Dr. Stephens has 25+ years experience teaching finance. He has published numerous
articles in the top Finance journals and his research has been cited 2,500+ times.
Chance, D., Bui, D., and Stephens, C. (2019). Does the Choice between Listing on the
NYSE versus Nasdaq Matter? An Examination of Firms that Voluntarily Move from the
NYSE to Nasdaq. 19(7), 18-48.
Lin, J., Stephens, C., and , . (2014). Takeover vulnerability and long-run performance
following open-market share repurchases. Journal of Banking and Finance, 42(May 2014),
Maxwell, W. F and Stephens, C. (2003). The Wealth Effects of Repurchases on Bondholders.
Journal of Finance, 58(2), 895-919.
Jagannathan, M., Stephens, C., and Weisbach, M. S (2000). Financial Flexibility and
the Choice Between Dividends and Stock Repurchases. Journal of Financial Economics,
Teaching Interests: Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Institutions
Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Dividend and payout policy, IPO - lockup provisions,
LOUIS OER Commons Faculty Cohort grant, Louisiana Board of Regents
Stephens, C. and , . (2018, October). Using accelerated share repurchases to meet
or beat earnings expectations. Presented at Financial Management Association Annual
Meeting sponsored by FMA, San Diego, CA.