Faculty member Jeff Inman has released a first-of-its-kind study that, by using video cameras, monitors the grocery shopping of consumers from a first-person vantage point. It makes several surprising findings to what influences unplanned purchases.
Leonce Bargeron joined the finance faculty in 2005. His research interests include mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, asymmetric information, and options. Prior to pursuing his academic career, Professor Bargeron was an options market maker for six years (three years trading foreign currency options on the floor of Philadelphia's PHLX, two years trading FTSE 100 options on the floor of London's LIFFE and one year trading OTC options for BNP in Paris). Subsequent to trading, he served for two years as the CFO of Ram Tool and Supply Co.
"Do Shareholder Tender Agreements Inform or Expropriate Shareholders?" Journal of Corporate Finance, forthcoming.
"Accelerated Share Repurchases" with Manoj Kulchania and Shawn Thomas, 2011, Journal of Financial Economics, 101, 69-89.
"Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Risk Taking" with Kenneth Lehn and Chad Zutter, 2009, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 49, 34-52.
"Why Do Private Acquirers Pay So Little Compared to Public Acquirers?" with Frederik Schlingemann, René Stulz, and Chad Zutter, 2008, Journal of Financial Economics, 89, 375-390, reprinted in Corporate Takeovers, Modern Empirical Developments, vol. 1, B. Espen Eckbo, ed., Elsevier Academic Press. Jensen Prize for the Best Paper Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations.
"Disagreement between the market and managers: Are negative bidder returns less informative than positive bidder returns?" with Ken Lehn, Sara Moeller, and Frederik Schlingemann.
"Do Target CEOs Sell Out Their Shareholders to Keep Their Job in a Merger?" with Frederik Schlingemann, René Stulz, and Chad Zutter.
"The Subprime Crisis and Systemic Risk: Evidence from U.S. Securities Markets" (with Ken Lehn and Mehmet Yalin)
Jensen Prize for Corporate Finance and Organizations for the best paper in the Journal of Financial Economics, 2008
CBA Best Teaching in a Core Course Award 2007/08, 2008/09