Nicholas Carline


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Dr Nicholas Carline’s ongoing research interests are primarily focused on the efficiency of the takeover market and the interplay with corporate governance, as well as on causal inference in this and other areas of corporate finance. He is also specifically interested in issues concerning managerial risk-taking, share repurchases, accounting quality, and private firms.

His research has been published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, the Journal of Corporate Finance, and the Journal of Banking and Finance, as well as other outlets. In addition, his research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and presented at annual meetings of the American Finance Association and the European Finance Association.

In summary, Dr Carline’s research interests extend to:
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Corporate governance
- Causal inference in corporate finance
- Managerial risk-taking
- Share repurchases
- Accounting quality
- Private firms


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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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