Richmond D. Mathews
Associate Professor of Finance

Robert H. Smith School of Business
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


Curriculum Vitae   |   UMD Page

Published Research Papers                                                                           (linked files are final pre-production versions and may differ slightly from the published papers)

Strategic Alliances, Equity Stakes, and Entry Deterrence,” 2006, Journal of Financial Economics 80, 35-79 .

Optimal Equity Stakes and Corporate Control,” 2007, Review of Financial Studies 20, 1059-1086 .

Market Structure, Internal Capital Markets, and the Boundaries of the Firm” (with David Robinson), 2008, Journal of Finance 63: 2703-2736.

Empty Voting and the Efficiency of Corporate Governance ” (with Alon Brav), 2011, Journal of Financial Economics 99: 289-307.

Can Herding Improve Investment Decisions?” (with Naveen Khanna), 2011, RAND Journal of Economics 42: 150-174.

"Doing Battle with Short Sellers: The Conflicted Role of Blockholders in Bear Raids" (with Naveen Khanna), 2012, Journal of Financial Economics 106: 229-246. Lead article.


Working Papers and Work in Progress

"Capital Structure, Product Market Dynamics, and the Boundaries of the Firm" (with Dirk Hackbarth and David Robinson), working paper.

"Posturing in Venture Capital" (with Naveen Khanna), working paper.

"Wolf Pack Investing" (with Alon Brav), working paper.

"Endogenous Liquidity and Corporate Governance" (with Thomas Gilbert and Lance Young), work in progress.