J. Anthony Cookson

University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business

Assistant Professor of Finance

Boulder, CO 80309-0419

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

A Text-Based Analysis of Corporate Innovation

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 01 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2019
Gustaf Bellstam, Sanjai Bhagat and J. Anthony Cookson
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
Downloads 1,548 (15,463)
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Innovation, Text Analysis, Analyst Reports, Patenting

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Why Don't We Agree? Evidence from a Social Network of Investors

Journal of Finance, 75 (1), February 2020, pp. 173-228.
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
J. Anthony Cookson and Marina Niessner
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,480 (16,581)
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Echo Chambers

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2021
J. Anthony Cookson, Joseph Engelberg and William Mullins
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 821 (38,988)
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selective exposure theory, echo chambers, confirmation bias, endogenous information acquisition

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Growing Up Without Finance

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 134 (3), December 2019, pp. 591-616., 7th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2016
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
James R. Brown, J. Anthony Cookson and Rawley Heimer
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 628 (55,610)
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Household finance, Law and finance, Consumer credit, Early-life experiences, Banking development

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Speculative and Informative: Lessons from Market Reactions to Speculation Cues

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2022
J. Anthony Cookson, S. Katie Moon and Joonki Noh
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking and Finance
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Textual Analysis, 10-K Filings, Wikipedia, Weasel Words, Speculative language, Market Reactions, Information Asymmetry, Informed Trading Activity, News Sentiment

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When Saving is Gambling

Finance Down Under 2015 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance Paper, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 129 (1), July 2018, pp. 24-45.
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
J. Anthony Cookson
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
Downloads 519 (70,669)
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household finance, prize linked savings, gambling markets, casino gambling, lottery

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Does Partisanship Shape Investor Beliefs? Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Forthcoming, Review of Asset Pricing Studies
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2020
J. Anthony Cookson, Joseph Engelberg and William Mullins
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 486 (76,560)
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COVID-19, partisanship, investor beliefs, disagreement, trading volume

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The Determinants of Bank Mergers: A Revealed Preference Analysis

Management Science 2016, 62 (8), 2241-2258
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
Oktay Akkus, J. Anthony Cookson and Ali Hortacsu
Bates White, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 453 (83,378)
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mergers, matching, empirical matching models, antitrust, maximum score estimation, banking

Personal Wealth, Self-Employment, and Business Ownership

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2021
Aymeric Bellon, J. Anthony Cookson, Erik Gilje and Rawley Heimer
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 408 (93,317)
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self-employment; entrepreneurship; personal wealth; oil and gas; mineral rights

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Law and Finance Matter: Lessons from Externally Imposed Courts

Review of Financial Studies, 30 (3), March 2017, pp. 1019–1051.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
James R. Brown, J. Anthony Cookson and Rawley Heimer
Iowa State University - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 391 (98,832)
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law and finance, courts, small business credit, credit markets, contract enforcement, Native American reservations

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Assortative Matching and Reputation in the Market for First Issues

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
Oktay Akkus, J. Anthony Cookson and Ali Hortacsu
Bates White, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 378 (102,805)
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two-sided matching, structural estimation, market for first issues

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Leverage and Strategic Preemption: Lessons from Entry Plans and Incumbent Investments

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 123, No. 2 (February 2017), Pages 292-312.
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2017
J. Anthony Cookson
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
Downloads 287 (138,673)
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leverage, strategic preemption, casino industry

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Anticipated Entry and Entry Deterrence: Evidence from the American Casino Industry

Management Science, 64 (5), May 2018, pp. 1975-2471.
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
J. Anthony Cookson
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
Downloads 248 (160,749)
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Entry Deterrence, Strategic Preemption, Casino Industry

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Does Disagreement Facilitate Informed Trading? Evidence from Activist Investors

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
J. Anthony Cookson, Vyacheslav Fos and Marina Niessner
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, Boston College - Department of Finance and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 234 (169,944)

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disagreement, informed trading, activist investors

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Shale Shocked: Cash Windfalls and Household Debt Repayment

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
J. Anthony Cookson, Erik Gilje and Rawley Heimer
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 143 (262,131)

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household deleveraging; debt repayment; cash windfalls; shale; Fracking Revolution

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Does Contract Enforcement Mitigate Hold Up?

Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 7(2), September 2018, pp. 245–275.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
J. Anthony Cookson
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business
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Hold-Up, Contract Enforcement, Investment, Native American Reservations

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Institutions and Casinos on American Indian Reservations: An Empirical Analysis of the Location of Indian Casinos

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2010
Posted: 24 Jul 2011
J. Anthony Cookson
University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business

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