Alan L. Zhang

Florida International University (FIU)

University Park

11200 SW 8th Street

Miami, FL 33199

United States

http://www.alanlzhang.com

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“  My research broadly focuses on investments, corporate finance, machine learning and FinTech, with a particular interest in analyzing unstructured textual data and big data on mutual funds, hedge funds and corporate disclosures.  ”

Scholarly Papers (5)

How to Talk When a Machine is Listening: Corporate Disclosure in the Age of AI

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
Sean Cao, Wei Jiang, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business and Florida International University (FIU)
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Machine Learning, AI, Corporate Disclosure, Textual Analysis, Speech Analysis, Feedback Effect

How to Talk When a Machine is Listening?: Corporate Disclosure in the Age of Ai

NBER Working Paper No. w27950
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2022
Sean Cao, Wei Jiang, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business and Florida International University (FIU)
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Copycat Skills and Disclosure Costs: Evidence from Peer Companies’ Digital Footprints

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2021
Sean Cao, Kai Du, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Pennsylvania State University, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business and Florida International University (FIU)
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Copycat, Disclosure, SEC EDGAR, Hedge Fund, Investment Company, Investment Research, Proprietary Cost, Big Data

Copycat Skills and Disclosure Costs: Evidence from Peer Companies’ Digital Footprints

Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 59, Issue 4
Posted: 20 Sep 2021
Sean Cao, Kai Du, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Pennsylvania State University, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business and Florida International University (FIU)

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copycat; disclosure; SEC EDGAR; hedge fund; investment company; investment research; proprietary cost; big data

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Uncovering Mutual Fund Private Information with Machine Learning

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Alan L. Zhang
Florida International University (FIU)
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Machine Learning, Mutual Fund Performance, Disclosure, Textual Analysis, Shareholder Letters, Fund Flows

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Deep Learning Mutual Fund Disclosure: Risk Sentiment, Risk Taking, and Performance

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Apr 2022
Sean Cao, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business and Florida International University (FIU)
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Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Mutual Fund, Disclosure, Textual Analysis, Sentiment

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FinTech Mergers

Posted: 16 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2022
Joanna (Xiaoyu) Wang and Alan L. Zhang
Georgia State University and Florida International University (FIU)

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FinTech, Mergers and acquisitions, Value creation, Industry peers, Merger waves