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AFA 2020 San Diego


EDUCATION

PhD in Financial Management, IESE Business School, 2016 - 2021

Visiting Research Fellow, London School of Economics, 2020

Master in Global Management (with Honor), Thunderbird/Arizona State University, 2015

Bachelor in Economics/Business Administration (Double Major), University of Oregon, 2014

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Ownership Structure, Institutional Investors, Corporate Governance, Corporate Investment, Banking

PUBLICATIONS

Beyond the Target: M&A Decisions and Rival Ownership (with Miguel Anton, Jose Azar, and Mireia Gine) - Journal of Financial Economics, Accepted

The Mutual Friend: Dual Holder Monitoring and Firm Investment Efficiency (with Miguel Anton) - Review of Corporate Finance Studies, March 2020

Great Trees are Good for Shade: Creditor Monitoring Under Common Ownership - Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming

WORKING PAPER

Taking No Chances: Lender Monitoring and Corporate Acquisitions - Journal of Corporate Finance, Revise and Resubmit

Agree to Disagree: Within-Syndicate Conflict and Covenant Design (with Yongqiang Chu and Zhanbing Xiao)

Shareholder-Creditor Conflicts and Limits to Arbitrage: Evidence from the Equity Lending Market (with Yongqiang Chu, Pedro Saffi, and Jason Sturgess)

CONFERENCE/SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS (*presented by coauthor)

2022:

MFA (Scheduled)

2021:

Paris December Finance Meeting; FIRS; 28th Finance Forum; CEIBS; UC3M; SKEMA; Bristol; SMU(Cancelled); HEC Montreal; Stevens Institute of Technology

2020:

SFS Calvacade NA*; American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Meeting; AFA PhD Poster Session; IESE Seminar; LSE PhD Seminar; 28th Finance Forum PhD Day; Fudan Fanhai International School of Finance

2019:

AFA PhD Poster Session; 2nd Catalan Economic Society Conference (CESC); Financial Management Association (FMA) European Meeting; European Financial Management Association (EFMA) Meeting; Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting; FMA Asia/Pacific Meeting; 27th Spanish Finance Forum*; MadBar Workshop*; IESE Seminar

2018:

26th Spanish Finance Forum; Paris Financial Management Conference; IESE Seminar

DISCUSSIONS

2021:

Paris December Finance Meeting

2019:

FMA Europe; FMA Asia/Pacific; Asian FA; EFMA

2018:

26th Spanish Finance Forum; PFMC

REFEREE SERVICE

Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Finance Research Letters, Industrial and Corporate Change