Resarch at CCF

Resarch at CCF

The researchers at CCF regularly publish articles in the top finance journals.

These include the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Review of Finance, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, and the Journal of Corporate Finance.


Carsten Bienz, Karin S. Thorburn, Uwe Walz. Ownership, Wealth, and Risk Taking: Evidence on Private Equity Fund Managers. Working Paper

Read about this research in media:

Private Equity Managers Take Less Risk When More of Their Own Money Is on the Line

GPs with more skin in the game make safer bets-report


Kyeong Hun Lee, Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions amid Political Uncertainty: A Bargaining Perspective. Strategic Management Journal, September 2018

Kyeong Hun Lee, David C. Mauer and Qianying(Emma) Xu, 2018. Human Capital Relatedness and Mergers and Acquisitions. Journal of Financial Economics, 129, (1), 111-135

Raff, Konrad and Linus Siming, 2018. Knighthoods, Damehoods, and CEO BehaviourJournal of Corporate Finance, available online.

Eckbo, B. Espen, Tanakorn Makaew, and Karin S. Thorburn, 2018. Are stock-financed takeovers opportunistic? Journal of Financial Economics, 128 (3); 443-465.


Eckbo, B. Espen, Tanakorn Makaew, and Karin S. Thorburn, 2017, “Are stock-financed takeovers opportunistic?Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.


Bakke, Einar, Tore Leite and Karin S. Thorburn, 2016. Partial Adjustment to Public Information in the Pricing of IPOs. Journal of Financial Intermediation, forthcoming.

Schmidt, Cornelius and Rudiger Fahlenbrach, 2016. Do exogeneous changes in passive institutional ownership affect corporate governance and firm value? Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.

Chi, Daniel and Xunhua Su, 2016. The dynamics of performance volatility and firm valuation. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

Su, Xunhua, Zhang, Li, 2016. A Re-examination of Credit Rationing in the Stiglitz and Weiss Model. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, forthcoming.

Koskinen, Yrjo and Joril Maeland, 2016. Innovation, Competition and Investment Timing. Review of Corporate Finance Studies 5(2), 166-199.

Eckbo, B. Espen, Karin S. Thorburn and Wei Wang, 2016. How costly is corporate bankruptcy for the CEO? Journal of Financial Economics 121 (1), 210-229.