Douglas J. Fairhurst

Washington State University

Associate Professor

Department of Finance and Management Science

Carson College of Business

Pullman, WA 99164-3857

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Employment Protection, Investment, and Firm Growth

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 19 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2019
John (Jianqiu) Bai, Douglas J. Fairhurst and Matthew Serfling
Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Washington State University and University of Tennessee
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Employment protection, Investment, Capital expenditures, Sales growth, Labor laws, Investment irreversibility

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What Determines the Composition of a Firm's Cash Reserves?

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
Laura Cardella, Douglas J. Fairhurst and Sandy Klasa
Texas Tech University, Washington State University and University of Arizona - Department of Finance
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Cash holdings, credit lines, trade credit, inventories

3.

Financing Seasonal Demand

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2019
Douglas J. Fairhurst
Washington State University
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Short-term financing, Seasonality, Trade credit, Financial Constraints

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Property Crime, Earnings Variability, and the Cost of Capital

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2019
James Brushwood, Dan S. Dhaliwal, Douglas J. Fairhurst and Matthew Serfling
Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Accounting, University of Arizona - Department of Accounting (deceased), Washington State University and University of Tennessee
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Earnings variability, Cost of equity, Cost of debt, Property crime, Theft

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Collusion and Efficiency in Horizontal Mergers: Evidence from Geographic Overlap

Paris December 2016 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2017
Douglas J. Fairhurst and Ryan Williams
Washington State University and University of Arizona - Department of Finance
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Horizontal mergers, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, state regulation

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Employment Protection and Tax Aggressiveness: Evidence from Wrongful Discharge Laws

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2020
Douglas J. Fairhurst, Alice (Yanguang) Liu and Xiaoran Ni
Washington State University, University of Arizona, Eller College of Management, Department of Finance and Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE)
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tax aggressiveness; employment protection; Wrongful Discharge Laws; firing costs; distress risk

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Too Much of a Good Thing? Corporate Social Responsibility and the Takeover Market

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 May 2019 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Douglas J. Fairhurst and Daniel Greene
Washington State University and Clemson University
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Mergers and Acquisitions, Stakeholder Theory

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Chalk It Up to Experience: CEO General Ability and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jun 2020
Kourosh Amirkhani, Douglas J. Fairhurst and Leila Zbib
Washington State University, Washington State University and Bryant University
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CEO general ability, CEO general ability

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Product Market Threats and Leases

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2021
Douglas J. Fairhurst, Tae-Nyun Kim, Pil-Seng Lee and Yoonsoo Nam
Washington State University, The College of New Jersey, School of Business, The University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management and Gonzaga University
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Product market threats, lease, financial constraints, financial flexibility, predation risk

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Corporate Governance and Financial Peer Effects

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 May 2018
Douglas J. Fairhurst and Yoonsoo Nam
Washington State University and Gonzaga University
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Peer Effects, Corporate Governance, Capital Structure

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Collateral Constraints, Financial Constraints, and Risk Management: Evidence From Anti-Recharacterization Laws

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jun 2021
Douglas J. Fairhurst and Yoonsoo Nam
Washington State University and Gonzaga University
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risk management, collateral, collateral constraints, anti-recharacterization laws, financial constraints