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Corporate Governance Transfer and Synergistic Gains from Mergers and Acquisitions
We present evidence on the benefits of changes in control from mergers and acquisitions. We find that the stronger the acquirer's shareholder rights relative to the target's, the higher the synergyExpand
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Agency Problems at Dual-Class Companies
Using a sample of U.S. dual-class companies, we examine how divergence between insider voting and cash flow rights affects managerial extraction of private benefits of control. We find that as thisExpand
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Analyst Career Concerns, Effort Allocation, and Firms’ Information Environment
Because analysts strategically allocate more effort to portfolio firms that are relatively more important for their careers, a firm’s information environment is impacted by other firms covered by itsExpand
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Calibrating the HSM Predictive Methods for Oregon Highways
Let us know how access to this document benefits you. The Highway Safety Manual (HSM) was published by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in the spring ofExpand
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Rewards and Reputation from the Managerial Labor Market and Strategic Information Distortion
Top executives’ reputation and rewards from the managerial labor market are at least partly determined by the financial information their firms convey to the capital markets. We thus examine whetherExpand
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Near-infrared fluorescent probes based on piperazine-functionalized BODIPY dyes for sensitive detection of lysosomal pH.
Three acidotropic, near-infrared fluorescent probes based on piperazine-modified BODIPY dyes (A, B and C) have been developed for the sensitive and selective detection of lysosomal pH in livingExpand
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Response to Referee Comments of Referee 1
1. The authors applied compositing analysis on a relatively short record of observational data, during which only a few El Nino events occurred. Given this relatively small sample size, it is crucialExpand