Darius Palia

Publications with PhD Students and Alumni:

Simultaneous Estimation of CEO Compensation, Leverage, and Board Characteristics on Firm Value, with Ivan Brick and Chia-Jane Wang, in revision at Journal of Financial Economics

Choosing to Co-Finance- An Analysis of Project Specific Alliances in the Film Industry, with Abraham Ravid and Natalia Reisel, in revision at Review of Financial Studies

Founders Versus Non-Founders in Large Companies: Financial Incentives and the Call for Regulation, with Abraham Ravid and Chia-Jane Wang (working paper, submitted to Journal of Regulatory Economics)

Does Better Governance “Cause” Better Firm Performance? with N. Chidambaran and Yudan Zeng (working paper)

Related Party Transactions: Associations with Corporate Governance and Firm Value, with Elizabeth Gordon and Elaine Henry (working paper)

The Impact of NJ’s Home Ownership Act on Sub-Prime Mortgage Loans, with Wei Yu (work in process)

The Differing Incentives of Insider and Outsider CEOs, with N. Chidambaran and Yudan Zeng (work in process)

Gordon, Elizabeth A., Elaine Henry and Darius Palia, Related Party Transactions and Corporate Governance, Advances in Financial Economics, September 2004—Lead article

Gordon, Elizabeth A., Elaine Henry and Darius Palia, Determinants of Related Party Transactions and Their Impact on Firm Value, Working Paper, Rutgers University. Presented at AAA annual meeting in Orlando, 2004.http://ssrn.com/author=382711

Gordon, Elizabeth A., Elaine Henry and Darius Palia, Determinants of Related Party Transactions and Their Impact on Firm Value

“The Impact of Capital Requirements and Managerial Compensation on Bank Charter Value,” Co-authored with R. Porter, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, November 2004 – Lead article

“Contemporary Issues in Regulatory Risk Management of Commercial Banks,” D. Palia, R. Porter, Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, V. 12 No. 4, November 2003

"The Joint Impact of CEO's Compensation, Leverage, and Board Characteristics on Firm Value" with Chia-Jane Wang and Ivan Brick, 2002 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting

Dissertations Supervised:

Name: Porter, Robert
Graduation Date: 2004/May
Thesis Title: Regulatory Risk Management in Commercial Banking: An Empirical Investigation of Agency Theory

Name: Wang, Chia-Jane
Graduation Date: 2004/May
Thesis Title: CEO Compensation, Leverage and Corporate Board, and their Joint Impact on Firm Performance

Name: Yu, Wei
Graduation Date: 2007/October
Thesis Title: Two Essays on Subprime Mortgage Lending

Name: Zheng, Yudan
Graduation Date: 2007/October
Thesis Title: Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Name: Kim, Tae-Nyun 
Graduation Date: 2011/May
Thesis Title: Two Essays on Corporate Finance

Name: Du, Brian
Graduation Date: 2012/May
Thesis Title: An Examination of Rollover Risk and the Credit Crisis

Name: Dong, Gang
Graduation Date: 2012/May
Thesis Title: Essays in Banking and Finance: Securitization, Systemic Risk and Healthcare Reform

Name: Heo, Yuna
Graduation Date: 2015/May
Thesis Title: Two Essays in Banking and Finance