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Jonathan Cohn

Associate Professor

Department:     Finance

Additional Titles:     Program Director of the Financial Analyst Program; Director of Hicks, Muse, Tate and Furst (HMTF) Center

Research Areas:     Corporate Governance, Mutual Funds, Taxation - Corporate, Taxation - Individual

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Jonathan B. Cohn, Zack Liu, and Malcolm I. Wardlaw. 2022. Count (and Count-like) Data in Finance. Journal of Financial Economics 146(2): 529-551.

Sources of Value Creation in Private Equity Buyouts of Private Firms. By: Jonathan B Cohn; Edith S. Hotchkiss,  Erin M. Towery. Review of Finance. Mar2022, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p257-285.

Jonathan Cohn, Nicole Nestoriak, and Malcolm Wardlaw. 2021. Private Equity Buyouts and Workplace Safety. Review of Financial Studies34(10), 4832-4875.


Jonathan Cohn, Umit G. Gurun, and Rabih Moussawi. 2020. A Project-level Analysis of Value Creation in Firms. Financial Management 49(2), 423-446.


Jonathan Cohn and Malcolm I. Wardlaw. 2016. Financing Constraints and Workplace Safety. Journal of Finance 71(5), 2017-2058.


Jonathan Cohn, Stuart L. Gillan, and Jay C. Hartzell. 2016. On Enhancing Shareholder Control: A (Dodd-) Frank Assessment of Proxy Access. Journal of Finance 71(4), 1623-1668.


David A. Becher, Jonathan Cohn, and Jennifer L. Juergens. 2015. Do Stock Analysts Influence Merger Completion? An Examination of Postmerger Announcement Recommendations. Management Science 61(10), 2430-2448.


Jonathan Cohn, Lillian F Mills, and Erin M. Towery. 2014. The Evolution of Capital Structure and Operating Performance After Leveraged Buyouts: Evidence from U.S. Corporate Tax Returns. Journal of Financial Economics 111(2), 469-494.


Jonathan Cohn and Uday Rajan. 2013. Optimal Corporate Governance in the Presence of an Activist Investor. Review of Financial Studies 26(4), 985-1020.