Lifeng Gu

The University of Hong Kong

Assistant Professor in Finance

Hong Kong

http://https://sites.google.com/site/uiuclifenggu/

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Scholarly Papers (10)

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Text Sentiment’s Ability to Capture Information: Evidence from Earnings Calls

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2018
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The University of Hong Kong and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
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text sentiment, earnings calls, supervised-learning methods, Lasso, fundamental information

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Governance and Equity Prices: Does Transparency Matter?

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Lifeng Gu and Dirk Hackbarth
The University of Hong Kong and Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics
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Accounting Transparency, Corporate Governance, Firm Performance, Takeovers

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How does Human Capital Matter? Evidence from Venture Capital

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2020
Lifeng Gu, Ruidi Huang, Yifei Mao and Xuan Tian
The University of Hong Kong, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department, Cornell University - SC Johnson College of Business - Finance Department and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Human capital; labor mobility; venture capital; inevitable disclosure doctrine

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Inflexibility and Stock Returns

Review of Financial Studies, 2018
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2019
The University of Hong Kong, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Inflexibility, stock returns, risk premium, adjustment costs

Inflexibility and Stock Returns

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12441
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
The University of Hong Kong, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Operating flexibility, real options, risk premia, Stock returns

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Product Market Competition, R&D Investment and Stock Returns

Journal of Financial Economics, 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Sep 2017
Lifeng Gu
The University of Hong Kong
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Research and development investment; Product market competition; Risk premium; Stock returns

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Inflexibility and Leverage

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2020
Lifeng Gu, Dirk Hackbarth and Tong Li
The University of Hong Kong, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and The University of Hong Kong
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Capital Structure, Inflexibility, Distress Risk, Tax Shields

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Does Transparency Increase Takeover Vulnerability?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 570/2018
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Lifeng Gu and Dirk Hackbarth
The University of Hong Kong and Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics
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Corporate Governance, Takeovers, Transparency, Stock Returns

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Informed Bank Debt and Stock Returns

Posted: 22 Apr 2020
Lifeng Gu, Bing Han and Tong Li
The University of Hong Kong, University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management and The University of Hong Kong

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nonpublic information, term loans, relationship banking, stock returns

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Stock Liquidity and Corporate Diversification: Evidence from China's Split Share Structure Reform

Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2019
The University of Hong Kong, Independent, The University of Hong Kong and Peking University - HSBC School of Business

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Stock Liquidity, Corporate Diversification, Financial Constraint, Agency Problem, Corporate Governance, Share-Splitting Reform, China

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Credit Line Undrawn Spreads and the Predictability of Stock Returns

2019 AEA Annual Meeting Paper, Atlanta, Paris December 2018 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Posted: 14 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2019
Lifeng Gu, Steven Wei Ho and Tong Li
The University of Hong Kong, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong

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Return Predictability, Asset Pricing, Credit Lines