E-Mail:; Address: Cornell Hall 423, University of Missouri-Columbia; Phone: 573-882-8717


    • School of Business, University of Utah, Ph.D., Finance, August 2nd 2013

Research Interests

    • Corporate Finance, Real Estate Finance, Corporate Governance

Teaching Interests

    • Corporate Finance, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Capital Market

Google Scholar citations   

    • 247 as of November 2017


    • How Do Firms Finance Non-Primary Market Investments? Evidence from REITs (Joint work with J. Conklin and M. Diop) Real Estate Economics (2017) SSRN
    • Stock Options and Managerial Incentives for Risk-Taking: Evidence from FAS 123R (Joint work with R. Hayes and M. Lemmon, Journal of Financial Economics 105 (2012) 174 - 190) Paper in SSRN      Internet appendix

Working papers

    • Debt incentives and bank risk-taking (Joint work with Yongqiang Chu) Revise & Resubmit SSRN
    • Default risk, inside debt and debt incentives (Joint work with Xi Dong and Joseph Halford) SSRN
    • The importance of location in the financing of property acquisitions by REITs (Joint work with James Conklin and Moussa Diop) SSRN
    • Why Do Firms Use Non-Executive Stock Option Plans: Evidence from FAS 123R

Academic affiliation   

    • University of Missouri Columbia

Presentations and Discussions (*)

    • 2017 : AREUEA-ASSA Conference, AREUEA National Conference (2)* 
    • 2016 : AREUEA National Conference, Baruch College
    • 2015 : Baruch College
    • 2013 : Baruch College, Louisiana State University, Michigan State University, Purdue University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Yeshiva University
    • 2012 : Fordham University, Northeastern University
    • 2011 : European Winter Finance Conference, China International Conference in Finance*

Professional Service

    • Referee for Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Behavioral Finance
    • Program committee member and chairperson for 2014 Financial Management Association Annual Conference