Rob Schonlau

Rob Schonlau

Assistant Professor of Finance,
Finance, Department of
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Education

  • PhD, Finance, University of Washington, 2010
  • MS, Business Administration, University of Washington, 2008
  • MBA, , Brigham Young University, 2004

Selected Publications

  • "Do takeover defense indices measure takeover deterrence?", with Jon Karpoff and Eric Wehrly, Review of Financial Studies, 2017, 30 (7), pages 2359-2412.    
  • "Golden Parachutes, Severance, and Firm Value", with Andrew Lund, forthcoming in the Florida Law Review.    
  • "Right on Schedule: CEO Option Grants and Opportunism", with Rob Daines and Grant McQueen, forthcoming in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analyis.    
  • "Trade Relationships, Indirect Economic Links, and Mergers", with Jarrad Harford and Jared Stanfield, forthcoming in Management Science..    
  • "Do Outside Directors Face Labor Market Consequences? A Natural Experiment from the Financial Crisis", Harvard Business Law Review, with Steven Davidoff and Andrew Lund, Edition 1, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2014.    
  • "Does the Director Labor Market Offer Ex Post Settling-Up for CEOs? The Case of Acquisitions", with Jarrad Harford, Journal of Financial Economics, Edition 1, Volume 110, Issue 1, Pages 18-36, 2013.    

Awards

  • Finance Department Outstanding Teaching Award , 2016
  • MBA Faculty Teaching Award for the 2014-2015 academic year

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Presentations

  • Discussion of Price and Probability: Decomposing the Takeover Effects of Anti-Takeover Provisions - - American Finance Association Annual Meeting - 2017
  • Do Takeover Defenses Deter Takeovers? - - American Finance Association Annual Meeting - 2016
  • Do Takeover Defenses Deter Takeovers? - - European Financial Management Conference (presented by Eric Wehrly) - 2015
  • Do Takeover Defenses Deter Takeovers? - - Western Finance Association 2015 meetings - 2015
  • Do Takeover Defenses Deter Takeovers? - - Drexel 2015 Academic Conference on Corporate Governance - 2015
  • Does the Director Labor Market Offer Ex Post Settling-Up for CEOs? The Case of Acquisitions - American Finance Association - American Finance Association Annual Meeting - 2013
  • Do Outside Directors Face Labor Market Consequences? A Natural Experiment from the Financial Crisis - - American Law and Economics Association Conference 2013 - 2013