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Peter Wright

Corporate Risk Taking and Reward Structures

A researcher at the Fogelman College of Business & Economics is investigating the determinants of corporate risk taking.  Specifically, the project will focus on the impact of equity stakes, options, and salary. 

The project will include the testing of hypotheses regarding the different effects on lagged firm risk of common stock, at-the-money options, in-the-money options, and salary of senior executives of publicly traded companies.

The researcher is Professor Peter Wright (pwright@memphis.edu).

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Peter Wright

Peter Wright

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