Research and Publications

Babson College encourages and supports a variety of thought leadership and research activities to increase the public visibility and academic reputation of the College and its faculty, regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Below is a sampling of published research, working papers and areas of research being pursued by the Babson College finance division faculty.

Chava, S., Oettl, A., Manpreet, S., Zeng, L., (2024). Creative Destruction? Impact of E-Commerce on the Retail SectorManagement Science, 70(4), 2168-2187.

Gilje, E.P., Taillard, J.P., Zeng, L., (2024). Human Capital Reallocation Across Firms: Evidence from Idiosyncratic Shocks, Review of Corporate Finance Studies, forthcoming.


Menkveld, A.J., […], Davies, R.J., et al., (2023). Non-Standard Errors.  Journal of Finance, forthcoming. 

Goldstein, M., (2023). High Frequency Trading Strategies , Management Science, 69, (8), 4413-4434.

Goldstein, M., Namin, E.S., (2023). Corporate bond liquidity and yield spreads: A review, Elsevier, 65, (101925).

Chava, S., Ganduri, R., Paradkar, N., Zeng, L., (2023). Shocked by Bank Funding Shocks: Evidence from Consumer Credit Cards, The Review of Financial Studies, 36, (10), 3906-3952 .                         


Restrepo, F., Taillard, J.P., (2022). Private Firms’ Incentives and Opportunities to Manage Earnings: Evidence from the use of Inflation AdjustmentsJournal of Business, Finance, and Accounting, 49(1,2), 69-110.

Cole, B., Goldstein, M.A., Moser, S.M., Van Ness, R.A., (2022). Trade Price Clustering in the Corporate Bond MarketChina Finance Review International, 12,(3), 353-377.

Goldstein, M.A., Lynch, A.H., Norchi, C.H., (2022). Conflict’s impact raises costs for Arctic shipping and the climate. Nature, 606,250.


Feinstein, S.P., Villanueva, O.M., (2021). Stock Price Reactivity to Earnings Announcements: TheRole of the Cammer/Krogman Factors. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 57, 203-234.

Bailey, D.A., Goldstein, M.A., Li, X., Lynch, A.H., Stephenson, S.R., Veland, S., (2021). Arctic shipping guidance from the CMIP6 ensemble on operational and infrastructural timescales.Climatic Change, 167(23). 

Hao, J., Zheng, K., (2021). Effect of the Equity Capital Ratio on the Relationship between Competition and Bank Risk-taking Behavior. The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 10(4), 813–855. 

Fabisik, K., Fahlenbrach, R., Stulz, R., Taillard, J.P.(2021). Why are Firms with more Managerial Ownership Worth Less? Journal of Financial Economics, 140(3), 699-725.


Davies, R.J., Hevert, K.T. (2020). Stay-out adjustments and multi-year regulatory rate plansThe Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 76, 105-114.

Goldstein, M.A., Hotchkiss, E.S. (2020). Providing Liquidity in an Illiquid Market: Dealer Behavior in U.S. Corporate Bonds. Journal of Financial Economics, 135(1), 16-40.

Bessembinder, H., Hao, J., Zheng, K. (2020). Liquidity Provision Contracts and Market Quality: Evidence from the New York Stock Exchange.  Review of Financial Studies, 33(1), 44–74.

Hasanhodzic, J. (2020). Simulating the Blanchard Conjecture in a Multi-Period Life-Cycle ModelAEA, Papers & Proceedings, 110, 149-51.

Stein, L.C.D., Yannelis, C. (2020). Financial Inclusion, Human Capital, and Wealth Accumulation: Evidence from the Freedman’s Savings Bank. Review of Financial Studies, 33(11), 5333-5377.

Décaire, P., Gilje, E.P., Taillard, J.P. (2020). Real Option Exercise: Empirical Evidence. Review of Financial Studies, 33(7), 3250-3306.

Bradley, D., Clarke, J., Zeng, L. (2020). The Speed of Information and the Sell-Side Research IndustryJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 55(5), 1467-1490.

Chava, S., Hsu, A., Zeng, L. (2020). Does History Repeat Itself? Business Cycle and IndustryReturnsJournal of Monetary Economics, 116, 201-218.

Barardehi, Y.H., Bernhardt, D., Davies, R.J. (2019). Trade-Time Measures of Liquidity.  Review of Financial Studies, 32(1), 126–179.

Goldstein, M.A., Hotchkiss, S.E., Pedersen, D.J., (2019). Secondary Market Liquidity and Primary Market Pricing of Corporate BondsJournal of Risk and Financial Management, 12(2), 86.

Goldstein, M.A., McCarthy, J., Orlov, A.G. (2019). The Core, Periphery, and Beyond: Stock Market Comovements among EU and Non‐EU Countries. The Financial Review, 54, 5-56.

Hasanhodzic, J., Kotlikoff, L. (2019). Valuing Government Obligations When Markets Are IncompleteJournal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 51(7), 1815-1855.

Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W., Viola, E. (2019). What Do Humans Perceive in Asset Returns? Journal of Portfolio Management, 45(4), 49-60.

Hasanhodzic, J., Lo, A.W. (2019). On Black's Leverage Effect in Firms With No Leverage. Journal of Portfolio Management, 46(1), 102-122.

Krigman, L., Rivolta, M. (2019). Can non-CEO inside directors add value? Evidence from unplanned CEO turnoversReview of Accounting and Finance, 18(3), 456-482

Stein, L.C.D., Zhao, H. (2019). Independent Executive Directors: How Distraction Affects Their Advisory and Monitoring Roles. Journal of Corporate Finance, 56, 199–223.

Arbetter, T., Chang, A., Fetterer, F., Goldstein, M.A., Lynch, A.H., Zsom, A., (2018). The step-like evolution of Arctic open waterScientific Reports 8(16902), 1-9.

Behr, P., Kisgen, D., Taillard, J.P. (2018). Did Government Regulations Lead to Inflated Credit RatingsManagement Science 64(3), 983-1476.

Goldstein, M.A., Haghdadi, N., Ma, S., MacGill, I., Pitman, A.J., (2017). Pricing the urban cooling benefits of solar panel deployment in Sydney, AustraliaScientific Reports 7(43938).  

Goldstein, M.A., Parr, C., Sturm, M. (2017). Water and life from snow: A trillion dollar science questionWater Resources Research 53(5), 3534–3544.

Bowen, D.E., Fresard, L., Taillard, J.P. (2017). What's your identification strategy? Innovation in Corporate Finance ResearchManagement Science 63(8), 2529-2548.

Gilje, E.P., Taillard, J.P. (2017). Does Hedging Affect Firm Value? Evidence from a Natural Experiment. Review of Financial Studies 31(12), 4083-4132.

Krigman, L., and Jeffus, W. (2016). IPO Pricing as a Function of your Investment Banks’ Past Mistakes: The Case of FacebookJournal of Corporate Finance. 38, 335-344.

Gilje, E.P., Taillard, J.P. (2016). Do Private Firms Invest Differently than Public Firms? Taking Cues from the Natural Gas IndustryJournal of Finance 71(4), 1733-1778.

Potter, M.E.,  Schwarz, C.G. (2016). Revisiting Mutual Fund Portfolio DisclosureReview of Financial Studies 29, (12), 3519-3544.

Atanasov, V., Davies, R.J., Merrick, J.J. (2015). Financial intermediaries in the midst of market manipulation: Did they protect the fool or help the knave?  Journal of Corporate Finance 34, 210-234.

Bradley, D., Kim, I., Krigman, L.A., (2015). Top VC IPO UnderpricingJournal of Corporate Finance. 31, 186-202.

Chartier, F.A., Edmunds, J.C. (2015). Latin American Economic Growth: Disparate Paths, Creditable AccomplishmentsGlobal Journal of Emerging Market Economies. 7(1), 21-27.

Bessembinder, Hao, J., H., Zheng, K. (2015). Market Making Contracts, Firm Value, and the IPO DecisionJournal of Finance 70, 1997-2028. 

Gao, P., Hao, J., Kalcheva, I., Ma, T. (2015). Short Sales and the Weekend Effect - Evidence from Hong KongJournal of Financial Markets 26, 85-102.

Goldstein, M.A. (2015). Circuit Breakers, Trading Collars, and Volatility Transmission Across Markets: Evidence from NYSE Rule 80AThe Financial Review 50(3), 459–479.

Goldstein, M.A., Goyal, A., Lucey, B.M., Muckley, C.B. (2015). The Global Preference for Dividends in Declining Markets. The Financial Review 50(4), 575-609.

Harris, L., Kyle, A.S., Sirri, E.R. (2015). Statement of the Financial Economists Roundtable, April 2015: The Structure of Trading in Bond Markets. Financial Analysts Journal 71(6), 4.

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