George Kanatas

Jesse H. Jones Professor Emeritus of Finance

George Kanatas held the Jesse H. Jones Chair in Finance at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. After teaching at several universities, he joined the Jones School faculty in 1994 as Professor of Finance and later served as Senior Associate Dean. At Rice, he taught primarily Managerial Economics and Corporate Finance, at various times in all the MBA programs. His research interests are in corporate finance -- both theory and empirical -- and in financial intermediation theory.

To read more about Prof. Kanatas's work, please visit Rice Business Wisdom.

 

Research Interests: 

- Financial Intermediation

- Corporate Finance

Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article

Kanatas, G., & Stefanadis, C. (2014). Ethics, welfare, and capital markets. Games and Economic Behavior, 87, 34-49. doi:10.1016/j.geb.2014.04.001

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Kanatas, G., & Qi, J. (2012). Competition and managerial incentives: Board independence, information and predation. Journal of Industrial Economics, 60(1), 136-161. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6451.2012.00476.x

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Kanatas, G., & Stefanadis, C. (2010). Can venture capital be a curse? B.E.Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 10(1) Retrieved from www.scopus.com

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Kanatas, G., & Qi, J. (2004). Dividends and debt with managerial agency and lender holdup. Management Science, 50(9), 1249-1260. doi:10.1287/mnsc.1030.0183

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Kanatas, G., & Qi, J. (2004). Imperfect competition, debt, and exit. Financial Management, 33(2), 29-49. Retrieved from www.scopus.com

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Kanatas, G., & Qi, J. (2003). Integration of lending and underwriting: Implications of scope economies. Journal of Finance, 58(3), 1167-1191. doi:10.1111/1540-6261.00562

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Kanatas, G., & Qi, J. (2001). Imperfect competition, agency, and financing decisions. Journal of Business, 74(2), 307-338. Retrieved from www.scopus.com

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Kanatas, G., & Jianping, Q. (1998). Underwriting by commercial banks: Incentive conflicts, scope economies, and project quality. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 30(1), 119-133. doi:10.2307/2601271

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Besanko, D., & Kanatas, G. (1996). The regulation of bank capital: Do capital standards promote bank safety? Journal of Financial Intermediation, 5(2), 160-183. doi:10.1006/jfin.1996.0009

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Anderson, M., & Kanatas, G. (1995). Asymmetric information, dividends, and external financing. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 5(3), 271-290. doi:10.1007/BF01074842