Published Papers

"Credibility and Multiple SEOs: What Happens When Firms Return to the Capital Market?"
(with Mark D. Walker and Jing Zhao)
Financial Management, (2015).

"Business in troubled waters: Does adverse attitude affect firm value?"
(with Jung Chul Park, Dipanwita Sarkar, and Jayanta Sarkar)
Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 22 (2013): 221-235.

"Cross-border Bank Mergers and Acquisitions: What Factors Pull and Push Banks Together?"
(with James R. Barth, John S. Jahera, Jr., and Dongyun Lin)
Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies , Vol 16, No 4, 1350022-1 to 1350022-23.

"Corporate Risk and Corporate Governance: Another View"
(with Hao Li and John S. Jahera, Jr.)
Managerial Finance, Vol. 39, No. 3 (2013): 204-227.

"What Determines the Number and Value of Bank Mergers and Acquisitions Around the Globe?"
(with James R. Barth, John S. Jahera, Jr., and Triphon Phumiwasana)
Banking and Finance Review, Vol. 4, No. 1 (2012): 59-76.

"Small and Medium Enterprise Financing in Transition Economies"
(with James R. Barth and Dongyun Lin)
Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 39, No. 1 (March 2011): 19-38.

"Capital Structure, Corporate Governance, and the Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley"
(with Mark Bertus and John S. Jahera)
Corporate Ownership and Control.

"Sarbanes-Oxley, Corporate Governance, and Strategic Dividend Decisions"
(with Mark Bertus and John S. Jahera)
Corporate Ownership and Control.

"The Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Premia Paid in Mergers and Acquisitions"
(with Mark Bertus, Renata F. Gallyamova, and John S. Jahera, Jr.)
Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Fall 2008): 36-51.

"Seasoned Equity Offerings: What Firms Say, Do, and How the Market Reacts"
(with Mark D. Walker)
Journal of Corporate Finance, 14 (2008): 376-386.

"A Note on Foreign Bank Ownership and Monitoring: An International Comparison"
(with Mark Bertus and John S. Jahera)
Journal of Banking and Finance, 32 (2008): 338-345.

"To be Euro or not to be Euro: A Comparative Analysis of Banking Systems"
(with Mark Bertus and John S. Jahera)
Applied Financial Economics Letters, Vol. 3, Issue 6 (2007): 391-396.

"The Relation Between Bank Regulation and Economic Performance: A Cross-country Analysis"
(with Mark Bertus and John S. Jahera)
Banks and Bank Systems, Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2007): 32-45.

"The Role of Banks in Global Mergers and Acquisitions" (English version)
"The Role of Banks in Global Mergers and Acquisitions" (Chinese version)
(with James R. Barth and Triphon Phumiwasana)
The Chinese Banker, June, 2007.

"Global Diversification, Industrial Diversification, and Firm Value"
(with David J. Denis and Diane K. Denis)
Journal of Finance, 57 (2002): 1951-1979.

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Working Papers

"The Choice Among Traditional Chapter 11, Prepackaged Bankruptcy, and Out-of-Court Restructuring"

"Key Employee Retention Plans in Bankruptcy"
(with Claire E. Crutchley and Marlin Jensen)

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Work In Progress

"Does Information Environment Affect the Riskiness of the Firm?"
(with Mark Bertus and Peter J. DaDalt)

"Operating Performance and Value Creation in Related and Unrelated Mergers"
(with Diane K. Denis)

"The Cost of Fraudulent Financial Reporting"

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Other Press

Lindsey Kaye Rodgers. "Auburn Students Help Working Families Save Money on Taxes."
The Auburn Plainsman July 6, 2010.

Jullian Clair. "Girl’s Guide: Credit cards scam users."
The Auburn Plainsman February 11, 2010.

Dustin Pridgen. "Professors Explain Basics of Stock Market."
The Auburn Plainsman November 5, 2009.

"The Perfect Storm"
(with Dan Gropper, Jimmy E. Hilliard, John S. Jahera, Jr., and Beverly Marshall)
Auburn Magazine, Spring 2009: 43-45.

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