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Scott Guernsey

 

 

Scott B. Guernsey

s.guernsey@jbs.cam.ac.uk

Research Associate, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF) and Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin)

BA, MBA, BS (University of New Mexico), PhD (University of Oklahoma)

Scott is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Cambridge's Judge Business School. He recently accepted an advisory editor position with the Review of Financial Studies, which begins in August. His research interests focus on empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, innovation, competition, law and finance, and capital structure. Scott’s research has been on several high-quality conference programs including the Adam Smith Corporate Finance Workshop, the American Finance Association Annual Meeting, the NBER Law and Economics Meeting, the North American SFS Cavalcade (x2), and the Paris December Finance Meeting. His papers have been listed in several of SSRN's eJournal Top Ten download lists and he is in the top 10% of authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months. Scott completed his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Oklahoma and his dissertation committee was comprised of Lubomir Litov (co-Chair), William Megginson (co-Chair), Martijn Cremers, Scott Linn, and Wayne Thomas. His research is outlined below.

Project Update - April 2019

Project Update - August 2018

Awards & honours

  • Best Paper Award for the paper "Shadow Pills and Long-Term Firm Value" (with Martijn Cremers, Lubomir Litov and Simone Sepe), Spanish Finance Association’s (AEFIN) 26th Finance Forum, 2018
  • Best Corporate Finance Paper Semifinalist for the paper "Shadow Pills and Long-Term Firm Value" (with Martijn Cremers, Lubomir Litov and Simone Sepe), Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2018

Selected publications

Cao, W., Guernsey, S.B. and Linn, S.C. (2018) "Evidence of infinite and finite jump processes in commodity futures prices: crude oil and natural gas." Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 502: 629-641 (DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2018.03.007)

Guernsey, S.B. and Megginson, W.L. (2017) "Who's winning the big match? Surveying state versus private ownerships effect on corporate value and policy." In: Gup, B.E. (ed.) The most important concepts in finance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp.93-135 (DOI: 10.4337/9781786431134.00011)

Working papers

Cremers, K.J. M., Guernsey, S.B., Litov, L.P. and Sepe, S.M. (2019) “Shadow pills and long-term firm value.” European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 595/2019. Social Science Research Network Working Paper (available online via the SSRN)

Cremers, K.J. M., Guernsey, S.B. and Sepe, S.M. (2019) “Stakeholder orientation and firm value.” Social Science Research Network Working Paper (available online via the SSRN)

Guernsey, S.B. (2018) “Product market competition and long-term firm value: Evidence from reverse engineering laws.” Social Science Research Network Working Paper (available online via the SSRN)

Guernsey, S.B., John, K. and Litov, L.P. (2019) “Keeping secrets from creditors: The uniform trade secrets act and financial leverage.” Social Science Research Network Working Paper (available online via the SSRN)

Personal website

https://sguernsey.wixsite.com/website

CV

Link to CV

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