David M

REEB, David M

Professor
Head of Department, Accounting
Mr & Mrs Lin Jo Yan Professor in Banking and Finance


FINANCE, ACCOUNTING

Bio

David Reeb holds the Mr. and Mrs. Lin Jo Yan Professorship, with appointments in the department of accounting and the department of finance  at National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School. Dr. Reeb also serves as a Senior Fellow of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research....

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Recognition & Awards

  • Appointed as the Mr and Mrs Lin Jo Yan Professor in Banking and Finance, with effect from 7 July 14, for a term of five years. - 2014
  • Finalist for the Brattle Price: Best Paper in Corporate Finance, American Finance Association - 2003
  • Finalist for the Brattle Price: Best Paper in Corporate Finance, American Finance Association - 2002
  • Nominated For - American University Professor of the Year Excellence in Teaching - 2000

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Business Administration, University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business, Columbia, SC, USA, 1996
  • MSc, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA, 1992
  • BA, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, 1990

Academic Experience

  • Mr and Mrs Lin Jo Yin Professor of Banking and Finance, National University of Singapore, 2013 - current
  • Professor of Finance, National University of Singapore, 2013 - current
  • Professor of Strategic Management, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2011 - 2013
  • Professor of Accounting, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2007 - 2013
  • Professor of Finance, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2007 - 2013
  • Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore, 2011 - 2013
  • Visiting Professor of Accounting, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2010
  • Visiting Professor of Accounting, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2009
  • Associate Professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2003 - 2007
  • Board of Visitors Research Fellow, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2002 - 2003
  • Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2002 - 2003
  • Kogod Faculty Research Fellow, American University, Washington, DC, 1998 - 2002
  • Assistant Professor, American University, Washington, DC, 1998 - 2002
  • Assistant Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, 1996 - 1998
  • ABD Instructor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, 1996 - 1998

Corporate Experience

  • Area Editor , Journal of International Business Studies (2010 – Present) (International Accounting and Finance), 2010 - current
  • Session Organizer, China International Conference in Finance, 2013
  • Conference Organizer, Singapore International Conference on Finance, 2013
  • Conference Organizer, Singapore International Conference on Finance, 2012
  • Guest Editor, Journal of Economics and Business - Special Issue on Ownership, 2008

Selected Publications

The Ownership Complaint Gap: Mutual vs Stock Intermediaries

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Jiang Cheng
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Year
2019

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The Dual Class Premium: A Family Affair

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Anderson, Ronald C and Ottolenghi, Ezgi
Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 17-021

Year
2017

Identifying Outliers in Finance

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Adams, John C, Hayunga, Darren K and Mansi, Sattar

Year
2017

The Ownership Complaint Gap

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Cheng, J and Wenlan QIAN

Year
2017

Shadow Trading

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Mehta Mihir N and Zhao Wanli

Year
2017

Selected Publications

25

Journals

5

Papers

4

Others

Journal Articles

The Ownership Complaint Gap: Mutual vs Stock Intermediaries

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Jiang Cheng
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Year
2019

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Law, finance, and the international mobility of corporate governance

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Douglas Cumming, Igor Filatotchev, April Knill and Lemma Senbet
Journal of International Business Studies, 48, (2), 123-147

Year
2017

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Playing the Boys Game: Golf buddies and board diversity

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with SING TIEN FOO
American Economic Review, 106, (5), 272-276, Papers & Proceedings

Year
2016

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Missing R&D

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Koh P S
Journal of Accounting and Economics, 60, 73-94

Year
2015

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Insider Trading in Supervised Industries

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Yuzhao Zhang and Wanli Zhao
Journal of Law & Economics, 57, (3), 529-559

Year
2014

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The Efficacy of Regulatory Intervention: Evidence from the Distribution of Informed Option Trading

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Ronald C. Anderson, Yuzhao Zhang and Wanli Zhao
Journal of Banking & Finance, 37, (11), 4337-4352

Year
2013

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Director Capital and Corporate Disclosure Quality

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Wanli Zhao
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 32, (4), 191–212

Year
2013

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Investment policy in family controlled firms

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Ronald C. Anderson and Augustine Duru
Journal of Banking & Finance, 36, (6), 1744-1758

Year
2012

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From the Editors: Endogeneity in international business research

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Mariko Sakakibara and Ishtiaq P Mahmood
Journal of International Business Studies, 43, (3), 211-218

Year
2012

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The blockbuster hypothesis: Influencing the boundaries of knowledge

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Keith D. Brouthers and Ram Mudambi
Scientometrics, 90, (3), 959-982

Year
2012

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Family controlled firms and informed trading: Evidence from short sales

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with W. Zhao
Journal of Finance , 67(1), 351-386

Year
2012

The Economics of Director Heterogeneity

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Ronald C. Anderson, Arun Upadhyay and Wanli Zhao
Financial Management, 40, (1), 5-38

Year
2011

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Founders, heirs, and corporate opacity in the United States

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Ronald C. Anderson and Augustine Duru
Journal of Financial Economics, 92, (2), 205-222

Year
2009

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Founders, Heirs, and Corporate Opacity in the US

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with R. Anderson
Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 92, 205-222

Year
2009

Board characteristics, accounting report integrity, and the cost of debt

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Ronald C. Anderson and Sattar A. Mansi
Journal of Accounting and Economics, 37, (3), 315-342

Year
2004

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Board Composition: Balancing Family Influence in S&P 500 Firms

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Ronald C. Anderson
Administrative Science Quarterly , 49, (2), 209-237

Year
2004

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Founding Family Ownership and Firm Performance: Evidence from the S&P 500

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M
Journal of Finance , vol. 58, 1301-1328

Year
2003

Founding Family Ownership and the Agency Cost of Debt

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Ronald C. Anderson and Sattar A. Mansi
Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 68, 263-285

Year
2003

Family Ownership, Corporate Diversification, and Firm Leverage

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M
The Journal of Law and Economics, vol.46, 653-684

Year
2003

Corporate Diversification: What Gets Discounted?

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Sattar A. Mansi
Journal of Finance , 57, (5), 2167-2183

Year
2002

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Corporate International Activity and Debt Financing

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Sattar A. Mansi
Journal of International Business Studies, 33, (1), 129-147

Year
2002

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International Diversification and Analysts’ Forecast Accuracy and Bias

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with A. Duru
Accounting Review, vol.77, 415-433

Year
2002

Firm Internationalization and the Cost of Debt Financing: Evidence from Non-Provisional Publicly Traded Debt

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with J. Allee
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 36, 395-414

Year
2001

Internationalization and Firm Risk: An Upstream-Downstream Hypothesis

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Chuck C. Y. Kwok
Journal of International Business Studies, 31, (4), 611-629

Year
2000

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Systematic Risk of the Multinational Corporation

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Chuck C. Y. Kwok and H. Young Baek
Journal of International Business Studies, 29, (2), 263-279

Year
1998

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Working Papers

The Dual Class Premium: A Family Affair

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Anderson, Ronald C and Ottolenghi, Ezgi
Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 17-021

Year
2017

Identifying Outliers in Finance

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Adams, John C, Hayunga, Darren K and Mansi, Sattar

Year
2017

The Ownership Complaint Gap

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Cheng, J and Wenlan QIAN

Year
2017

Shadow Trading

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Mehta Mihir N and Zhao Wanli

Year
2017

The Family Firm Puzzle

Working Papers
Reeb, David M with Ronald Anderson and LI, NAN

Year
2013

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Others

Shanda Games: A Buyout of a Chinese Family Firm

Others
Reeb, David M with Hrnjic, Emir
Ivey

Year
2015

Suit Wars: Men's Wearhouse versus Jos. A. Bank

Others
Yeo, Wee Yong with Hrnjic, Emir
Ivey

Year
2015

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Financing Alibaba's Buyout: Syndicated Loan in Asia

Others
Reeb, David M with Hrnjic, Emir

Year
2014

Title Emirates Airline: A Billion Dollar Sukuk-Bond Issue

Others
Reeb, David M with Hrnjic, Emir and Kapetanovic, H.
Ivey

Year
2014

Research / Teaching Areas

Investment Policy

Mergers & Acquisitions

Private Equity

Venture Capital

Multinational Firms

Disclosure Policy

Family Business

Family Firms

Corporate Finance

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Ajudication - Dispute Reviewer, Financial Management (Journal)
  • Ad hoc reviewer, Academy of Management Review; Academy of Management Journal; Journal of Accounting and Economics; Journal of Corporate Finance; Contemporary Accounting Research; Journal Banking and Finance; Financial Management; Organization Science; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance; Financial Review; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting
  • Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of Accounting and Economics; Economic Journal; Journal of Finance; Accounting Review; Economic Journal; Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; Management Science;
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