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Research - Brian Bolton

Expertise

  • Corporate Governance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Econometrics

Honors

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek Law Prize, in conjunction with the European Corporate Governance Institute, 2008
  • National Society of Leadership and Success, “Excellence in Teaching” Award, 2009
  • University of New Hampshire “Excellence in Teaching” Award, 2009

Grants

  • Atkins Investment Group Summer Research Fellowship, 2010
  • University of New Hampshire School Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, 2010
  • University of New Hampshire School of Business Summer Research Fellowship, 2009

Refereed Publications

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Director Ownership, Governance and Performance,” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming, 2012.

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence,” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming December, 2011.

B. Bolton, “Audit Committees and Stock Sales at U.S. Banks,” Corporate Ownership & Control, forthcoming 2011.

B. Bolton, “The Long-Term Benefits of Director Stock Ownership,” Corporate Board, December 2009, Volume 5:3, Pages 6-16.

B. Bolton, “Incentives vs. Entrenchment: A comparison of competing governance mechanisms,” Corporate Ownership & Control, Fall 2009, Volume 7:1, Pages 204-221.

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & R. Romano, “The Promise and Peril of Corporate Governance Indices,” Columbia Law Review, December 2008, Volume 108, Number 8, Pages 1803-1882.

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance,” Journal of Corporate Finance, June 2008, Volume 14, Issue 3, Pages 257-273.

Non-Refereed Publications

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “Does CEO Education Matter?” in Directors Notes published by The Conference Board, May 2011.

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “CEO Education, CEO Turnover and Firm Performance,” in Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Fall 2010

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence,” in Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Fall 2010

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & R. Romano, “The Promise and Peril of Corporate Governance Indices,” in Corporate Governance: Current Issues and the Financial Crisis, forthcoming 2011, edited by Wilco Oostwouder and Hans Schenk, Kluwer Law Publishers

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & R. Romano, “The Effect of Corporate Governance on Performance,” Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research and Practice, 2010, edited by Kent Baker, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Pages 97-122.

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & R. Romano, “The Promise and Peril of Corporate Governance Indices,” Foundations of Corporate Law, 2nd Edition, 2010, edited by Roberta Romano, Oxford University Press

B. Bolton, “The U.S. Financial Crisis: A Failure to Govern,” 2010, in World Financial Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Ways of Overcoming, 2010, edited by Serhiy Kozmenko and Tatyana Vasyl’eva, Business Perspectives Publishing, Pages 4-44.

Selected Conference Presentations

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Bank Executive Compensation and Capital Requirements Reform,” 2011 International Conference on Executive Compensation after the Financial Crisis, Copenhagen Business School

B. Bolton, “Corporate Governance Structures and the U.S. Financial Crisis,” 2010 Corporate Governance & The Global Financial Crisis Conference, The Wharton School, with Corporate Governance: An International Review

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Bank Executive Compensation and Capital Requirements Reform,” 2010 Corporate Governance Symposium, University of Delaware Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Director Ownership, Governance and Performance,” 2009 Harvard Law School Symposium on Corporate Governance

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Director Ownership, Governance and Performance,” 2009 American Finance Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence,” 2009 Foundation for Advancement of Research in Financial Economics (FARFE) Conference, MIT, Boston, Massachusetts

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence,” 2009 American Finance Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence,” 2008 Western Finance Association Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence,” 2008 Financial Management Association, European Conference, Prague

S. Bhagat, B. Bolton & A. Subramanian, “Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence,”2008 Financial Intermediation Research Society, Conference on Banking, Corporate Finance and Intermediation, Anchorage, Alaska

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance,” 2007 Conference on Contractual Corporate Governance, The University of Sheffield, England, Sponsored by University of Sheffield, European Corporate Governance Institute and the Journal of Corporate Finance

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance,” 2007 European Financial Management Association Corporate Governance & Shareholder Activism Symposium, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

S. Bhagat & B. Bolton, “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance,” 2005 Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Chicago

 

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