Professor of Finance
Kellogg School of Management
dmatsa @ kellogg.northwestern.edu
Research [ listed chronologically ] [ listed by topic
Papers are organized
chronologically and include links to related materials.
- Pricing Dynamics of Multi-Product
Daniel Hosken and David Reiffen),
in Advances in Applied
Microeconomics, Volume 10: Advertising and Differentiated Products,
edited by M.R. Baye and J.P. Nelson (New York:
Elsevier), 2001, p.129–153.
Malpractice Liability Keep the Doctor Away? Evidence from Tort Reform
Damage Caps, Journal of
Legal Studies 36 (2), June 2007, p.S143–S182.
Capital Structure as a
Strategic Variable: Evidence from Collective Bargaining, Journal
of Finance 65 (3), June 2010, p.1197–1232.
Really Supersizing America?
(with Michael Anderson), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 3 (1), January
on Empty? Financial Leverage and Product Quality in the Supermarket
Economic Journal: Microeconomics 3 (1), February 2011, p.137–173.
Insight summary [link]
Away at the Glass Ceiling: Gender Spillovers in Corporate Leadership (with Amalia Miller), American Economic Review P&P
101 (2), May 2011, p. 635–639.
Out of Trouble? Legal Liability and Corporate Responses to Adversity
(with Todd Gormley), Review
of Financial Studies 24
(8), August 2011, p.2781–2821.
- Online appendix [link]
- Kellogg Insight summary [link]
coverage: New York Times [link]
and Product Quality in the Supermarket Industry, Quarterly Journal of Economics 126
(3), August 2011, p.1539–1591.
- Awarded 2009 CRA International Award
For the Best Corporate Finance Paper at the Western Finance Association
Unemployment Risk and Corporate Financing Decisions (with Ashwini Agrawal), Journal of Financial Economics
108 (2), May 2013, p.449–470.
coverage: Retail Leader [link]
Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas (with Amalia Miller), American
Economic Journal: Applied Economics
5 (3), July 2013, p.136–169.
Compensation and Corporate Risk-Taking: Evidence from a Natural
(with Todd Gormley and Todd Milbourn), Journal of Accounting & Economics 56 (2–3),
November/December 2013, p.79–101.
- Awarded 2010-2011 Glucksman Prize for the Best Paper in Finance at
New York University
Errors: How to (and Not to) Control for Unobserved Heterogeneity (with Todd Gormley), Review
of Financial Studies, Review of Financial Studies 27 (3),
February 2014, p.617–661.
- Knowledge @ Wharton summary [link]
- Awarded 2011 Marshall Blume Prize in
Financial Research at Wharton, Honorable Mention
Reductions at Women-Owned Businesses in the United States (with Amalia Miller), Industrial and Labor Relations Review
67 (2), April 2014, p.422–452.
- Programming advice [link]
- Lecture slides for Ph.D. course [link]
- Awarded 2012 Marshall Blume Prize in
Financial Research at Wharton
Sinking Ship? An Investigation of Job Applications to Distressed Firms (with Jennifer Brown), Journal of Finance 71 (2), April 2016, p.507–550. Lead article.
Why Do Firms Use High Discount
Rates? (with Ravi Jagannathan, Iwan Meier, and Vefa Tarhan), Journal
of Financial Economics 120 (3), June 2016, p.445–463. Lead article.
Safe? Managerial Preferences, Risk, and Agency Conflicts (with Todd Gormley), Journal of Financial Economics,
Insight summary [link]
Positive Externalities of Social
Insurance: Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit (with Joanne Hsu and Brian
Melzer), July 2014
- Awarded 2014 IRRC Institute Investor Research Award