• Bridging the cultural divide : the role of foreign directors in cross-border mergers 

    Alabdullah, Yaqoub, 1983- ([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
    This study examines the influence of foreign directors on the advising role of corporate boards. I use cross-border mergers as a test of the ability of foreign directors to provide effective strategic advising. Social ...
  • Hiding in plain sight: camouflage in the corporate governance of IPOs 

    Cicon, James E. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    I show that quality of corporate governance incrementally explains IPO pricing and performance. I facilitate this by creating a measure of corporate governance, provided by the bylaws and charter of an IPO, called ...
  • Indirect bonding : 

    Liao, Min-Yu (Stella) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    I propose that firms have incentives to respond to their rivals' cross-listings, thereby generating a spillover effect from the cross-listing. The existence of a spillover is an indirect effect of cross-listing and is ...
  • New equity issues, share repurchases, and the predictability of aggregate stock returns: an international perspective 

    Wang, Qi (Carol), 1971- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    This dissertation investigates the predictive effects of the aggregate stock market returns by new equity issues and shares repurchase in a broader cross-section of 41 countries. I apply a comparative analysis to this study ...