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    • Government Preferences and SEC Enforcement 

      Heese, Jonas (2015-01-09)
      I examine whether political influence by the government as a response to voters’ interest in employment conditions is reflected in the enforcement actions of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). I find that large ...
    • Is the SEC captured? Evidence from comment-letter reviews 

      Heese, Jonas; Khan, Mozaffar; Ramanna, Karthik (2017-06-28)
      SEC oversight of publicly listed firms ranges from comment letter (CL) reviews of firms’ reporting compliance to pursuing enforcement actions against violators. Prior literature finds that firm political connections (PC) ...
    • The Political Influence of Voters’ Interests on SEC Enforcement 

      Heese, Jonas (Wiley, 2019-07)
      I examine whether political influence as a response to voters’ interest in employment levels is reflected in the enforcement actions of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). I find that large employers are less ...
    • Regulator Leniency and Mispricing in Beneficent Nonprofits 

      Heese, Jonas; Krishnan, Ranjani; Moers, Frank (2015-01-09)
      We posit that nonprofits that provide a greater supply of unprofitable services (beneficent nonprofits) face lenient regulatory enforcement for mispricing in price-regulated markets. Consequently, beneficent nonprofits ...