Department of Finance - Candidates on the Market

Candidates on the Market

Placement coordinator: Hendrik Bessembinder


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; under revision for third round review at JFE), Clawback Provisions (with Jeff Coles, Ilona Babenka and John Bizjak; under revision for second round review at RFS), The Structure of Banker's Pay (with Radha Gopalan and Anjan Thakor), Financial Constraints, Growth Opportunities, and Regulatory Violations (working paper with Todd Milbourn), Evidence on the Value of Director Monitoring: A Natural Experiment (single author working paper), The Collateral Value of Housing: Evidence from Service Member Pension Choices (working paper 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); Jim West (Baylor University).

Email: bfbennet@asu.edu

Phone: 323-807-5298


Yung-Ling Chi

Yung-Ling Chi

Curriculum Vita

Job Market Paper: "Innovator Sorting and Firm Size"

Working Papers: "Are Diversified Firms Less Risky?"

Research Interests: Empirical Corporate Finance, Compensation/Contracting, Diversification and Risk, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

References: Laura Lindsey (W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University); Luke Stein (W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University); Yuri Tserlukevich (W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University)

Email: ychi4@asu.edu

Phone: 626-241-6313


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