Associate Professor of Finance
London Business School
Regent's Park, London NW1 4SA, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8274
Fax: +44 (0)20 7000 8201
Published and Forthcoming
The Private Returns to Public Office, Journal of Political Economy (with F. Schulz and R. Fisman).
of Models that Predict Failure: Distance, Incentives and Defaults, forthcoming, Journal of
Financial Economics (with U. Rajan
and A. Seru).
Access to Collateral and Corporate Debt Structure:
Evidence from a Natural Experiment, Journal of
Did Securitization Lead to Lax Screening? Evidence from Subprime Loans, (2010), Quarterly
Journal of Economics (with B. Keys, T. Mukherjee and A. Seru).
How Law Affects Lending
(2010), Review of
Financial Studies (with R. Haselmann
and K. Pistor).
Default Models and Incentives (2010), American Economic
Review, P&P, (with Uday Rajan and Amit Seru).
Regulation and Securitization: Evidence from Subprime Loans (2009), Journal of
Monetary Economics (with B. Keys, T. Mukherjee and A. Seru).
and Distressed Loan Renegotiation: Evidence from the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
(2010), Journal of Financial Economics (with T. Piskorski and A. Seru).
Lender Screening and the Role of Securitization:
Evidence from Prime and Subprime Mortgage Markets, Review of
Financial Studies (with B. Keys and A. Seru).
The Unintended Effects of SOX
(2011), Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (with
V. Chhaochharia and C. Otto).
On the distribution of Lin-Kernighan
travelling salesman tour lengths (2008), European Journal of Operations Research, 1, (2008)
(with U. Palekar).
Lending in Social Networks, (with R. Haselmann and D. Schoenherr). [slides]
Labor and Capital: Is Debt a Bargaining Tool? (with E.
Simintzi and P. Volpin).
-Winner of the
LECG award for the best corporate finance paper at the 2010 European Finance
Cultural Proximity and Loan Outcomes, (with R. Fisman and D. Paravisini).
Does Financial Structure Shape Industry Structure? Evidence from Timing of Bank Liberalization (with M. Behn, R. Haselmann and A. Seru).
Markets and Financing
Economics II (PhD)