The Secrets of Time Management. Article in CityAM.
VIDEO: Fulfilling Careers and Full Lives. Talk on career choice and personal leadership.
VIDEO: Take Every Opportunity. 3-minute social experiment on the importance of boldness and being proactive.
VIDEO: Leadership Through Freedom. Talk on serving others, time management, dealing with external challenges, and living boldly.
VIDEO: Wharton MBA 2014 Graduation Speech. Talk on how to ensure the lessons learned during an MBA stay with you post-MBA.
VIDEO: Dealing With Failure and Dealing With Success. 10-minute talk on how to stay grounded during highs and lows.
How To Use Game Theory in the Office. Article by CityAM
Show Me the Money: Aura of Top M&A Banks Often Obscures Low Returns for Clients. Investment banks advise clients to do bad deals to improve their league table position. Interview with Knowledge@Wharton.
Going Beyond Rankings to Assess M&A Bankers. How a bank’s league table position is a poor measure of the quality of its advice. Article by Wall Street Journal.
Why CEOs May Want You Talking About Takeover Attempts. Takeover rumors push up the stock price of a potential target, deterring acquirers. Interview with Knowledge@Wharton.
Is M&A Performance Improving?. Accenture/Mergermarket webinar on characteristics of a good M&A deal.
Equity, Debt, or Assets? A New Lens for Looking At Raising Capital. How should firms choose between asset sales and issuance when needing to raise cash? Interview with Knowledge@Wharton.
Selling Assets To Raise Corporate Capital. VoxEU op-ed on same topic.
An Incentive-Based Solution to Strategic Mortgage Default. A solution to mortgage default based on behavioral economics, currently implemented across the US. On TIME magaine’s 50 best inventions of 2010. VoxEUop-ed.
A New Incentive Program Aims to Slow Rising Mortgage Defaults. Interview with Knowledge@Wharton on same topic.
Can Asset Managers Be “Too Big To Fail?”, City AM comment
Is There More Than One Way For Shareholders To Exert Influence? The governance mechanism of “exit”, i.e. voting with your feet, with a particular application to emerging markets. By the IFC (World Bank).
Stock Market Turnover and Corporate Governance. How liquidity and short-term trading can improve governance, contrary to common wisdom. VoxEU op-ed.
The Choice Between Voice and Exit: The Effect of Liquidity on Shareholder Commitment. Interview with Knowledge@Wharton on same topic.
VIDEO: Corporate Governance and Short-Termism: Challenges and Solutions. Talk at European Corporate Governance Institute panel, held in Dublin as part of Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union.
Managerial Myopia: How CEOs Pump Up Earnings for Their Own Gain. How CEOs take short term actions (like cutting R&D) to allow them to sell their shares at a high price. Interview with Knowledge@Wharton.
Share Options: The Law of Unintended Consequences. Economist article on same topic.
Against Disclosure. How forcing companies to disclose more can encourage them to be short-termist. New York Times article.