Alex Edmans

London Business School
Regent's Park
London NW1 4SA
Tel: (020) 7000 8258

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NBER Working Papers and Publications

July 2017Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence
with Xavier Gabaix, Dirk Jenter: w23596
April 2015Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer
with Xavier Gabaix: w21131

Published: Alex Edmans & Xavier Gabaix, 2016. "Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer," Journal of Economic Literature, vol 54(4), pages 1232-1287. citation courtesy of

December 2014The Generalized Informativeness Principle
with Pierre Chaigneau, Daniel Gottlieb: w20729
October 2014The Value of Informativeness for Contracting
with Pierre Chaigneau, Daniel Gottlieb: w20542
September 2014Strategic News Releases in Equity Vesting Months
with Luis Goncalves-Pinto, Yanbo Wang, Moqi Xu: w20476

Published: Alex Edmans & Luis Goncalves-Pinto & Moqi Groen-Xu & Yanbo Wang, 2018. "Strategic News Releases in Equity Vesting Months," The Review of Financial Studies, vol 31(11), pages 4099-4141. citation courtesy of

The Informativeness Principle Under Limited Liability
with Pierre Chaigneau, Daniel Gottlieb: w20456
August 2014Governance and Comovement Under Common Ownership
with Doron Levit, Devin Reilly: w20420
July 2014Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World
with Lucius Li, Chendi Zhang: w20300
October 2013Blockholders and Corporate Governance

Published: Alex Edmans, 2014. "Blockholders and Corporate Governance," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 23-50, December. citation courtesy of

September 2013The Real Costs of Disclosure
with Mirko Heinle, Chong Huang: w19420
Equity Vesting and Managerial Myopia
with Vivian W. Fang, Katharina A. Lewellen: w19407
January 2013Financing Through Asset Sales
with William Mann: w18677

Published: Alex Edmans & William Mann, 2019. "Financing Through Asset Sales," Management Science, vol 65(7), pages 3043-3060.

December 2011The Real Effects of Financial Markets
with Philip Bond, Itay Goldstein: w17719

Published: Philip Bond & Alex Edmans & Itay Goldstein, 2012. "The Real Effects of Financial Markets," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 4(1), pages 339-360, October. citation courtesy of

November 2011Contracting With Synergies
with Itay Goldstein, John Y. Zhu: w17606
Feedback Effects and the Limits to Arbitrage
with Itay Goldstein, Wei Jiang: w17582
The Effect of Liquidity on Governance
with Vivian W. Fang, Emanuel Zur: w17567

Published: Alex Edmans & Vivian W. Fang & Emanuel Zur, 2013. "The Effect of Liquidity on Governance," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 26(6), pages 1443-1482. citation courtesy of

May 2010Risk and the CEO Market: Why Do Some Large Firms Hire Highly-Paid, Low-Talent CEOs?
with Xavier Gabaix: w15987

Published: “The Effect of Risk on the CEO Market” (with Xavier Gabaix) Review of Financial Studies 24(8), 2822-2863, August 2011

November 2009Tractability in Incentive Contracting
with Xavier Gabaix: w15545

Published: Alex Edmans & Xavier Gabaix, 2011. "Tractability in Incentive Contracting," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 24(9), pages 2865-2894. citation courtesy of

September 2009Dynamic Incentive Accounts
with Xavier Gabaix, Tomasz Sadzik, Yuliy Sannikov: w15324

Published: "Dynamic CEO Compensation", (formerly, Dynamic Incentive Accounts) with Alex Edmans, Tomasz Sadzik and Yuliy Sannikov (2012), Journal of Finance, vol. 67(5), p. 1603-1647.

September 2007A Calibratable Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium
with Xavier Gabaix, Augustin Landier: w13372

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