Sattar A. Mansi
- Ph.D., Finance, George Washington University
- B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Areas of Specializations
- Corporate Finance
- Fixed Income
- Mutual Funds
Dr. Mansi’s work experience is in the areas of engineering and finance. He has worked as a Product OEM Engineer for Unisys Corporation in Santa Clara, California. More recently, he spent over six years working as a Senior Financial Analyst for Freddie Mac in the areas of securitization and risk management of mortgage backed securities.
Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Investments, Fixed Income Securities.
Dr. Mansi’s research primarily focuses on the impact of issues related to corporate finance including board structure, diversification, internationalization, auditor choice, and liquidity. His works appeared in premier journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Quantitative and Financial Analysis, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Marketing Research, and Journal of International Business Studies. His work has also been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Barron, and Security lending times.
Dr. Mansi is an Associate Editor to the Journal of Financial Stability. He is also been a guest editor to various finance journals. Further, he is an ad hoc reviewer for major finance and accounting journals. He is a member of the American Finance Association, Financial Management Association, and European Finance Association.
- Adams, J., D. Hayunga and S. Mansi, In Press. “Diseconomies of scale in the actively-managed mutual fund industry: What do the outliers in the data tell us?” Critical Finance Review.
- Do long-term investors improve corporate decision making? With J. Harford, A. Kecskés. Journal of Corporate Finance. Forthcoming. Harvard Law School Forum on Governance and Regulation.
- Information asymmetry, the cost of debt, and credit events: Evidence from quasi-random analyst disappearances. With F. Derrien and A. Kecskés. Journal of Corporate Finance 39, August 2016, 295-311.
- Severance agreements and the cost of debt. With J. Wald, A. Zhang. Journal of Corporate Finance 41, December 2016, 426-444.
- Media news and earnings management prior to equity offerings. With S. Chahine and M. Mazboudi. Journal of Corporate Finance 35, December 2015, 177-195.
- Liability protection, director compensation, and incentives, with I. Aguir, N. Burns, and J. Wald, Journal of Financial Intermediation 23, December 2014, 570-589.
- Political institutions, connectedness, and corporate risk taking, with N. Boubakri and W. Saffar, Journal of International Business Studies 44, April 2013, 195-215.
- Are short sellers informed? Evidence from the bond market, with A. Kecskés and A. Zhang, The Accounting Review 88, March 2013, 611-639.
- Analyst forecast characteristics and the cost of debt, with W. Maxwell and D. Miller, Review of Accounting Studies 16, March 2011, 116-142.
- Internal governance mechanisms and operational performance: Evidence from index mutual funds, with J. Adams and T. Nishikawa, Review of Financial Studies 23, March 2010, 1261-1286.
- Creditor protection laws and the cost of debt, W. Maxwell and J. Wald, Journal of Law & Economics 52, November 2009, 701-726.
- Does customer satisfaction matter to investors? Findings from the bond market, with E. Anderson, Journal of Marketing Research 46, October 2009, 703-714.
- Corporate governance and firm cash holdings, with J. Harford and W. Maxwell, Journal of Financial Economics 87, March 2008, 535-555. (Lead Article)
- Does corporate governance matter to bondholders? with M. Klock and W. Maxwell, Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis 40, December 2005, 639-719 (Lead Article).
- Board characteristics, accounting report integrity, and cost of debt, with R. Anderson and D. Reeb, Journal of Accounting & Economics 37, September 2004, 315-342.
- Does auditor quality and tenure matter to investors? Evidence from the bond market, with W. Maxwell and D. Miller, Journal of Accounting Research 42, September 2004, 755-793.
- Founding family ownership and the agency cost of debt, with R. Anderson and D. Reeb, Journal of Financial Economics 68, May 2003, 263-285.
- Corporate international activity and debt financing, with D. Reeb, Journal of International Business Studies 33, Spring 2002, 1-17.
- Corporate diversification: What gets discounted” with D. Reeb, Journal of Finance 5, October 2002, 2167-83.
- Firm internationalization and the cost of debt financing: Evidence from non-provisional publicly traded debt, with J. Allee and D. Reeb, Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis 36, September 2001, 395-414.
- Bankruptcy prediction models and the cost of debt, with W. Maxwell and A. Zhang, Journal of Fixed Income 21, March 2012, 25-42.
- Evidence on quasi-private information and insider trading, with M. Carter and D. Reeb, Financial Analyst Journal 59, May/June 2003, 60-68.
- How well do constant-maturity Treasuries approximate the on-the-run term structure, with J. Jordan, Journal of Fixed Income 10, September 2000, 1-11.
- Identifying outliers in finance, With J. Adams, D. Huyanga, and D. Reeb
- Investor horizon and corporate cash holdings, with J. Harford and A. Kecskes.Harvard Law School Forum on Governance and Regulation.
- Bond covenants, bankruptcy risk, and issuance costs, with Y. Qi and J. Wald.