Harvard Business School
Baker Library 273
Boston, MA 02163
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|August 2014||Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms|
with Umit Gurun, Scott Duke Kominers: w20322
|September 2013||Playing Favorites: How Firms Prevent the Revelation of Bad News|
with Dong Lou, Christopher Malloy: w19429
|August 2012||Resident Networks and Firm Trade|
with Umit G. Gurun, Christopher J. Malloy: w18312
|Legislating Stock Prices|
with Karl B. Diether, Christopher Malloy: w18291
Published: “Legislating Stock Prices” (with Karl Diether and Christopher Malloy), 2013. Journal of Financial Economics 110, 574-595.
|October 2010||Decoding Inside Information|
with Christopher Malloy, Lukasz Pomorski: w16454
Published: “Decoding Inside Info rmation” (with Christop her Malloy and Lukasz Pomorski), 2012. Journal of Finance 67, 1009-1044.
|Friends in High Places|
with Christopher Malloy: w16437
Published: Cohen, Lauren, and Christopher J. Malloy. 2014. "Friends in High Places." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 6(3): 63-91.
|March 2010||Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing?|
with Joshua D. Coval, Christopher Malloy: w15839
Published: “Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing?” (with Joshua Coval and Christopher Malloy), 2011. Journal of Political Economy 119, 1015-1060.
|August 2008||Hiring Cheerleaders: Board Appointments of "Independent" Directors|
with Andrea Frazzini, Christopher Malloy: w14232
Published: Lauren Cohen & Andrea Frazzini & Christopher J. Malloy, 2012. "Hiring Cheerleaders: Board Appointments of "Independent" Directors," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 58(6), pages 1039-1058, June. citation courtesy of
|May 2008||Sell Side School Ties|
with Andrea Frazzini, Christopher Malloy: w13973
Published: Lauren Cohen & Andrea Frazzini & Christopher Malloy, 2010. "Sell-Side School Ties," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 65(4), pages 1409-1437, 08. citation courtesy of
|May 2007||The Small World of Investing: Board Connections and Mutual Fund Returns|
with Andrea Frazzini, Christopher Malloy: w13121
Published: Lauren Cohen & Andrea Frazzini & Christopher Malloy, 2008. "The Small World of Investing: Board Connections and Mutual Fund Returns," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 116(5), pages 951-979, October. citation courtesy of