corporate Control Activism

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2018
Adrian Aycan Corum and Doron Levit
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Acquisition, Corporate Governance, Proxy Fight, Shareholder Activism, Takeover

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Advising Shareholders in Takeovers

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
Doron Levit
University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Takeover, Tender Offer, Merger, Advice, Communication, Recommendation, Board of Directors, Cheap-Talk, Coordination, Free-riding

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Trading and Shareholder Democracy

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 631/2019
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Mannheim Business School
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Corporate Governance, Voting, Shareholder Rights, Trading, Delegation

Trading and Shareholder Democracy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14039
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2020
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Mannheim Business School
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corporate governance, delegation, Shareholder rights, Trading, voting

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Words Speak Louder Without Actions

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2019
Doron Levit
University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Communication, Corporate Governance, Intervention, Managerial Leadership

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Expertise, Structure, and Reputation of Corporate Boards

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2012
Doron Levit
University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Board of Directors, Communication, Information Acquisition, Expertise, Reputation, Transparency

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Freeze-Out Mergers

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
Elif Dalkir, Mehmet S. Dalkir and Doron Levit
University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Department of Economics, University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Department of Economics and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Free rider problem, Freeze-out merger, Takeovers, Tender offer

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A Theory of One-Size-Fits-All Recommendations

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2020
Doron Levit and Anton Tsoy
University of Washington, Foster School of Business and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
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One-Size-Fits-All, Recommendation, Cheap Talk, Advice, IMF, World Bank, International Financial Institutions, Basel Committee, Proxy Advisors, Central Bank

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Citation 1

The Voting Premium

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 720/2021
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2021
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Mannheim Business School
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Voting, trading, voting premium, blockholders, ownership structure, shareholder rights, corporate governance

The Voting Premium

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15718
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
Doron Levit, Nadya Malenko and Ernst G. Maug
University of Washington, Foster School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Mannheim Business School
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Who's Paying Attention? Measuring Common Ownership and its Impact on Managerial Incentives

NBER Working Paper No. w25644
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2019
Erik Gilje, Todd A. Gormley and Doron Levit
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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COMMON OWNERSHIP AND THE DECLINE OF THE AMERICAN WORKER

Number of pages: 54
Zohar Goshen and Doron Levit
Columbia University - Law School and University of Washington, Foster School of Business
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Common ownership, institutional investors, corporate governance, labor monopsony, income inequality