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Paul Povel

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First Name:Paul
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Last Name:Povel
RePEc Short-ID:ppo51
Department of Finance C.T. Bauer College of Business 334 Melcher Hall University of Houston Houston, TX 77204-6021


C.T. Bauer College of Business
University of Houston

Houston, Texas (United States)


RePEc:edi:cobuhus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Ferr�s, Daniel & Ormazabal, Gaizka & Povel, Paul & Sertsios, Giorgio, 2017. "Capital Structure Under Collusion," CEPR Discussion Papers 12151, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Rajdeep Singh & Paul Povel, 2004. "Optimal Common Value Auctions with Asymmetric Bidders," Econometric Society 2004 North American Winter Meetings 51, Econometric Society.
  3. Paul Povel & Rajdeep Singh, 2003. "Bidder Asymmetry in Takeover Contests: The Role of Deal Protection Devices," Finance 0311011, EconWPA.
  4. Paul Povel & Rajdeep Singh & Andrew Winton, 2003. "Booms, Busts, and Fraud," Finance 0312007, EconWPA.
  5. Sean Cleary & Paul Povel & Michael Raith, 2003. "The U-shaped Investment Curve: Theory and Evidence," Finance 0311010, EconWPA.
  6. Povel, Paul E M & Raith, Michael, 2000. "Liquidity Constraints, Production Costs And Output Decisions," CEPR Discussion Papers 2458, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  7. Povel, Paul & Raith, Michael, 1999. "Endogenous Debt Contracts With Undistorted Incentives," Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications 99-61, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim;Sonderforschungsbereich 504, University of Mannheim.
  8. Povel, Paul, 1998. "optimal bankruptcy laws," Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications 98-31, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim;Sonderforschungsbereich 504, University of Mannheim.


  1. Marinovic, Iván & Povel, Paul, 2017. "Competition for talent under performance manipulation," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(1), pages 1-14.
  2. Pablo Hernández-Lagos & Paul Povel & Giorgo Sertsios, 2017. "An Experimental Analysis of Risk-Shifting Behavior," Review of Corporate Finance Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(1), pages 68-101.
  3. Paul Povel & Giorgo Sertsios & Renáta Kosová & Praveen Kumar, 2016. "Boom and Gloom," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 71(5), pages 2287-2332, October.
  4. Povel, Paul & Sertsios, Giorgo, 2014. "Getting to know each other: The role of toeholds in acquisitions," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 26(C), pages 201-224.
  5. Paul Povel & Rajdeep Singh, 2010. "Stapled Finance," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 65(3), pages 927-953, June.
  6. Cleary, Sean & Povel, Paul & Raith, Michael, 2007. "The U-Shaped Investment Curve: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Cambridge University Press, vol. 42(01), pages 1-39, March.
  7. Paul Povel & Rajdeep Singh & Andrew Winton, 2007. "Booms, Busts, and Fraud," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 20(4), pages 1219-1254.
  8. Rajdeep Singh, 2007. "Sale-Backs in Bankruptcy," Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 23(3), pages 710-730, October.
  9. Paul Povel & Rajdeep Singh, 2006. "Takeover Contests with Asymmetric Bidders," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 19(4), pages 1399-1431.
  10. Povel, Paul & Raith, Michael, 2004. "Financial constraints and product market competition: ex ante vs. ex post incentives," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 22(7), pages 917-949, September.
  11. Povel, Paul & Singh, Rajdeep, 2004. "Using bidder asymmetry to increase seller revenue," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 84(1), pages 17-20, July.
  12. Paul Povel & Michael Raith, 2004. "Optimal Debt with Unobservabable Investments," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 35(3), pages 599-616, Autumn.
  13. Povel, Paul, 1999. "Optimal "Soft" or "Tough" Bankruptcy Procedures," Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(3), pages 659-684, October.

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  1. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (2) 2003-11-30 2017-07-30
  2. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (2) 2003-11-30 2017-07-30
  3. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2017-07-30
  4. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2003-11-30
  5. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2017-07-30
  6. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2003-11-30


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