Department of Finance - Candidates on the Market

Candidates on the Market

Placement coordinator: Ilona Babenko


Benjamin Bennett

Benjamin Bennett

Curriculum Vita

Job Market Paper: CEO Compensation and Real Estate Prices: Are CEOs Paid for Responding to Luck?

Working Papers: Compensation Goals and Firm Performance (with Carr Bettis, Radha Gopalan and Todd Milbourn; second round review at JFE), Clawback Provisions (with Jeff Coles, Ilona Babenka and John Bizjak; first round review at RFS), The Structure of Banker's Pay (with Radha Gopalan and Anjan Thakor), Does it Pay to Comply with Regulation (single author working paper), Evidence on the Value of Director Monitoring: A Natural Experiment (single author working paper)

Works in Progress: Financial Shocks and Personal Discount Rates: Evidence from Military Bonuses (with Radha Gopalan and Thomas Maurer)

Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance, Banking

References: Jeffrey Coles (University of Utah), Todd Milbourn (Washington University in St Louis), Radha Gopalan (Washington University in St Louis), Claudia Custodio (NOVA School of Business & Economics), Ilona Babenka (ASU), John Bizjak (TCU), James West (Baylor), Dragana Cvijanovic (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Email: bfbennet@asu.edu

Phone: 323-807-5298


Benjamin Bennett

Richard Walton

Curriculum Vita

Working Papers: "It's not optimism when you know you're right: optimism, attribution and corporate investment policy."
"CFO Influence on CEO Decision-Making"

Research Interests: Empirical Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Takeovers, Behavioral Finance

References: Thomas Bates (W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University); Laura Lindsey (W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University); Ilona Babenka (W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University)

Email: rcwalton@asu.edu

Phone: 602-432-7382