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Do Alpha Males Deliver Alpha? Facial Width-to-Height Ratio and Hedge Funds.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Aug2022, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p1727-1770. 44p.

Abstract:An abundance of evidence relates facial width-to-height ratio (fWHR) to masculine behaviors in males. We show that hedge funds operated by high-fWHR managers underperform those operated by low-fWHR managers, bear greater downside risk, are more suscept...

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Financial Development and Micro-Entrepreneurship.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Aug2022, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p1834-1861. 28p.

Abstract:Does financial development facilitate micro-entrepreneurship? Using randomized surveys of over 1 million Indian households and bank-branch location as predetermined by government policy, we find that access to finance shifts workers from informal micro...

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Finance in the New U.S. Economy: Local Finance and Service Job Growth in the Post-industrial Economy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Aug2022, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p1987-2021. 35p.

Abstract:I examine whether local bank finance facilitated the transition to a service-based economy in the U.S. I identify a causal role for local finance in service job creation. I use county-level changes to alcohol laws as demand shocks to service employers ...

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An American Call Is Worth More Than a European Call: The Value of American Exercise When the Market Is Not Perfectly Liquid.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. May2022, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p1023-1057. 35p.

Abstract:Theory says an American call should never be exercised early, except possibly just before an ex-dividend date. But the best market bid is regularly lower than the intrinsic value for in-the-money short-maturity options. An American option can always be...

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Maturity Driven Mispricing of Options.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Mar2022, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p514-542. 29p.

Abstract:This paper documents that short-term options achieve significantly lower returns during months with 4 versus 5 weeks between expiration dates. The average return differential ranges from 16 to 29 basis points per week for delta-hedged portfolios, and f...

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JFQ volume 57 issue 3 Cover and Front matter.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. May2022, Vol. 57 Issue 3, pf1-f5. 5p.

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Systemic Risk and Collateral Adequacy: Evidence from the Futures Market.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. May2022, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p1142-1173. 32p.

Abstract:Conventional collateral requirements for derivatives are conservative, but not explicitly designed to buffer systemic risk. I explore collateral adequacy against systemic risk in the Canadian futures market during the 2008 crisis. I find that conventio...

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Ex Post Bargaining, Corporate Cash Holdings, and Executive Compensation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. May2022, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p957-987. 31p.

Abstract:We show that high cash holdings can be used by executives in the ex post bargaining over their compensation. Cash holdings are positively associated with CEO compensation and is driven by non-salary components. In companies with weaker governance, this...

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FinTechs and the Market for Financial Analysis.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Sep2021, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p1877-1907. 31p.

Abstract:Hundreds of equity market intelligence financial technology firms (FinTechs) have formed in the last decade. We assemble novel data to describe their capabilities, users, and consequences. Our data suggest that these FinTechs i) aggregate many data sou...

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THE DISSEMINATION OF PUBLIC ECONOMICS IN BRAZIL AT THE TURN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: RUI BARBOSA BETWEEN LAW-MAKING AND POLICY-MAKING.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of the History of Economic Thought (Cambridge University Press). Jun2022, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p226-245. 20p.

Abstract:Rui Barbosa was a renowned jurist who served as the first finance minister of the Brazilian Republic, established in 1889. Despite his renown as an intellectual, Barbosa faced a severe financial crisis during his ministerial tenure and gained a bad rep...

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