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Works co-authored with Alma Cohen

Staggered Boards and the Wealth of Shareholders:
Evidence from Two Natural Experiments

Alma Cohen, Charles C.Y. Wang and Lucian Bebchuk
Harvard Law School Olin Discussion Paper No. 697, June 2011.
Articles about the study in New York Times DealBook and Thomson Reuters

Golden Parachutes and the Wealth of Shareholders
Alma Cohen, Charles C.Y. Wang and Lucian Bebchuk
25 Journal of Corporate Finance 140-154 (2014)
Harvard Law School Olin Discussion Paper No. 683, December 2010.
Article about the study in U.S News and World Report

Learning and the Disappearing Association between Governance and Returns
Alma Cohen, Charles C.Y. Wang and Lucian Bebchuk
108 Journal of Financial Economics 323-348 (2013)
Harvard Law School Olin Discussion Paper No. 667, April 2010.
Articles about the study in Corporate Board Member , Economist, and Financial Times
Blog post about the study on CorpGov.net

The Wages of Failure:
Executive Compensation at Bear Stearns and Lehman 2000-2008

Alma Cohen, Holger Spamann and Lucian Bebchuk
Forthcoming, Yale Journal on Regulation, Summer 2010
Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 657, December 2009.
Articles about the study in: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Bloomberg, New York Review of Books, Baltimore Sun, SmartMoney, Risk Magazine, Harvard Crimson, and CNN Money
Blog posts about the study at: Wall Street Journal, Baseline Scenario, The Huffington Post, CBS News, Reuters, Naked Capitalism, Dealscape, Daily Kos, The Corporate Library, The Conference Board, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, LiveMint, Dealbreaker, Air America, AlterNet, Too Much, Muckety, The Confluence, The Economic Populist, SurlyTrader, The Big Picture, Relax Your Jaw and Creative Destruction
TV coverage about the study on: NBC’s Today Show
Financial Times op-ed about the study
Frank Rich op-ed in the New York Times

What Matters in Corporate Governance?
Alma Cohen, Allen Ferrell and Lucian Bebchuk
22 Review of Financial Studies 783-827 (2009).
Data on the Entrenchment Index 1990-2006
List of over 150 studies using the entrenchment index
Articles about the study in Business Week, Dow Jones Wireservices, Board Alert, Pensions and Investments, TheStreet.com, UNEP Finance Initiative and Orange County Business Journal

The Costs of Entrenched Boards
Alma Cohen and Lucian Bebchuk
78 Journal of Financial Economics 409-433 (2005).
Data on staggered boards 1990-2002
Articles about the study in The Economist, NBER Digest, Wall Street Journal Online, Social Funds.
Study noted in HedgeWorld Daily News, Feb. 9, 2006.

Firms' Decisions Where to Incorporate
Alma Cohen and Lucian Bebchuk
46 Journal of Law and Economics 383-425 (2003).
[Selected as one of the year's top 10 corporate and securities articles in the annual poll of corporate law professors and reprinted in the Corporate Practice Commentator.]
Data on State Antitakeover Index 1986-2001

Does the Evidence Favor State Competition in Corporate Law?
Alma Cohen, Allen Ferrell and Lucian Bebchuk
[Selected as one of the year's top 10 corporate and securities articles in the annual poll of the Corporate Practice Commentator and reprinted in Corporate Practice Commentator, Vol. 45, No. 1 (R Thompson, ed., 2003-2004)]
90 California Law Review 1775-1821 (2002).

 

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