Browsing by Author "Underwood, Shane E."

Browsing by Author "Underwood, Shane E."

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  • Nichols, Ezekiel Andrew (University of Alabama Libraries, 2013)
    This dissertation uses proprietary drug screening data, illicit drug prices from the DEA STRIDE database, and national and local macroeconomic variables to measure the price responsiveness and treatment effectiveness of ...
  • Washington, Patrick Bernard (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    This dissertation is composed of three essays that study the interconnections between blockholders and CEO power, and the link between deferred compensation (inside debt) and financial performance/firm behavior. In the ...
  • Williams, Miesha (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    Economies have three investors: public investors, private investors and the foreign investors. This dissertation examines the response of each investor to economic shocks in the United States (US). Chapter 1 employs an ...
  • Stover, Joseph Edward (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    In the first essay, we examine corporate inversions, which occur when companies leave the United States to save on their taxes. We gather a unique sample of 80 corporate inversion announcements to explore what drives the ...
  • Handy, Jonathan Firpo (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on factors that influence how managers choose when to pursue important company investment decisions and the quality of those investment decisions. The dissertation research seeks ...
  • Rippy, Jordan (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    Prior research has provided mixed results regarding changes in firm behavior in response to comment letters from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (Johnston and Petacchi 2016; Kubick, Mayberry, Omer, and Lynch ...
  • Nasser, Tareque (University of Alabama Libraries, 2010)
    This dissertation contains three distinct essays in the broad area of corporate finance. The first two essays examine the role of an independent director who is also a blockholder (IDB), a potent governance mechanism, on ...
  • Lu, Xing (University of Alabama Libraries, 2011)
    Essay one, Do Internet Board Messages Predict Stock Returns? An Analysis with Explicit and Intensive Board Postings, tries to discover whether postings on message boards predict future stock performance. While many other ...
  • Gilstrap, Collin (University of Alabama Libraries, 2017)
    This dissertation explores three areas where managerial discretion can impact firm outcomes. The in the first essay examines how CEOs with a career background in sales and marketing, “Sales CEOs”, impact operating outcomes ...
  • Sherrill, Daniel Elijah (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The dissertation research seeks to contribute to a deeper understanding of the impact of ETFs upon the financial markets, discover insights into ...
  • Brooks, Joshua Andrew (University of Alabama Libraries, 2015)
    This dissertation includes three essays on investments and time series econometrics. This work gives new insight into the behavior of implied marginal tax rates, implied volatility, and option pricing models. The first ...
  • Zhuang, Boyi (University of Alabama Libraries, 2016)
    Previous writers have attempted to resolve the equity premium puzzle by employing a utility function that depends on current consumption minus (or relative to) past habit consumption. The first chapter points out that an ...
  • Daughdrill, Stephen Bradley (University of Alabama Libraries, 2015)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on the strategic qualitative disclosure decisions of hedge funds and mutual funds. The dissertation research seeks to contribute to a new understanding of the relationship between ...
  • Malm, James (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on the legal environment, corporate policy and corporate governance. The dissertation research seeks to contribute to a new understanding of the relationship between the legal ...
  • Boulware, Karl David (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    This dissertation is composed of three essays that measure the impact of monetary policy on non-bank credit activity by issuer, composition, and duration. The first essay measures the dynamic impact of monetary policy on ...
  • Upton, Katherine M. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2014)
    Finance is a social science with quantitative cornerstones. Therefore, the study of behavior and choice is particularly important in finance. This dissertation examines behavioral choices' impact on quantitative outcomes ...

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