Radhakrishnan Gopalan


Radhakrishnan Gopalan

Campus Box 1133

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Ph: (314) 935-9196

E-mail: gopalan@wustl.edu

Research Papers using Equifax data

1.      State minimum wages and employment: Evidence from one million hourly wage workers, Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Barton Hamilton, Ankit Kalda and David Sovich (under revision for resubmission to Journal of Labor Economics)

2.      Home Equity and Labor Income, Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Barton Hamilton, Ankit Kalda and David Sovich

3.      Peer Financial Distress and Individual Leverage: Evidence from 30 Million Individuals, Ankit Kalda (Under revision for resubmission to Review of Financial Studies)

4.      Unemployment Insurance and the Household Credit Channel, David Sovich



Research Papers through Brown-Olin collaboration

1.      The Effect of Health Insurance on Home Payment Delinquency: Evidence from ACA Marketplace Subsidies, Emily Gallaghar, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Michal-Grinstein Weiss  (conditionally accepted Journal of Public Economics)

2.      Medicaid and Household Savings Behavior: New Evidence from Tax Refunds, Emily Gallaghar, Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Michal-Grinstein Weiss and Jorge Sabat. (under revision for resubmission to Journal of Financial Economics)


Other Working papers (check SSRN for latest version)

1.      Weak creditor rights and insider opportunism: Evidence from an emerging market, joint with Xiumin Martin and Kandarp Srinivasan.

2.      The effect of inversions on corporate governance, joint with Felipe Cortes  and Armando Gomes (under revision for resubmission)

3.      The collateral value of housing: Evidence from service member pension choices, joint with Benjamin Bennett and Thomas A. Maurer. (under revision for resubmission Journal of Financial Economics)

4.      Analyst Coverage Network and Corporate Financial Policies, joint with Armando Gomes, Mark Leary and Francisco Marcet.

5.      The role of deferred pay in retaining managerial talent, joint with Sheng Huang and Johan Maharjan. (under review)

6.      Market information and rating agency catering, joint with Yadav Gopalan and Kevin Koharki

7.      Decision-making delegation in banks, joint with Jennifer Dlugosz, YongKyu Gam and Janis Skrastins

8.      Director Bankruptcy Experience and Corporate Risk Taking, joint with Ankit Kalda and Todd Gormley