Xiaoyan Zhang

Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance

Professor

No. 43, Chengdu Road

Haidian District

Beijing 100083

China

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

What Does Individual Option Volatility Smirk Tell Us About Future Equity Returns?

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2008
Xiaoyan Zhang, Rui Zhao and Yuhang Xing
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, BlackRock, Inc. and Rice University
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stock return predictability, option-implied volatility smirks, cross-sectional asset pricing

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Citation 981

The Cross-Section of Volatility and Expected Returns

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2005
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 3,400 (3,240)
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Systematic risk, stochastic volatility, idiosyncratic volatility

The Cross-Section of Volatility and Expected Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w10852
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,709 (10,298)
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Investing in Talents: Manager Characteristics and Hedge Fund Performances

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2008
Haitao Li, Rui Zhao and Xiaoyan Zhang
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, BlackRock, Inc. and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 3,086 (3,819)
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hedge fund performance, manager characteristics, hedge fund flows

Investing in Talents: Manager Characteristics and Hedge Fund Performances

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Haitao Li, Rui Zhao and Xiaoyan Zhang
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, BlackRock, Inc. and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 275 (120,009)
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hedge fund performance, manager characteristics, hedge fund flows

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Shackling Short Sellers: The 2008 Shorting Ban

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2012
Ekkehart Boehmer, Charles M. Jones and Xiaoyan Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia Business School and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 3,023 (4,023)
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short selling, financial crisis, Section 12(k)(2)

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Citation 39

Aggregate Idiosyncratic Volatility

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,830 (9,188)
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idiosyncratic volatility, trend test, regime switching model, diversification, return correlation, volatility dynamics, growth opportunities, variance premium, contagion

Aggregate Idiosyncratic Volatility

NBER Working Paper No. w16058
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Aggregate Idiosyncratic Volatility

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8149
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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contagion, diversification, growth opportunities, idiosyncratic volatility, regime switching model, return correlation, trend test, variance premium, volatility dynamics

High Idiosyncratic Volatility and Low Returns: International and Further U.S. Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w13739
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2010
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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High Idiosyncratic Volatility and Low Returns: International and Further U.S. Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 91, pp. 1-23, January 2008
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Oct 2011
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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High Idiosyncratic Volatility and Low Returns: International and Further U.S. Evidence

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Rice University
Downloads 469 (65,055)
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idiosyncratic volatility, Fama-MacBeth regression

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Which Shorts are Informed?

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2006
Ekkehart Boehmer, Charles M. Jones and Xiaoyan Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia Business School and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,805 (9,571)
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short selling, return predictability, informed trading

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Citation 117

International Stock Return Comovements

ECB Working Paper No. 931
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,495 (12,656)
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Comovements, APT model, international diversification, correlation dynamics, industry-country debate, factor models, global market integration

International Stock Return Comovements

NBER Working Paper No. w11906
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 64 (377,787)
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International Stock Return Comovements

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5955
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 36 (486,513)
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International diversification, correlation dynamics, country debate, factor models, comovements

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Anticipating Uncertainty: Straddles Around Earnings Announcements

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Chao Gao, Yuhang Xing and Xiaoyan Zhang
Australian National University, RSFAS, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,081 (21,247)
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Uncertainty, Volatility, Straddle, Earnings Announcement

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Tracking Retail Investor Activity

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2020
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia Business School, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,001 (23,799)
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retail investor, price improvements, return predictability

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What Do Short Sellers Know?

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2019
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia Business School, University of Nebraska - Lincoln and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,000 (23,832)
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short selling, firm fundamentals news, private information, return decomposition, analysts

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Specification Test of International Asset Pricing Models

EFA 2001 Barcelona Meetings
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Jul 2001
Xiaoyan Zhang
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 748 (35,858)
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Government Affiliation and Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms in China

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Jinglin Jiang, Li Liao, Zhengwei Wang and Xiaoyan Zhang
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 555 (53,158)
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Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms, Fintech, Government Affiliation, State-Owned Enterprise, Emerging Markets

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The Information Content of the Sentiment Index

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Steven Sibley, Yanchu Wang, Yuhang Xing and Xiaoyan Zhang
Kelley School of Business, School of Finance - Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 538 (55,337)
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investor sentiment index, return predictability, business cycle

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Strategic Risk Shifting and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2020
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 500 (60,654)
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risk-shifting, idiosyncratic volatility puzzle, profitability, agency conflict

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Are Shorts Equally Informed? A Global Perspective

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2018
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, National University of Singapore, School of Finance - Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 393 (81,111)
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Efficiency, Liquidity, Market Development, Short Sale Regulations, Short Selling

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Potential Pilot Problems: Treatment Spillovers in Financial Regulatory Experiments

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-67
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2018
Ekkehart Boehmer, Charles M. Jones and Xiaoyan Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia Business School and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 392 (81,337)
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interference, short sales, short interest, tick test, Regulation SHO

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Variance Risk Premiums in Emerging Markets: Global Integration and Economic Uncertainty

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 25 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 09 May 2019
Fang Qiao, Lai Xu, Xiaoyan Zhang and Hao Zhou
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Syracuse University, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 219 (151,554)
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Variance risk premium, emerging markets, stock return predictability, market integration, economic uncertainty

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The Multinational Return Premium: An Investor Perspective

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2019
Yeejin Jang, Xue Wang and Xiaoyan Zhang
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, Nankai University - School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 201 (164,153)
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multinational companies, international diversification, returns

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Evaluating Asset Pricing Models Using the Second Hansen-Jagannathan Distance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Haitao Li, Yuewu Xu and Xiaoyan Zhang
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 182 (179,710)
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Stochastic Discount Factor, Specification Tests, Model Selection, HJ distance, Arbitrage

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Risking or De-Risking: How Management Fees Affect Hedge Fund Risk-Taking Choices

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Chengdong Yin and Xiaoyan Zhang
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 181 (180,631)
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Hedge Fund, Risk-Taking, Incentive Fee, Management Fee, High-Water Mark

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Empirical Evaluation of Asset Pricing Models: Arbitrage and Pricing Errors in Contingent Claims

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 265
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Zhenyu Wang and Xiaoyan Zhang
Indiana University, Kelley School of Business and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 164 (196,676)
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asset pricing, arbitrage, contingent claims

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High Idiosyncratic Volatility and Low Returns: International and Further U.S. Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 91, pp. 1-23, 2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 158 (202,970)
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Uncertainty Resolution Before Earnings Announcements

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Jun 2020
Chao Gao, Grace Xing Hu and Xiaoyan Zhang
Australian National University, RSFAS, PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 153 (208,574)

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Pre-Announcement Return, Earnings Announcements, Uncertainty Resolution

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The International Commonality of Idiosyncratic Variances

Columbia Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Nankai University - School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 145 (217,991)

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return idiosyncratic variance, cash flow idiosyncratic variance, global commonality, countercyclical, state variables

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Hedge Fund Manager Compensation Contracts During Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Aug 2012
Hui Zhao, Xiaoyan Zhang, Fei Pan and Kwei Tang
Purdue University - Department of Management, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Purdue University - Department of Management and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
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Hedge funds, high-water mark, incentive fee, competition, asymmetric information

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Pricing the Global Industry Portfolios

NBER Working Paper No. w9344
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Brinson Partners, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Brinson Partners and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Evaluating the Specification Errors of Asset Pricing Models

NBER Working Paper No. w7661
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 May 2000 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2002
Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 58 (391,734)
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Heterogeneity in Retail Investors: Evidence from Comprehensive Account-Level Trading and Holdings Data

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 09 Jul 2020
Columbia Business School, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Retail Investors, Chinese Stock Market, Return Predictability, Gain and Loss