Samuel Lee

Associate Professor of Finance @ Santa Clara University

Contact information

Leavey School of BusinessSanta Clara UniversityLucas Hall, RM 216T500 El Camino RealSanta Clara, CA 95053Email: sslee@scu.eduGoogle scholar profile


Lee, S. and P. Persson, 2022, "Human Trafficking and Regulating Prostitution," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 14(3), 87-127. (Online Appendix)

Burkart, M. and S. Lee, 2022, "Activism and Takeovers," Review of Financial Studies, 35(4), 1868-96. (Online Appendix)

Bouvard, M. and S. Lee, 2020, "Risk Management Failures," Review of Financial Studies, 33(6), 2421-67. (Online Appendix)

Lee, S. and P. Persson, 2016, "Financing from Family and Friends," Review of Financial Studies, 29(9): 2341-86. (Online Appendix)

Lee, S. and P. Persson, 2016, "Violence and Entry in Prostitution Markets," Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution (eds. M. Shah & S. Cunningham), OUP: 311-331.

Burkart, M. and S. Lee, 2016, "Smart Buyers," Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 5(2): 239-70.

Burkart, M. and S. Lee, 2015 "Signaling to Dispersed Shareholders and Corporate Control," Review of Economic Studies, 82(3), 922-62.

At, C., M. Burkart, and S. Lee, 2011, "Security-Voting Structure and Bidder Screening," Journal of Financial Intermediation, 20(3), 458-76.

Burkart, M. and S. Lee, 2008, "One Share-One Vote: The Theory," Review of Finance, 12(1), 1-49.

Working papers

Burkart, M.,  S. Lee, and H. Petri, "LBO Financing"

Persson, P.   Roketskiy, N.   Lee, S., "Circles of Trust: Rival Information in Social Networks" (Supplementary Material)

Work in progress

The Evolution of the Market for Corporate Control (with M. Burkart & Paul Voss)

Bankruptcy as Market for Corporate Influence (with M. Burkart & V. Vladimirov)

Time competition and internal governance (with M. Bouvard)

Family governance (with P. Persson)