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Dirk Hackbarth

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First Name:Dirk
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RePEc Short-ID:pha342
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Professor of Finance Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar Boston University Questrom School of Business 595 Commonwealth Avenue Rafik B. Hariri Building Boston, MA 02115 United States
(617) 358-4206


(98%) Department of Finance
Questrom School of Business
Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

(617) 353-2514
(617) 353-6667

RePEc:edi:fedbuus (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London, United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7183 8801
+44 (0)20 7183 8820
3rd Floor, 77 Bastwick Street, London EC1V 3PZ
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(1%) European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Bruxelles/Brussel, Belgium

+32 2 550 2340

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium, Palace of the Academies, 1 rue Ducale - Hertogsstraat, 1000 Brussels
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Working papers

  1. Hackbarth, Dirk & Rivera, Alejandro & Wong, Tak-Yuen, 2018. "Optimal Short-Termism," CEPR Discussion Papers 12588, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Hackbarth, Dirk & Taub, Bart, 2018. "Does the Potential to Merge Reduce Competition?," CEPR Discussion Papers 12732, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  3. Choi, Jaewon & Hackbarth, Dirk & Zechner, Josef, 2017. "Corporate Debt Maturity Profiles," CEPR Discussion Papers 12289, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  4. Gu, Lifeng & Hackbarth, Dirk & Johnson, Tim, 2017. "Inflexibility and Stock Returns," CEPR Discussion Papers 12441, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  5. Fulghieri, Paolo & Garcia, Diego & Hackbarth, Dirk, 2015. "Asymmetric information, security design, and the pecking (dis)order," CEPR Discussion Papers 10660, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  6. Arnold, Marc & Hackbarth, Dirk & Puhan, Tatjana-Xenia, 2013. "Financing Asset Sales and Business Cycles," Working Papers on Finance 1320, University of St. Gallen, School of Finance.
  7. Choi, Jaewon & Hackbarth, Dirk & Zechner, Josef, 2013. "Granularity of corporate debt," CFS Working Paper Series 2013/26, Center for Financial Studies (CFS).
  8. Murillo Campello & Dirk Hackbarth, 2012. "The Firm-Level Credit Multiplier," NBER Working Papers 17805, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Heitor Almeida & Murillo Campello & Dirk Hackbarth, 2011. "Liquidity Mergers," NBER Working Papers 16724, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Dirk Hackbarth & Jianjun Maio, 2007. "The Dynamics of Mergers and Acquisitions in Oligopolistic Industries," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2007-017, Boston University - Department of Economics.
  11. Dirk Hackbarth & Erwan Morellec, 2006. "Stock Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 06-01, Swiss Finance Institute.
  12. Dirk Hackbarth & Jianjun Miao & Erwan Morellec, 2004. "Capital Structure, Credit Risk, and Macroeconomic Conditions," FAME Research Paper Series rp125, International Center for Financial Asset Management and Engineering.
  13. Dirk Hackbarth & Jianjun Miao, "undated". "The Timing and Returns of Mergers and Acquisitions in Oligopolistic Industries," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series wp2008-022, Boston University - Department of Economics.


  1. Rüdiger Fahlenbrach & Dirk Hackbarth & Jörg Rocholl & Erik Theissen & Marliese Uhrig-Homburg, 2017. "The Future of Corporate Financing in Europe," Schmalenbach Business Review, Springer;Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft, vol. 18(3), pages 179-180, August.
  2. Dirk Hackbarth & Rainer Haselmann & David Schoenherr, 2015. "Financial Distress, Stock Returns, and the 1978 Bankruptcy Reform Act," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 28(6), pages 1810-1847.
  3. Dirk Hackbarth & Timothy Johnson, 2015. "Real Options and Risk Dynamics," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 82(4), pages 1449-1482.
  4. Dirk Hackbarth & Richmond Mathews & David Robinson, 2014. "Capital Structure, Product Market Dynamics, and the Boundaries of the Firm," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 60(12), pages 2971-2993, December.
  5. Lifeng Gu & Dirk Hackbarth, 2013. "Governance and Equity Prices: Does Transparency Matter?," Review of Finance, European Finance Association, vol. 17(6), pages 1989-2033.
  6. Dirk Hackbarth & David C. Mauer, 2012. "Optimal Priority Structure, Capital Structure, and Investment," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 25(3), pages 747-796.
  7. Hackbarth, Dirk & Miao, Jianjun, 2012. "The dynamics of mergers and acquisitions in oligopolistic industries," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 585-609.
  8. Campello, Murillo & Hackbarth, Dirk, 2012. "The firm-level credit multiplier," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 446-472.
  9. Almeida, Heitor & Campello, Murillo & Hackbarth, Dirk, 2011. "Liquidity mergers," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 102(3), pages 526-558.
  10. Gençay, Ramo & Yaron, Amir & Hackbarth, Dirk & Eisfeldt, Andrea, 2010. "Editorial for Challenge," Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 1-1, March.
  11. Güntay, Levent & Hackbarth, Dirk, 2010. "Corporate bond credit spreads and forecast dispersion," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(10), pages 2328-2345, October.
  12. Hackbarth, Dirk, 2009. "Determinants of corporate borrowing: A behavioral perspective," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 389-411, September.
  13. Dirk Hackbarth & Erwan Morellec, 2008. "Stock Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 63(3), pages 1213-1252, June.
  14. Hackbarth, Dirk, 2008. "Managerial Traits and Capital Structure Decisions," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Cambridge University Press, vol. 43(4), pages 843-881, December.
  15. Dirk Hackbarth & Christopher A. Hennessy & Hayne E. Leland, 2007. "Can the Trade-off Theory Explain Debt Structure?," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 20(5), pages 1389-1428, 2007 04.
  16. Hackbarth, Dirk & Miao, Jianjun & Morellec, Erwan, 2006. "Capital structure, credit risk, and macroeconomic conditions," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 82(3), pages 519-550, December.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 13 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (7) 2005-04-30 2007-10-20 2011-08-15 2015-06-27 2017-09-17 2018-01-15 2018-02-05. Author is listed
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (5) 2005-04-30 2005-12-14 2007-10-20 2011-08-15 2012-02-20. Author is listed
  3. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (3) 2005-12-14 2013-11-29 2016-07-23
  4. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (3) 2015-06-27 2018-02-05 2018-03-12
  5. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (2) 2007-10-20 2018-03-12
  6. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (2) 2005-12-14 2007-08-14
  7. NEP-ORE: Operations Research (2) 2015-06-27 2018-02-05
  8. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2011-08-15
  9. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (1) 2018-02-05
  10. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2018-03-12
  11. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 2018-03-12
  12. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2007-10-20
  13. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2007-08-14


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