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Mark T. Leary
Associate Professor of Finance
Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1133
St. Louis, MO 63130

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Working Papers and Works in Progress

Do Investors Value Dividend Smoothing Stocks Differently? (with Yelena Larkin and Roni Michaely)

How Does Government Borrowing Affect Corporate Financing and Investment? (with John Graham and Michael Roberts)

The Evolution of Corporate Cash (with John Graham)


A Century of Capital Structure: The Leveraging of Corporate America (with John Graham and Michael Roberts), Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.

Do Peer Firms Affect Corporate Financial Policy? (with Michael Roberts), Journal of Finance, February 2014.

A Review of Empirical Capital Structure Research and Directions for the Future (with John Graham), Annual Review of Financial Economics 3, 2011.

Determinants of Dividend Smoothing: Empirical Evidence (with Roni Michaely), Review of Financial Studies, October 2011.

The Pecking Order, Debt Capacity, and Information Asymmetry (with Michael Roberts), Journal of Financial Economics, March 2010.

Bank Loan Supply, Lender Choice, and Corporate Capital Structure Journal of Finance, June 2009.

Do Firms Rebalance their Capital Structures? (with Michael Roberts), Journal of Finance, December 2005