Research

My research focuses on corporate governance. Here are a few of my projects:


Publications:
Published in the Journal of Financial Economics, 2016
Featured in Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (2/22/16)



Working Papers:

Does Diversity Pay in the Boardroom? (with Laura Field and Adam Yore)
Full text available at SSRN
Featured in The Wall Street Journal (8/2/2016), Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (8/4/16), Financial Times Agenda (9/29/2016), Fortune (1/11/2017)
Semi-finalist for Best Corporate Finance Paper at FMA (2017)
Presented at the Financial Institutions, Regulation, and Corporate Governance Conference (2017), Eastern Finance Association (2017)
Scheduled for presentation at Northern Finance Association (2017), Financial Management Association (2017), and Southern Finance Association (2017)

External Monitoring and Returns to Hedge Fund Activist Campaigns (with Ryan Flugum)
Full text available at SSRN
Scheduled for presentation at Financial Management Association (2017)

Managerial Reliance on the Retail Shareholder Vote: Evidence from Proxy Delivery Methods (with Choonsik Lee)
Full text available at SSRN
Presented at Financial Management Association (2016)
Featured in The Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog (5/29/2017), Oxford Law School Business Law Blog (6/13/2017), Corporate Secretary (7/27/2017)

The effects of intra-board networks: Evidence from closed-end funds
Under 2nd round review at the Journal of Accounting and Economics