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Philip Valta

  

Professor of Finance

 

Institute of Financial Management

University of Bern

 

Swiss Finance Institute Assistant Professor (on leave)

  

University of Geneva and Swiss Finance Institute

Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM)

Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI

  

 

Contact:

University of Bern

Engehaldenstrasse 4

3012 Bern

Switzerland

   

Email: philip.valta [at] ifm.unibe [dot] ch

Tel: +41 (0)31 631 37 12

  

 

My Curriculum Vitae is available here

 

 

 

Publications

 

Competition and the Cost of Debt

Journal of Financial Economics (2012) 105, 661-682.

 

Strategic Default and Equity Risk Across Countries, (with Giovanni Favara and Enrique Schroth)

Journal of Finance (2012) 67, 2051-2095.

  

Financing Investment: The Choice between Bonds and Bank Loans, (with Erwan Morellec and Alexei Zhdanov)

Management Science (2015) 61, 2580-2602.

 

Strategic Default, Debt Structure, and Stock Returns

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (2016) 51, 1-33.

 

How Does Corporate Investment Respond to Increased Entry Threat?, (with Laurent Frésard)

Review of Corporate Finance Studies (2016) 5, 1-35.

Data: Tariff data for manufacturing industries (SIC4) - 1974-2005 (zipped file)

 

Debt Enforcement, Investment, and Risk Taking Across Countries (with Erwan Morellec, Giovanni Favara, and Enrique Schroth)

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming

 

 

Working papers (my SSRN website)

 

Debt in Political Campaigns (with Alexei Ovtchinnikov)

 

 

Teaching

 

Financing and Capital Structure

Real Options and Financial Structuring

Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance