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Jide Wintoki

Associate Professor
Primary office:
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 4126
University of Kansas

Academic Area



Ph.D. in Finance, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
B.S., University of Lagos

Joined the University of Kansas in 2008


  • Corporate Governance
  • International Finance


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

Jiang, C. Kubick, T. Miletkov, M. & Wintoki, M. B. (in press). Offshore Expertise for Onshore Companies: Director Connections to Island Tax Havens and Corporate Tax Policy. Management Science. dx.doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2017.2776

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. dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41267-016-0033-0

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. dx.doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2015.2418

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. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2016.10.006

Akbas, F. Meschke, F. & Wintoki, M. B. (2016). Director Networks and Informed Traders. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 62, 1–23. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacceco.2016.03.003

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. dx.doi.org/10.1111/fire.12072

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. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2014.06.005

Cicero, D. Wintoki, M. B., & Yang, T. (2013). How Do Public Companies Adjust Their Board Structures? Journal of Corporate Finance, 23, 108–127. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2013.08.001

Beracha, E. & Wintoki, M. B. (2013). Forecasting Residential Real Estate Price Changes from Online Search Activity. Journal of Real Estate Research, 35, 283–312. aresjournals.org/doi/abs/10.5555/rees.35.3.c0ru080q45n34064

Joseph, K. & Wintoki, M. B. (2013). Advertising Investments, Information Asymmetry and Insider Gains. Journal of Empirical Finance, 22, 1–15. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jempfin.2013.02.004

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. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijresmar.2012.09.003

Miletkov, M. & Wintoki, M. B. (2012). Financial Development and the Evolution of Property Rights and Legal Institutions. Emerging Markets Review, 13(4), 650–673. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ememar.2012.09.005

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. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2012.03.005

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. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2012.02.002

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. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijforecast.2010.11.001

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. dx.doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhr010

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. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2007.03.001

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