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Arnie Cowan

Title: Wells Fargo Professor in Finance / Professor
Department: Finance
Office: 3474 Gerdin

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  • Climate Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Financial Regulation
  • Security Issuance and Dividend Policy
  • Econometric Methods in Finance


Global Finance Conference Best Paper 2016

Selected Publications

  • Cowan, A. R., Jeffrey, C., & Wang, Q. (2023) "Does writing down goodwill imperil a CEO’s job?", Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 42 (1):107015. Link to Paper
  • Cowan, A. R., Salotti, V., & Schenck, N. A. (2022) "The long-term impact of bank mergers on stock performance and default risk: The aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis", Finance Research Letters, 48:102925. Link to Paper
  • Cowan, A. R., & Salotti, V. (2020) "Anti-selective disclosure regulation and analyst forecast accuracy and usefulness", Journal of Corporate Finance, 64:101669. Link to Paper
  • Cowan, A. R., & Salotti, V. (2014) "The resolution of failed banks during the crisis: Acquirer performance and FDIC guarantees, 2008-2013", Journal of Banking and Finance, Link to Paper