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Benjamin McKay Blau

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First Name:Benjamin
Middle Name:McKay
Last Name:Blau
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RePEc Short-ID:pbl102
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3565 Old Main Hill Logan, Utah 84322
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Affiliation

(50%) Department of Economics and Finance
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
Utah State University

Logan, Utah (United States)
https://huntsman.usu.edu/economicsandfinance/index

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3565 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-3565
RePEc:edi:deusuus (more details at EDIRC)

(50%) Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
Utah State University

Logan, Utah (United States)
http://www.huntsman.usu.edu/

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RePEc:edi:sbusuus (more details at EDIRC)

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Articles

  1. Blau, Benjamin M., 2018. "Income inequality, poverty, and the liquidity of stock markets," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 113-126.
  2. Benjamin M. Blau, 2017. "Lobbying, political connections and emergency lending by the Federal Reserve," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 172(3), pages 333-358, September.
  3. Blau, Benjamin M., 2017. "The volatility of exchange rates and the non-normality of stock returns," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 91(C), pages 41-52.
  4. Benjamin M. Blau, 2017. "Religiosity and the Volatility of Stock Prices: A Cross-Country Analysis," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 144(3), pages 609-621, September.
  5. Blau, Benjamin M., 2017. "Price dynamics and speculative trading in bitcoin," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 493-499.
  6. Blau, Benjamin M. & Brough, Tyler J. & Griffith, Todd G., 2017. "Bank opacity and the efficiency of stock prices," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 32-47.
  7. Blau, Benjamin M., 2017. "Economic freedom and crashes in financial markets," Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 33-46.
  8. Benjamin M. Blau, 2017. "Skewness preferences, asset prices and investor sentiment," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(8), pages 812-822, February.
  9. Benjamin M. Blau & Ryan J. Whitby, 2017. "Option Introductions and the Skewness of Stock Returns," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 37(9), pages 892-912, September.
  10. Benjamin Blau & Jared Egginton & Matthew Hill, 2016. "REITs and market friction," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 46(1), pages 1-24, January.
  11. Chip Wade & Andre Liebenberg & Benjamin M. Blau, 2016. "Information and Insurer Financial Strength Ratings: Do Short Sellers Anticipate Ratings Changes?," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 83(2), pages 475-500, June.
  12. Benjamin M. Blau & Scott E. Hein & Ryan J. Whitby, 2016. "The Financial Impact Of Lender-Of-Last-Resort Borrowing From The Federal Reserve During The Financial Crisis," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association;Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 39(2), pages 179-206, June.
  13. Blau, Benjamin M. & Bowles, T. Boone & Whitby, Ryan J., 2016. "Gambling Preferences, Options Markets, and Volatility," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(02), pages 515-540, April.
  14. Blau, Benjamin M. & Griffith, Todd G., 2016. "Price clustering and the stability of stock prices," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 69(10), pages 3933-3942.
  15. Benjamin M. Blau & Devon H. Gorry & Chip Wade, 2016. "Guns, laws and public shootings in the United States," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 48(49), pages 4732-4746, October.
  16. Benjamin Blau & Tyler Brough, 2015. "Are put-call ratios a substitute for short sales?," Review of Derivatives Research, Springer, vol. 18(1), pages 51-73, April.
  17. Benjamin M. Blau & J. Michael Pinegar & Ryan J. Whitby, 2015. "Skewness And The Asymmetry In Earnings Announcement Returns," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association;Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 38(2), pages 145-168, June.
  18. Benjamin M. Blau & Ryan J. Whitby, 2015. "The Volatility of Bid-Ask Spreads," Financial Management, Financial Management Association International, vol. 44(4), pages 851-874, October.
  19. Benjamin Blau & Kathleen Fuller & Chip Wade, 2015. "Short Selling and Price Pressure Around Merger Announcements," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer;Western Finance Association, vol. 48(2), pages 143-160, October.
  20. Blau, Benjamin M. & DeLisle, Jared R. & Price, S. McKay, 2015. "Do sophisticated investors interpret earnings conference call tone differently than investors at large? Evidence from short sales," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 31(C), pages 203-219.
  21. Blau, Benjamin M. & Brough, Tyler J. & Thomas, Diana W., 2014. "Economic freedom and the stability of stock prices: A cross-country analysis," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 182-196.
  22. Benjamin M. Blau & Tyler J. Brough, 2014. "Short Sales and Option Listing Decisions," Financial Management, Financial Management Association International, vol. 43(3), pages 703-724, September.
  23. Benjamin M. Blau & Ryan J. Whitby, 2014. "Speculative Trading In Reits," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association;Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 37(1), pages 55-74, February.
  24. Blau, Benjamin M. & Smith, Jason M., 2014. "Autocorrelation in daily short-sale volume," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 31-41.
  25. Blau, Benjamin M. & Tew, Philip L., 2014. "Short sales and class-action lawsuits," Journal of Financial Markets, Elsevier, vol. 20(C), pages 79-100.
  26. Blau, Benjamin M. & Nguyen, Nga & Whitby, Ryan J., 2014. "The information content of option ratios," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 179-187.
  27. Blau, Benjamin M. & Roseman, Brian S., 2014. "The reaction of European credit default swap spreads to the U.S. credit rating downgrade," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 131-141.
  28. Benjamin Blau & Chip Wade, 2013. "Comparing the information in short sales and put options," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 41(3), pages 567-583, October.
  29. Blau, Benjamin M. & Pinegar, J. Michael, 2013. "Are short sellers incrementally informed prior to earnings announcements?," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 21(C), pages 142-155.
  30. Blau, Benjamin M. & Brough, Tyler J. & Thomas, Diana W., 2013. "Corporate lobbying, political connections, and the bailout of banks," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 37(8), pages 3007-3017.
  31. Benjamin Blau, 2013. "Informed short sales and option introductions," Annals of Finance, Springer, vol. 9(3), pages 365-382, August.
  32. Blau, Benjamin M. & Brough, Tyler J., 2012. "Short sales, stealth trading, and the suspension of the uptick rule," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 52(1), pages 38-48.
  33. Alldredge, Dallin M. & Blau, Benjamin M. & Brough, Tyler J., 2012. "Short selling after hours," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 64(6), pages 439-451.
  34. Benjamin Blau & Tyler J. Brough, 2012. "Concentrated short-selling activity: bear raids or contrarian trading?," International Journal of Managerial Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(3), pages 187-203, June.
  35. Blau, Benjamin M. & Wade, Chip, 2012. "Informed or speculative: Short selling analyst recommendations," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 36(1), pages 14-25.
  36. Blau, Benjamin M. & Van Ness, Robert A. & Warr, Richard S., 2012. "Short selling of ADRs and foreign market short-sale constraints," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 36(3), pages 886-897.
  37. Benjamin Blau, 2012. "Short Interest and Frictions in the Flow of Information," Financial Management, Financial Management Association International, vol. 41(2), pages 371-394, June.
  38. Benjamin M. Blau & Bonnie F. Van Ness & Robert A. Van Ness, 2012. "Trade Size And Price Clustering: The Case Of Short Sales And The Suspension Of Price Tests," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association;Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 35(2), pages 159-182, June.
  39. Benjamin Blau & Matthew Hill & Hao Wang, 2011. "REIT Short Sales and Return Predictability," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 42(4), pages 481-503, May.
  40. Blau, Benjamin M. & Van Ness, Bonnie F. & Van Ness, Robert A., 2011. "Information in short selling: Comparing Nasdaq and the NYSE," Review of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(1), pages 1-10, January.
  41. Blau, Benjamin M. & Fuller, Kathleen P. & Van Ness, Robert A., 2011. "Short selling around dividend announcements and ex-dividend days," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 17(3), pages 628-639, June.
  42. Kathleen Fuller & Benjamin M. Blau, 2010. "Signaling, Free Cash Flow and "Nonmonotonic" Dividends," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 45(1), pages 21-56, February.
  43. Benjamin M. Blau & Bonnie F. Van Ness & Robert A. Van Ness, 2009. "Short Selling and the Weekend Effect for NYSE Securities," Financial Management, Financial Management Association International, vol. 38(3), pages 603-630, September.
  44. Benjamin M. Blau & Bonnie F. Van Ness & Robert A. Van Ness, 2009. "Intraday Stealth Trading: Which Trades Move Prices During Periods Of High Volume?," Journal of Financial Research, Southern Finance Association;Southwestern Finance Association, vol. 32(1), pages 1-21.
  45. Blau, Benjamin M. & Van Ness, Bonnie F. & Van Ness, Robert A., 2009. "Information and trade sizes: The case of short sales," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 49(4), pages 1371-1388, November.
  46. Blau, Benjamin M. & Fuller, Kathleen P., 2008. "Flexibility and dividends," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 133-152, April.
  47. Benjamin M. Blau & Robert A. Van Ness & Chip Wade, 2008. "Capitalizing on Catastrophe: Short Selling Insurance Stocks Around Hurricanes Katrina and Rita," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 75(4), pages 967-996.

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