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Danis, Andras

Andras Danis

Associate Professor
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Dr. Danis teaches Corporate Finance at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Dr. Danis received his doctoral degree in 2012 from the Vienna Graduate School of Finance, a joint PhD program of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, the University of Vienna, and the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business. He pursued his undergraduate studies at the University of Vienna, where he received a Diplom in International Business Administration (equivalent to MSc). His current research topics are the effects of credit derivatives on financial restructuring, the capital structure of firms, and shareholder activism. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics and Management Science.

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Right-to-Work Laws on Workers and Firms, Finance, Capital Structure of Firms, Credit Derivatives, Shareholder Activism, Bankruptcy, Credit Default Swaps

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Working Papers

  • The Effect of Credit Default Swaps on Financial Contracting. Co-authored with Anastasia Lashova and Andrea Gamba.

  • Dark Knights: The Rise in Firm Intervention by CDS Investors. Co-authored with Andrea Gamba.
Published Papers

  • Shareholder Monitoring with Strategic Investors. Accepted at Finance Research Letters.

  • The Economic Impact of Right-to-Work Laws: Evidence from Collective Bargaining Agreements and Corporate Policies. Accepted at Journal of Financial Economics. Co-authored with Sudheer Chava and Alex Hsu.

  • The Real Effects of Credit Default Swaps, Journal of Financial Economics, 2018, Volume 117, Issue 1. Co-authored with Andrea Gamba.

  • Do Empty Creditors Matter? Evidence from Distressed Exchange Offers, Management Science, 2017, Volume 63, Number 5.

  • Refinancing, Profitability, and Capital Structure, Journal of Financial Economics, December 2014, Volume 114, Issue 3. Co-authored with Daniel Rettl and Toni Whited.