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Employment: Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, 2004-Present.
- Michael R. and Mary Kay Hallman Fellow: 2012-Present
- Associate Professor: 2010-Present
- Assistant Professor: 2004-2010.
- Cornell University: M.S. (2003), Ph.D. (2005).
- IIM, Lucknow, India:
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA), 1995
Kharagpur, India: B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering, 1993
Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Banking, Credit Risk and Investments.
Recent Working Papers:
"Design of Financial Securities: Empirical Evidence from Private-Label RMBS Deals", with Taylor Begley
"Can Markets Discipline Government Agencies? Evidence from the Weather Derivatives Market", with Daniel Weagley
"Growth Option Exercise and Capital Structure", with Uday Rajan
"Risk-Taking by Banks: What Did We Know and When Did We Know It? ", with Sugato Bhattacharyya
Main Publications/ Forthcoming Papers:
"Seasoned Equity Offerings, Corporate Governance, and Investments", with Han Kim
Review of Finance, forthcoming.
"Originate-to-Distribute Model and the Sub-prime Mortgage Crisis"
Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24, 1881-1915.
"The effect of banking crisis on bank-dependent borrowers", with Sudheer Chava
Journal of Financial Economics, 2011, 99, 116-135.
"CEOs vs. CFOs: Incentives and Corporate Policies", with Sudheer Chava
Journal of Financial Economics, 2010, 97, 263-278.
"Is Default Risk Negatively Related to Stock Returns?", with Sudheer Chava
Review of Financial Studies, 2010, 23, 2523-2559.
"Do Shareholders Rights Affect the Cost of Bank Loans?", with Sudheer Chava and Dmitri Livdan
Review of Financial Studies, 2009, 22, 2973-3004.
"Financial Distress and Corporate Risk Management: Theory & Evidence"
Journal of Financial Economics, 2008, 87, 706-739.
"Interest Rate Derivatives at Commercial Banks: An Empirical Investigation",
Journal of Monetary Economics, 2007, 54, 1769-1808.
"Determinants of the Floating-to-Fixed Rate Debt Structure of Firms", with Sudheer Chava
Journal of Financial Economics, 2007, 85, 755-786.
"Are IPOs Really Underpriced?", with Bhaskaran Swaminathan.
Review of Financial Studies, 2004, 17, 811-848.
- Journal of Financial Intermediation, Associate Editor, 2013-Present.
- International Review of Finance, Associate Editor, 2008-Present.
- Valuation (advanced corporate finance class) for MBAs.
- Introductory corporate finance for PhDs.
- Research Methods in corporate finance for PhDs.
- Core finance class for MBAs.
Contact Address: R5436, 701 Tappan Street, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,MI
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Last Modified: August, 2013