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  • Essays on banking IPOs 

    Crook, Matthew D. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    This dissertation explores the market reaction to analyst coverage initiations and the factors leading to coverage initiations by analysts for newly public banking stocks. I use two cases to investigate the timeliness and ...
  • Essays on CEO compensation 

    O'Brien, Scott (Scott William) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    The two essays of my dissertation examine issues concerning CEO compensation. First, I examine the use of relative performance evaluation (RPE), asymmetry in pay for skill/luck, and compensation benchmarking for a sample ...
  • Essays on security issuance 

    Olsen, Brett C. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    When a firm requires funds for financing operations, managers face several alternatives. Managers may raise funds through the public markets or the private sector. They may issue equity, debt, or a mix of equity and debt. ...
  • Household financial choice: three essays 

    Finke, Michael S. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
    This dissertation examines household characteristics the impact financial decision making. The first essay explores the role of cognitive ability in numeracy, risk tolerance, credit decisions, wealth and retirement savings ...
  • Illiquidity spillover: the cross-market impact of firm level illiquidity 

    Maslar, David (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This study is an examination of the cross-market relations of illiquidity at the firm level. In the first part of the study I explore the cross-market ...
  • New equity issues, share repurchases, and the predictability of aggregate stock returns: an international perspective 

    Wang, Qi (Carol), 1971- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation investigates the predictive effects of the aggregate stock market returns by new equity issues and shares repurchase in a broader ...
  • Three essays on banking: agency, opacity, and fragility 

    Haggard, K. Stephen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Banks play a central role in the economy of the United States. As in most developed countries, banks in the United States are regulated to prevent ...
  • Three essays on financial contracting 

    Tamm, Christopher J., 1980- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In these essays, I examine the characteristics of financial contracts around Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In the first essay, I document significant changes ...
  • Three essays on inside debt 

    Rajkovic, Tijana (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation is composed of three essays examining inside debt. The first essay tests the impact of inside debt on security issuance decisions. I ...
  • Three essays on the corporate debt choice 

    Arena, Matteo P., 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This dissertation examines the determinants of the corporate debt choice between different forms of debt financing and different countries. By examining ...