Linda Deangelo

Professor Emeritus of Finance and Business Economics and Kenneth King Stonier Chair in Business Administration

PhD, University of Washington; MS, University of Oregon; BM, University of Southern California

Linda DeAngelo specializes in corporate finance, and has studied corporate governance, voting rights, disclosure policy, accounting manipulation, and auditor independence. Her work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, and the Accounting Review. She received the Jensen Prize for best paper in corporate finance in the JFE in 2004. Professor DeAngelo served as Associate Editor of JAE and on the editorial board of TAR. She received a Golden Apple Award in 2002, and Business Week named her one of Marshall's two most popular professors in 2000.
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Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Jerold Zimmerman () "What's Really Wrong with U.S. Business Schools? ,"  University of Southern California and University of Rochester.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Toni Whited () "Capital Structure Dynamics and Transitory Debt ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  99, 235-261.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Rene Stulz () "Seasoned Equity Offerings, Market Timing, and the Corporate Lifecycle ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  95, 275-295.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Douglas Skinner () "Corporate Payout Policy ,"  Foundations and Trends in Finance.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Capital Structure, Payout Policy, and Financial Flexibility ,".
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Payout Policy Pedagogy: What Matters and Why ,"  European Financial Management  January 2007, 11-27.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "The Irrelevance of the MM Dividend Irrelevance Theorem ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 293-315.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Rene Stulz () "Dividend Policy and the Earned/Contributed Capital Mix: A Test of the Lifecycle Theory ,"  Journal of Financial Economics  81, 227-254.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Douglas Skinner () "Are Dividends Disappearing? Dividend Concentration and the Consolidation of Earnings ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 425-456.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Karen Wruck () "Asset Liquidity, Debt Covenants, and Managerial Discretion in Financial Distress: The Collapse of L.A. Gear ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 3-34.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Douglas Skinner () "Special Dividends and the Evolution of Dividend Signaling ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 309-354.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Controlling Stockholders and the Disciplinary Role of Corporate Payout Policy: A Study of the Times Mirror Company ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 153-207.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Ancient Redwoods and the Politics of Finance: The Hostile Takeover of the Pacific Lumber Company ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 3-53.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Douglas Skinner () "Perceptions and the Politics of Finance: Junk Bonds and the Regulatory Seizure of First Capital Life ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 475-511.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Douglas Skinner () "Reversal of Fortune: Dividend Policy and the Disappearance of Sustained Earnings Growth ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 341-371.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Stuart Gilson () "The Collapse of First Executive Corporation: Junk Bonds, Adverse Publicity, and the "Run on the Bank" Phenomenon ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 287-336.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Douglas Skinner () "Accounting Choice in Troubled Companies ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics, 113-143.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Douglas Skinner () "Dividends and Losses ,"  Journal of Finance, 1837-1863.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Proxy Contests ,"  The New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Union Negotiations and Corporate Policy: A Study of Labor Concessions in the Domestic Steel Industry During the 1980's ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 3-43.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Dividend Policy and Financial Distress: An Empirical Investigation of Troubled NYSE Firms ,"  Journal of Finance, 1415-1431.
Daniel Collins, Linda Deangelo () "Accounting Information and Corporate Governance: Market and Analyst Reactions to Earnings of Firms Engaged in Proxy Contests ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics, 213-247.
Linda Deangelo () "Equity Valuation and Corporate Control ,"  The Accounting Review, 93-112.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Proxy Contests and the Governance of Publicly Held Corporations ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 29-59.
Linda Deangelo () "Discussion of "Evidence of Earnings Management from the Provision for Bad Debts" ,"  Journal of Accounting Research, 32-40.
Linda Deangelo () "Managerial Competition, Information Costs, and Corporate Governance: The Use of Accounting Performance Measures in Proxy Contests ,"  Journal of Accounting, 3-36.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Management Buyouts of Publicly-Traded Corporations ,"  Modern Finance and Industrial Economics: Papers in Honor of J. Fred Weston, 38-49.
Linda Deangelo () "Accounting Numbers as Market Valuation Substitutes: A Study of Management Buyouts of Public Stockholders ,"  The Accounting Review, 400-420.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo () "Managerial Ownership of Voting Rights: A Study of Public Corporations with Dual Classes of Common Stock ,"  Journal of Financial Economics, 33-69.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Edward Rice () "Going Private: Minority Freezeouts and Stockholder Wealth ,"  Journal of Law and Econimics, 367-401.
Harry De Angelo, Linda Deangelo, Edward Rice () "Going Private: The Effects of a Change in Corporate Ownership Structure ,"  Midland Corporate Finance Journal, 11-13.
Linda Deangelo () "Mandated Successful Efforts and Auditor Choice ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics.
Linda Deangelo () "Unrecorded Human Assets and the 'Hold Up' Problem ,"  Journal of Accounting Research, 272-274.
Linda Deangelo () "Auditor Size and Audit Quality ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics, 183-199.
Linda Deangelo () "Auditor Independence, 'Low Balling,' and Disclosure Regulation ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics, 113-127.