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  • Rodriguez, Jorge F. (Jorge Federico), 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    This thesis analyzes optimal consumption and portfolio strategy by considering three different extensions to the classic work by Merton (1971). The first chapter considers consumption and strategic asset allocation when ...
  • Mahrt-Smith, Jan K., 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
  • Drexler, Alejandro Herman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    This thesis consists of three essays covering topics in empirical corporate finance with an emphasis on banking relationships and its effect on liquidity constraints and business growth. In particular, it investigates the ...
  • Kolasinski, Adam (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    Chi: Subsidiary Debt, Capital Structure, and Internal Capital Markets I investigate external subsidiary debt financing and its implications for internal capital markets. I find that firms tend to finance business segments ...
  • Krishnamurthy, Arvind (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
  • Shyam-Sunder, Lakshmi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
  • Papastaikoudi, Ioanna, 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    This thesis consists of three chapters of independent but related work that investigate theoretically and empirically the organizational forms of delegated portfolio management. The first chapter proposes a theory of the ...
  • He, Hua (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
  • Chan, Kin Wai, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    This thesis consists of three essays on various topics in empirical financial studies. In Chapter 1, I study the profitability of momentum trading from evidence in mutual fund performance. I find that mutual funds that ...
  • Kumar, Pavithra Kamakshi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    The first chapter in my thesis investigates the association between selected hedge fund characteristics and persistence in performance over time. Analyzing TASS data from 1996-2006, I observe a positive correlation between ...
  • Lim, Terence M. (Terence Meng-Jake), 1967- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
  • Nanda, Ramana (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    There is growing belief that countries with better financing environments are associated with higher economic growth because they facilitate entrepreneurship and hence the Schumpeterian process of 'creative destruction'. ...
  • Mitton, Todd V. (Todd Victor), 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
    The thesis consists of three essays dealing with corporate governance in an international context. The first essay is entitled "A Cross-Firm Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Governance on the East Asian Financial Crisis." ...
  • Iskoz, Sergey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    This thesis consists of three essays on various topics in Financial Economics. Underwriter analysts issue recommendations that are on average more favorable than recommendations of other analysts. In Chapter 1, I investigate ...
  • Chae, Joon, 1967- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    In Chapter 1, I investigate trading volume before scheduled and unscheduled corporate announcements to explore how traders respond to private information. I show that cumulative trading volume decreases by more than 15% ...
  • Edmans, Alex (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis consists of three essays in financial economics. Chapter 1 is entitled "Inside Debt." Existing theories advocate the use of cash and equity in executive compensation. However, recent empirical studies have ...
  • Edsparr, Patrik Lennart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
  • Hindy, Ayman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
  • Zhou, Yifan, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    In Chapter 1, we seek to understand the relation between liquidity and market imperfections from two dimensions: 1) Across liquidity measures, we compare the influence of imperfections on two commonly used measures, Kyle's ...
  • Severino Díaz, Felipe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis consists of three empirical essays in financial economics, examining the consequences of imperfect financial markets for households, small business and house prices. In the first chapter (co-authored with Meta ...
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