Assistant Professor of Finance
School of Management
University of Texas at Dallas
800 Campbell Road SM31
Richardson, TX, 75080
· PhD Finance, UCLA (2006)
· PhD Mathematical Finance, University of Brescia, Italy (2002)
· Leverage and the Interaction Between Firms and Non-financial Stakeholders: Evidence from Contract Negotiations and Union Strikes (with Brett Myers), forthcoming, Management Science.
· Complex Securities and Reputation: Do Reputable Underwriters Produce Better Securities? (with John Griffin and Richard Lowery), 2014, Review of Financial Studies, 27(10), 2872-2925.
· Corporate Leverage, Debt Maturity and Credit Supply: The Role of Credit Default Swaps (with Heather Tookes), 2013, Review of Financial Studies, 26(5), 1190-1247.
· Why Did Auction Rate Bond Auctions Fail during 2007-2008? (with Baixiao Liu and John McConnell), 2010, Journal of Fixed Income, 20, 5-18.
· Auction Failures and the Market for Auction Rate Securities (with John McConnell), 2010, Journal of Financial Economics, 97, 451-469.
Permanent Working Papers
Work in Progress
· Credit Default Swaps and Managerial Risk Taking (with Sriya Anbil and Heather Tookes)
· The Real Impact of Bankruptcy (with Bernard Ganglmair and Michael Rebello)
· Spread Portfolios
· Empirical Asset Pricing, Capital Structure, Credit Risk, Structured Finance