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AFA 2020 San Diego


EDUCATION

PhD in Financial Management, IESE Business School, 2016 - 2021 (Expected)

Visiting Research Student, 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

JOB MARKET PAPER

Taking No Chances: Bank Mergers, Lender Concentration, and Corporate Acquisitions

PUBLICATIONS

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

Does Common Ownership Increase Incentives for Mergers and Acquisitions? (with Miguel Anton, Jose Azar, and Mireia Gine) - Competition Policy International, May 2019

WORKING PAPER

Beyond the Target: M&A Decisions and Rival Ownership (with Miguel Anton, Jose Azar, and Mireia Gine)

Great Trees are Good for Shade: Creditor Monitoring Under Common Ownership

Agree to Disagree: Within-Syndicate Conflicts and Debt Contracting (with Yongqiang Chu and Zhanbing Xiao)

Friends or Bullies? Common Analysts and Conforming Corporate Investment Strategies

CONFERENCE/SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS (*presented by coauthor)

2020:

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

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

2019:

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

2018:

26th Spanish Finance Forum; PFMC