College of Business Mississippi State University

Faculty & Staff

 D. Brian Blank, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Finance
  • B.S.B.A., University of Alabama, Mathematics & Finance
  • M.S., University of Alabama, Applied Statistics
  • M.S., University of Alabama, Finance

Recent Presentations

2016
  • "Do Political Contributions Impact Shareholder Wealth? Evidence from State Campaign Finance Reforms", Cleveland State University Seminar Series, Cleveland, OH, 2016.
  • "Do Political Contributions Impact Shareholder Wealth? Evidence from State Campaign Finance Reforms", Miami Univeristy Seminar Series, Oxford, OH, 2016.
  • "Do Political Contributions Impact Shareholder Wealth? Evidence from State Campaign Finance Reforms", Mississippi State University Seminar Series, Starkville, MS, 2016.
  • "Horse Race or Heir Apparent: The Role of Internal Competition on New CEOs’ Compensation", Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.
  • "Insider Herding", Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.
  • "Do Political Contributions Impact Shareholder Wealth? Evidence from State Campaign Finance Reforms", Financial Management Association Consortium, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.
  • "Operating Leverage and Credit Ratings", American Accounting Association Ohio Region Meeting, Cleveland, OH, 2016.
  • "Horse Race or Heir Apparent: The Role of Internal Competition on New CEOs’ Compensation", Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2016.
  • "Operating Leverage and Credit Ratings", Warren Neal Corporate Governance Center, Knoxville, TN, 2016.
  • "Insider Herding", Washington State University Seminar Series, Pullman, WA, 2016.
2015
  • "Do Political Contributions Impact Shareholder Wealth? Evidence from State Campaign Finance Reforms", Samford University Seminar Series, Birmingham, AL, 2015.
  • "Horse Race or Heir Apparent: The Role of Internal Competition on New CEOs’ Compensation", University of Tennessee Seminar Series, Knoxville, TN, 2015.
  • "Exempt Solicitation Campaigns", Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2015.
  • "Do Political Contributions Impact Shareholder Wealth? Evidence from State Campaign Finance Reforms", University of Alabama Seminar Series, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2015.
  • "Exempt Solicitation Campaigns", Mississippi State University Seminar Series, Starkville, MS, 2015.
  • "Exempt Solicitation Campaigns", University of Kentucky & University of Tennessee Jim and Jack Finance Conference, Knoxville, TN, 2015.
  • "Exempt Solicitation Campaigns", Warren Neal Corporate Governance Center, Knoxville, TN, 2015.
2014
  • "When CEOs Adapt: How Managerial Recession Experience Impacts Firm Strategy", Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, 2014.
  • "When CEOs Adapt: How Managerial Recession Experience Impacts Firm Strategy", Warren Neal Corporate Governance Center, Knoxville, TN, 2014.