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    • Three Essays on Human Capital Factors and Firm Innovation 

      Sappenfield, James Michael (2020-06-29)
      This dissertation examines how the management of human capital factors impacts firm innovation. The first chapter produces causal estimates of the asset value of inventors to firms following inventors' unexpected deaths. ...
    • Truth and Bias in M&A Target Fairness Valuations: Appraising the Appraisals 

      Shaffer, Matthew (2019-05-30)
      In U.S. M&A transactions, target directors are effectively required to seek and consider a “fairness opinion” and supporting valuations before accepting a takeover offer. Despite their legal status, critics have argued ...