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 (9)

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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 Boston College - 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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Trade Secret Laws and Investment: Evidence from Venture Capital

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Lifeng Gu, Ruidi Huang, Yifei Mao and Xuan Tian
The University of Hong Kong, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Cornell University - SC Johnson College of Business - Finance Department and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Venture capital, inevitable disclosure doctrine, human capital risk

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Bank Loan Undrawn Spreads and the Predictability of Stock Returns

2019 AEA Annual Meeting Paper, Atlanta, Paris December 2018 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2018
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, Bank Loan, Operating Performance Predictability

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Inflexibility and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Sep 2017
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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Does Transparency Increase Takeover Vulnerability?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 570/2018
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
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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Inflexibility and Leverage

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
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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Bankruptcy, Capital Structure, Inflexibility, Bank Deregulation

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

Posted: 27 Jun 2018
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