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Degree Program University
Ph.D. Finance Southern Illinois University Carbondale
M.S. Economics Central University of Finance and Economics
B.S. International business Xi'An Jiaotong University

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
2018 - Now Assistant Professor of Finance Siena College

Articles & Book Reviews

  • Using geographic density of firms to identify the effect of board size on firm value and corporate policies
    Asia Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, vol. 49
    2020
  • How do powerful CEOs view dividends and stock repurchases? Evidence from the CEO pay slice (CPS)
    International Review Of Economics & Finance, vol. 58
    November, 2018
  • Does Board Independence Substitute for External Audit quality? Evidence from an Exogenous Regulatory Shock
    Australian Journal of Management, vol. 43
    January, 2018
  • Exploring the effect of religious piety on corporate governance: Evidence from anti-takeover defenses and historical religious identification
    Journal Of Business Ethics, vol. 141
    March, 2017
  • Liquidity, Ownership Concentration, and Corporate Governance, and Firm Value: Evidence from Thailand
    Global Finance Journal, vol. 31
    November, 2016
  • Managerial Talent and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): How do Talented Managers View Corporate Social Responsibility
    International Review Of Finance, vol. 16
    June, 2016
  • A Comparative Study of Chinese SOE Firm's Boards and Private Firm's Boards
    Annals of Economics and Finance, vol. 16
    November, 2015
  • Does Corporate Governance Influence Corporate Risk-taking? Evidence from the Institutional Shareholders Services (ISS)
    Finance Research Letters, vol. 13
    May, 2015
  • Estimating the Effect of Entrenched Boards on Firm Value Using Geographic Identification
    Finance Research Letters, vol. 12
    February, 2015
  • Does Religious Piety Inspire Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? Evidence from Historical Religious Identification
    Applied Economics Letters, vol. 21
    2014
  • A comparison of Chinese state-owned enterprise firm's boards and private firm's boards.
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, Chicago, USA, 2013.
    2013
  • A comparison of Chinese state-owned enterprise firm's boards and private firm's boards.
    The Asian Business and Management Conference, Japan, 2013.
    2013
  • A comparison of Chinese state-owned enterprise firm's boards and private firm's boards
    The 23rd International Business Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia
    2013
  • Do Private Firms Outperform SOE Firms after Going Public in China Given Their Different Governance Characteristics
    Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business, vol. 15
    2013
  • Abnormal Returns and In-house Mergers and Acquisitions
    Research In Finance, vol. 28
    2012
  • Debt Maturity Structure, Agency Costs, and Firm Value: Evidence from 1973-2004
    journal of Financial and Economic Practice, vol. 10
    2010
  • Target Firms and In-house Mergers and Acquisitions
    Journal of Applied Finance, vol. 17
    2007
  • CEO Illness Announcements and Rules of Succession
    Journal Of Business Strategies, vol. 23
    2006
  • Does Capital Structure Affect Institutional Investors' Choices? An Empirical Analysis
    Journal Of Investing, vol. 13
    2004
  • Estimating the Value of Steve Jobs Using an Event Study
    Applied Economics Letters, vol. 24
    Spring, 2017
  • How do Powerful CEOs View Corporate Risk-taking? Evidence from the CEO Pay Slice (CPS)
    Applied Economics Letters, vol. 22
    Spring, 2015
  • The Causal Effect of Religious Piety on Shareholder Wealth: Evidence from Acquirer Returns and Historical Religious Identification
    Applied Economics Letters, vol. 23
    Fall, 2016
  • The Effect of Managerial Ability on Dividend Policy: How do Talented Managers View Dividend Payouts?
    Applied Economics Letters, vol. 23
    Fall, 2016
  • Using Demographic Identification to Estimate the Effects of Board Size on Corporate Performance
    Applied Economics Letters, vol. 24
    Summer, 2017
  • Why Bidding Firms Do not Hire Financial Advisors in Mergers and Acquisitions
    Corporate Ownership & Control, vol. 5
    Spring, 2008

Awards & Distinctions

  •  was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Research Award by School of Business, Siena College.
    Category: Research
    School of Business, Siena College, 2018

Books & Book Chapters

  • The History of American Investment Banks, (in Chinese)
    China Development Press
    2012
  • The Logic of Investment Banks: Analyses on M&A Business of Investment Banks
    China Development Press
    2011
  • Why Investment Banks are Not Used in Some Mergers & Acquisitions?
    Verlag Dr. Muller
    2008

Presentations

  • Using geographic density of firms to identify the effect of board size on firm value and corporate policies
    2020
    Southwestern Finance Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas
  • How do independent directors view corporate social responsibility (CSR)? Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment
    2019
    Southwestern Finance Association Conference, Houston, Texas
  • A comparison of Chinese state-owned enterprise firm's boards and private firm's boards." Presentation
    2013
    Annual Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, Chicago, USA, 2013., Chicago, Illinois
  • CEO Illness Announcements and Rules of Succession
    2006
    Financial Management Association International Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, United States of America
  • Does Capital Structure Affect Institutional Investors' Choices? An Empirical Analysis
    2003
    Financial Management Association International Annual Meeting, Denver, United States of America