Mengxin Zhao

Independent

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

450 Fifth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20549-1105

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Determinants of the Size and Structure of Corporate Boards: 1935-2000

Financial Management 38, 2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Sukesh Patro, Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
Northern Illinois University, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Independent
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Board Size, Board Composition, Endogeneity, Firm Size, Growth Opportunities and Tangibility of Assets.

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The Business Cycle, Investor Sentiment, and Costly External Finance

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-1310
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
R. David McLean and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Independent
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Business Cycle, Recession, Investor Sentiment, Financial Constraint, Market Efficiency, Corporate Investment

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Public Governance and Corporate Finance: Evidence from Corruption Cases

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Joseph P. H. Fan, Oliver M. Rui and Mengxin Zhao
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Independent
Downloads 1,039 (26,192)
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Public governance, Corruption, Rent seeking, Regulated firms, Corporate finance, Capital structure, China

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Governance Indices and Valuation Multiples: Which Causes Which?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Kenneth Lehn, Sukesh Patro and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Northern Illinois University and Independent
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Governance, governance index, causality

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Review of China's Financial System and Initiatives for the Future

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper No. 08-28
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics and Independent
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banks, non-performing loans, markets, corporate governance, hybrid sector, financial crisis

Board Ancestral Diversity and Firm Performance Volatility

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 462/2016, Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 16-01, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2018
Mariassunta Giannetti and Mengxin Zhao
Stockholm School of Economics and Independent
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Boards, Diversity, Culture, Genetics

Board Diversity and Firm Performance Volatility

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11155
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Mariassunta Giannetti and Mengxin Zhao
Stockholm School of Economics and Independent
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Why Does the Law Matter? Investor Protection and its Effects on Investment, Finance, and Growth

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
R. David McLean, Tianyu Zhang and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Accountancy and Independent
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Investor Protection, Financial Constraints, Investment-Sensitivity, Financial Development

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Can Analysts Analyze Mergers?

Forthcoming at Management Science
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2013
Hassan Tehranian, Mengxin Zhao and Julie Lei Zhu
Boston College - Department of Finance, Independent and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
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Mergers and acquisitions, analyst coverage, investment bank, forecast accuracy, stock performance

Can Analysts Analyze Mergers?

Management Science, Volume 60, Number 4, April 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Hassan Tehranian, Mengxin Zhao and Julie Zhu
Boston College - Department of Finance, Independent and Fanhai International School of Finance(FISF), Fudan University
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Mergers and acquisitions, analyst coverage, investment bank, forecast accuracy, stock performance

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CEO Turnover after Acquisitions: Are Bad Bidders Fired?

Journal of Finance, August 2006, AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Independent
Downloads 604 (55,009)
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CEO, Turnover, Acquisition, Governance, and Control

China’s Financial System: Opportunities and Challenges

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 17 Oct 2011
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Independent
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banks, non-performing loans, markets, hybrid sector, financial crisis

China&Apos;S Financial System: Opportunities and Challenges

NBER Working Paper No. w17828
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 10 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2021
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Independent
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U.S. Financial Markets Growth and the Real Economy

International Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2013
Georgetown University, Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Independent
Downloads 475 (74,181)
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Financial dependence, Financial development, Innovation, Research and Development, Creative Destruction

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Investor Protection and Choice of Share Issuance Mechanism

AFFI - French Finance Association , International Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
R. David McLean, Tianyu Zhang and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Accountancy and Independent
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Seasoned equity offerings, Rights offerings, Private placements, Mergers, Investor protection, Equity market development, Operating performance

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Cash Savings and Capital Markets

Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
R. David McLean and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Independent
Downloads 370 (99,391)
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market timing, cash savings, precautionary motives, hedging, financial development, investor protection

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Diversification of Chinese Companies - An International Comparison

Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 08-007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Harvard Business School, Strategy Unit, RAND Corporation and Independent
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Diversification, Scope, State-owned enterprises, China, Business segments

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The IPO of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the ‘Chinese Model’ of Privatizing Large Financial Institutions

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Independent and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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banks, IPO, privatization, non-performing loans, stock returns

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Corporate Leadership and Inherited Beliefs about Gender Roles

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, University of Central Florida and Independent
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gender gap; women executives; women board members; regional culture

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The Initial Public Offering of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Cornell University - Department of Finance, Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Independent
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banks, IPO, non-performing loans, markets, ICBC

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A Closer Look at the Effects of Equity Market Liberalization in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
R. David McLean, Jeffrey Pontiff and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and Independent
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Liberalization, Equity Issuance, Financial Constraints, Capital Raising

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Backdating and Director Incentive: Money or Reputation

Journal of Financial Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2009
Kristina Minnick and Mengxin Zhao
Bentley University and Independent
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option backdating, director compensation, pay-for-performance sensitivity

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U.S. Financial Markets Growth and the Real Economy

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Georgetown University, Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Independent
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Cultural Diversity of Audit Committees and Firms’ Financial Reporting Quality

Accounting Horizons
Posted: 25 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2021
Robert Felix, Mikhail Pevzner and Mengxin Zhao
Catholic University of America (CUA) - Busch School of Business and Economics, University of Baltimore - Merrick School of Business and Independent

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Audit Committee, Culture, Diversity, Accounting Quality

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The IPO of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the 'Chinese Model' of Privatizing Large Financial Institutions

The European Journal of Finance, iFirst, pp. 1-26, 2012, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-1210
Posted: 16 Aug 2013
Imperial College London, Independent, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University

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banks, IPO, privatization, non-performing loans, stock returns

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CEO Turnover after Acquisitions: Are Bad Bidders Fired?

Journal of Finance, Vol. 61, No. 4, 2006
Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Independent

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Public Governance and Corporate Fnance: Evidence from Corruption Cases

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2008
Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Joseph P. H. Fan, Oliver M. Rui and Mengxin Zhao
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Independent

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Public governance, Corruption, Rent seeking, Regulated firms, Corporate finance, Capital structure, China

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Corporate Governance Indexes and Valuation: Which Causes Which?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2007, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-232
Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Kenneth Lehn, Sukesh Patro and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Northern Illinois University and Independent

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Governance, governance index, causality