Katharine Drake

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BACKGROUND Transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) is a causal factor in experimental glomerulosclerosis, and it mediates the increased extracellular matrix (ECM) accumulation that occurs in cultured mesangial cells (MCs) exposed to high glucose concentrations and cyclic mechanical strain. This change is associated with increased levels of TGF-beta, but(More)
Dyreng et al. (2008) find considerable variation in cash ETRs both across and within industries. One possible explanation for this phenomenon is that firms (and/or industries) have varying degrees of success via the political process (Zimmerman 1983). Corporations develop political strategies that allow them to compete in the public policy arena. We test(More)
I examine the manner in which stockholders’ aggregate unrealized capital gain or loss position at the time earnings are announced affects their trading response to earnings disclosures. Contrary to predictions from rational expectations models of trade (Shackelford and Verrecchia 2002), I find that abnormal trading volume around earnings announcements is(More)
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