Xi Liu

Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration

Ph.D., CFA Assistant Professor

Oxford, OH 45056

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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Top 18,050

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55

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Are Analyst Trade Ideas Valuable?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2019-03-015, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2019-15
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jul 2019
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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analyst research, trade ideas, mutual funds, institutional investors, broker commissions, soft-dollar payments, stock mispricing, stock recommendations

Are Analyst Trade Ideas Valuable?

NBER Working Paper No. w26062
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
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Before an Analyst Becomes an Analyst: Does Industry Experience Matter?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
University of South Florida, Department of Finance, Ohio University and Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration
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Analyst forecasts, industry knowledge, all-star analysts

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Capital Market Anomalies and Quantitative Research

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2018-03-007, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2018-07
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2019
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Department of Finance, Ohio University and Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration
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analyst recommendations, analyst research, mutual funds, institutional trading, anomalies, quantitative research, quants, market efficiency, cross-sectional return predictability

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Do Firms with Specialized M&A Staff Make Better Acquisitions?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2021-03-006, Charles A. Dice Working Paper No. 2021-006
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 May 2021
Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Mergers and acquisitions, acquisitions, corporate takeover market, corporate development, M&A staff

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Propagation of Political Information

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 20-26
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
University of South Florida, Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and The University of Hong Kong
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Policy analysts; policy research; political uncertainty; trading commissions; institutional trading; sell-side analysts

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Are All Analysts Created Equal? Industry Expertise and Monitoring Effectiveness of Financial Analysts

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
University of South Florida, Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and University of Delaware - Lerner College of Business and Economics
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analysts; monitoring; governance

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The Boss Knows Best: Directors of Research and Subordinate Analysts

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2017
University of South Florida, Department of Finance, Ohio University and Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration
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Directors of Research, Analyst Earnings Forecasts, Analyst Recommendations, Broker Resources, Trading Commissions, Industry Experience, Industry Knowledge, Management Access, Human Capital

Who Benefits from Analyst “Top Picks”?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2020-03-024, Charles A. Dice Working Paper No. 2020-24
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2020
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
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Top picks, analyst, conflicts of interest, investor attention, investment value, career concerns

Who Benefits from Analyst “Top Picks”?

NBER Working Paper No. w28038
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
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Ties That Bind: The Value of Professional Connections to Sell-Side Analysts

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2019
University of South Florida, Department of Finance, Ohio University and Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration
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analyst forecasts, analyst recommendations, all-star analysts, professional networks, professional connections, capital market relationships, management access, homophily, analyst coverage, Regulation FD, broker commissions, earnings conference calls, analyst/investor days, broker hosted conferences

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Is There Investment Value in Soft Dollar Arrangements? Evidence from Mutual Funds

29th Annual Conference on Financial Economics & Accounting 2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 05 May 2021
Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, University of Delaware - Lerner College of Business and Economics and Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen)
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Soft-dollar arrangements, broker commissions, mutual funds, sell-side research, industry knowledge, analyst coverage terminations

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Do Firms with Specialized M&A Staff Make Better Acquisitions?

NBER Working Paper No. w28778
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 May 2021 Last Revised: 15 May 2021
Department of Finance, Ohio University, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
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The Persistence of Opportunistic Insider Trading

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Apr 2017
Mississippi State University, Department of Finance, Ohio University and Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration

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Insider Trading, Opportunistic Behavior, Performance Persistence

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Bucking the Trend: The Informativeness of Analyst Contrarian Recommendations

Posted: 08 Apr 2014
University of South Florida, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and University of South Florida

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Analyst recommendation, Regulation FD