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Micah Officer is a professor of finance at Loyola Marymount University. His research focuses on corporate finance and corporate governance issues, including capital structure, dividend policy, corporate governance, stockholder voting rights and the contractual features of merger agreements. Micah has published articles in several top-tier finance journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Business, and Journal of Corporate Finance. He regularly gives presentations at universities and conferences around the world. Micah’s paper titled “Inter-firm linkages and the wealth effects of financial distress along the supply chain” (co-authored with M. Hertzel, Z. Li, and K. Rodgers) won the Fama/DFA prize for best capital markets paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics in 2008.

Research Interests

Mergers and acquisitions; bankruptcy and financial distress; corporate governance; dividends
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