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Nisan Langberg

Associate Professor of  Finance

Department of Finance

C.T. Bauer College of Business

334 Melcher Hall, Houston TX 77204 USA

Tel: (713) 743-4765

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“Optimal Financing for Growth Firms Journal of Financial Intermediation (2008) Vol. 17, pp. 379-406.

Presented at 2004 WFA, 2006 AFA, University of Houston, Northwestern University, Indiana University, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Utah, Lehman Brothers


“Corporate Fraud and Overinvestment in Efficient Capital Markets”, (with Praveen Kumar), RAND Journal of Economics (2009) Vol. 40(1), pp. 144-172.

Presented at 2006 UNC/Duke Corporate Finance Conference, 2007 AFA, 2007 Utah Winter Finance Conference, Ben Gurion University, Tel Aviv University, Hebrew University, University of Haifa


“Voluntary Disclosures and Information Production by Analysts,” (with Konduru Sivaramakrishnan), Journal of Accounting and Economics (2008) Vol. 46(1), pp. 78-100.


“Voluntary Disclosures and Analyst Feedback,” (with Konduru Sivaramakrishnan) Journal of Accounting Research  (2010) Vol. 48(3), pp. 603-646.


“Voluntary Disclosures, Corporate Control, and Investment” 2010 (with Praveen Kumar and K. Sivaramakrishnan), Journal of Accounting Research (2012) Vol. 50(4), pp. 1041-1076.

Presented at Hebrew University, IDC


“Information Manipulation and Rational Investment Booms and Busts,” (with Praveen Kumar), Journal of Monetary Economics (2013) Vol. 60 (4) pp. 408-425.


Presented at Texas A&M, WFA 2009, Olin Corporate Finance Conference 2009, University of British Columbia 2010, AFA 2012


“Optimal Incentive Contracts and Information Cascades,” (with Praveen Kumar), The Review of Corporate Finance Studies (2014) Vol. (3) pp. 123-161.


“Venture Capital Financing and the Informativeness of Earning,” (with Daniel Cohen), Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics (2009) Vol. 16(2), pp. 505-534.

Presented by Danny at 2006 AAA meetings


Working Papers



“Information Disclosure and Investment Booms and Busts in IPOs” (with Praveen Kumar, and Shiva Sivaramakrishnan), Working paper.