Zhichuan Frank Li

University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business

Assistant Professor of Finance

1151 Richmond Street North

London Ontario, Ontario N6A 3K7

Canada

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An Empirical Assessment of Empirical Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 111 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2017
Jeffrey L. Coles and Zhichuan Frank Li
David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah and University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business
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Abstract:

Empirical corporate finance, Corporate governance, Capital structure, Dividend policy, Executive compensation, Delta, Vega, Corporate control, Antitakeover protections, Mergers and acquisitions, Board of directors, Leverage, Cash balances, Investment policy, Firm focus, R&D, Firm performance

An Empirical Assessment of Empirical Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 111 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2016
Zhichuan Frank Li and Jeffrey L. Coles
University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah
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Citation 1

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Empirical corporate finance, Corporate governance, Capital structure, Dividend policy, Executive compensation, Delta, Vega, Corporate control, Antitakeover protections, Mergers and acquisitions, Board of directors, Leverage, Cash balances, Investment policy, Asset composition, Firm focus, R&D

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Managerial Attributes, Incentives, and Performance

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2013
Jeffrey L. Coles and Zhichuan Frank Li
David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah and University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business
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Citation 10

Abstract:

Executive compensation, Managerial incentives, Managerial ability, Human capital, Risk aversion, Investment policy, Financing policy, Firm fixed effects, Manager fixed effects, Delta, Vega

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Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation for Corporate Social Responsibility

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 16-014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2017
Bryan Hong, Zhichuan Frank Li and Dylan Minor
University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Corporate governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Incentives for CSR, Executive compensation, Agency problem, Board independence, Institutional holdings, Managerial power

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Industry Tournament Incentives

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Jeffrey L. Coles, Zhichuan Frank Li and Yan Albert Wang
David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and Auburn University
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Industry tournament incentives, CEO incentives, CEO compensation, Firm performance, Firm risk

CEO Wealth Sensitivity and Corporate Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2017
Atif Ikram, Zhichuan Frank Li and Travis MacDonald
Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and University of Western Ontario, Students
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Executive compensation, Managerial incentives, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Social Performance, CEO Wealth Sensitivity, Agency problem

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CEO Power, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Firm Value: A Test of Agency Theory

Li, F., Li, T., Minor, D., 2016, A Test of Agency Theory: CEO Power, Firm Value, and Corporate Social Responsibility, International Journal of Managerial Finance, 12 (5): 611-628.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Zhichuan Frank Li, Tao Li and Dylan Minor
University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Number Two Executives: Bottom-up Monitoring

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 07 May 2017
Zhichuan Frank Li
University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business
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Bottom-up monitoring, Corporate governance, Agency problem, Empire building, Quiet life, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

8.

Market Reputation and Information Sharing: A Theory of Boardroom Collusion

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Zhenhua Wu and Zhichuan Frank Li
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business
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Endogeneity in CEO Power: A Survey and Experiment

Li, F., 2016, Endogeneity in CEO power: A survey and experiment, Investment Analysts Journal 45 (3): 149-162.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Zhichuan Frank Li
University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business
Downloads 29 (255,354)

Abstract:

Endogeneity Problem, CEO Power, Firm Performance, GMM, Fixed Effects, Instrument Variable, Lagged Dependent Variable

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CSR-Contingent Executive Compensation Contracts

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
Atif Ikram, Zhichuan Frank Li and Dylan Minor
Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Abstract:

corporate social responsibility, CSR-contingent compensation, executive compensation, corporate governance

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Don't Cover Me: Analyst Innate Ability and Insider Trading

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2017
Independent, University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and Clark University - Graduate School of Management
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Insider trading, Sell-side financial analyst, Analyst innate ability, Earnings announcement, Information asymmetry

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The Role of Peer Firm Selection in Explicit Relative Performance Awards

Western Finance Association (WFA) Annual Conference 2017
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Texas Christian University, Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and Southern Methodist University
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executive compensation, peer firm selection, relative performance awards, corporate governance

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Corporate Social Responsibility and CEO Risk-Taking Incentives

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Craig G. Dunbar, Zhichuan Frank Li and Yaqi Shi
Ivey Business School, Western University, University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business and University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business
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Corporate Social Responsibility, CEO Incentives, Vega, Risk Management

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Risk-Adjusted Inside Debt

Global Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2017
Zhichuan Frank Li, Shannon Lin, Shuna Sun and Alan Tucker
University of Western Ontario - Ivey School of Business, Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business, Fudan University and Independent
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Abstract:

Corporate conservatism; inside debt; executive compensation; executive incentives