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First Name: Ramesh
Middle Name: P.
Last Name: Rao
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RePEc Short-ID: pra398

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Homepage: http://spears.okstate.edu/home/rramesh
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Affiliation

Department of Finance
Spears School of Business
Oklahoma State University
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma (United States)
Homepage: http://spears.okstate.edu/finance
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Handle: RePEc:edi:dfoksus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Barakat, Mounther-Hussein & Rao, Ramesh-P, 2003. "The role of taxes in capital structure: evidence from taxed and non-taxed Arab economies," MPRA Paper 25472, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Aug 2006.
  2. Ma, C.K. & Rao, R.P. & Sears, R.S., 1989. "Volatility, Price Resolution, And The Effectiveness Of Price Limits," Papers t7, Columbia - Center for Futures Markets.
  3. Ma, C.K. & Rao, R.P. & Sears, R.S., 1988. "Limit Moves And Price Resolution: The Case Of The Treasury Bond Futures Markets," Papers 177, Columbia - Center for Futures Markets.

Articles

  1. Nejadmalayeri, Ali & Nishikawa, Takeshi & Rao, Ramesh P., 2013. "Sarbanes-Oxley Act and corporate credit spreads," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 37(8), pages 2991-3006.
  2. Andrew K. Prevost & Erik Devos & Ramesh P. Rao, 2013. "The Effects of Relative Changes in CEO Equity Incentives on the Cost of Corporate Debt," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 40(3-4), pages 470-500, 04.
  3. Kristopher J. Kemper & Ramesh P. Rao, 2013. "Do Credit Ratings Really Affect Capital Structure?," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 48(4), pages 573-595, November.
  4. Kristopher J. Kemper & Ramesh P. Rao, 2013. "Credit watch and capital structure," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(13), pages 1202-1205, September.
  5. Li Li Eng & Ramesh P. Rao & Shahrokh Saudagaran, 2012. "Earnings informativeness after financial statement restatements," International Journal of Revenue Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 6(3/4), pages 221-245.
  6. Andrew K. Prevost & Ramesh P. Rao & Melissa A. Williams, 2012. "Labor Unions as Shareholder Activists: Champions or Detractors?," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 47(2), pages 327-349, 05.
  7. Takeshi Nishikawa & Andrew K. Prevost & Ramesh P. Rao, 2011. "Bond Market Reaction To Stock Repurchases: Is There A Wealth Transfer Effect?," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association & Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 34(3), pages 503-522, 09.
  8. Jeff Whitworth & Ramesh P. Rao, 2010. "Do Tax Law Changes Influence Ex-Dividend Stock Price Behavior? Evidence from 1926 to 2005," Financial Management, Financial Management Association International, vol. 39(1), pages 419-445, 03.
  9. Vinod Venkiteshwaran & Subramanian R. Iyer & Ramesh P. Rao, 2010. "Is Carl Icahn Good for Long‐Term Shareholders? A Case Study in Shareholder Activism," Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Morgan Stanley, vol. 22(4), pages 45-57, 09.
  10. Kitsabunnarat-Chatjuthamard, Pattanaporn & Lung, Peter & Nishikawa, Takeshi & Rao, Ramesh P., 2010. "Leverage-reducing exchange offers and bondholder-stockholder wealth transfers: A re-evaluation," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 19(1), pages 81-94, January.
  11. Elliott, William B. & Prevost, Andrew K. & Rao, Ramesh P., 2009. "The announcement impact of seasoned equity offerings on bondholder wealth," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 33(8), pages 1472-1480, August.
  12. Jirasakuldech, Benjamas & Emekter, Riza & Rao, Ramesh P., 2008. "Do Thai stock prices deviate from fundamental values?," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 16(3), pages 298-315, June.
  13. Melissa A. Williams & Timothy B. Michael & Ramesh P. Rao, 2008. "Bank mergers, equity risk incentives, and CEO stock options," Managerial Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 34(5), pages 316-327.
  14. Gary K. Meek & Ramesh P. Rao & Christopher J. Skousen, 2007. "Evidence on factors affecting the relationship between CEO stock option compensation and earnings management," Review of Accounting and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 6(3), pages 304-323, August.
  15. Melissa A. Williams & Ramesh P. Rao, 2006. "CEO Stock Options and Equity Risk Incentives," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 33(1-2), pages 26-44.
  16. William F. Maxwell & Ramesh P. Rao, 2003. "Do Spin-offs Expropriate Wealth from Bondholders?," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 58(5), pages 2087-2108, October.
  17. Mbodja Mougoué & Ramesh P. Rao, 2003. "The Information Signaling Hypothesis of Dividends: Evidence from Cointegration and Causality Tests," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 30(3-4), pages 441-478.
  18. Prevost, Andrew K. & Rao, Ramesh P. & Hossain, Mahmud, 2002. "Determinants of board composition in New Zealand: a simultaneous equations approach," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 373-397, November.
  19. Andrew Prevost & Ramesh P. Rao & John D. Wagster, 2002. "Dividend Imputation and Shareholder Wealth: The Case of New Zealand," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(7&8), pages 1079-1104.
  20. Andrew K. Prevost & Ramesh P. Rao & Mahmud Hossain, 2002. "Board Composition in New Zealand: An Agency Perspective," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(5&6), pages 731-760.
  21. Hossain, Mahmud & Prevost, Andrew K. & Rao, Ramesh P., 2001. "Corporate governance in New Zealand: The effect of the 1993 Companies Act on the relation between board composition and firm performance," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 119-145, April.
  22. Prevost, Andrew K & Rao, Ramesh P, 2000. "Of What Value Are Shareholder Proposals Sponsored by Public Pension Funds?," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, vol. 73(2), pages 177-204, April.
  23. Alangar, Sadhana & Bathala, Chenchuramaiah T & Rao, Ramesh P, 1999. "The Effect of Institutional Interest on the Information Content of Dividend-Change Announcements," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association & Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 22(4), pages 429-48, Winter.
  24. Mark S. Johnson & Ramesh P. Rao, 1999. "The impact of anti-takeover charter amendments on expectations of future earnings and takeover activity," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(2), pages 75-86.
  25. Johnson, Mark S & Rao, Ramesh P, 1997. "The Impact of Antitakeover Amendments on Corporate Financial Performance," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 32(4), pages 659-89, November.
  26. Reichert, Alan K & Lockett, Michael & Rao, Ramesh P, 1996. "The Impact of Illegal Business Practice on Shareholder Returns," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 31(1), pages 67-85, February.
  27. Krishnan, V Sivarama & Rao, Ramesh P, 1996. "Financial Distress Costs and Delayed Calls of Convertible Bonds: An Empirical Analysis," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 31(4), pages 913-25, November.
  28. Franz, Diana R & Rao, Ramesh P & Tripathy, Niranjan, 1995. "Informed Trading Risk and Bid-Ask Spread Changes around Open Market Stock Repurchases in the NASDAQ Market," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association & Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 18(3), pages 311-27, Fall.
  29. Chenchuramaiah T. Bathala & Kenneth P. Moon & Ramesh P. Rao, 1994. "Managerial Ownership, Debt Policy, and the Impact of Institutional Holdings: An Agency Perspective," Financial Management, Financial Management Association, vol. 23(3), Fall.
  30. Rao, Ramesh & Moyer, R Charles, 1994. "Regulatory Climate and Electrical Utility Capital Structure Decisions," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 29(1), pages 97-124, February.
  31. Moyer, R. Charles & Rao, Ramesh & Tripathy, Niranjan, 1992. "Dividend policy and regulatory risk: A test of the Smith hypothesis," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 44(2), pages 127-134, May.
  32. Aggarwal, Raj & Hiraki, Takato & Rao, Ramesh P, 1992. "Price/Book Value Ratios and Equity Returns on the Tokyo Stock Exchange: Empirical Evidence of an Anomalous Regularity," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 27(4), pages 589-605, November.
  33. R. Charles Moyer & Ramesh Rao & Phillip M. Sisneros, 1992. "Substitutes for Voting Rights: Evidence From Dual Class Recapitalizations," Financial Management, Financial Management Association, vol. 21(3), Fall.
  34. Tripathy, Niranjan & Rao, Ramesh P, 1992. "Adverse Selection, Spread Behavior, and Over-the-Counter Seasoned Equity Offerings," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association & Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 15(1), pages 39-56, Spring.
  35. Rao, Ramesh P & Tripathy, Niranjan & Dukes, William P, 1991. "Dealer Bid-Ask Spreads and Options Trading on Over-the-Counter Stocks," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association & Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 14(4), pages 317-25, Winter.
  36. Aggarwal, Raj & Rao, Ramesh P & Hiraki, Takato, 1990. "Regularities in Tokyo Stock Exchange Security Returns: P/E, Size, and Seasonal Influences," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association & Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 13(3), pages 249-63, Fall.
  37. Aggarwal, Raj & Rao, Ramesh P, 1990. "Institutional Ownership and Distribution of Equity Returns," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 25(2), pages 211-29, May.
  38. Aggarwal, Raj & Rao, Ramesh P & Hiraki, Takato, 1989. "Skewness and Kurtosis in Japanese Equity Returns: Empirical Evidence," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association & Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 12(3), pages 253-60, Fall.
  39. Ma, Christopher K & Rao, Ramesh P & Peterson, Richard L, 1989. " The Resiliency of the High-Yield Bond Market: The LTV Default," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 44(4), pages 1085-97, September.
  40. Ma, Christopher K & Rao, Ramesh P, 1988. "Information Asymmetry and Options Trading," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 23(1), pages 39-51, February.

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