Artur Raviv

  • 4923 Citations
1974 …2017

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Research Interests

Professor Raviv's research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, agency theory, information economics, and industrial organization. He has investigated optimal financing decisions, innovative financial instruments, corporate control issues, management compensation and incentive schemes and pricing and auction design problems. He currently studies capital budgeting processes, corporate governance and organization design.

Education/Academic qualification

Management, PhD, Northwestern University

… → 1974

Operations Research, MSc, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

… → 1971

Economics and Statistics, BA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → 1968

Mathematics and Physics, BSc, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → 1967

Research interests

  • Contract Theory
  • Corporate Capital Structure
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Economics of Uncertainty
  • Information Economics
  • Investment Banking
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Payout Policy

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Research Output

  • 4923 Citations
  • 31 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution

Why do firms sit on cash? An asymmetric information approach

Harris, M. & Raviv, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Review of Corporate Finance Studies. 6, 2, p. 141-173 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    How to get banks to take less risk and disclose bad news

    Harris, M. & Raviv, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Financial Intermediation. 23, 4, p. 437-470 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    Control of corporate decisions: Shareholders vs. management

    Harris, M. & Raviv, A., Nov 1 2010, In : Review of Financial Studies. 23, 11, p. 4115-4147 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 35 Scopus citations

    A theory of board control and size

    Harris, M. & Raviv, A., Jul 1 2008, In : Review of Financial Studies. 21, 4, p. 1797-1832 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 316 Scopus citations

    Allocation of decision-making authority

    Harris, M. & Raviv, A., Sep 1 2005, In : Review of Finance. 9, 3, p. 353-383 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 64 Scopus citations