Modupe Babajide Wintoki

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


Teaching Interests

  • Finance
  • Corporate finance
  • International finance
  • Business Analytics

Research Interests

  • Finance
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • International finance
  • Business Analytics
  • Real Estate

Selected Publications

Jiang, C., Wintoki, M. B., & Xi, Y. (2021). Insider Trading and the Legal Expertise of Corporate Executives [Journal Articles]. Journal of Banking & Finance, 127, 106114.
Wintoki, M. B., & Xi, Y. (2020). Partisan Bias in Fund Portfolios [Journal Articles]. Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, 55(5), 1717 – 1754.
Biggerstaff, L., Cicero, D., & Wintoki, M. B. (2020). Insider Trading Patterns [Journal Articles]. Journal of Corporate Finance, 64, 101654.
Wintoki, M. B., & Xi, Y. (2019). Friendly Directors and the Cost of Regulatory Compliance [Journal Articles]. 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 [Journal Articles]. Management Science, 64(7), 3241–3268.
Miletkov, M., Poulsen, A., & Wintoki, M. B. (2017). Foreign Independent Directors and the Quality of Legal Institutions [Journal Articles]. Journal of International Business Studies, 48(2), 267–292.
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 [Journal Articles]. Management Science, 63(6), 1993–2015.
Akbas, F., Meschke, F., & Wintoki, M. B. (2016). Director Networks and Informed Traders [Journal Articles]. 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 Articles]. 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 [Journal Articles]. Financial Review, 50, 393–434.
Miletkov, M., Poulsen, A., & Wintoki, M. B. (2014). The Role of Corporate Board Structure in Attracting Foreign Investors [Journal Articles]. Journal of Corporate Finance, 29, 143–157.
Cicero, D., Wintoki, M. B., & Yang, T. (2013). How Do Public Companies Adjust Their Board Structures? [Journal Articles]. Journal of Corporate Finance, 23, 108–127.
Beracha, E., & Wintoki, M. B. (2013). Forecasting Residential Real Estate Price Changes from Online Search Activity [Journal Articles]. Journal of Real Estate Research, 35, 283–312.
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 [Journal Articles]. International Journal of Research in Marketing, 30, 168–178.
Miletkov, M., & Wintoki, M. B. (2012). Financial Development and the Evolution of Property Rights and Legal Institutions [Journal Articles]. Emerging Markets Review, 13(4), 650–673.
Wintoki, M. B., Linck, J. S., & Netter, J. M. (2012). Endogeneity and the Dynamics of Internal Corporate Governance [Journal Articles]. Journal of Financial Economics, 105(3), 581–606.
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 Articles]. 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 [Journal Articles]. 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 [Journal Articles]. 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 Articles]. Journal of Corporate Finance, 13(2–3), 229–250.

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