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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.

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


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.



Voluntary Disclosure and Informed Trading in the IPO market” (with Praveen Kumar, and Shiva Sivaramakrishnan) Journal of Accounting Research  (2016) Vol. 54 (5), 1365 - 1394.



Voluntary Disclosure and Strategic Share Repurchase” (with Praveen Kumar, Jacob Oded, and Shiva Sivaramakrishnan) forthcoming Journal of Accounting and Economics




Working Papers



“Cross Firm Real Earnings Management” (with Eti Einhorn, and Tsahi Versano).

“Crowdfunding Innovation” (with Praveen Kumar and David Zvilichovsky).





MBA Introduction to Finance (FINA 635)


MBA Private Equity and Investment Banking (FINA 7326)