Professor of Finance
University of Bern and Swiss Finance Institute
University of Geneva (on leave)
University of Bern
Institute for Financial Management
Email: philip.valta [at] ifm.unibe [dot] ch
Tel: +41 (0)31 631 37 12
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.
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 (2017) 123, 22-41.
Working papers (my SSRN website)
Debt and Incentives in Political Campaigns (with Alexei Ovtchinnikov)
(with Sebastian Gryglewicz, Loriano Mancini, Erwan Morellec, and Enrique Schroth)
(with Francois Derrien, Laurent Fresard, and Victoria Slabik)
Financing and Capital Structure
Real Options and Financial Structuring
Empirical Methods in Corporate Finance