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Dirk Hackbarth | Professor of Finance
Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar
Center for Finance, Law & Policy Faculty Fellow
CEPR Research Fellow | ECGI Research Member

Boston University Questrom School of Business
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Email: dhackbar @ bu . edu | Tel: (617) 358-4206

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Published Papers

  1. ''Corporate Debt Maturity Profiles,'' with J. Choi and J. Zechner. Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming.
    • CEPR Discussion Paper No. 12289, September 2017.

  2. ''Financing Asset Sales and Business Cycles,'' with M. Arnold and T. Puhan, Review of Finance, Forthcoming. Online Appendix.

  3. ''Inflexibility and Stock Returns,'' with L. Gu and T. Johnson. Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming.

  4. ''The Future of Corporate Financing in Europe,'' with R. Fahlenbrach, J. Rocholl, E. Theissen, and M. Uhrig-Homburg, Schmalenbach Business Review, Volume 18, Issue 3, August 2017, pp. 179-180.

  5. ''Real Options and Risk Dynamics,'' with T. Johnson, Review of Economic Studies, Volume 82, Issue 4, October 2015, pp. 1449-1482.

  6. ''Financial Distress, Stock Returns, and the 1978 Bankruptcy Reform Act,'' with R. Haselmann and D. Schoenherr, Review of Financial Studies, Volume 28, Issue 6, June 2015, pp. 1810-1847. Online Appendix.
  7. ''Capital Structure, Product Market Dynamics, and the Boundaries of the Firm,'' with R. Mathews and D. Robinson, Management Science, Volume 60, Issue 12, December 2014, pp. 2971-2993. Online Appendices.
  8. ''Corporate Finance Theory: Introduction to Special Issue,'' with I. Goldstein, Journal of Corporate Finance, 29, December 2014, pp. 535-541.

  9. ''Governance and Equity Prices: Does Transparency Matter?,'' with L. Gu, Review of Finance, Volume 17, Issue 6, November 2013, pp. 1989-2033.

  10. ''The Firm-Level Credit Multiplier,'' with M. Campello, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Volume 21, Issue 3, July 2012, pp. 446-472. Online Appendix.
    • NBER Working Paper No. 17805, February 2012.

  11. ''The Dynamics of Mergers and Acquisitions in Oligopolistic Industries,'' with J. Miao, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 36, Issue 4, April 2012, pp. 585-609.

  12. ''Optimal Priority Structure, Capital Structure, and Investment,'' with D. Mauer, Review of Financial Studies, Volume 25, Issue 3, March 2012, pp. 747-796.
    • Invited Paper, Foundation for the Advancement of Research in Financial Economics (FARFE) Conference, 2009.

  13. ''Liquidity Mergers,'' with H. Almeida and M. Campello, Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 102, Issue 3, December 2011, pp. 526-558.
    • NBER Working Paper No. 16724, January 2011.

  14. ''Corporate Bond Credit Spreads and Forecast Dispersion,'' with L. GŁntay, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 34, Issue 10, October 2010, pp. 2328-2345.
    • Best Conference Paper Award, Swiss Society for Financial Market Research Meetings, 2009.

  15. ''Financing Decisions,'' with J. Gider, Chapter 21 in: Behavioral Finance: Investors, Corporations, and Markets, H. Baker and J. Nofsinger (Eds.), 2010, Wiley & Sons.

  16. ''Determinants of Corporate Borrowing: A Behavioral Perspective,'' Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 15, Issue 4, September 2009, pp. 389-411.
    • Lead Article.

  17. ''Managerial Traits and Capital Structure Decisions,'' Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Volume 43, Issue 4, December 2008, pp. 843-882.

  18. ''Stock Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions,'' with E. Morellec, Journal of Finance, Volume 63, Issue 3, June 2008, pp. 1213-1252.
    • BGI Best Conference Paper Award (Runner-Up Prize), European Finance Association (EFA) Meetings, 2006.

  19. ''Can the Tradeoff Theory Explain Debt Structure?,'' with C. Hennessy and H. Leland, Review of Financial Studies, Volume 20, Issue 5, September 2007, pp. 1389-1428.
  20. ''Capital Structure, Credit Risk, and Macroeconomic Conditions,'' with J. Miao and E. Morellec, Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 82, Issue 3, December 2006, pp. 519-550.


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