Dr.Erik Devos

Wells Fargo Endowed Professorship in Financial Services
Professor of Finance

Recent Publications

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Working Papers

Debt covenants and the speed of capital structure adjustment

sources of merger synergies accross the business cycle

The competitive consequences of size in banking: evidence from megabank mergers

Published Papers - Academic Journals

The Determinants of More Frequent Disclosure: The Case of Issuing Monthly Sales Reports by Retail Firms

Devos, H., Prevost, A., Puthenpurackal, J. (2009). Are Interlocking Directors Effective Monitors? Financial Management, 861-887. ISI Journal Quality Rating= .889 Harzing Journal Quality Rating= World Leading, Highly Regarded Journal.

Devos, H., Kadapakkam, P.-R., Krishnamurthy, S. (2009). How do Mergers Create Value? A Comparison of Taxes, Market Power, and Efficiency Improvements as Explanations for Synergies. Review of Financial Studies, 22(3), 1179-1211. ISI Journal Quality Rating= 2.640 Harzing Journal Quality Rating= World Leading/Highest Quality Journal.

Campbell, R., Devos, H., Maxam, C., Spieler, A. (2008). Investment, Liquidity and Private Debt: The Case of REIT Credit Facilities. Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, 14(3), 195-201.

Campbell, R., Devos, H., D., Spieler, A. C. (2008). The Information Content of Equity REIT Bank Credit Facility Announcements (Lead Article). Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, 14(1), 1-5.

Devos, H., Ong, S., Spieler, A. (2007). Analyst Activity and Firm Value: Evidence from the REIT Sector. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 35(3), 333-356. ISI Journal Quality Rating= .396 Harzing Journal Quality Rating= Well Regarded Journal.

Devos, H., Tse, Y. (2007). Are Whisper Forecasts more Informative than Consensus Analysts’ Forecasts?. Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, 5.