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Michael Wittry

Ph.D. Candidate

Academic Department: Finance & Business Economics

Area of Specialization: Finance


MS, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2013)
BA, Buena Vista University (2009)

Research Interests

Empirical Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance
Financial Regulation and Markets
Corporate Law


Institutional and Legal Context in Natural Experiments: The Case of State Antitakeover Laws (with Jonathan Karpoff), Journal of Finance, forthcoming.
Hedging House Price Risk with Futures Contracts after the Bubble Burst (with Patrick Schorno and Steve Swidler), Finance Research Letters, 11(4), 332-340, December 2014.

Working Papers

The Consequence to Directors of Deploying Poison Pills (with William Johnson and Jonathan Karpoff)