Christopher Polk is well published in asset pricing and corporate finance. His work has studied the relative efficiency of conglomerated versus focused firms, the relation between the macroeconomy and the stock returns of financially constrained firms, and the macroeconomic determinants of the cross-section of average stock returns. His current research studies the effect of stock price movements on the business investment policies of firms.
|CQA Spring 2007||Taxes and Stock Returns: Time Series and Cross-Sectional Predictability at the Turn of the Year||London School of Economics|
|CQA Spring 2004||New Forecasts of the Equity Premium||Northwestern University|
|CQA Spring 2001||The Value Spread||Northwestern University|
|CQA Fall 1997||Financial Constraints and Stock Returns||The University of Chicago|