Research



Publications:

Working Papers:

  • Labor Market Networks and Asset Returns, with Joon Woo Bae, Turan Bali, and Ali Sharifkhani.
    • Finalist of 2022 Crowell Memorial Prize, Paper Competition, PanAgora Asset Management
    • Presented at: American Finance Association 2022, Australian National University, Hanyang University, Man Group, 2021 China International Conference in Finance, Eastern Finance Association 2021, Northeastern University, PanAgora Asset Management, Southern Methodist University.
  • Labor Force Telework Flexibility and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Covid-19 Pandemic, with Jack Favilukis, Xiaoji Lin, and Ali Sharifkhani.
    • Presented at: American Finance Association 2022, China International Risk Forum 2021, Midwest Finance Association 2021, 2021 Finance Conference in Honour of Phelim Boyle, Baruch College, Georgetown University, University of Minnesota, University of Toronto, Australian National University, Northeastern University.
  • The Neglected Risks in the Communication of Mortgage-Backed Securities Offering Process, with Harold H. Zhang and Feng Zhao. Under Revision.
    • Presented at: University of Waterloo; Erasmus University; Second Annual (2015) Conference on Financial Market Regulation (SEC, Washington DC); 2015 China International Conference in Finance; Financial Management Association 2015 Meetings; 2016 Fixed Income and Financial Institutions Conference; 2016 Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (CFEA) at University of Toronto; The Future of Financial Information Conference 2019; 2019 CAAA Meetings; 2020 Georgetown University Global Virtual Seminar Series on Fintech (Natural Language Processing Day).
  • The Role of ‘Expert Reviewers’ in Private Capital Markets, with Reena Aggarwal and Kathleen Hanley.
    • 2021 PBFJ-CIRF Research Excellence Award
    • Presented at: American Finance Association 2022, China International Risk Forum 2021, SEC, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, George Mason University, Georgetown University, La Trobe University, Michigan State University, University of Delaware, University of New South Wales.
  • Risk Disclosure and the Pricing of Corporate Debt Issues in Private and Public Markets, with Kelly Cai, Kathleen Hanley, and Alan Huang.
    • Best Paper Award, CIRF/CFRI 2020 Joint Conference
    • Presented at: Eighth Annual Conference on Financial Market Regulation (2021), Midwest Finance Association 2020, 2020 CIRF and CFRI Joint Conference, UC Berkeley, Louisiana State University.
  • The Power of Economic Networks: Investor Recognition Through Supply-Chain Relationship Disclosures, with Ling Cen, Erfan Danesh, and Chayawat Ornthanalai. Under Revision.
    • Presented at: 2015 London Business School Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference; European Finance Association 2015 Meetings; Northern Finance Association 2015 Meetings; 2015 Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (CFEA) at Rutgers University; 2016 China International Conference in Finance.
  • Social Media and Financial Information Asymmetry: Evidence from Information Aggregation on Wikipedia, with Alfred Liu, Sean Xu, and Michael Zhang.
    • Presented at: Erasmus University; Georgia State University; George Washington University; MIT; University of Connecticut; University of Georgia; the European Centre for Economic Research (ZEW); 2014 NYAFF conference; 2015 FARS mid-year conference; 2015 CAAA meeting.
  • Gaming Disclosure Threshold by Financial Intermediaries: Evidence from Regulation AB, with Lantian Liang, Harold H. Zhang, and Feng Zhao.
    • Presented at: Fordham University; SEC; 2015 Fixed Income Conference (Charlotte); 2015 MIT Asia Conference in Accounting; European Finance Association 2015 Meetings; Northern Finance Association 2015 Meetings; Financial Management Association 2015 Meetings; CFA-FRL-JIFMIM-Schulich Conference on Governance and Misconduct; 2016 China International Conference in Finance.
  • Accounting Information Completeness and Firm Default Risk, with Yaqin Hu.
  • The Impact of Labor Frictions on Corporate Liquidity Management, with Jack Favilukis, Xiaoji Lin, and Neng Wang. Work in Progress.