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  • Prof. de Moorplein 521, Intermezzo, room I 604

    5037 DR Tilburg

    Netherlands

20102018
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2017

Acquisitions as lotteries? The selection of target-firm risk and its impact on merger outcomes

Schneider, C. A. R. & Spalt, O., 2017, In : Critical Finance Review. 6, 1, p. 77-132

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Lottery
Firm risk
Mergers
Chief executive officer
Idiosyncratic volatility

Distracted shareholders and corporate actions

Kempf, E., Manconi, A. & Spalt, O., May 2017, In : The Review of Financial Studies. 30, 5, p. 1660-1695

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Shareholders
Chief executive officer
Investors
Institutional shareholders
Exogenous shocks
2016
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Conglomerate investment, skewness, and the CEO long shot bias

Schneider, C. A. R. & Spalt, O., 2016, In : Journal of Finance. 71, 2, p. 635-672

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Conglomerate
Skewness
Chief executive officer
Corporate investment
Shareholder wealth

Gambling and comovement

Kumar, A., Page, J. & Spalt, O. G., Feb 2016, In : Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. 51, 1, p. 85-111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Lottery
Comovement
Gambling
Investors
Gambles
2015

What is in a name? Mutual fund flows when managers have foreign-sounding names

Kumar, A., Niessen-Ruenzi, A. & Spalt, O. G., Aug 2015, In : The Review of Financial Studies. 28, 8, p. 2281-2321

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Managers
Mutual fund flows
Investors
Stereotypes
Fund flows
2013

Indexing executive compensation contracts

Dittmann, I., Maug, E. & Spalt, O. G., 2013, In : The Review of Financial Studies. 26, 12, p. 3182-3224

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Indexing
Executive compensation
Chief executive officer
Marginal utility
Luck

Investor sentiment and return comovements: Evidence from stock splits and headquarters changes

Kumar, A., Page, J. & Spalt, O. G., 2013, In : Review of Finance. 17, 3, p. 921-953

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Retail
Headquarters
Comovement
Stock splits
Investor sentiment

Probability weighting and employee stock options

Spalt, O. G., 2013, In : Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. 48, 4, p. 1085-1118

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Employees
Employee stock options
Probability weighting
Stock options
Prospect theory
2011

Religious beliefs, gambling attitudes, and financial market outcomes

Kumar, A., Page, J. & Spalt, O. G., 2011, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 102, 3, p. 671-708

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Financial markets
Gambling
Lottery
Investors
Propensity
2010

Sticks or carrots? Optimal CEO compensation when managers are loss-averse

Dittmann, I., Maug, E. & Spalt, O. G., 2010, In : Journal of Finance. 65, 6, p. 2015-2050

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

CEO compensation
Managers
Optimal contract
Chief executive officer
Payout