Xian Sun

Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School

Assistant Professor

100 International Drive

Baltimore, MD 21202

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Managerial Ability and Tax Aggressiveness

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2018
Bill Francis, Xian Sun and Qiang Wu
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management
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Managerial Ability; Tax Avoidance; Tax Aggressiveness

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CEO Political Affiliation and Firms’ Tax Avoidance

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 May 2012
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Tax Avoidance, CEO, Political Affiliation

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A Simple Indicator of Systemic Risk

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Dilip K. Patro, Min Qi and Xian Sun
OCC, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency - Credit Risk Analysis Division and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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CEO Compensation and Covenant Violations

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 May 2011
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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CEO Compensation, Covenant Violation, Creditor Rights, Corporate Governance

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Do Better Managers Get Better Loan Contracts?

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jun 2016
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Long Island University Post, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management
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Managerial ability, Bank loan contracting, Default risk, Information opacity, Agency costs of debt

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Creditor Control Rights and Firm Cash Holdings

FMA, 2013
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Bill B. Francis, Xian Sun and Qiang Wu
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management
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cash holdings, agency cost of debt, creditor control

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Does Relationship Matter? The Choice of Financial Advisors

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 28/2012
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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mergers and acquisitions, financial advisors, relationship banking, analyst coverage, conflict of interests, proactive

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CEO Political Preference and Corporate Tax Sheltering

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 5/2016
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management
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G21, H26, G32, P16, political preference, tax sheltering, CEO, Democrats, Republicans, incentives

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Can Firms Learn by Observing? Evidence from Cross-Border M&As

Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 25, April 2014: 202–215 , Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 17/2014
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business
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learning, observing, cross-border M&As, performance

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Home Preference at Selecting Financial Advisors in Cross-Border M&As

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 31/2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Nov 2012
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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financial advisors, certification, payment method, cross border mergers and acquisitions

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The Rising of De Facto Power: China Evidence

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Apr 2018
Ellen Jin Jiang, Xian Sun and Zhang Hua
ESSEC Business School, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
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Hierarchy of institutions; De facto Power; Political Institutions; Private Sector

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The Impacts of Intellectual Property Rights Protection on Cross-Border M&As

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 17/2017
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2019
Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, University of Washington and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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emerging markets, cross-border M&As, property rights, intellectual protection reforms