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Biography

Prof. Mai Iskandar-Datta

Wayne State University, USA

Full Professor


Email: mdatta@wayne.edu


Research fields

Corporate Finance

Corporate Governance

Clawback Provisions

Leveraged Buyouts

Executive Compensation

Product Market Power

Industry Competition

International Corporate Cash Holdings

Earnings Management

Internal Capital Markets (Intra-Firm)

Mergersand Acquisitions

Corporate Financing Decisions

Investment Banking

Initial Public Offerings

Bond Covenant Structure

Corporate Restructuringand Bankruptcy


Qualifications

1986 Ph.D., Business,University of Missouri, USA

1982 MBA, University of Missouri, USA

1980 B.S., Finance, University of Missouri, USA

1980 Bachelor, Journalism, University of Missouri, USA


Publications(selected)

  1. How Women Can Avoid Falling into the Wage Gap, with Sudip Datta and Abhijit Guha, forthcoming in May issue (2013) atHarvard Business Review.
  2. Investor Protection and Corporate Cash Holdings from Around the World: New Evidence, with Yonghong Jia, forthcoming at theJournal of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.
  3. What Happens During the Private Period? Evidence from Public-to-Private Reverse LBO, with Sudip Datta and Mark Gruskin, at theJournal of Applied Corporate Finance(2012) 24: 33-44.
  4. Lifting the Veil on Reverse Leveraged Buyouts: What Happens During the Private Period? with Sudip Datta and Mark Gruskin, (forthcoming) at theFinancial Management.
  5. Valuation Consequences of Clawback Provisions, with Yonghong Jia, atTheAccounting Review(January 2013).Won best corporate finance paper at the SWFA Meetings 2011.
  6. Cross-Country Analysis of Secular Cash Trends, with Yonghong Jia, atJournal of Banking and Finance(2012), vol. 36, 898-912.
  7. Product Market Pricing Power, Industry Concentration and Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts, with Sudip Datta and Vivek Sharma at theJournal of Banking and Finance(April 2011), vol. 35, 1352-1366.
  8. Managerial Incentives and Internal Capital Market Efficiency with Sudip Datta and Ranjan D’Mello, at theJournal of Financial Intermediation(April 2009), vol. 18, 2, 242-258.
  9. Is there Information Content in Corporate Asset Writedowns? with Sudip Datta,International Journal of Managerial Finance(2008), vol. 4, Issue 3, 200-219.
  10. Global Diversification: Evidence from Corporate Operating Performance, with Robyn McLaughlin, atCorporate Ownership and Control(Summer 2007), vol. 4,228-242.
  11. Executive Compensation Structure and Corporate Equity Financing Decisions, with Sudip Datta and Kartik Raman, atJournal of Business(September 2005), vol. 78, 1860-1889.
  12. Managerial Stock Ownership and the Maturity Structure of Corporate Debt, with Sudip Datta and Kartik Raman, atJournal of Finance(2005), vol. 60,2333-2350.
  13. In Defense of Incentive Compensation: Evidence on Corporate Acquisition Policy, with Sudip Datta and Kartik Raman, atJournal of Applied Corporate Finance(Fall 2004), vol. 16, 82-88.
  14. Convertible Bond Calls: Resolution of the Information Content Puzzle, with Sudip Datta and Kartik Raman, atJournal of Financial Intermediation(2003), vol. 12, 255-276.
  15. Value Creation in Corporate Asset Sales: The Role of Managerial Performance and Lender Monitoring, with Sudip Datta and Kartik Raman, atJournal of Banking and Finance(2003), vol. 27, 351-375.
  16. Value Creation in Corporate Divestitures, with Sudip Datta and Kartik Raman, atCorporate Finance Review(Jan/Feb 2003) vol. 7, 25-36.
  17. Executive Compensation and Corporate Acquisition Decisions,with Sudip Datta and Kartik Raman, atJournal of Finance(December 2001) vol. 56, 2299-2336.
  18. Debt Structure Adjustments and Long-Run Stock Price Performance, with Sudip Datta and Kartik Raman, atJournal of Financial Intermediation(2000), vol. 9, 427-453.
  19. Do Bank Relationships Matter in Public Debt Offerings? with Sudip Datta and Ajay Patel, atJournal of Applied Corporate Finance(Winter 2000), vol. 12,120-127.


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