PAOLO ANTONIO FULGHIERI
Macon G. Patton Distinguished Professor of Finance
Kenan-Flagler Business School
4109 McColl Building
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: (919) 962-3202
E-mail: paolo_fulghieri at unc dot edu
EDUCATION: Ph.D., Economics 1987, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Laurea, 1981, Universita' Commerciale “Luigi Bocconi,” Milano, Italy.
SELECTED WORKING PAPERS:
Ambiguity, Disagreement, and Allocation of Control in Firms, with David Dicks.
Uncertainty Aversion and Systemic Risk, with David Dicks.
Innovation Waves, Investor Sentiment, and Mergers, with David Dicks.
Asymmetric Information, Security Design, and the Pecking (Dis)Order, with Diego Garcia and Dirk Hackbarth.
Mergers and Incentives to Create Synergies, with Merih Sevilir.
The Economics of Solicited and Unsolicited Credit Ratings, with Gunter Strobl and Han Xia,
Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 27, n.2, 484-518 (February 2014).
Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation: An Introduction and Agenda for Future Research, with Thomas Chemmanur,
Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 27, n. 1, 1-19 (January 2014), Special Issue introduction.
‘O Sole Mio. An Experimental Analysis of Weather and Risk Attitudes in Financial Decisions, with Anna Bassi and Riccardo Colacito,
Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 26, n.7, 1824-52 (July 2013).
Corporate Governance, Finance, and the Real Sector, with Matti Suominen,
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 47, n.6, 1187-1214 (December 2012).
Mergers, Spin-offs, and Employee Incentives, with Merih Sevilir,
Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 24, n.7, 2207-2241 (July 2011).
The Value of Bank Capital and the Structure of the Banking Industry, with Franklin Allen and Hamid Mehran,
Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 24, n.4, 971-982 (April 2011), Special Issue Introduction.
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 44, n.6, 1291-1321 (December 2009).
Size and Focus of a Venture Capitalist’s Portfolio, with Merih Sevilir,
Review of Financial Studies, Vol 22, n. 11, 4643-4680 (November 2009).
Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 82, n. 2, 455-489 (November 2006).
Synergies and Internal Agency Conflicts: The Double-Edged Sword of Mergers, with Laurie Hodrick,
Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Vol. 15, n. 3, 549-576 (Fall 2006).
Information Production, Dilution Costs, and Optimal Security Design, with Dmitry Lukin,
Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 61, n. 1, 3-41 (July 2001).
A Theory of the Going Public Decision, with Thomas Chemmanur,
Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 12, n. 2, 249-279 (Summer 1999).
Why Include Warrants in New Equity Issues? A Theory of Unit IPOs, with Thomas Chemmanur,
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 32, n. 1, 1-24 (January 1997).
Reputation, Renegotiation, and the Choice between Bank Loans and Publicly Traded Debt, with Thomas Chemmanur,
Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 7, n. 3, 475-506 (Fall 1994).
Investment Bank Reputation, Information Production, and Financial Intermediation, with Thomas Chemmanur,
Journal of Finance, Vol. 49, n. 1, 57-79 (March 1994).
Uncertain Liquidity and Interbank Contracting, with Sudipto Bhattacharya,
Economics Letters, Vol. 44, n. 3, 287-94 (March 1994).
A Theory of the Distribution of Underpriced Initial Public Offers by Investment Banks, with Matthew Spiegel,
Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Vol. 2, n. 4, 509-530 (Winter 1993).
Financial Contracts as Lasting Commitments: The Case of a Leveraged Oligopoly, with S. Nagarajan,
Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 2, n. 1, 2-32 (March 1992).
Books, chapters in books, and other publications:
Competition and Cooperation among Exchanges: Effects on Corporate Cross-Listing Decisions and Listing Standards, with Thomas Chemmanur and Jie He,
Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 20, n. 3, 76-90 (Summer 2008).
The Design of Debt Contracts, with Eitan Goldman,
in A. Thakor and A. Boot (eds.), Handbook of Corporate Finance, Vol 3: Financial Intermediation and Banking, North-Holland, 2008.
Articles in the popular press:
Benefits of a Better Image, with Thomas Chemmanur, Financial Times, Mastering Financial Management, June 16, 2006