Research

Joshua T. White

Assistant Professor of Finance

Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Dean's Faculty Fellow

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. "Labor mobility and antitakeover provisions," with Aiyesha Dey, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 71(2-3), 101388, 2021. [Appendix] [Blog]

  2. "Ongoing SEC disclosures by foreign firms," with Audra Boone and Kathryn Schumann-Foster, The Accounting Review, 96(3), 91-120, 2021. [Appendix 1] [Appendix 2] [Blog]

  3. "Qualified residential mortgages and default risk," with Ioannis Floros, Journal of Banking and Finance, 70, 86-104, 2016. [Appendix]

  4. "The effect of institutional ownership on firm transparency and information production," with Audra Boone, Journal of Financial Economics, 117, 508-533, 2015.

  5. "Differences in the information environment prior to seasoned equity offerings under relaxed disclosure regulation," with Sarah Clinton and Tracie Woidtke, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 58, 59-78, 2014.

  6. "Appointments of academic directors," with Tracie Woidtke, Harold Black, and Robert Schweitzer, Journal of Corporate Finance, 28, 135-151, 2014.

Law Review Publications

7. "Quantified cost-benefit analysis at the SEC," Administrative Law Review Accord, 2, 53-79, 2016. [Data] [Blog]

8. "The evolving role of economic analysis in SEC rulemaking," Georgia Law Review, 50, 293-325, 2015. [Data] [Blog]

Policy White Papers

9. "Corporate liquidity provision and share repurchase programs," US Chamber of Commerce: Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, Fall 2021. [Blog] [Addendum]

10. "Science or Compliance? Will Section 404(b) Compliance Impede Innovation by Emerging Growth Companies in the Biotech Industry?" Biotech Innovation Organization White Paper, February 2019

11. "Outcomes of Investing in OTC Stocks," U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission White Paper, December 2016.

12. "Qualified Residential Mortgage: Background Data Analysis on Credit Risk Retention," with Scott Bauguess, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission White Paper, August 2013.

Working Papers

13. "Proxy advisory firms and corporate shareholder engagement," with Aiyesha Dey and Austin Starkweather. [Appendix] [Blog]

- Presented at 2023 AFA Annual Meeting*, 2022 EFA Annual Meeting*, 2022 Delaware Weinberg-ECGI Governance Symposium

14. "Spinning the CEO pay ratio disclosure," with Audra Boone and Austin Starkweather. [Appendix] [Blog]

- Presented at Drexel Corporate Governance Conference, 7th SEC Conference on Financial Market Regulation

15. "The role of the media in speculative markets: Evidence from non-fungible tokens (NFTs)," with Sean Wilkoff and Serhat Yildiz.

- Presented at 2023 ASSA Annual Meeting*, 30th PBFEAM Conference, 15th AGF&E Annual Meeting*

16. "Deregulating innovation capital: The effects of the JOBS Act on biotech startups," with Craig Lewis. [Appendix] [Blog]

- Presented at 17th WFA-CFAR Annual Meeting, 2021 EaFA Annual Meeting

17. "Human capital disclosure and workforce turnover," with Peter Haslag and Berk Sensoy. [Blog]

18. "Local policy uncertainty and firm disclosure," with Audra Boone and Y. Abby Kim. [Appendix] [Blog]

19. "Is the bottom line the top priority? A choice model of revenue and earnings guidance." with Audra Boone, Craig Lewis, and Austin Starkweather.

20. "Exogenous changes in analyst coverage prior to seasoned equity offerings," with Tracie Woidtke.


* scheduled

Invited Blog Posts

  1. "Human capital disclosure, (with P. Haslag, B. Sensoy), Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, January 19, 2022.

  2. "Corporate liquidity provision and share repurchase programs," (with C. Lewis), Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, October 8, 2021.

  3. "Proxy Advisory Firms and Corporate Shareholder Engagement," (with A. Dey, A. Starkweather), Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, July 8, 2021.

  4. "Deregulating innovation capital: The effects of the JOBS Act on biotech startups," (with C. Lewis), Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, September 17, 2020.

  5. "Spinning the CEO pay ratio disclosure" (with A. Boone, A. Starkweather), Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, November 25, 2019.

  6. "Trade secrets protection and antitakeover provisions," (with A. Dey), Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, June 27, 2018.

  7. "Political uncertainty and firm disclosure," (with A. Boone, A. Kim), Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, September 1, 2017.

  8. "Quantified cost-benefit analysis at the SEC," Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, September 13, 2016.

  9. "SEC disclosures by foreign firms" (with A. Boone, K. Schumann), Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, November 10, 2015.

  10. "The evolving role of economic analysis in SEC rulemaking," Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, September 23, 2015.