Department of Finance and Real Estate
DegreesPh.D. Finance, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University; Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
"Chapter 11: Duration, Outcome, and Post-Reorganization Performance" with Diane K. Denis, 2007, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
"Measuring Distress Risk: The Effect of R&D Intensity" with Laurel Franzen and Timothy T. Simin, 2007, Journal of Finance.
"Inter-firm Linkages and the Wealth Effects of Financial Distress along the Supply Chain" with Michael Hertzel and Zhi Li and Micah Officer; 2008, Journal of Financial Economics.
"Financial Restructuring in Fresh Start Chapter 11 Reorganizations", with Randall Heron and Erik Lie, 2009, Financial Management.
"Initial Credit Ratings and Earnings Management" with Ozgur Demirtas, forthcoming, Review of Financial Economics.
"Estimating the Costs of Issuer-Paid Credit Ratings" with Jess Cornaggia, forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies.
Work In Progress
“Credit Ratings Across Asset Classes: A = A?”, 2013, with Jess Cornaggia and John Hund.
“Revolving Doors on Wall Street”, 2013, with Jess Cornaggia and Han Xia.
“Does Certification Affect the Information Content of Credit Ratings?”, 2012, with Valentina Bruno and Jess Cornaggia.
“Rating Through the Relationship: Soft Information and Credit Ratings”, 2012, with Alexander Butler.
“Managing the Balance Sheet with Operating Leases”, 2012, with Laurel Franzen and Tim Simin.
“Pricing Expected Deviations from Absolute Priority in Bankruptcy”, 2012, with Tim Simin and Arun Upneja.
Area of Expertise: Financial distress, bankruptcy, credit ratings, corporate capital structureAdditional Information: Kimberly Rodgers's paper "Inter-firm linkages and the wealth effects of financial distress along the supply chain" won the Fama/DFA Prize for best Capital Markets and Asset Pricing paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics in 2008.
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AU News and Achievements
Cornaggia’s Research Focuses on Firms in Financial Distress
Finance professor’s latest study looks at the value of different credit ratings agencies in light of ...