Will Gerken's paper, "Capital gains lock-in and government choices" (with Steve Dimmock, Zoran Ivkovic, and Scott Weisbenner) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Economics.

Russell Jame's paper, "Liquidity Provision and the Cross-Section of Hedge Fund Returns" was accepted for publication at Management Science.

Mark Liu's paper, "Corporate Disclosure, Analyst Forecast Dispersion, and Stock Returns," is forthcoming in Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance.  The paper is authored by Ashiq Ali from UT Dallas, Mark Liu from the University of Kentucky, Tong Yao from the University of Iowa, and Danielle Xu from Gonzaga University.

Brad Jordan and Mark Liu had the following paper accepted for publication:  "Growth Opportunities, Short-Term Market Pressure, and Dual-Class Share Structure," B.D. Jordan, M. Liu, and S. Kim, Journal of Corporate Finance, forthcoming, 2016. 

Soohyung Kim is a former UK PhD student, now at Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Professor Kristine Hankins presented her paper, "Understanding Precautionary Cash," co-authored with Mike Faulkender and Mitchell Petersen, at the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, September 16.

Ram Pakath and Shih-Hui Hsiao will present their paper, "Influencers in Social Media:  An Assessment of Algorithmic Approaches in Big Data Environments," at the 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 13-16, Nashville, TN.

Kristine Hankins is currently in Dartmouth at the FOM Conference where her paper with Mike Faulkender and Mitchell Petersen entitled "Understanding Precautionary Cash" is on the program.

Kristine Hankins's article, "Financial Flexibility, Risk Management and Payout Choice," co-authored with Alice Bonaime (U of Arizona) and Jarrad Harford (U of Washington), was abstracted in Issue 4 (2016) of the FAME jagazine (http://www.fame-jagazine.com). The article was originally published in Review of Financial Studies, 2014.

On January 30-31, the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics will host Wall Street Prep’s Financial & Valuation Modeling Seminar for the second time. In October, the college welcomed more than 60 registered students to the first seminar, led by former investment banker and native Kentuckian, Brad Barlow.