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Faculty and Staff

Gennaro  Bernile

Gennaro Bernile

Associate Professor, Finance

(305) 284-6690
Jenkins 512C
gbernile@bus.miami.edu


Research Interests

  • Theoretical and Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance and Control
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Corporate Disclosure and Securities Regulation
  • Behavioral Biases and Asset Pricing
  • Institutional Investment; Network Economics
  • Applied Game Theory
  • Industrial organization

Selected Publications

“Board Diversity, Firm Taking, and Corporate Policies” (with Vineet Bhagwat and Scott Yonker), Journal of Financial Economics, 2017, Forthcoming

“What doesn’t kill you will only make you more risk-loving: Early-life disasters and CEO behavior” (with Vineet Bhagwat and Raghavendra Rau), Journal of Finance, 2017, Volume 72, Pages 167-206

“Can information be locked up? Privately informed trading ahead of macro-news announcements” (with Jianfeng Hu and Yuehua Tang), Journal of Financial Economics, 2016, Volume 121, Pages 496-520

“Institutional Trading during a Wave of Corporate Scandals: “Perfect Payday”?” (with Johan Sulaeman and Qin Wang), Journal of Corporate Finance, 2015, Volume 34, Pages 191-209

“Local Business Cycles and Local Liquidity” (with George Korniotis, Alok Kumar, and Qin Wang), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2015, Volume 50, Issue 5, Pages 987-1010

“Home Away From Home: Geography of Information and Local Investors” (with Alok Kumar and Johan Sulaeman), Review of Financial Studies, 2015, Volume 28, Pages 2009-2049

“SOX, Corporate Transparency, and the Cost of Debt” (with Sandro Andrade and Fred Hood), Journal of Banking and Finance, 2014, Volume 38, Pages 145–165

“The Economic Effects of SOX Section 404: A Corporate Insider Perspective” (with Scott Bauguess, Jennifer Marietta Westberg, Alex Lee), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2013, Volume 56, Pages 267–290

“A theory of strategic mergers” (with Evgeny Lyandres and Alexei Zhdanov), Review of Finance, 2012, Volume 16, pages 517-575

“Understanding investor sentiment: the case of publicly traded soccer clubs” (with Evgeny Lyandres), Financial Management, 2011, Volume 40, Issue 2, pages 357–380; Awarded 1st Place for Pearson Best Paper in Financial Management Autumn 2010-Summer 2012

“The impact of the options backdating scandal on shareholders” (with Gregg Jarrell), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2009, Volume 47, pages 2-26

“The size of venture capitalists’ portfolios: theory and evidence” (with Evgeny Lyandres and Douglas Cumming), Journal of Corporate Finance, 2007, Volume 13, Pages 564-590


Honors and Awards

  • Ig Nobel Prize Winner in Management, 2015
  • Postgraduate Programme Development Award, Runner-up, Singapore Management University, 2015
  • Honorable Mention (Top 10 selection), ISB-Ivey Global Case Study Competition, 2015
  • MBA Teaching Honor List, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, 2014-15
  • Undergraduate Teaching Honor List, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, 2014-15
  • Best Paper Award Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality Conference, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, International Finance and Banking Society, 2015
  • 1st Place CQA Hong Kong Conference, 2014
  • Singapore Ministry of Education Tier 1 Research Grant, Nov 2013-Nov 2014
  • 1st Place Outstanding Research Award, Eastern Finance Association Meetings, 2013
  • 1st Place Pearson Best Paper published in Financial Management, Autumn 2010-Summer 2012
  • University of Miami Summer Research Grant, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • McLamore Research Award, University of Miami,, Summer 2009
  • Superior Teaching Award, University of Rochester, Summer 2004

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, School of Business Administration, University of Miami, January 2017 - Present
  • Associate Professor, Singapore Management University, June 2016 - December 2016
  • Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University, July 2013 – May 2016
  • Assistant Professor, School of Business Administration, University of Miami, August 2010 – May 2013
  • Ad-hoc Instructor, University of Rochester, Fall 2007
  • Assistant Professor, School of Business Administration, University of Miami, August 2006 – July 2008
  • Visiting Lecturer, School of Business Administration, University of Miami, August 2005 – July 2006
  • Lecturer, University of Rochester, June 2004- August 2005
  • Lab Instructor, University of Rochester, Fall 1999- Spring 2004

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Business Administration with concentration in Finance, UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business, 2006
  • M.S., Applied Economics, UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business, 2002
  • B.A., International Economics, University of Naples, 1998

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