Working Papers

How Corporate Management Picks Its Voters

Job market paper

Manipulating Random Assignment: Evidence from Consumer Bankruptcies in the Nation’s Largest Cities

with Edward Morrison and Belisa Pang

Accepted, Am. L. & Econ. Rev.

  • Presented at Columbia University, the 2019 Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, and the 2021 American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting*.

The Effects of a Selective Tax on Contract Design and Tax Timing

Revise and resubmit, J. Legal Stud.

  • Presented at the 2018 Empirical Legal Studies Workshop at the University of Amsterdam and the 2018 American Law and Economics Association Conference.

Do Mutual Funds Represent Individual Investors?

Working paper

  • Winner of the Investments and Wealth Institute's Governance Insight Award.

  • Presented at the 2022 American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, the Northwestern Law School Law and Economics Seminar, the 2022 European Corporate Governance Institute's Inaugural Responsible Capitalism Summit, the 2022 Corporate Law Academic Webinar Series, the Washington University Law and Economics Seminar, and the 2022 Conference on Empirical Legal Studies.

Institutional Investor Deliberation

With Edwin Hu, working paper


Retail Shareholder Participation in the Proxy Process: Monitoring, Engagement, and Voting

With Alon Brav and Matthew Cain

144(2) J. Fin. Econ. 492 (2022)

  • Presented at University of Pennyslvania's Institute for Law and Economics' Spring Corporate Roundtable, the workshop on Corporate Governance and Investor Activism at the Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics*, 2020 IPC Spring Research Symposium*, Consob-Bocconi-ESMA Securities markets: trends, risks and policies*, 2021 Global Corporate Governance Colloquium*, the Corporate Law Academic Webinar Series*, and seminars at American*, Arizona State*, Cambridge*, Columbia, Duke*, Drexel*, Leeds*, La Trobe*, Rochester*, Rotterdam*, Dartmouth*, Maastricht*, Tel Aviv*, Tilburg*, University of Washington*, UNC*, Utah*, and Vanderbilt*.

Is EU Merger Control Used for Protectionism? An Empirical Analysis

With Anu Bradford and Robert J. Jackson, Jr.

15 J. Emp. Legal Stud. 165 (2018)

  • Presented at the American Law and Economics Conference, Comparative and International Administrative Law and Politics Workshop at UC Berkeley*, the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies in Europe*, the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies*, and the Columbia Law School Faculty Workshop*.

* Presented by co-authors


Elon Musk Bought Twitter. Now He Must Own It

With Yair Listokin

Guest Essay, New York Times (July 14, 2022)