Market Manipulation

Financial Intermediaries in the Midst
of Market Manipulation: Did They Protect the Fool or Help the Knave?"
 Journal of Corporate Financeforthcoming.

Strategic Trading Behavior and Price Distortion in a Manipulated Market: Anatomy of a Squeeze,” Journal of Financial Economics, 77 (1), 171-218, 2005.

Securities Valuation

Market Transparency and the Marking Precision of Bond Mutual Fund Managers,” Journal of Portfolio Management, 2015.

“Missing the Marks? Dispersion in Corporate Bond Valuations across Mutual Funds,” Journal of Financial Economics101, 206–226, 2011.

“Tracking the US Treasury: Footprints from the Treasury’s Debt Buyback Program,”  Journal of Fixed Income,
 15 (2), 37-50, 2005.

Methods for Estimating Damages

“Shock-Based Causal Inference in Corporate Finance Research,” 2014, Critical Finance Review, forthcoming.

“Financial intermediaries in the midst of market manipulation: Did they protect the fool or help the knave?,”  Journal of Corporate Financeforthcoming.

“Unbundling and Measuring Tunneling,” 2014, University of Illinois Law Review, forthcoming.




Shareholder Disputes in VC-backed Firms

“Does Reputation Limit Opportunistic Behavior in the VC Industry? Evidence from Litigation against VCs,” 2012, Journal of Finance, 67, 2215-2246.

“Conflicts of Interest and Litigation in the Venture Capital Industry,” 2010, in Douglas J. Cumming, ed., Companion to Venture Capital, Chapter 17, Wiley.

Shareholder Disputes

Unbundling and Measuring Tunneling,” 2014, University of Illinois Law Review, forthcoming.

“Self-Dealing by Corporate Insiders: Legal Constraints and Loopholes,” 2012, in Brett McDonnell and Claire Hill, eds., Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law, Edward Elgar Publishing.

“Tunneling Techniques and Their Effect on Firm Value around the World,” 2011, in Alireza Tourani-Rad and Coral Ingley, eds., Handbook on Emerging Issues in Corporate Governance, World Scientific Publishing.

Law and Tunneling,” 2011, Journal of Corporation Law, 37, 1-49.

“Is There Shareholder Expropriation in the United States? An Analysis of Publicly-Traded Subsidiaries,” 2010, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 45, 1-26.

“How Much Value Can Blockholders Tunnel? Evidence from the Bulgarian Mass Privatization Auctions,” 2005, Journal of Financial Economics76, 191-234.

“How Does Law Affect Finance: An Examination of Equity Tunneling in Bulgaria,” 2010, Journal of Financial Economics, 96, 155-173.