Published Papers

Alberta School of Business

Ying Duan

  • “Costly Arbitrage and Idiosyncratic Risk: Evidence from Short Sellers.” (with Gang Hu and R. David McLean), 2010, Journal of Financial Intermediation, 19, 564-579
  • “The Role of Mutual Funds in Corporate Governance: Evidence from Mutual Funds Proxy Voting and Trading Behavior.” (with Yawen Jiao) (R&R at the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis)

Mark Huson

David McLean


Vikas Mehrotra

  • Adoptive Expectations: Rising Sons in Japanese Family Firms, with Randall Morck, Jungwook Shim, and Yupana Wiwattanakantang. Forthcoming, Journal of Financial Economics, 2012.
  • Why are shareholders not paid to give up their voting privileges? Unique evidence from Italy, with Marco Bigelli and Raghu Rau. Journal of Corporate Finance, 2011.
  • Must Love Kill the Family Firm? with Randall Morck, Jungwook Shim, and Yupana Wiwattanakantang, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 2011. 
  • Creditor-Focused Corporate Governance: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions in Japan, with Dimitri van Schaik, Jaap Spronk and Onno Steenbeek. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2011.
  • Angel Agents: What We Can (and Cannot) Learn From Pierre Lefaucheux’s Stewardship of Regie Renault. Academy of Management Perspectives, 2011. 
  • Restructuring and performance among Japanese firms after prudential policy reform, with Dick Beason, Ken Gordon and Akiko Watanabe. Asia-Pacific Journal of Business, 2010.

Book Chapters

  • Invited chapter on Entrepreneurship and the Family Firm in the Handbook of Finance (edited by Professor Rene Stulz) co-written by Randall Morck, 2012.
  • Restructuring and returns in Japan, 2000-2001. By Dick Beason, Ken Gordon, Vikas Mehrotra and Akiko Watanabe, in The Age of Globalization, Carin Holroyd and Ken Coates, editors, Routledge Comtemporary Japan Series, 2011. 


Randall Morck


Lukas Roth


Akiko Watanabe


Mengxin Zhao

Haskayne School of Business

Anne Kleffner

Structure, Principles and Effectiveness of Insurance Regulation in the 21st Century: Insights from Canada, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, 37: 155-174: 2012 (with Mary Kelly and Darrell Leadbetter).

Signalling Sustainability Leadership: Empirical Evidence of the Value of DJSI Membership, Journal of Business Ethics. Online January, 2011 (with Michael Robinson and Stephanie Bertels).


K. J. Choi

Credit Crunches as Markov Equilibria, (with C. Azariadis), 2013, Journal of Macroeconomics 38 (Part A), Special Issue on Dynamics, Economic Growth & International Trade, 2-11.


Alexander David

What Ties Return Volatilities to Price Valuations and Fundamentals? with Pietro Veronesi, Journal of Political Economy , Vol. 121, No. 4  pp. 682-746, August 2013.

Why Are Banks Highly Interconnected?  with Alfred Lehar, May 2013, R&R Management Science. 

Gordon Sick:

Real options and facilities access regulation, G. Sick and M. Cassano, Northern Finance Association 2009 Conference, September 2009.

Some important issues involving real options: An overview, G. Sick and A. Gamba, Multinational Finance Journal, 14(1/2):73–123, March/June 2010.

Equilibrium of a real options bargaining game: Evidence from natural gas, Y. Li and G. A. Sick, Annual International Real Options Conference 2010, March 2010.

Valuation of a spark spread: an LM6000 power plant, M. Cassano and G. Sick, The European Journal of Finance, pages 1–26, 2011.

Investment under uncertainty: Equilibrium between competition and cooperation, Y. Li and G. A. Sick, Annual Real Options Conference, Turku Finland, February 2011.

Forward copper price models: a kalman filter analysis, G. Sick and M. Cassano, Alberta Finance Institute Conference 2012, Annual Real Options Conference, London, 2012, June 2012.

Exercise of real development options and corporate risk measures, Y. Li and G. Sick, Annual Real Options Conference, Tokyo, 2013, February 2013.