Shawn Thomas

Professor of Finance and J.R. Allen Faculty Fellow

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Google Scholar Page

Email: shthomas@katz.pitt.edu

 

 

Working Papers

 

 

Voluntary Disclosures Regarding Open Market Repurchase Programs

with Leonce Bargeron and Alice Bonaime

 

Commonality in Institutional Ownership and Competition in Product Markets

with Marios Panayides.

 

Changes in Concentration across Vertically Related Industries

with Mary Becker

 

 

 

 

Publications

 

 

 

 

Cash Reserves as a Hedge Against Supply-Chain Risk

with Manoj Kulchania

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (forthcoming)

 

Playing Favorites? Industry Expert Directors in Diversified Firms

with Jesse Ellis and C. Edward Fee

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (forthcoming)

 

The timing and source of long-run returns following repurchases

with Leonce Bargeron and Alice Bonaime

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2017

 

Proprietary Costs and the Disclosure of Information about Customers

with Jesse Ellis and C. Edward Fee

Journal of Accounting Research, 2012

 

Not All Related Party Transactions (RPTs) Are the Same: Ex-Ante vs. Ex-Post RPTs

with Michael Ryngaert

Journal of Accounting Research, 2012

 

Accelerated Share Repurchases

with Leonce Bargeron and Manoj Kulchania

Journal of Financial Economics, 2011

 

Financial Leverage and Bargaining Power with Suppliers: Evidence from Leveraged Buyouts

with David T. Brown and C. Edward Fee

Journal of Corporate Finance, 2009

 

Corporate Equity Ownership and the Governance of Product Market Relationships

with C. Edward Fee and Charles Hadlock

Journal of Finance, 2006

 

Sources of Gains in Horizontal Mergers: Evidence from Customer, Supplier, and Rival Firms

with C. Edward Fee

Journal of Financial Economics, 2004

 

Corporate Diversification and Asymmetric Information: Evidence from Stock Market Trading Characteristics

with Jonathan Clarke and C. Edward Fee

Journal of Corporate Finance, 2004

 

Firm Diversification and Asymmetric Information: Evidence from Analystsí Forecasts and Earnings Announcements

Journal of Financial Economics, 2002

 

Corporate Structure and Equity Offerings: Are There Benefits to Diversification?

with Michael D. Ryngaert and Charles Hadlock

Journal of Business, 2001

 

Bank Loan Loss Provisions: A Re-examination of Capital Management, Earnings Management, and Signaling Effects

with Anwer S. Ahmed and Carolyn Takeda

Journal of Accounting and Economics, 1999

 

 

 

Teaching

 

 

 

Doctoral Courses:

BFIN 3000 Finance Fundamentals

BFIN 3034 Corporate Finance Seminar 3

 

Undergraduate Course:

BUSFIN 1311 Corporate Finance