Associate Professor of Finance, Moore Faculty Fellow in Finance
Office: 311 Business Building
Member of Faculty Since: 1996
IPOs, corporate governance
Laura Field, Michelle Lowry, Anya Mkrtchyan, "Are Busy Boards Detrimental?", Journal of Financial Economics, 2012, Forthcoming.
Laura Field and Michelle Lowry, "Institutional versus Individual Investment in IPOs: The Importance of Firm Fundamentals", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2009, 44, 489-516.
Laura Field, Audra Boone, Jonathan Karpoff, and Charu Raheja, "The Determinants of Corporate Board Size and Composition: An Empirical Analysis", Journal of Financial Economics, 2007, 85, 65-101.
Laura Field, Michelle Lowry and Susan Shu, "Does Disclosure Deter or Trigger Litigation?", Journal of Accounting & Economics, 2005, 39, 47-507.
Laura Field, Charles Cao and Gordon Hanka, "Does Insider Trading Impair Market Liquidity? Evidence from Lockup Expirations", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2004, 39, 25-46.
Laura Field and Dennis Sheehan, "IPO Underpricing and Outside Blockholdings", Journal of Corporate Finance , 2004, 10, 263-280.
Laura Field and Jonathan Karpoff, "Takeover Defenses of IPO Firms", Journal of Finance, 2002, 57, 1857-1889.
Laura Field and Gordon Hanka, "The Expiration of IPO Share Lockups", Journal of Finance, 2001, 56, 101-117.
Laura Field and Jonathan Karpoff, "Takeover Defenses of IPO Firms", (reprint), Corporate Restructuring, edited by John J. McConnell and David J. Denis, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. (part of the series, The International Library of Critical Writings in Financial Econom, 2005, 56, 74-106.
Laura Field and Conrad Ciccotello, "The Thrift IPO as the First Stage of Its Subsequent Sale", Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, 2001, 10, 19-39.
Laura Field and Kathryn Dewenter, "Evaluating the Impact of Relaxed Listing Requirements: Evidence from Infrastructure IPOs in Hong Kong", Pacific Basin Finance Journal, 2001, 9, 19-39.
Charles Cao, Laura Field, and Gordon Hanka, "Liquidity Consequences of Lockup Expirations", Chapter in 'Stock Exchanges, IPOs and Mutual Funds,' Financial Institutions and Services Series, Nova Science Publishers, 2005, 9, 97-128.
Eyes on Seattle Genetics as 'Lockup' Ends, The Seattle Times
Associate Editor, Financial Management, 2006-2009
Ph.D., Finance, UCLA,
MBA, Finance, UCLA,
B.A., Economics, UCLA,
FIN 407, Multinational Financial Management
FIN 597B, Corporate Finance (Doctoral Seminar)