Working Papers

“Does Diversification of Share Classes Increase Firm Value?” with Sojung Kim and Woochan Kim (SSRN)

“Mandating Women on Boards: Evidence from the United States” with Anil Shivdasani and Elena Simintzi (SSRN); featured in Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (Link)

“Shareholder- versus Stakeholder-Initiated Corporate Social Responsibility” (draft available upon request)

“Are Gray Directors the Smoking Gun Unveiling Non-Independent Boards after Sarbanes Oxley?” (SSRN)

“Changing of the Guards: Does Succession Planning Matter?” with Dragana Cvijanovic and Nickolay Gantchev (SSRN); featured in Columbia Law School’s blog on corporations and the capital markets (Link)


“When Heirs Become Major Shareholders: Evidence on Pyramiding Financed by Related-Party Sales,” with Woochan Kim, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2016, Vol. 41, pp. 23-42 (Published version, SSRN)

“Managerial Entrenchment of Anti-Takeover Devices: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Korea,” with Woochan Kim, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 2012, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 614-638 (Published version, SSRN)


“Does Investment in Human Capital Spur Innovation and Entrepreneurship?

“Theory of Governance: the Generalized Method of Moments Framework”