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CEO Overconfidence and the Probability of Corporate Failure: Evidence from the United Kingdom (2021)
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Leng, J., Ozkan, A., Ozkan, N., & Trzeciakiewicz, A. (in press). CEO Overconfidence and the Probability of Corporate Failure: Evidence from the United Kingdom. The European journal of finance, https://doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2021.1876131

This paper investigates the impact of CEO overconfidence on the probability of corporate bankruptcy. Using a large dataset of UK firms, we find that firms with overconfident CEOs face a greater risk of failure. The presence of overconfident CEOs lead... Read More about CEO Overconfidence and the Probability of Corporate Failure: Evidence from the United Kingdom.