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Risk Management: Coordinating Corporate Investment
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On the Pricing of Corporate Debt: The Risk Structure of Interest Rates
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A Crisis of Banks as Liqudity Providers
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Multifactor Explanations of Asset Pricing Anomalies
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Investor Psychology and Security Market Under- and Overreactions
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CEO Overconfidence and Corporate Investment
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Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation
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