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    • Agency Costs, Mispricing, and Ownership Structure 

      Chernenko, Sergey; Foley, C. Fritz; Greenwood, Robin Marc (Wiley Online, 2012)
      Standard theories of corporate ownership assume that because markets are efficient, insiders ultimately bear all agency costs that they create and therefore have a strong incentive to minimize conflicts of interest with ...
    • Ethnic Innovation and U.S. Multinational Firm Activity 

      Foley, C. Fritz; Kerr, William Robert (Informs, 2012-12-07)
      This paper studies the impact that immigrant innovators have on the global activities of U.S. firms by analyzing detailed data on patent applications and on the operations of the foreign affiliates of U.S. multinational ...
    • Poultry in Motion: A Study of International Trade Finance Practices 

      Antras, Pol; Foley, C Fritz (University of Chicago Press, 2014-10-28)
      This paper analyzes the financing terms that support international trade and sheds light on how these terms shape the impact of economic shocks on trade. Analysis of transaction-level data from a U.S.-based exporter of ...
    • Welfare Payments and Crime 

      Foley, C. Fritz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press), 2011)
      Analysis of daily reported incidents of major crimes in twelve U.S. cities reveals an increase in crime over the course of monthly welfare payment cycles. This increase reflects an increase in crimes that are likely to ...