Lin William Cong

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Citation 37

Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contracts

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2019
Lin William Cong and Zhiguo He
Cornell University and University of Chicago - Finance
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Anti-trust, Cryptocurrency, Competition, Decentralization, Distributed Ledger, FinTech, Incomplete Contracts, Collusion, Information, Repeated Games.

Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w24399
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Lin William Cong and Zhiguo He
Cornell University and University of Chicago - Finance
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Rise of Factor Investing: Asset Prices, Informational Efficiency, and Security Design

29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2016
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
Lin William Cong and Douglas Xu
Cornell University and University of Chicago
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Composite Securities, ETFs, Smart Beta, Index-Linked investment, Financial Innovation, Security Design, Informational Efficiency

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Citation 40

Tokenomics: Dynamic Adoption and Valuation

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-46, 2nd Emerging Trends in Entrepreneurial Finance Conference
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Lin William Cong, Ye Li and Neng Wang
Cornell University, Ohio State University and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Asset Pricing, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Digital Marketplace, FinTech, Intertemporal Feedback Effect, Network Externality, Tokens

Tokenomics: Dynamic Adoption and Valuation

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-49, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2018-03-015, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2018-15, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 18-62
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2019
Lin William Cong, Ye Li and Neng Wang
Cornell University, Ohio State University and Columbia University
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Asset Pricing, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Digital Marketplace, FinTech, Intertemporal Feedback Effect, Network Externality, Tokens

Credit Allocation under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2018
Lin William Cong, Haoyu Gao, Jacopo Ponticelli and Xiaoguang Yang
Cornell University, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
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Misallocation, Reallocation, Banking, Growth, Firm Investment, Employment

Credit Allocation Under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-108
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2018
Lin William Cong, Haoyu Gao, Jacopo Ponticelli and Xiaoguang Yang
Cornell University, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
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credit, credit allocation, credit expansion, firms, China, capital, growth, recessions

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Auctions of Real Options

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2019
Lin William Cong
Cornell University
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Auctions; Acquisitions; Oil and Gas; Real Options; Security Design; Timing Games.

Timing of Auctions of Real Options

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2019
Lin William Cong
Cornell University
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Auctions; Dynamic Game; Initiation; Optimal Stopping; Real Options; Mechanism Design; M\&A

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Decentralized Mining in Centralized Pools

George Mason University School of Business Research Paper No. 18-9
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2019
Lin William Cong, Zhiguo He and Jiasun Li
Cornell University, University of Chicago - Finance and George Mason University - Department of Finance
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Arms Race, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Financial Innovation, FinTech, Mining Pools, Risk-Sharing.

Decentralized Mining in Centralized Pools

NBER Working Paper No. w25592
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2019
Lin William Cong, Zhiguo He and Jiasun Li
Cornell University, University of Chicago - Finance and George Mason University - Department of Finance
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Dynamic Interventions and Informational Linkages

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 17-09
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 28 May 2019
Lin William Cong, Steven R. Grenadier and Yunzhi Hu
Cornell University, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Finance Area
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Coordination Failures, Government Intervention, Information Design, Financial Crisis, Global Games

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Persuasion in Relationship Finance

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
Ehsan Azarmsa and Lin William Cong
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and Cornell University
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Information Design, Security Design, Bayesian Persuasion, Relationship Lending, Moral Hazard, Hold-up, Experimentation, Venture Capital, Contracting

Persuasion in Relationship Finance

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2017-16
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2019
Ehsan Azarmsa and Lin William Cong
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and Cornell University
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Information Design, Security Design, Bayesian Persuasion, Relationship Lending, Moral Hazard, Hold-up, Experimentation, Venture Capital, Contracting

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Information Cascades and Threshold Implementation

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
Lin William Cong and Yizhou Xiao
Cornell University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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All-or-nothing, Capital Markets, Crowd-funding, Dynamic Learning, Entrepreneurship, FinTech Platform, Information Aggregation, Information Cascade.

Information Cascades and Threshold Implementation

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-30
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Mar 2019
Lin William Cong and Yizhou Xiao
Cornell University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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All-or-nothing, Capital Markets, Crowd-funding, Dynamic Learning, Entrepreneurship, FinTech Platform, Information Aggregation, Information Cascade

IPO Intervention and Innovation: Evidence from China

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 146
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2019
Lin William Cong and Sabrina Howell
Cornell University and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Listing Suspensions, Innovation, Patent, IPO, China, Entrepreneurship

IPO Intervention and Innovation: Evidence from China

NBER Working Paper No. w24657
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 May 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Lin William Cong and Sabrina Howell
Cornell University and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Financial Reporting and Blockchains: Audit Pricing, Misstatements, and Regulation

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
Sean Cao, Lin William Cong and Baozhong Yang
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Cornell University and Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business
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Auditor Risk and Sampling, Collaborative Auditing, Distributed Ledger Technology, FinTech, PCAOB PCAOB, RegTech, Technology Adoption, Zero-Knowledge Proof.

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Price of Value and the Divergence Factor

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 May 2018
Lin William Cong, Nathan George and Guojun Wang
Cornell University, University of California, Berkeley - Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics and Tongji University
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Factor models, asset pricing, anomalies, market efficiency, value investing

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Persistent Blessings of Luck

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Lin William Cong and Yizhou Xiao
Cornell University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Private Equity, Venture Capital, Innovation, Delegated Investment, Performance Persistence, Manager Skills, Dynamic Contracts

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Textual Factors: A Scalable, Interpretable, and Data-driven Approach to Analyzing Unstructured Information

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Lin William Cong, Tengyuan Liang and Xiao Zhang
Cornell University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Big Data, Factor Models, Machine Learning, Return Predictability, Text-based Analysis, Topic Models, Unstructured Data.

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Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation in China: A Public Policy Perspective

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-46
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Sep 2018
Lin William Cong, Charles M.C. Lee, Yuanyu Qu and Tao Shen
Cornell University, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) - School of Banking and Finance and Tsinghua University
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