Cristhian Rodrigo Mellado

Cristhian Rodrigo Mellado
Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción | UCSC · Departamento de Economía

PhD in Business Administration (Finance)

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6 Research Items
102 Citations
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Additional affiliations
November 2011 - July 2014
University of Texas - Pan American
Position
  • Research Assistant
March 2003 - present
Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

Publications

Publications (10)
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This article analyses the impact of ownership structure features and institutional settings on real activities manipulation. The analysis is based on a sample of listed companies in the underexplored Latin American market for the period of 2004–2016. Panel-data-based G.M.M. System Estimation is used in the empirical analysis. The results confirm th...
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We study the link between measures of stock options’ volatility and firms’ real earnings management (RM). We hypothesize that RM causes uncertainty in the value of a firm’s common stock and, as a result, increases the volatility spread and skew of the firm’s options. Spread and skew proxy for investors’ uncertainty in the value of the options under...
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El The identification of periods of price exuberance in equity markets is of great interest to policy makers and financial investors. In this paper, we identify financial bubble periods within the major equity markets in Latin America. We use the recently developed recursive Augmented Dickey-Fuller methods and propose similar recursive procedures b...
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We examine real activities manipulation by firms prior to their debt issuances and how such manipulation activities affect bond yield spreads. We find that bond-issuing firms increase their real activities manipulation in the five quarters leading to a bond issuance. We document an inverse association between yield spread and pre-issue real activit...
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This article investigates the role of virtual integration of financial markets on stock market return co-movements. In May of 2011, the Chilean, Colombian and Peruvian stock markets virtually integrated their stock exchanges and central securities depositories to form the Latin American Integrated Market (MILA). We utilize the dynamic conditional c...
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This paper estimates the demand for flights in an international air travel market using a unique dataset with detailed information not only on flight choices but also on contemporaneous prices and characteristics of all the alternative non-booked flights. The estimation strategy employs a simple discrete choice random utility model that we use to a...
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Because information conveyed by corporate financial statements is highly influential and, thus, plays a central role in capital markets, we analyze the usefulness of accounting measures to approximate the systematic risk, under the notion that accounting numbers are proxies of the firm performance as well as the ability of earnings to anticipate fu...

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