Vyacheslav Fos

Boston College - Department of Finance

Carroll School of Management

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3808

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

28

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The Real Effects of Share Repurchases

Forthcoming, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
Heitor Almeida, Vyacheslav Fos and Mathias Kronlund
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Boston College - Department of Finance and Tulane University
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Share repurchases, employment, investment, regression discontinuity

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Citation 51

Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading?

Journal of Finance, Volume 70, Issue 4, August 2015, Pages 1555-1582
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
Pierre Collin-Dufresne and Vyacheslav Fos
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston College - Department of Finance
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informed trading, liquidity, transaction costs, selection bias, activist shareholders

Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading?

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 08/2012-037
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Pierre Collin-Dufresne and Vyacheslav Fos
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Informed trading, liquidity, transaction costs, selection bias, activist shareholders

Do Prices Reveal the Presence of Informed Trading?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2021
Pierre Collin-Dufresne and Vyacheslav Fos
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston College - Department of Finance
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The Disciplinary Effects of Proxy Contests

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Vyacheslav Fos
Boston College - Department of Finance
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Proxy Contests, Shareholder Activism, Agency problem

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Citation 1

Active Short Selling by Hedge Funds

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 609/2019
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2020
Ian Appel and Vyacheslav Fos
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,208 (21,640)
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Activist Hedge Funds, Short Selling, Strategic Communication

Active Short Selling by Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2019
Ian Appel, Jordan Bulka and Vyacheslav Fos
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Boston College, Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance

Foundations and Trends in Finance, forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper 700/2020
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 03 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2021
Amil Dasgupta, Vyacheslav Fos and Zacharias Sautner
London School of Economics (LSE), Boston College - Department of Finance and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
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Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance, Exit, Voice, Shareholder Activism, Proxy Voting Advisors

Insider Trading, Stochastic Liquidity and Equilibrium Prices

Econometrica, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2016
Pierre Collin-Dufresne and Vyacheslav Fos
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Kyle model, insider trading, asymmetric information, liquidity, price impact, market depth, stochastic volatility, volume, subordinate process, execution costs, continuous time

Insider Trading, Stochastic Liquidity and Equilibrium Prices

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 05/2012-038
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2015
Pierre Collin-Dufresne and Vyacheslav Fos
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Kyle model, insider trading, asymmetric information, liquidity, price impact, market depth, stochastic volatility, execution costs, continuous time

Insider Trading, Stochastic Liquidity and Equilibrium Prices

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
Pierre Collin-Dufresne and Vyacheslav Fos
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Do Director Elections Matter?

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 17-08
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 May 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2017
Vyacheslav Fos, Kai Li and Margarita Tsoutsoura
Boston College - Department of Finance, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Cornell University
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director elections; director nominations; staggered boards; CEO turnover–performance sensitivity; agency problems; corporate governance

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Citation 10

Tuition, Debt, and Human Capital

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2020
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Boston College - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Chicago
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Student Debt, Human Capital, Postgraduate Education, Credit Constraints, Debt Overhang

Tuition, Debt, and Human Capital

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Boston College - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Chicago
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tuition, student debt, human capital, credit constraints

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Shareholder Democracy in Play: Career Consequences of Proxy Contests

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Volume 114, Issue 2
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Vyacheslav Fos and Margarita Tsoutsoura
Boston College - Department of Finance and Cornell University
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Proxy contests, Directors, Corporate governance, Agency problem

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Informed Trading in the Stock Market and Option Price Discovery

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 15-55
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2020
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Boston College - Department of Finance and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 497/2017, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-42
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2018
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Boston College - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Stockholm School of Economics
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Kyle model, insider trading, strategic trading, asymmetric information, liquidity, price impact, market depth, activism, unobservable effort, economic efficiency, continuous time

Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Boston College - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Stockholm School of Economics
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Activism, Strategic Trading, and Liquidity

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Boston College - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Stockholm School of Economics
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activism, continuous time, economic efficiency, Kyle model, liquidity, market depth, price impact, strategic trading

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Inferring Reporting-Related Biases in Hedge Fund Databases from Hedge Fund Equity Holdings

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2014
Vikas Agarwal, Vyacheslav Fos and Wei Jiang
Georgia State University, Boston College - Department of Finance and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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hedge funds, mandatory and voluntary disclosure, selection and reporting biases

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Citation 4

Gig-Labor: Trading Safety Nets for Steering Wheels

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Boston College - Department of Finance, Equifax, Inc., Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of FinanceWashington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School and MIT - Sloan
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gig-economy, labor markets, unemployment insurance, household debt, credit delinquencies

Gig-Labor: Trading Safety Nets for Steering Wheels

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
Boston College - Department of Finance, Equifax, Inc., Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of FinanceWashington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School and MIT - Sloan
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credit delinquencies, gig-economy, Household Debt, labor markets, Unemployment insurance

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Informed Trading Intensity

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Boston College - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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Informed trading, machine learning, adverse selection, stock returns, intraday data

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A Race to Lead: How Chinese Government Interventions Shape the U.S.-China Production Competition

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 26 May 2021
Xiao Cen, Vyacheslav Fos and Wei Jiang
Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, Boston College - Department of Finance and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 559 (63,180)
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Production Competition, Industrial Policy, Trade War

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The Political Polarization of U.S. Firms

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2021
Boston College - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University
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political polarization, partisanship, executives, management teams, governance, diversity

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Citation 17

The Sound of Many Funds Rebalancing

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 12 May 2020
Alex Chinco and Vyacheslav Fos
City University of NY, Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 462 (79,156)
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Noise, Thresholds, Complexity, Indexing

The Sound of Many Funds Rebalancing

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2019
Alex Chinco and Vyacheslav Fos
City University of NY, Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Complexity, Indexing, noise, thresholds

Shareholder Activism, Informed Trading, and Stock Prices

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-70
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
Pierre Collin-Dufresne and Vyacheslav Fos
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Informed trading, asymmetric information, liquidity, moral hazard, shareholder activism, price eciency, continuous time

Moral Hazard, Informed Trading, and Stock Prices

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Pierre Collin-Dufresne and Vyacheslav Fos
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Out-of-the-Money CEOs: Private Control Premium and Option Exercises

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
Vyacheslav Fos and Wei Jiang
Boston College - Department of Finance and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 410 (91,937)
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private benefits of control; proxy contests; insider trading; early option exercise

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Do Short-term Incentives Hurt Innovation?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Boston College - Department of Finance, National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance, Tulane University and National Taiwan University - Department of Finance
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Innovation, short-termism, EPS management, patents, trademarks, exploration

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The Distribution of Voting Rights to Shareholders

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 733/2021
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Vyacheslav Fos and Clifford G. Holderness
Boston College - Department of Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
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Shareholder voting, ex day, record date, corporate governance

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Citation 1

Value Creation in Shareholder Activism

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 685/2020
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2021
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Boston College - Department of Finance and EDHEC Business School
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Shareholder activism, Value creation, Passive investors, Stock picking, Schedule 13D, Schedule 13G, Structural estimation

Value Creation in Shareholder Activism: A Structural Approach

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 28 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2020
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Boston College - Department of Finance and EDHEC Business School
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Passive investors, Shareholder activism, Stock picking, structural estimation, value creation

Do Short-Term Incentives Affect Long-Term Productivity?

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 662/2020
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University-Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Tulane University
Downloads 301 (128,933)
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Productivity, Employment, Labor unions, Investment, Short-termism, Share repurchases

Do Short-Term Incentives Affect Long-Term Productivity?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michigan State University-Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Tulane University
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employment, investment, Labor Unions, productivity, Share repurchases, Short-termism

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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
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disagreement, informed trading, activist investors

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What Happens 'Before the Birth' and 'After the Death' of a Hedge Fund?

Bankers, Markets & Investors, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Jul 2014
Vikas Agarwal, Vyacheslav Fos and Wei Jiang
Georgia State University, Boston College - Department of Finance and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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database biases, self-selection bias, reporting bias, timing bias, hedge funds, mandatory and voluntary disclosure

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The Threat of Intervention

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 602/2019
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
Vyacheslav Fos and Charles M. Kahn
Boston College - Department of Finance and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 163 (231,824)

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Corporate governance, agency costs, shareholder activism, disciplinary effects, stock liquidity

The Threat of Intervention

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Apr 2019
Vyacheslav Fos and Charles M. Kahn
Boston College - Department of Finance and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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The Effects of the Aggregate Stock Market on Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Feb 2020
Vyacheslav Fos and Jun Yang
Boston College - Department of Finance and University of Notre Dame
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Mergers, Acquisitions, Stock Market Index Return, Synergies

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A Portfolio Choice Model With Utility from Anticipation of Future Consumption and Stock Market Mean Reversion

European Economic Review, Vol. 52, No. 8, 2008
Posted: 19 Mar 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Deceased and Boston College - Department of Finance

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portfolio choice, mean reversion, anticipation