Jordan Nickerson
Assistant Professor
Finance Department
Carroll School of Management
Boston College

Research Interests
Executive Compensation
Credit Ratings
CDO and MBS Securities
Household Finance

Working Papers

Real Effects of Financial Distress of Workers: Evidence from Teacher Spillovers with Gonzalo Maturana. 3rd Round Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Financial Economics

How Reliably Do Financial Statement Proxies Identify Tax Avoidance? with Lisa De Simone, Jeri K. Seidman, and Bridget Stomberg. 3rd Round Revise and Resubmit, Contemporary Accounting Research

Pockets of Poverty: The Long-Term Effects of Redlining with Ian Appel.

A Structural Estimation of the Cost of Suboptimal Matching in the CEO Labor Market


Darren Kisgen, Jordan Nickerson, Matt Osborn, and Jonathan Reuter, Analyst Promotions within Credit Rating Agencies: Accuracy or Bias?. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming

Maturana, Gonzalo, and Jordan Nickerson, Teachers Teaching Teachers: The Role of Workplace Peer Effects on Financial Decisions. Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming. [Internet Appendix]

- Best Paper Award, 2016 Red Rock Finance Conference

Nickerson, Jordan, Market Forces and CEO Pay: Shocks to CEO Demand Induced by IPO Waves. Review of Financial Studies 30, 2272-312. [Internet Appendix]

Nickerson, Jordan, and John M. Griffin, Debt Correlations in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: What are Appropriate Default Correlations for Structured Products?. Journal of Financial Economics 125, 454-74. [Internet Appendix]

Griffin, John M., Jordan Nickerson, and Dragon Yongjun Tang, Rating Shopping or Catering? An Examination of the Response to Competitive Pressure for CDO Credit Ratings. Review of Financial Studies 26, 2270–310. [Internet Appendix]