Janet Gao

McDonough School of Business

Washington, DC 20057

United States

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Sustainability or Greenwashing: Evidence from the Asset Market for Industrial Pollution

Journal of Finance forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 18 May 2022 Last Revised: 05 May 2024
Ran Duchin, Janet Gao and Qiping Xu
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, McDonough School of Business and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
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Divestiture, ESG, pollution, greenwashing

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Customer Concentration and Loan Contract Terms

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Murillo Campello and Janet Gao
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and McDonough School of Business
Downloads 1,318 (29,540)
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Customer Concentration, Bank Loans, Contract Terms, Financial Distress, Instrumental Variables, Fixed Effects

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Internal Control Weaknesses and the Demand for Financial Skills: Evidence from U.S. Job Postings

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2020-54
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2020
McDonough School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
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Internal Controls, Material Weakness, SOX 404, Human Capital, Job Postings, Financial Skills Demand

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Partisanship in Loan Pricing

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2022
Ramona Dagostino, Janet Gao and Pengfei Ma
University of Rochester - Simon Business School, McDonough School of Business and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Partisanship, Politics, Syndicated Loan Pricing, Credit Spreads

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Cash Holdings, Precautionary Motives, and Systematic Uncertainty

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2017
McDonough School of Business, Reichman University - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) HerzliyahCornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Cash holdings, systematic uncertainty, precautionary saving

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Private Equity in the Hospital Industry

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 787/2021
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2023
Janet Gao, Merih Sevilir and Yongseok Kim
McDonough School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business
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Private Equity, Hospital Acquisitions, Employment, Operational Efficiency, Real Patient Outcomes

Uncertainty, Access to Debt, and Firm Precautionary Behavior

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 17-17, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-64, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 682/2020
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2020
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, McDonough School of Business and Stockholm School of Economics
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SPVs, anti-recharacterization laws, creditor rights, cash, intangible assets, geopolitical risk, political uncertainty

Uncertainty, Access to Debt, and Firm Precautionary Behavior

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13531
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Feb 2019
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, McDonough School of Business and Stockholm School of Economics
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anti-recharacterization laws, cash, Creditor rights, Financial Frictions, Hedging, intangible assets, SPVs

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Loan Spreads and Credit Cycles: The Role of Lenders' Personal Economic Experiences

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 19-30
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2022
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, McDonough School of Business and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Credit Spreads, Credit Cycles, Lender Optimism, Personal Experiences

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Dirty Money: How Banks Influence Financial Crime

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2023
McDonough School of Business, Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Michigan State University - Eli Broad College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU)
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Banks; Risk-taking Incentives; Deposit Competition; Government Policy and Regulation; FinCEN; Money Laundering

Bankruptcy and the Cost of Organized Labor: Evidence from Union Elections

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 15-61 (First version: July 2015)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2016
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, McDonough School of Business, McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business and McMaster University
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Unionization, Bond Values, Regression Discontinuity Design, Bankruptcy Costs

Bankruptcy and the Cost of Organized Labor: Evidence from Union Elections

NBER Working Paper No. w23869
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2023
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, McDonough School of Business, McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business and Université catholique de Louvain - Louvain Finance and CORE
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Personal Taxes and Firm Skill Hiring: Evidence from 27 Million Job Postings

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 19-35
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2021
Murillo Campello, Janet Gao and Qiping Xu
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, McDonough School of Business and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Downloads 742 (66,026)
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State personal income taxes, Skilled labor, Human capital, Firm organizational form

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Managing Liquidity in Production Networks: The Role of Central Firms

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Janet Gao
McDonough School of Business
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Production Networks, Financial Policies, Corporate Liquidity, Trade Credit

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Credit and Punishment: Are Corporate Bankers Disciplined for Risk Taking?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
McDonough School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Syndicated Loans, Credit Events, Career Outcomes, Loan Officers, Bank Risk Management

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The Influence of Loan Officers on Loan Contract Design and Performance

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 71, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2020
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, McDonough School of Business, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Loan officers, banking, covenants, interest spreads, syndicated loans

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Human Capital Portability and Careers in Finance

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2024
Janet Gao, Wenyu Wang and Yufeng Wu
McDonough School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU)
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firm-specific human capital, M&A bankers, structural estimation, learning-by-doing, career in Finance

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Access to Debt and the Provision of Trade Credit

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2024
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Department of Finance and McDonough School of Business
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Trade Credit, Access to Debt, Creditor Rights, Supply-Chain, Bargaining Power

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Learning Through Failure: The Effect of Banks’ Recent Default Experience on Borrowers’ Timely Loss Recognition

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-35
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
McDonough School of Business, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
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Syndicated Loans, Timely Loss Recognition, Bank Monitoring, Loan Contracts, Covenants

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Big Fish in Small Ponds: Human Capital Migration and the Rise of Boutique Banks

Number of pages: 99 Posted: 12 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2023
Janet Gao, Wenyu Wang and Xiaoyun Yu
McDonough School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
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Investment Bank, Mobility of Human Capital, Mergers and Acquisitions, Organizational Friction

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How Do Health Insurance Costs Affect Low- and High-Income Workers?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2024
McDonough School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
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Health insurance, insurer losses, worker skills, firm employment, labor composition, inequality, technology investment, automation

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Access to Financing and Racial Pay Gap Inside Firms

Working Papers 23-36, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Feb 2023 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2024
Janet Gao, Wenting Ma and Qiping Xu
McDonough School of Business, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
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Racial Inequality, Diversity, Financing Friction, Access to Debt

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Do Local Bank Branches Shape Mortgage Origination?

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2024
Janet Gao, Yufeng Wu and Wang Zhang
McDonough School of Business, Ohio State University (OSU) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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bank branch managers, mortgage, delegation, personal experience, monetary policy, bank stress test

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What Drives Global Lending Syndication? Effects of Cross-Country Capital Regulation Gaps

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-35
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2019
Janet Gao and Yeejin Jang
McDonough School of Business and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance
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Global Syndication, Syndicated Loans, Capital Regulation

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Algorithmic Underwriting in High Risk Mortgage Markets

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 10 Nov 2023 Last Revised: 03 May 2024
Janet Gao, Hanyi (Livia) Yi and David Zhang
McDonough School of Business, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Algorithmic Underwriting, FinTech, Household Leverage, Racial Inequality in Mortgage Markets, Mobility, Financial Inclusion.