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Forthcoming Publications

  • Faccio, M. & Hsu, H.C. Politically connected private equity and employment. Journal of Finance,
  • Faccio, M., M.T. Marchica and R. Mura CEO gender, corporate risk-taking, and the efficiency of capital allocation. Journal of Corporate Finance,

Journal Articles

  • Faccio, M. (2016). “Discussion of ‘Corporate Political Connections and Tax Aggressiveness’ ”. Contemporary Accounting Research, vol. 33(1) 115-120.
  • Faccio, M. & Xu. J. (2015). Taxes and capital structure. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 50 (3),
  • Caprio, L., Faccio, M., & McConnell, J.J. (2013). Sheltering corporate assets from political extraction. The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, (29), 332-354.
  • Chaney, P.K., Faccio, M., & Parsley, D.C. (2011). The quality of accounting information in politically connected firms. Journal of Accounting and Economics, vol. 51 (1), 58-76.
  • Faccio, M., Marchica, M. & Mura, R (2011). Large shareholder diversification and corporate risk-taking. Review of Financial Studies, (24), 3601-3641. | Download |
  • Sengupta, R. & Faccio, M. (2011). Corporate response to distress: Evidence from the Asian financial crisis. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, vol. 93 (2), 127-154.
  • Faccio, M. (2010). Differences between politically connected and non-connected firms: A cross country analysis. Financial Management, vol. 39 (3), 905-927.
  • Faccio, M., Lang, L. H. P. and Young, L. (2010). Pyramiding versus leverage in corporate groups: International evidence. Journal of International Business Studies, vol. 41 88-104.
  • Faccio, M. & Parsley, D.C. (2009). Sudden Deaths: Taking Stock of Geographic Ties. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 33 (3), 683-718.
  • Bortolotti, B. & Faccio, M. (2009). Government Control of Privatized Firms. Review of Financial Studies, vol. 22 (8), 2907-2939. | Download |
  • Faccio, Mara, (with Ronald W. Masulis, and John J. McConnell) (2006). Political Connections and Corporate Bailouts. Journal of Finance, vol. 61(6) 2597-2635.
  • Faccio, Mara (with John J. McConnell, and David Stolin) (2006). Returns to Acquirers of Listed and Unlisted Targets. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 41(1) 197-220.
  • Faccio, Mara (2006). Politically Connected Firms. American Economic Review, vol. 96(1) 369-386.
  • Faccio, Mara, (with David Stolin) (2006). Expropriation vs. Proportional Sharing in Corporate Acquisitions. Journal of Business, vol. 79(3) 1413-1444.
  • Faccio, Mara (with Ronald W. Masulis) (2005). The Choice of Payment Method in European Mergers and Acquisitions. Journal of Finance, vol. 60(3) 1345-1388.
  • Faccio, Mara, (with Larry H. P. Lang) (2002). The Ultimate Ownership of Western European Corporations. Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 65(3) 365-395.
  • Faccio, Mara (with Larry H. P. Lang, and Leslie Young) (2001). Dividends and Expropriation. American Economic Review, vol. 91(1) 54-78.
  • Faccio, Mara, (with M. Ameziane Lasfer) (2000). Pension Fund Investments and Corporate Monitoring. Professional Investor, vol. 10(2) 23-26.
  • Faccio, Mara, (with M. Ameziane Lasfer) (2000). Do Occupational Pension Funds Monitor Companies in which They Hold Large Stakes?. Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 6(1) 71-110.

Book Chapters

  • Faccio, Mara, (with M. Ameziane Lasfer) (2002). Institutional Shareholders and Corporate Governance: The Case of UK pension Funds with M. Ameziane Lasfer). Oxford University Press, 603-622.

Working Papers

  • Faccio, M. & O’Brien, W. Business groups and employment.
  • Faccio, M., Lu, Y., Shi, X. & Zheng, D. Incentive alignment and corporate tax avoidance: Evidence from a natural experiment.
  • Faccio, M. & Zingales, L. Political determinants of competition.
  • Faccio, M. & Xu, J. Taxes, capital structure choices, and value.