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Joel F Houston

Eugene F. Brigham Chair in Finance

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department
Stuzin Hall 303D

(352) 392-7546
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Education

  • PhD - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • MA - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1984
  • BA - Franklin and Marshall College, 1982

Research Areas

  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporate Borrower Nationality and Global Presence: Cross Country Evidence on the Pricing of Syndicated Bank Loans
Accepted Year: 2011
Authors: J. Itzkowitz, A. Naranjo, James Barth, Chane Lin, Clas Wihlborg, Joel Houston


Banking and Finance
Published Year: 1995
Authors: M. Flannery, Joel Houston

Impact of Regulations on Thrift Profitability and Viability
Published Year: 1990
Authors: A. Heggestad, Joel Houston

Shades of Gray: Director Classifications Revisited
Journal: Journal of Accounting & Economics
Authors: Joel Houston, Jongsub Lee, Hongyu Shan


Litigation Risk and Voluntary Disclosure: Evidence from Legal Changes
Journal: Accounting Review
Accepted Year: 2018
Expected Year: 2018
Authors: Joel Houston, Chen Lin, Sibo Liu, Lai Wei


Shareholder Protection and the Cost of Capital
Journal: Journal of Law and Economics
Accepted Year: 2018
Expected Year: 2018
Authors: Joel Houston, Chen Lin, Wensi Xie


Social Networks in the Global Banking Sector
Journal: Journal of Accounting & Economics
Accepted Year: 2017
Authors: Joel Houston, Jongsub Lee, Felix Suntheim


Borrowing beyond borders: Foreign assets, lender choice, and loan pricing in the syndicated bank loan market
Journal: Journal of Corporate Finance
Published Year: 2017
Authors: Joel Houston, Jennifer Itzkowitz, Andy Naranjo


Borrowing beyond Borders: the Geography and Pricing of Syndicated Bank Loans
Journal: Journal of Corporate Finance
Published Year: 2017
Authors: J. Itzkowitz, A. Naranjo, Joel Houston


The Financial Implications of Supply Chain Changes
Journal: Management Science
Accepted Year: 2015
Authors: Chen Lin, Zhongyan Zhu, Joel Houston


CEO Altruism, Reputation, and Shareholder Interests in Corporate Socially Responsible Investments
Journal: Journal of Corporate Finance
Accepted Year: 2014
Authors: Richard b Borghesi, Andy Naranjo, Joel Houston


Corporate socially responsible investments: CEO altruism, reputation, and shareholder interests
Journal: Journal of Corporate Finance
Published Year: 2014
Authors: Richard Borghesi, Joel Houston, Andy Naranjo


Political Connections and the Cost of Bank Loans
Journal: Journal of Accounting Research
Accepted Year: 2013
Authors: Liangliang Jiang, Chen Lin, Yue Ma, Joel Houston


Regulatory Arbitrage and International Bank Flows
Journal: Journal of Finance
Accepted Year: 2012
Authors: Chen Lin, Yue Ma, Joel Houston


What Motivates Corporate Managers to Make Socially Responsible Investments?
Journal: SSRN Electronic Journal
Published Year: 2012
Authors: Richard Borghesi, Joel Houston, Andy Naranjo


Media Ownership, Concentration and Corruption in Bank Lending
Journal: Journal of Financial Economics
Accepted Year: 2011
Authors: C. Lin, Y. Ma, Joel Houston


Credit Default Swaps are Viable Substitutes for Credit Ratings
Journal: University of Pennsylvania Law Review
Published Year: 2010
Authors: M. Flannery, F. Partnoy, Joel Houston


Creditor Rights, information sharing, and bank risk taking
Journal: Journal of Financial Economics
Published Year: 2010
Authors: C. Lin, P. Lin, Y. Ma, Joel Houston


To Guide or Not to Guide? Causes and Consequences of Stopping Quarterly Earnings Guidance
Journal: Contemporary Accounting Research
Published Year: 2010
Authors: B. Lev, J. Tucker, Joel Houston


Value, Survival and The Evolution of Firm Organizational Structure
Journal: Financial Management
Published Year: 2007
Authors: R. Borghesi, A. Naranjo, Joel Houston


Value, Survival, and the Evolution of Firm Organizational Structure
Journal: Financial Management
Published Year: 2007
Authors: Richard Borghesi, Joel Houston, Andy Naranjo


Borrowing Beyond Borders: The Geography and Pricing of Syndicated Bank Loans
Journal: SSRN Electronic Journal
Published Year: 2007
Authors: Joel Houston, Jennifer Itzkowitz, Andy Naranjo


What A Difference a Month Makes: Stock Analyst Valuations Following Initial Public Offerings
Journal: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Published Year: 2006
Authors: C. James, J. Karceski, Joel Houston


Cross-Country Evidence on the Value of Corporate Industrial and International Diversification
Journal: Journal of Corporate Finance
Published Year: 2004
Authors: L. Fauver, A. Naranjo, Joel Houston


Cross-country evidence on the value of corporate industrial and international diversification
Journal: Journal of Corporate Finance
Published Year: 2004
Authors: Larry Fauver, Joel Houston, Andy Naranjo


Capital Market Development, International Integration, Legal Systems, and the Value of Corporate Diversification: A Cross-Country Analysis
Journal: The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Published Year: 2003
Authors: Larry Fauver, Joel Houston, Andy Naranjo


Capital Market Development, Legal Systems and the Value of Corporate Diversification: A Cross- Country Analysis
Journal: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Published Year: 2003
Authors: L. Fauver, A. Naranjo, Joel Houston


Capital Market Development, Integration, Legal Systems, and the Value of Corporate Diversification: A Cross-Country Analysis
Journal: SSRN Electronic Journal
Published Year: 2002
Authors: Larry Fauver, Joel Houston, Andy Naranjo


Do Relationships Have Limits? Banking Relationships, Financial Constraints and Investment
Journal: Journal of Business
Published Year: 2001
Authors: C. James, Joel Houston


Where Do Merger Gains Come From? Bank Mergers From the Perspective of Insiders and Outsiders
Journal: Journal of Financial Economics
Published Year: 2001
Authors: C. James, M. Ryngaert, Joel Houston


Market Responses to Federal Examinations of Commercial Banking Firms
Journal: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Published Year: 1999
Authors: M. Flannery, Joel Houston


The Role of Managerial Incentives in Bank Acquisitions
Journal: Journal of Banking & Finance
Published Year: 1999
Authors: C. Hadlock, M. Ryngaert, Joel Houston


Do Bank Internal Capital Markets Promote Lending?
Journal: Journal of Banking & Finance
Published Year: 1998
Authors: C. James, Joel Houston


How Banks Use Internal Capital Markets to Lower Capital Costs
Journal: Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
Published Year: 1998
Authors: C. James, Joel Houston


Equity Issuance and Adverse Selection: A Direct Test Using Conditional Stock Offers
Journal: Journal of Finance
Published Year: 1997
Authors: M. Ryngaert, Joel Houston


Capital Market Frictions and the Role of Internal Capital Markets in Banking
Journal: Journal of Financial Economics
Published Year: 1997
Authors: C. James, D. Marcus, Joel Houston


Bank Information Monopolies and the Determinants of the Mix of Private and Public Debt Claims
Journal: Journal of Finance
Published Year: 1996
Authors: C. James, Joel Houston


CEO Compensation and Bank Risk: Is Compensation in Banking Structured to Promote Risk-Taking?
Journal: Journal of Monetary Economics
Published Year: 1996
Authors: C. James, Joel Houston


Evolution or Extinction: Where are Banks Headed?
Journal: Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
Published Year: 1996
Authors: C. James, Joel Houston


Liquidation under Moral Hazard: The Incentive Effects of Commitments to Lend
Journal: Journal of Banking & Finance
Published Year: 1996
Authors: S. Venkataraman, Joel Houston


The Value Added by Bank Acquisitions: Lessons from Wells Fargo's Acquisition of First Interstate
Journal: Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
Published Year: 1996
Authors: M. Ryngaert, Joel Houston


The Overall Gains From Large Bank Mergers
Journal: Journal of Banking & Finance
Published Year: 1995
Authors: M. Ryngaert, Joel Houston


Information Revelation, Lock-in, and Bank Loan Commitments
Journal: Journal of Financial Intermediation
Published Year: 1994
Authors: S. Venkataraman, Joel Houston


Optimal Maturity Structure with Multiple Debt Claims
Journal: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Published Year: 1994
Authors: S. Venkataraman, Joel Houston


Financing Multiple Investment Projects
Journal: Financial Management
Published Year: 1993
Authors: M. Flannery, S. Venkataraman, Joel Houston


Management and Organizational Changes in Banking: A Comparison of Regulatory Intervention with Private Creditor Actions in Nonbank Firms
Journal: Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy
Published Year: 1993
Authors: C. James, Joel Houston


The Links Between Trading Time and Market Volatility: Two Examinations of the Private Information Hypothesis
Journal: Journal of Financial Research, The
Published Year: 1992
Authors: M. Ryngaert, Joel Houston


tors Influencing the Decisions of Bank Managers: The Evidence from Investment Portfolios
Journal: Journal of Banking & Finance
Published Year: 1992
Authors: A. Heggestad, Joel Houston


Teaser Rates in Conventional Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM) Markets
Journal: Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
Published Year: 1991
Authors: J. Sa-Aadu, J. Shilling, Joel Houston


The Policy Implications of the Underground Economy
Journal: Journal of Economics and Business
Published Year: 1990
Authors: Joel Houston


The Underground Economy: A Troubling Issue for Policymakers
Journal: Business Review
Published Year: 1987
Authors: Joel Houston

Fundamentals of Financial Management: The Concise Edition 10th edition
Published Year: 2019
Authors: Joel Houston, Eugene Brigham


Fundamentals of Financial Management, 15th edition
Year: Unknown
Authors: Joel Houston, Eugene Brigham


Fundamentals of Financial Management 14th edition
Published Year: 2015
Authors: Eugene Brigham, Joel Houston


Fundamentals of International Finance
Published Year: 2005
Authors: R. Crum, E. Brigham, Joel Houston