Praveen Kumar

University of Houston - Department of Finance

Professor

Houston, TX 77204

United States

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Managerial Moral Hazard and Bond Covenants

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Nov 2004
Sudheer Chava, Praveen Kumar and Arthur Warga
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Corporate bonds, bond covenants, costly contracting hypothesis, agency costs

Managerial Moral Hazard and Bond Covenants

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 May 2007
Sudheer Chava, Praveen Kumar and Arthur Warga
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Managerial entrenchment, Fraud, Bond covenants, Contracting efficiency

Who Monitors the Monitor? The Effect of Board Independence on Executive Compensation and Firm Value

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 May 2007
Shiva Sivaramakrishnan and Praveen Kumar
Rice University and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Corporate governance, Board of directors, Monitoring, Director independence, Equity incentives, Executive compensation

Who Monitors the Monitor? The Effect of Board Independence on Executive Compensation and Firm Value

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Oct 2007
Praveen Kumar and Shiva Sivaramakrishnan
University of Houston - Department of Finance and Rice University

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Corporate governance, Board of directors, Monitoring, Director independence, Equity incentives, Executive compensation

Who Monitors the Monitor? The Effect of Board Independence on Executive Compensation and Firm Value

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 1371-1401, 2008
Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Praveen Kumar and Shiva Sivaramakrishnan
University of Houston - Department of Finance and Rice University

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Idiosyncratic Risk and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns: Merton (1987) Meets Miller (1977)

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Wichita State University - Department of Finance, Real Estate & Decision Sciences (FREDS), University of Houston - Department of Finance, North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
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Idiosyncratic volatility, expected returns

Overinvestment and Corporate Fraud in Efficient Capital Markets

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Apr 2006
Nisan Langberg and Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Overinvestment, Investor Coordination, Fraud, Managerial Control

Overinvestment and Corporate Fraud in Efficient Capital Markets

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Mar 2006
Nisan Langberg and Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Overinvestment, Investor Coordination, Fraud, Managerial Control

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Optimal Incentive Structures for the Board of Directors: A Hierarchical Agency Framework

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Nov 2002
Shiva Sivaramakrishnan and Praveen Kumar
Rice University and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Corporate governance, Hierarchical agency, Board of directors, BOD, Monitoring, Equity incentives

Capital Investment, Innovative Capacity, and Stock Returns

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Oct 2015
Praveen Kumar and Dongmei Li
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business - Department of Finance
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Capital investment, Option generation, Innovative capacity, Stock returns, Profitability

Capital Investment, Innovative Capacity, and Stock Returns

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2015
Praveen Kumar and Dongmei Li
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business - Department of Finance
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Capital investment, Real options, Innovative capacity, Stock returns, Profitability

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Leverage and the Cross-Section of Equity Returns

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Leverage; unlevered equity returns; asset beta; value premium; size discount; volatility puzzle; heteroskedasticity

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The Product Market Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Oct 2015
Hadiye Aslan and Praveen Kumar
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Hedge fund activism; Product markets; Spillover effects; Market shares; Markups

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Shareholder Bargaining Power, Debt Overhang, and Investment

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 May 2012 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2016
Emmanuel Alanis, Sudheer Chava and Praveen Kumar
Texas State University, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Debt Overhang, Shareholder Bargaining Power, APR Violations

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(Crowd)Funding Innovation: Financing Constraints, Price Discrimination and Welfare

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2016
Praveen Kumar, Nisan Langberg and David Zvilichovsky
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Coller School of Management Tel Aviv University
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Crowdfunding, Financing Platforms, Price Discrimination, Financial Constraints

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CEO Entrenchment and Corporate Risk Management

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Feb 2011
Praveen Kumar and Ramon Rabinovitch
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Risk Management, Managerial Entrenchment, Free Cash Flows, Corporate Governance, Oil and Gas Industry

Learning About Investment Risk: The Effects of Structural Uncertainty on Dynamic Investment and Consumption

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 May 2001
Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Incomplete information, Structural uncertainty, Investment, Learning

Learning About Investment Risk: The Effects of Structural Uncertainty on Dynamic Investment and Consumption

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 60, pp. 205-229, 2006
Posted: 27 May 2006
Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Investment, structural uncertainty, learning, general equilibrium computation

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Uncertainty, Capital Investment, and Risk Management

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2017
Hitesh Doshi, Praveen Kumar and Vijay Yerramilli
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
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Uncertainty; capital investment; hedging; real options; financial frictions

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Lemons or Cherries? Growth Opportunities and Market Temptations in Going Public and Private

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2015
Hadiye Aslan and Praveen Kumar
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Going public and private, Investment, Financial constraints, Market timing

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Asset Pricing with Estimation-Risk and Uncertain Information Quality

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Apr 2005
Wichita State University - Department of Finance, Real Estate & Decision Sciences (FREDS), University of Houston - Department of Finance, North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
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Estimation-risk; Information quality; Conditional CAPM

Corporate Fraud, Self-Fulfilling Optimism, and Industry-Wide Over-Investment

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Nisan Langberg and Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Asymmetric information, Managerial incentives, Learning, Investment

Corporate Fraud, Self-Fulfilling Optimism, and Industry-Wide Over-Investment

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Mar 2008
Praveen Kumar and Nisan Langberg
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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Asymmetric information, Managerial incentives, Optimal contracts, Dynamic learning, Investment

Takeovers, Market Monitoring, and International Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2006
Latha Ramchand and Praveen Kumar
University of Houston and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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International corporate governance, dominant shareholders, control dilution, international takeovers

Takeovers, Market Monitoring, and International Corporate Governance

RAND Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Feb 2008
Praveen Kumar and Latha Ramchand
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston

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Dominant shareholder agency costs, international takeovers, control dilution, international corporate governance, global equity issues

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Patenting and Licensing of Financial Innovations

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Jul 2006
Praveen Kumar and Stuart M. Turnbull
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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Business Methods, Financial Innovations, Patents, Licenses, Real Options

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Managerial Entrenchment and Corporate Risk Management

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2011
Praveen Kumar and Ramon Rabinovitch
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Risk management; Managerial entrenchment; Free cash flows; Corporate governance; Oil and gas industry

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Globalization, Competition and Entrepreneurial Activity: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Households

WFA 2018 Meeting Paper, AEA 2019 Meeting Paper, EFA 2019 Meeting Paper, Journal of Monetary Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2021
Hadiye Aslan and Praveen Kumar
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Entrepreneurship, Product Market Competition, U.S. Census Data, Entry and Exit

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Stock Performance or Entrenchment? The Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions on CEO Compensation

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
Praveen Kumar, Liang-wei Kuo and Latha Ramchand
University of Houston - Department of Finance, National Chung Cheng University - Department of Finance and University of Houston
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Executive compensation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Entrenchment, Stock Performance

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Main Street versus Wall Street: Efficiency and Wealth Redistribution Effects of Insider Trading

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Praveen Kumar and Shiva Sivaramakrishnan
University of Houston - Department of Finance and Rice University
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Insider trading, Generalized agency, Executive compensation, Market liquidity

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Boom and Gloom

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
University of Houston - Department of Finance, C.T. Bauer College of Business, Universidad de los Andes, Chile, Imperial College London and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Investment cycles, booms, herding, competition, imitation

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Optimal Capital Structure and Investment with Real Options and Endogenous Debt Costs

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Aug 2017
Praveen Kumar and Vijay Yerramilli
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
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Capital Structure; Operating Leverage; Capacity Investment; Real Options; Adjustment Costs

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Strategic Ownership Structure and the Cost of Debt

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 25, No. 7
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2015
Hadiye Aslan and Praveen Kumar
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Ownership structure, Cost of debt, Tunneling, Debt renegotiation, Corporate governance, Investor rights

Intertemporal Price-Quality Discrimination and the Coase Conjecture

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Mar 2003
Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Durable goods monopoly, Quality discrimination, Coase conjecture

Intertemporal Price-Quality Discrimination and the Coase Conjecture

Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 42, pp. 896-940, 2006
Posted: 26 Oct 2006
Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Durable goods monopoly, Quality discrimination, Coase conjecture

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Innovation, Stock Market Feedback and Good Idiosyncratic Volatility

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Apr 2018
Praveen Kumar and Dongmei Li
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business - Department of Finance
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Innovation, Feedback effect, Idiosyncratic volatility, Investment, Returns

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Boom and Gloom

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 May 2014
Imperial College London, University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - Department of Finance, C.T. Bauer College of Business and Universidad de los Andes, Chile
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Investment cycles, booms, herding, competition

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Crowdfunding, Financing Constraints and Real Effects

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Apr 2019
Praveen Kumar, Nisan Langberg and David Zvilichovsky
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Coller School of Management Tel Aviv University
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Crowdfunding, Financing Platforms, Pivotal Contracts, Price Discrimination, Financing Constraints

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Structural Uncertainty, Learning, and Asset Pricing

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
Evgenia Gvozdeva and Praveen Kumar
Russell Investments and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Structural uncertainty, Bayesian learning, Equity premium, Market volatility, Persistence

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Stapled Financing, Value Certification, and Lending Efficiency

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Hadiye Aslan and Praveen Kumar
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Stapled finance, Value Certification, Lending Efficiency, Advisory fees

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Innovations, Rational Exuberance and Investment

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
Praveen Kumar and Nisan Langberg
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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Information aggregation, Investment, Bilateral contracting, Noisy revelation

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Estimation Risk, Learning and the Equity Premium

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Evgenia Gvozdeva and Praveen Kumar
Russell Investments and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Estimation risk, Bayesian learning, Equity premium, Convergence, Persistence

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New Estimates of the Value of Federal Mineral Rights and Land

NBER Working Paper No. w1447
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, University of Houston - Department of Finance, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Willamette University - College of Law
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How Does Information Asymmetry Affect Corporate Hedging?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2022
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Information asymmetry, collateral, risk management, hedging, analysts

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Asset Pricing with Unknown Consumption and Financial Risk

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Mar 2011
Evgenia Gvozdeva and Praveen Kumar
Russell Investments and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Parameter Uncertainty, Consumption and Dividend Dynamics, Equity Premium, Persistence

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The Real Effects of Forced Sales of Corporate Bonds

Journal of Monetary Economics 95, pp 1-17 , 2014 AFA Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Aug 2019
Hadiye Aslan and Praveen Kumar
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Forced Sales, Corporate Bonds, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Capital Investment, Product Markets

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Corporate Investment and Financing over the Industry Business Cycle

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
Praveen Kumar and Vijay Yerramilli
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
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Industry business cycle, capital investment, financing, manufacturing

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Does Resolution of Trade Policy Uncertainty Affect Shareholder Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2021
Praveen Kumar, George Zhe Tian and Vijay Yerramilli
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - C. T. Bauer College of Business and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Trade Policy Uncertainty, Shareholder Wealth, Product Market Competition

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Corporate Hedging, Investment, and Higher Moments of Stock Returns

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Dec 2021
Hitesh Doshi, Praveen Kumar and Virgilio Zurita
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston - Department of Finance and Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
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Hedging; Investment, Option Prices, Risk Management, Skewness

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Group Decisions, Contracts and Informational Cascades

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Sep 2011
Praveen Kumar and Nisan Langberg
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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Group Decisions, Bayesian learning, Optimal contracting, Interest conflicts, Pooling

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Dynamic Multivariate Learning with Generalized Information

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Praveen Kumar and James Yae
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C. T. Bauer College of Business
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Learning, Parameter Uncertainty, Signal Correlation, Equity Premium

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Financial Flexibility and Opportunity Capture: Bridging the Gap between Finance and Strategy

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 23-29, 2018
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 May 2018
Stephen Arbogast and Praveen Kumar
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Debt Covenants and Corporate Governance

Annual Review of Financial Economics Vol. 11:197-219 (Volume publication date December 2019)
Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Kent State University, University of Houston - Department of Finance and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad

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debt covenants, corporate finance, corporate governance, covenant violations, control rights

Debt Covenants and Corporate Governance

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 11, pp. 197-219, 2019
Posted: 12 Jan 2020
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Kent State University, University of Houston - Department of Finance and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC)

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Joint-Learning, Belief-Covariations, and Asset Prices

Posted: 24 Oct 2018
James Yae and Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - C. T. Bauer College of Business and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Parameter Uncertainty, Learning, Equity Premium, Information Quality

Voluntary Disclosure and Informed Trading in the IPO Market

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 5, 2016
Posted: 09 Feb 2017
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Rice University

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IPO markets, real investment, underpricing, private information, informed trading

Voluntary Disclosure and Informed Trading in the IPO Market

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 5, 2016
Posted: 29 Apr 2017
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Rice University

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IPO markets, real investment, underpricing, private information, informed trading

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Voluntary Disclosure and Strategic Stock Repurchases

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Feb 2017
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Tel Aviv University - Coller School of Management and Rice University

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Voluntary Disclosure, Repurchase, Buybacks, Informed Trading

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Optimal Incentive Contracts and Information Cascades

Review of Corporate Finance Studies 3, 123-161, 2014
Posted: 25 Aug 2014
Praveen Kumar and Nisan Langberg
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business

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National Governance Bundles and Corporate Agency Costs: A Cross‐Country Analysis

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 230-251, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Apr 2014
Hadiye Aslan and Praveen Kumar
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, National Governance Bundles, Agency Costs, Ownership Structures, Cost of Debt

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Information Manipulation and Rational Investment Booms and Busts

Journal of Monetary Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Mar 2013
Praveen Kumar and Nisan Langberg
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business

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investment distortions, information manipulation, contracting, learning

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CEO Entrenchment and Corporate Hedging: Evidence from the Oil and Gas Industry

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 Mar 2012
Praveen Kumar and Ramon Rabinovitch
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Risk management, Managerial entrenchment, Free cash flows, Corporate governance, Oil and gas industry

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Voluntary Disclosures, Corporate Control, and Investment

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Jan 2012
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Rice University

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Voluntary Disclosure, Corporate Investment, Corporate Control

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Managerial Agency and Bond Covenants

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Sudheer Chava, Praveen Kumar and Arthur Warga
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Managerial entrenchment, Fraud, Bond covenants, Contracting efficiency

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Valuation Risk, Control and the Public Financing of Entrepreneurial Firms

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2018
Hadiye Aslan and Praveen Kumar
Georgia State University - Department of Finance and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Valuation Risk, Control Benefits, Overvaluation, Initial Public Offers; Acquisitions

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Corporate Fraud and Investment Distortions in Efficient Capital Markets

RAND Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Aug 2008
Praveen Kumar and Nisan Langberg
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business

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Investment inefficiency, Fraud, Agency conflicts, Takeovers, Renegotiation-proof contracts

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Optimal Patenting and Licensing of Financial Innovations

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Apr 2008
Praveen Kumar and Stuart M. Turnbull
University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business

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Business Methods, Financial Innovations, Patents, Licenses, Real Options

Estimation Risk, Information, and the Conditional CAPM: Theory and Evidence

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Feb 2007
University of Houston - Department of Finance, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Wichita State University - Department of Finance, Real Estate & Decision Sciences (FREDS) and North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management

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Estimation risk, Information quality, Conditional CAPM, Risk factors, Dividend initiations

Estimation Risk, Information, and the Conditional CAPM: Theory and Evidence

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 1037-1075, 2008
Posted: 02 Jul 2008
University of Houston - Department of Finance, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Wichita State University - Department of Finance, Real Estate & Decision Sciences (FREDS) and North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management

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D83, D92, E22

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Dividend Changes and Signaling of Future Cash Flows

Posted: 09 Mar 2006
San Francisco State UniversityUniversity of Houston, University of Houston - Department of Finance and Rice University

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Dividend signaling, Cash flow uncertainty, Market-to-book ratio, Time-varying information content

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Agency and Corporate Investment: The Role of Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance

Posted: 18 Apr 2004
Sok-Hyon Kang, Praveen Kumar and Hyunkoo Lee
George Washington University - School of Business, University of Houston - Department of Finance and International University of Japan - Graduate School of International Management

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Managerial Entrenchment and Payout Policy

Posted: 09 Jan 2004
Aidong Hu and Praveen Kumar
Sonoma State University - School of Business and Economics and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Managerial entrenchment, dividends, share repurchases, corporate governance

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Price and Quality Discrimination in Durable Goods Monopoly with Resale Trading

Posted: 31 May 2002
Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Corporate Governance, Takeovers, and Top-Management Compensation: Theory and Evidence

Management Science, Vol. 48, No. 4, April 2002
Posted: 01 May 2002
Richard Cyert, Praveen Kumar and Sok-Hyon Kang
Formerly affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University - Graduate School of Industrial Administration (GSIA), University of Houston - Department of Finance and George Washington University - School of Business

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corporate governance and board of directors, takeover threats, stock options and CEO compensation, default risk

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Discrete Dividend Policy with Permanent Earnings

Financial Management, Vol. 30, Iss. 3, Autumn 2001
Posted: 26 Dec 2001
Bong-Soo Lee and Praveen Kumar
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Empirical Dynamic Stochastic Models for Firm Dividends

Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, Vol. 9
Posted: 26 Apr 2001
Edward P. Kao and Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Dividend Policy, Markov Chains, Stock Splits

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On the Generalized Principal-Agent Problem: Decomposition and Existence Results

Review of Economic Design, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Nov 1999
Peter S. Faynzilberg and Praveen Kumar
The Aleph Group, LLC and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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66.

Information and Index Arbitrage

Posted: 27 Oct 1999
Duane J. Seppi and Praveen Kumar
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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67.

Decentralization, Agency, and Dynamic Oligopoly

Posted: 10 Aug 1999
Praveen Kumar
University of Houston - Department of Finance

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68.

Limit and Market Orders with Optimizing Traders

Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Duane J. Seppi and Praveen Kumar
Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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69.

Managerial Objectives and Firm Dividend Policy: A Behavioral Theory and Empirical Evidence

JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR AND ORGANIZATION, 1995
Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Richard Cyert, Praveen Kumar and Sok-Hyon Kang
Formerly affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University - Graduate School of Industrial Administration (GSIA), University of Houston - Department of Finance and George Washington University - School of Business

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70.

Corporate Governance and the Level of CEO Compensation

Posted: 22 Sep 1997
Richard Cyert, Sok-Hyon Kang, Praveen Kumar and Anish Shah
Formerly affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University - Graduate School of Industrial Administration (GSIA), George Washington University - School of Business, University of Houston - Department of Finance and Bain & Company

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71.

Optimal Contracting of Separable Production Technologies

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 21, No. 1-2, pp. 15-39, October 1997
Posted: 26 Feb 1997
Peter S. Faynzilberg and Praveen Kumar
The Aleph Group, LLC and University of Houston - Department of Finance

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Other Papers (1)

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1.

How Predictable Were the Bank Failures of 2008?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Mar 2009
Jeremy Berkowitz, Praveen Kumar and Nisan Langberg
University of Houston - Department of Finance, University of Houston - Department of Finance and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
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bank failure, predictability, default probability, financial crisis