Charles C. Y. Wang

Harvard Business School

Assistant Professor

Soldiers Field Road

Morgan 270C

Boston, MA 02163

United States

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Learning and the Disappearing Association Between Governance and Returns

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 108, No. 2, pp. 323-348, May 2013, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 667
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,114 (2,445)
Citation 24

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Corporate governance, governance indices, GIM, G-Index, E-Index, shareholder rights, entrenchment, market efficiency, learning, earning announcements, analyst forecasts, IRRC provisions, behavioral finance, asset pricing

Learning and the Disappearing Association between Governance and Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w15912
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
Downloads 216 (114,526)
Citation 24

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Golden Parachutes and the Wealth of Shareholders

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 25, April 2014, pp. 140-154, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 683
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
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Citation 3

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Golden Parachute, Executive Compensation, Corporate Governance, Acquisitions, Takeovers, Acquisition Likelihood, Acquisition Premiums, Agency Costs, Tobin’s Q, Dodd-Frank

Staggered Boards and the Wealth of Shareholders: Evidence from Two Natural Experiments

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 697
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
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Citation 5

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Corporate governance, staggered boards, takeover defenses, antitakeover provisions, proxy fights, Tobin's Q, firm value, agency costs, Delaware, chancery court, Airgas

Staggered Boards and the Wealth of Shareholders: Evidence from Two Natural Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w17127
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
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Citation 5

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Evaluating Firm-Level Expected-Return Proxies

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-022, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 197, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-57
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2015
Charles M.C. Lee, Eric C. So and Charles C. Y. Wang
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School
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Citation 2

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Implied Cost of Capital, Expected Returns

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The Cross Section of Expected Holding Period Returns and Their Dynamics: A Present Value Approach

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 13-050, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2182628
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
Matthew R. Lyle and Charles C. Y. Wang
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Citation 2

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Expected returns, discount rates, holding period returns, fundamental valuation, present value

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Search Based Peer Firms: Aggregating Investor Perceptions through Internet Co-Searches

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 128, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 13-048
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Charles M.C. Lee, Paul Ma and Charles C. Y. Wang
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and Harvard Business School
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peer firm, EDGAR search traffic, revealed preference, co-search, industry classification

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Measurement Errors of Expected-Return Proxies and the Implied Cost of Capital

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 13-098
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Business School
Downloads 710 (22,395)

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Expected returns, implied cost of capital, measurement errors

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How Do Staggered Boards Affect Shareholder Value? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 13-068
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2013
Alma Cohen and Charles C. Y. Wang
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
Downloads 576 (25,210)
Citation 1

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Corporate governance, Staggered board, Takeover defense, Antitakeover provision, Proxy fight, Tobin's, Firm value, Agency cost, Delaware, Chancery court, Airgas

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The Search for Peer Firms: When Do Crowds Provide Wisdom?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-032, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-46, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2016
Charles M.C. Lee, Paul Ma and Charles C. Y. Wang
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and Harvard Business School
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peer firm, performance benchmarking, EDGAR co-search, analyst co-coverage, wisdom of crowds, crowd of crowds

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Accounting Data, Market Values, and the Cross Section of Expected Returns Worldwide

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-092
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Akash Chattopadhyay, Matthew R. Lyle and Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 487 (15,020)

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Expected returns, discount rates, fundamental valuation, present value, information quality, international equity markets

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Explaining the Glass-Steagall Act’s Long Life, and Rapid Eventual Demise

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Jan 2011
Charles C. Y. Wang and Yi David Wang
Harvard Business School and University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) - School of Banking and Finance
Downloads 190 (121,570)

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Glass-Steagall Act, financial regulation, commercial banking regulation

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Short-Termism and Capital Flows

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 17-062, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 342/2017
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Jesse M. Fried and Charles C. Y. Wang
Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School
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Short-termism; quarterly capitalism; corporate governance; share buybacks; open market repurchases; dividends; equity issuances; seasoned equity offerings; equity compensation; acquisitions; payout policy; capital flows; capital distribution

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Can Staggered Boards Improve Value? Evidence from the Massachusetts Natural Experiment

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-105, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 498, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 499/2017
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
Robert Daines, Shelley Xin Li and Charles C. Y. Wang
Stanford Law School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School
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Staggered board; entrenchment; long-termism; Tobin's Q

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Economic Uncertainty and Earnings Management

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-103, 2nd Annual Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Luke C.D. Stein and Charles C. Y. Wang
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department and Harvard Business School
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Earnings management, discretionary accruals, uncertainty, implied volatility, earnings response coefficient

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Staggered Boards and Shareholder Value: A Reply to Amihud and Stoyanov

Forthcoming, Journal of Financial Economics
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Alma Cohen and Charles C. Y. Wang
Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
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Corporate governance, Staggered boards, Takeover defense, Antitakeover provision, Firm value, Agency costs, Delaware, Chancery court, Airgas

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Boardroom Centrality and Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), 55(2-3): 225-250 (April-May 2013), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2016
David F. Larcker, Eric C. So and Charles C. Y. Wang
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School
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Citation 5

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board of director networks, analyst forecasts, market efficiency

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Relative Performance Benchmarks: Do Boards Follow the Informativeness Principle?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 17-039
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jul 2016
Paul Ma, Jee-Eun Shin and Charles C. Y. Wang
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
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Empirical contract theory, executive compensation, relative TSR, common shock filtration, search-based peers, board of directors, corporate governance,