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iconiconiconNameSwaminathan KalpathyImageSwaminathan KalpathyFirstnameSwaminathanLastnameKalpathyOffice Phone817-257-7533
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Position:Associate ProfessorDepartment:Finance DepartmentOffice:Neeley 3128Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D. in Finance, 2004 Arizona State University
  • MBA with concentration in Finance, 1999 Southern Illinois University
  • M.M.S, Management (Equivalent to B.S.), 1994 Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Executive Compensation
Key Publications
  • "Performance Contingencies in CEO Equity Awards and Debt Contracting,'' with John Bizjak and Vassil Mihov. Forthcoming, The Accounting Review.
  • "Performance-Vesting Provisions in Executive Compensation," with Carr Bettis, John Bizjak and Jeffrey Coles. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2018.
  • "CEO Compensation and Risk-taking at Financial Firms: Evidence from U.S. Federal Loan Assistance," with Amar Gande, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2017.
  • "Why do Insiders Hedge Their Ownership? An Empirical Examination,” with Carr Bettis, and John Bizjak, Financial Management, 2015.
  • "Stock and Option Grants with Performance-based Vesting Provisions," with Carr Bettis, John Bizjak and Jeffrey Coles, Review of Financial Studies, 2010.
  • "Stock Option Repricing and its Alternatives: An Empirical Examination," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2009.
  • "Earnings Management Around Employee Stock Option Reissues," with Jeffrey Coles and Michael Hertzel, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2006