Dean's Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar
Ph.D., Georgetown University; M.A., Economics, Georgetown University; M.A., Russian Area Studies, Georgetown University; B.A., Sweet Briar College
Corporate finance, banking, financial markets and institutions
"The Role of Private Equity Funds in Asset Sales: Theory and Evidence."
"Alternative Divestiture Methods: Theory and Evidence."
"The Costs and Benefits of Ownership Concentration for
Alternative Governance Structures."
"Changing the Way to Vote: Benefits of Switching from One-share, One-Vote to Differential Voting Rights."
Arizona State University: 1984-present. Previous appointments: Georgia Institute of Technology, Boston University, University of Georgia
Career and Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
The Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Visiting Professorship, Hong Kong, 2008; Dean's Council of 100, Distinguished Scholar
Professional Leadership and Service
Ad Hoc Reviewer: Journal of Finance, American Economic Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic History; Second Paris Corporate Finance Spring Conference Program Committee, 2010; First Paris Corporate Finance Spring Conference Program Committee, 2009; FMA Annual Meeting Program Committee, 2006.
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Division of Research and Statistics, 1970-1976; Associate Researcher, RAND Corporation, 1969-1970
"Equity or Cash? The Signal Sent by the Way You Pay," with U. Hege, Harvard Business Review, 87 (5), May 2009.
"Equity and Cash in Intercorporate Asset Sales: Theory and Evidence," U. Hege, S. Lovo, and M. Slovin, Review of Financial Studies, 22 (2), February 2009, 681-714.
"Analyzing Joint Ventures as Corporate Control Activities," with M. Slovin and T. Mantecon, Journal of Banking and Finance, 31 (8), August 2007, 2365-2382.
"Methods of Payment in Asset Sales: Contracting with Equity versus Cash," with M. Slovin and J. Polonchek, Journal of Finance, 60 (5), October 2005, 2385-2407.