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Mitchell Petersen

Glen Vasel Professor of Finance; Director of the Heizer Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital

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Why Are U.S. Companies Hoarding So Much Cash?

More than anything else, it comes down to taxes.

Researchers: Michael Faulkender, Kristine W. Hankins and Mitchell A. Petersen

April 29, 2022


The Groucho Marx Theory of Efficient Markets

A finance professor argues that markets remain efficient only if enough people believe they are not.

Researchers: Mitchell A. Petersen

August 2, 2019

Finance & Accounting

Take 5: Fine-Tuning Your Powers of Persuasion

From understanding power dynamics to telling a memorable story, here’s how to sell your ideas.

Researchers: Loran Nordgren, Derek D. Rucker, Mitchell A. Petersen and Kent Grayson

November 7, 2018


Take 5: How to Tell a Great Story

Storytelling is a key business skill. Here’s how to make your narratives more persuasive.

Researchers: Craig Wortmann, Michelle L. Buck, Steven Franconeri, Mitchell A. Petersen and Liz Livingston Howard

October 3, 2017


The Puzzling Case of Why Syndicated Loans Are Cheaper in June than January

Research shows that interest rates are lower for borrowers who can plan ahead.

Researchers: Justin Murfin and Mitchell A. Petersen

Take 5: Lead Better Teams, Engage More Customers, and Find Your Next Market

Kellogg professors offer tips to grow your career and your organization.

Researchers: Leigh Thompson, William Ocasio, Harry M. Kraemer, Mitchell A. Petersen, Mohanbir S. Sawhney and Michael J. Mazzeo

January 6, 2017


Six Tools for Communicating Complex Ideas

Business leaders need to know how to make their information stick.

Researchers: Mitchell A. Petersen

September 7, 2016


Big Tax Breaks Beget Small Investments

Why the American Jobs Creation Act lowered taxes but failed to spur domestic investment

Researchers: Michael Faulkender and Mitchell A. Petersen

October 1, 2010


Does Function Follow Organizational Form?

Lending practices of large and small banks

Researchers: Allen N. Berger, Nathan H. Miller, Mitchell A. Petersen, Raghuram G. Rajan and Jeremy C. Stein

November 1, 2008

Finance & Accounting