Finance faculty at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business utilize a variety of theoretical and empirical methods to study a variety of business and finance problems that are relevant to business decision makers. They have published in the very best academic and practitioner journals; presented at the best academic and practitioner conferences; and are frequently cited in the financial media. These efforts have garnered numerous internal and external awards for research excellence.

Liquidity Provision Contracts, Strategic Complementarity, and Market Quality: Evidence from the New York Stock Exchange
Bessembinder, H., Hao, J., Kuncheng Zheng
Review of Financial Studies
(forthcoming)

What a Difference a (Birth) Month Makes: The Relative Age Effect and Fund Manager Performance
John (Jianqiu) Bai, Ma,L., Mullally, K., Solomon, D.
Journal of Financial Economics
(forthcoming)

Is it the Investment Bank or the Investment Banker? A Study of the Role of Investment Banker Human 
Capital in the Acquisitions
Chemmanur, T. J., M. Ertugrul, Karthik Krishnan
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
(forthcoming)

Hostile Resistance to Hedge Fund Activism
Nicole Boyson, Pichler, P.
Review of Financial Studies
2019

The Impact of Bank Credit on Labor Reallocation and Aggregate Industry Productivity
John (Jianqiu) Bai, Carvalho, D., Phillips, G. 
Journal of Finance
2018

Recruiting the CEO from the Board: Determinates and Consequences
Anya Mkrtchyan, Udi Hoitash
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
2018

The Strategic Underreporting of Bank Risk
Begley, T. A., Purnananda, A., Kuncheng Zheng
Review of Financial Studies
2017

Activism Merger
Nicole Boyson, Gantchev, N., Shivdasnhi, A.
Journal of Financial Economics
2017

U.S. Multinationals and Cash Holdings
Tiantian Gu
Journal of Financial Economics
2017

Diversification and Cash Dynamics
Tiantian Gu, Bakke, T.
Journal of Financial Economics
2017

The Effect of Director Experience on Merger Performance
Anya Mkrtchyan, Field, L.
Journal of Financial Economics
2017

Why Don’t All Banks Practice Regulatory Arbitrage? Evidence from Usage of Trust-Preferred Securities
Nicole Boyson, Fahlenbrach, R., Stulz, R.M.
Review of Financial Studies
2016

Project Quality, Incentives, and Organization Structure; Theory and Evidence
Fu, R., Subramanian, A., Anand Venkateswaran
Management Science
2015

Market Making Contracts, Firm Value, and the IPO Decision
Bessembinder, H., Hao, J., Kuncheng Zheng
Journal of Finance
2015

Does Financing Spur Small Business Productivity? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Karthik Krishnan, Nandy, D., Puri, M.
Review of Financial Studies
2014

Do Better-Connected CEOs Innovate More?
Olubunmi Faleye, Kovacs, T., Anand Venkateswaran
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
2014

Are Busy Boards Detrimental?
Field, L., Lowry, M., Anya Mkrtchyan
Journal of Financial Economics
2013

Contracting with Nonfinancial Stakeholders and Corporate Capital Structure: The Case of Product Warranties
Jayant Kale, Meneghetti, C & Shahrur, H.
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
2013

Nonprofit Boards: Size, Performance and Managerial Incentives
Rajesh K. Aggarwal, Evans, M.E., & Nanda, D.
Journal of Accounting and Economics
2012


How does Venture Capital Financing Improve Efficiency in Private Firms? A Look Beneath the Surface
Chemmanur, T. J., Karthik Krishnan, and Nandy, D.
Review of Financial Studies
2011

The Costs of Intense Board Monitoring
Olubunmi Faleye, Hoitash, R., Udi Hoitash
Journal of Financial Economics
2011

The Performance of Emerging Hedge Funds and Managers
Rajesh K. Aggarwal & Jorion, P.
Journal of Financial Economics
2010


Hedge Fund Contagion and Liquidity Shocks
Nicole Boyson,
Stahel, C., Stulz, R.
Journal of Finance
2010
Recognized as leaders in the field of finance, our distinguished faculty serve in a number of key editorial positions on academic journals, university presses and other scholarly outlets.

Journal of Corporate Finance: Nicole M. Boyson, Associate Editor

Financial Analysts Journal: Nicole M. Boyson, Editorial Board Member

Economics Letters: Rajesh Aggarwal, Associate Editor

Review of Financial Economics: Rajesh Aggarwal, Editorial Board Member

Journal of Business Research: Anahit Mkrtchyan, Editorial Reviewe Board Member

Journal of Derivatives Accounting: Jayant Kale, Associate Editor

IUP Journal of Bank Management: Jayant Kale, Editorial Board Member

Journal of American Academy of Business: Donald Margotta, Editorial Board Member

Journal of African Business Research: Jeffery Born, Editorial Board Member

Journal of Real Estate Literature: Shiawee Yang, Editorial Board Member

Real Estate Review: Shiawee Yang, Editorial Board Member

Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies: W. Paul Chiou, Associate Editor
Jianqiu Bai: 2016 Best Corporate Finance Paper, Southwestern Finance Association

Nicole Boyson: 2016 Pearson Prize for the Best Papers in Financial Management, Pearson/Financial Management Association

Nicole Boyson: 2016 Best Teacher Award, D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Wan-jiun Chiou: 2016 Faculty Development Fund Award, Northeastern University

Mark Gooley: 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee, Northeastern University

Upcoming Events

May 10

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