Audra L. Boone
Visiting Scholar

Education Summary

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2002
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Kansas, 1997

Fields of Interest

Visiting Scholar
Securities and Exchange Commission
2012–2011
Associate Professor of Finance and Mays Research Fellow
Mays Business School
Texas A&M University
2011–present
Associate Professor of Finance (with Tenure) and Fred Ball Faculty Fellow
School of Business
University of Kansas
2008–2011
Assistant Professor of Finance
School of Business
University of Kansas
2005–2008
Assistant Professor of Finance
Mason School of Business
College of William & Mary
2002–2005
Research Assistant and Graduate Instructor
Pennsylvania State University
1997–2002
  • "Bankruptcy Spillover Effects on Strategic Alliance Partners" with Vladimir Ivanov, Journal of Financial Economics, 2012, 103 (3), 551-569.
  • "Do Private Equity Consortiums Facilitate Collusion in Takeover Bidding?" with Harold Mulherin, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2011, 17 (5), 1475-1495.
  • "Is There Shareholder Expropriation in the U.S.? An Analysis of Publicly-Traded Subsidiaries" with Vladimir Atanasov and David Haushalter, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2010, 45 (1), 1-26.
  • "Is There One Best Way to Sell a Company? Auctions Versus Negotiations and Controlled Sales" with Harold Mulherin, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 2009, 21 (3), 28-38.
  • "Do Auctions Induce a Winner's Curse? New Evidence from the Corporate Takeover Market" with Harold Mulherin, Journal of Financial Economics, 2008, 89 (1), 1-19. Reprinted in Corporate Takeovers: Modern Empirical Developments edited by Espen Eckbo.
  • "The Determinants of Corporate Board Size and Composition: An Empirical Analysis" with Laura Field, Jonathan Karpoff, and Charu Raheja, Journal of Financial Economics, 2007, 85 (1), 65-101. One of the top five most cited articles published in the JFE since 2007: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-financial-economics/most-cited-articles/
  • "How Are Firms Sold?" with Harold Mulherin, Journal of Finance, 2007, 62 (2), 847-875.
  • "Do Termination Provisions Truncate the Takeover Bidding Process?" with Harold Mulherin, Review of Financial Studies, 2007, 20 (2), 461-489.
  • "An Investigation of the Gains from Specialized Equity Claims," with David Haushalter and Wayne Mikkelson, Financial Management, 2003, Volume 32 (3), 5-21.
  • "Comparing Acquisitions and Divestitures," with Harold Mulherin, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2000, 6 (2), 117-139. Reprinted in Mergers and Corporate Governance edited by Harold Mulherin and in Corporate Restructuring edited by John McConnell and David Denis. Reprinted in CFA Digest, 2001, Vol 31, No. 1.
  • "Reputations and the Market for Corporate Control" with Vahap Uysal, 2012
  • "Conflicts of Interest in Corporate Control Transactions: The Role of the Disinterested Special Committee" with Harold Mulherin, 2012
  • "Mixed Payment Deals and Target Shareholder Preferences for Method of Payment" with Erik Lie and Yixin Liu, 2011.
  • "The Interaction of Ownership, Governance, and Product Markets: Evidence from Equity Carve outs," 2003 (no longer active).
  • "Can Focus Explain Carve-Out Gains?," 2003 (no longer active).

Invited Seminars and Conference Presentations

American Finance Association Meeting (Scheduled)
2013
European Center for Corporate Control Studies (ECCS) Symposium on Corporate Control and Governance
Nice, France
2012
European Center for Corporate Control Studies (ECCS) Symposium on Corporate Control and Governance
Lille, France
2010
Financial Management Association Meeting
2010
American Finance Association Meeting
2009
CRSP Forum 2008
2008
19th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (FEA)
2008
Association of Financial Economists (ASSA) meeting
2006
American Finance Association Meeting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2005
Financial Management Association Meeting
2004
Financial Management Association Meeting
2003
Western Finance Association Meeting
2001
Financial Management Association Meeting
2001
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
2001
Western Finance Association Meeting
2000
Financial Management Association Meeting
2000
Southern Finance Association Meeting
2000
Financial Management Association Meeting
1999

University Presentations

2012
Houston University (Scheduled)
American University (Scheduled)
George Washington (Scheduled)
2011
Texas A&M University
2010
University of Oklahoma Finance Conference
2008
Notre Dame
DePaul University
Kansas State University
2007
University of Washington
Pennsylvania State University
University of Missouri
2006
University of Iowa
2005
Texas Tech University
University of Pittsburgh
University of Kansas
2004
UNC-Duke Conference on Corporate Finance
2003
Batten Conference (William & Mary)
2002
University of Georgia
Babson College
Virginia Tech
Batten Conference (William & Mary)
2001
College of William & Mary
University of Delaware
Louisiana State University
University of Kansas
2000
Pennsylvania State University
2001
Pennsylvania State University