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The Impact of Shareholder Litigation Risk on Equity Incentives
Accountancy
The Impact of Shareholder Litigation Risk on Equity Incentives

The Accounting Review, forthcoming

When financial misreporting risks are heightened in less litigious environments, boards make counterbalances to CEOs’ equity compensation [...]

 

Semiparametric Model Averaging Prediction
Business Statistics
Semiparametric Model Averaging Prediction

Journal of the American Statistical Association, forthcoming.

How can data mining devices be enhanced using cutting-edge statistical methodology? [...]

Solving Euler Equations via Two-Stage Nonparametric Penalized Splines
Economics
Solving Euler Equations via Two-Stage Nonparametric Penalized Splines

Journal of Econometrics, 2020

New research proposes a novel estimation-based approach to solving asset pricing models for both stationary and time-varying observations [...]

Taming the Factor Zoo
Finance
Taming the Factor Zoo

The Journal of Finance, January 2020.

This article introduces a statistical test framework for the enlarging factor zoo discovered in the asset pricing and investment world. [...]

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Can User-Generated Content Boost the Popularity of Sponsored Search Results?
Information Systems
Can User-Generated Content Boost the Popularity of Sponsored Search Results?

MIS Quarterly, forthcoming

Internet users tend to avoid sponsored search results. Can user-generated content such as product reviews and ratings boost their popularity? [...]

Robust Contract Designs: Linear Contracts and Moral Hazard
Management
Robust Contract Designs: Linear Contracts and Moral Hazard

Operations Research, September 2020

Performance-based contracts are increasingly widespread, but how to design effective contracts? We take a look at incentive contracts under model uncertainty. [...]

Do Expert Reviewers Really Make an Impact on Consumers?
Marketing
Do Expert Reviewers Really Make an Impact on Consumers?

Journal of Consumer Research, forthcoming

Online reviews are as important as personal recommendations, and most are written by consumers. But how do reviewers differ from each other, and how are we influenced by them? [...]

Price-Directed Cost Sharing and Demand Allocation for Service Providers
Operations Research and Operations Management
Price-Directed Cost Sharing and Demand Allocation for Service Providers

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, June 2020

Service collaboration is increasingly popular but requires well-structured compensations and incentives. We provide a framework for the sharing of facilities and the allocation of demand among independent firms. [...]