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Francois Degeorge

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First Name:Francois
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Last Name:Degeorge
RePEc Short-ID:pde130
University of Lugano via Giuseppe Buffi 13 CH-6904 Lugano Switzerland


(50%) Istituto di Finanza
Facoltá di scienze economiche
Universitá della Svizzera Italiana (USI)

Lugano, Switzerland
RePEc:edi:isusich (more details at EDIRC)

(50%) Swiss Finance Institute

Genève/Zürich, Switzerland
RePEc:edi:fameech (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Francois Degeorge & Giuseppe Pratobevera, 2020. "Nepotism in IPOs: consequences for issuers and investors," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 20-68, Swiss Finance Institute.
  2. Romain Boulland & François Degeorge & Edith Ginglinger, 2016. "News Dissemination and Investor Attention," Post-Print halshs-01316170, HAL.
  3. Francois Degeorge & François Derrien & Ambrus Kecskes & Sebastien Michenaud, 2013. "Do Analysts' Preferences Affect Corporate Policies?," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 13-22, Swiss Finance Institute.
  4. Francois Degeorge & Jens Martin & Ludovic Phalippou, 2013. "On Secondary Buyouts," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 13-48, Swiss Finance Institute, revised Feb 2015.
  5. Romain Boulland & François Degeorge & Edith Ginglinger, 2012. "Targeted Communication and Investor Attention," Post-Print hal-01637669, HAL.
  6. Hervé Stolowy & Yuan Ding & Thomas Jeanjean & François Degeorge, 2012. "Analyst coverage, earnings management and financial development: An international study," Post-Print hal-00765628, HAL.
  7. François Derrien & François Degeorge, 2012. "Analyst Following, Underwriting Relationships and the Stock Price Performance of Initial Public Offerings," Working Papers hal-00696601, HAL.
  8. Hervé Stolowy & Veronique Nguyen & François Degeorge & Antoine Hyafil & Michel Lebas & François Lenglart & Raymond Maeder & Bernard Marois & Jean-Pierre Nioche & Dang Pham & Georges Trepo, 2011. "Corporate Governance : une synthèse de la littérature," Working Papers hal-00600254, HAL.
  9. François DEGEORGE & François DERRIEN & Kent L. WOMACK, 2008. "Auctioned IPOs: The U.S. Evidence," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 08-38, Swiss Finance Institute.
  10. François Derrien & François Degeorge & K. Womack, 2007. "Analyst Hype in IPOs: Explaining the Popularity of Bookbuilding," Post-Print hal-00480839, HAL.
  11. Boaz Moselle & François Degeorge & Richard Zeckhauser, 2007. "Conspicuous Conservatism In Risk Choice," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 07-15, Swiss Finance Institute.
  12. Thomas Jeanjean & Yuan Ding & Hervé Stolowy & François Degeorge, 2006. "Do Financial Analysts Curb Earnings Management ? International Evidence," Post-Print halshs-00121074, HAL.
  13. Francois Degeorge & Ernst Maug, 2006. "Corporate Finance in Europe: A Survey," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 06-17, Swiss Finance Institute.
  14. François Degeorge & Yuan Ding & Thomas Jeanjean & Hervé Stolowy, 2005. "Does Analyst Following Curb Earnings Management? International Evidence," Working Papers hal-00584703, HAL.
  15. DEGEORGE, François & DING, Yuan & JEANJEAN, Thomas & STOLOWY, Hervé, 2005. "Does Analyst Following Curb Earnings Management?," HEC Research Papers Series 810, HEC Paris.
  16. Degeorge, François & Derrien, Francois & Womack, Kent L, 2004. "Quid Pro Quo in IPOs: Why Book-Building is Dominating Auctions," CEPR Discussion Papers 4462, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  17. Sylvie Chalayer Rouchon & François Degeorge & Anne-Laure Le Nadant, 2001. "Objectifs de la gestion des résultats comptables et marchés financiers," Post-Print halshs-00522981, HAL.
  18. François Degeorge & François Derrien, 2001. "Les déterminants de la performance à long terme des introductions en bourse : le cas français," Post-Print hal-00480224, HAL.
  19. Francois Degeorge & Dirk Jenter & Alberto Moel & Peter Tufano, 2000. "Selling Company Shares to Reluctant Employees: France Telecom's Experience," NBER Working Papers 7683, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Degeorge, François & Patel, U & Zeckhauser, Richard, 1998. "Earnings Management to Exceed Thresholds," CEPR Discussion Papers 1790, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  21. François Degeorge & B. Moselle & R.J. Zeckhauser, 1997. "Strategic Choice of Earnings Risk: Reducing and Increasing Noise in the signal of Firms Quality," Working Papers hal-00605605, HAL.
  22. Degeorge, François & Moselle, Boaz & Zeckhauser, Richard, 1996. "Hedging and Gambling: Corporate Risk Choice when Informing the Market," CEPR Discussion Papers 1520, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  23. François Degeorge & J. Patel & R.J. Zeckhauser, 1996. "Earnings Manipulation, I: the role of thresholds," Working Papers hal-00606076, HAL.
  24. François Degeorge & Boaz Moselle & Richard Zeckhauser, 1995. "Hedging and Shooting: Corporate Risk Choice When Informing the Market," Working Papers hal-00607600, HAL.
  25. François Degeorge, 1994. "Fad Behavior in Initial Public Offering: Evidence from IPOs Issued Before and After the Stock Market Crash," Working Papers hal-00607986, HAL.
  26. François Degeorge, 1993. "Can underwriter price support explain high first-day IPO returns ?," Working Papers hal-00610770, HAL.
  27. Francois Degeorge & Richard Zeckhauser, 1991. "Information Handling and Firm Performance: Evidence from Reverse LBOs," NBER Working Papers 3798, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Romain Boulland & François Degeorge & Edith Ginglinger, 2017. "News Dissemination and Investor Attention," Review of Finance, European Finance Association, vol. 21(2), pages 761-791.
  2. Degeorge, Francois & Martin, Jens & Phalippou, Ludovic, 2016. "On secondary buyouts," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 120(1), pages 124-145.
  3. Degeorge, François & Derrien, François & Womack, Kent L., 2010. "Auctioned IPOs: The US evidence," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 98(2), pages 177-194, November.
  4. Francois Degeorge & Francois Derrien & Kent L. Womack, 2007. "Analyst Hype in IPOs: Explaining the Popularity of Bookbuilding," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 20(4), pages 1021-1058.
  5. Boaz Moselle & François Degeorge & Richard Zeckhauser, 2007. "Conspicuous conservatism in risk choice," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 35(1), pages 1-16, August.
  6. Degeorge, Francois, 2006. "Corporate finance--Theory and practice," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 41(3), pages 319-321.
  7. François Degeorge & Patrick Roger, 2005. "Éditorial," Finance, Presses universitaires de Grenoble, vol. 26(2), pages 1-3.
  8. François Degeorge, 2005. "Vers une analyse financière indépendante ?," Revue d'Économie Financière, Programme National Persée, vol. 79(2), pages 221-227.
  9. FranÁois Degeorge & Boaz Moselle & Richard Zeckhauser, 2004. "The Ecology of Risk Taking," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 28(3), pages 195-215, May.
  10. Degeorge, Francois & Jenter, Dirk & Moel, Alberto & Tufano, Peter, 2004. "Selling company shares to reluctant employees: France Telecom's experience," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(1), pages 169-202, January.
  11. Degeorge, Francois & Patel, Jayendu & Zeckhauser, Richard, 1999. "Earnings Management to Exceed Thresholds," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, vol. 72(1), pages 1-33, January.
  12. Mary Keegan & François Degeorge, 1998. "Corporate Governance Reports: Audit committees – a study in European corporate governance," Corporate Governance: An International Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 6(2), pages 116-118, April.
  13. Degeorge, Francois & Zeckhauser, Richard, 1993. "The Reverse LBO Decision and Firm Performance: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 48(4), pages 1323-1348, September.

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  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2005-04-03
  2. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2000-05-16
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2000-05-16
  4. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2005-01-16
  5. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2007-10-20


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