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Modupe Babajide Wintoki

School of Business - Business
Area Director for Analytics, Information, and Operations Management
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 3113
University of Kansas
1654 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045-7601


Jide Wintoki's research interests include empirical corporate finance (especially corporate governance), international finance and applied econometrics.

Teaching Interests

  • Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Business Finance
  • Business Investment
  • Valuation

Research Interests

  • Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • International Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Marketing and Finance

Selected Publications

Wintoki, M. B., & Xi, Y. (in press). Partisan Bias in Fund Portfolios. Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

Wintoki, M. B., & Xi, Y. (2019). Friendly Directors and the Cost of Regulatory Compliance. Journal of Corporate Finance, 58, 112 - 141.

Jiang, C. Kubick, T. Miletkov, M. & Wintoki, M. B. (2018). Offshore Expertise for Onshore Companies: Director Connections to Island Tax Havens and Corporate Tax Policy. Management Science, 64(7), 3241–3268.

Bansal, N. Joseph, K. Ma, M. & Wintoki, M. B. (2017). Do CMO Incentives Matter? An Empirical Investigation of CMO Compensation and Its Impact on Firm Performance. Management Science, 63(6), 1993–2015.

Miletkov, M. Poulsen, A. & Wintoki, M. B. (2017). Foreign Independent Directors and the Quality of Legal Institutions. Journal of International Business Studies, 48(2), 267–292.

Akbas, F. Meschke, F. & Wintoki, M. B. (2016). Director Networks and Informed Traders. Journal of Accounting & Economics, 62, 1–23.

He, Z. & Wintoki, M. B. (2016). The Cost of Innovation: R&D and High Cash Holdings in U.S. Firms. Journal of Corporate Finance, 41, 280–303.

Hansen, B. Miletkov, M. & Wintoki, M. B. (2015). Investor Protection and the Role of Firm-Level Financial Transparency in Attracting Foreign Investment. Financial Review, 50, 393–434.

Miletkov, M. Poulsen, A. & Wintoki, M. B. (2014). The Role of Corporate Board Structure in Attracting Foreign Investors. Journal of Corporate Finance, 29, 143–157.

Joseph, K. & Wintoki, M. B. (2013). Advertising Investments, Information Asymmetry and Insider Gains. Journal of Empirical Finance, 22, 1–15.

Ivanov, V. Joseph, K. & Wintoki, M. B. (2013). Disentangling the Market Value of Customer Satisfaction: Evidence from Market-Reaction to the Unanticipated Component of ACSI Announcements. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 30, 168–178.

Beracha, E. & Wintoki, M. B. (2013). Forecasting Residential Real Estate Price Changes from Online Search Activity. Journal of Real Estate Research, 35, 283–312.

Cicero, D. Wintoki, M. B., & Yang, T. (2013). How Do Public Companies Adjust Their Board Structures? Journal of Corporate Finance, 23, 108–127.

Wintoki, M. B., Linck, J. S., & Netter, J. M. (2012). Endogeneity and the Dynamics of Internal Corporate Governance. Journal of Financial Economics, 105(3), 581–606.

Miletkov, M. & Wintoki, M. B. (2012). Financial Development and the Evolution of Property Rights and Legal Institutions. Emerging Markets Review, 13(4), 650–673.

Hirschey, M. Skiba, H. & Wintoki, M. B. (2012). The Size, Concentration and Evolution of Corporate R&D Spending in U.S. Firms from 1976 to 2010: Evidence and Implications. Journal of Corporate Finance, 18(3), 496–518.

Joseph, K. Wintoki, M. B., & Zhang, Z. (2011). Forecasting Abnormal Stock Returns and Trading Volume Using Investor Sentiment: Evidence from Online Search. International Journal of Forecasting, 27(4), 1116–1127.

Netter, J. Stegemoller, M. & Wintoki, M. B. (2011). Implications of Data Screens on Merger and Acquisition Analysis: A Large Sample Study of Mergers and Acquisitions from 1992-2009. Review of Financial Studies, 24(7), 2316-2357.

Wintoki, M. B. (2007). Corporate Boards and Regulation: The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Exchange Listing Requirements on Firm Value. Journal of Corporate Finance, 13(2-3), 229–250.


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