Jonathan B. Cohn

 

Associate Professor of Finance

McCombs School of Business

The University of Texas at Austin

 


 

 

 

Contact information
Office: CBA 6.248
Email: jonathan.cohn@mccombs.utexas.edu
Phone: 512-232-6827
Address:

McCombs School of Business

The University of Texas at Austin

2110 Speedway Stop - B6600

Austin, TX 78712

       
Curriculum Vitae      

Research

Accepted and Published Papers
Sources of Value Creation in Private Equity Buyouts of Private Firms || with Edie Hotchkiss and Erin Towery || Review of Finance, 2021, conditionally accepted
Private Equity Buyouts and Workplace Safety || with Nicole Nestoriak and Malcolm Wardlaw || Review of Financial Studies, 2021, forthcoming

A Project-Level Analysis of Value Creation in Firms || with Umit Gurun and Rabih Moussawi || Financial Management, 2020, 49(2):423-446

Financing Constraints and Workplace Safety || with Malcolm Wardlaw || Journal of Finance, 2016, 71(5):2017-2058

On Enhancing Shareholder Control: A (Dodd-) Frank Assessment of Proxy Access || with Stu Gillan and Jay Hartzell || Journal of Finance, 2016, 71(4):1623-1668

Do Stock Analysts Influence Merger Completion? An Examination of Post-Merger Announcement Recommendations || with David Becher and Jennifer Juergens || Management Science, 2015, 61(10): 2430-2448

The Evolution of Capital Structure and Operating Performance After Leveraged Buyouts: Evidence from U.S. Corporate Tax Returns || with Lillian Mills and Erin Towery || Journal of Financial Economics, 2014, 111(2): 469-494

How Much Do Analysts Influence Each Other's Forecasts? || with Jennifer Juergens || Quarterly Journal of Finance, 2014, 4(3)

Optimal Corporate Governance in the Presence of an Activist Investor || with Uday Rajan || Review of Financial Studies, 2013, 26(4): 985-1020


Working Papers
Credit Ratings: Strategic Issuer Disclosure and Optimal Screening || with Uday Rajan and GŁnter Strobl || July 2018
  • Revise and resubmit, Journal of Finance

Quasi-Insider Shareholder Activism: Corporate Governance at the Periphery of Control || with Mitch Towner and Aazam Virani || March 2020
  • Review and resubmit, Review of Corporate Finance Studies
  • Internet Appendix here
Count Data in Finance || with Zack Liu and Malcolm Wardlaw || November 2021

Capital Structure and Investor-Level Taxes: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Europe || with Sheridan Titman and Garry Twite || August 2021

Corporate Taxes and Investment: The Cash Flow Channel || January 2011


The Temporal Structure of Equity Compensation || with Sugato Bhattacharyya || June 2009