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, and FinTech, with particular interest in the application of machine learning and AI in Finance and the impact of FinTech on financial markets, corporations, and financial intermediaries.  ”

Scholarly Papers (7)

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

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2023
Sean Cao, Wei Jiang, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Emory University Goizueta Business School, Georgia State University 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: 15 May 2023
Sean Cao, Wei Jiang, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Emory University Goizueta Business School, Georgia State University and Florida International University (FIU)
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Managerial Risk Assessment and Fund Performance: Evidence from Textual Disclosure

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 30 May 2023
Sean Cao, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Georgia State University and Florida International University (FIU)
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Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Mutual Fund, Disclosure, Textual Analysis, Sentiment, Risk Assessment, Fund Performance, Fund Skill

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Beyond the Lines: Deciphering Proprietary Information from Fund Managers’ Disclosures

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2024
Sean Cao, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Georgia State University and Florida International University (FIU)
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Machine Learning, Large Language Models, Mutual Fund Performance, Disclosure, Textual Analysis, Shareholder Letters, Fund Flows

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
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Pennsylvania State University, Georgia State University 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
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Pennsylvania State University, Georgia State University 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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Artificially Intelligent Analyst Sentiment and Aggregate Market Behavior

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2023
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami - Department of Finance and Florida International University (FIU)
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analyst biases, earnings forecasts, aggregate analyst sentiment, return predictability, machine learning

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Riding on the FinTech Wave: Disruption and Value Creation in Corporate Takeovers

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2023
Joanna (Xiaoyu) Wang and Alan L. Zhang
Peking University HSBC Business School and Florida International University (FIU)
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FinTech, Mergers and acquisitions, Value creation, Industry peers, Merger waves, FinTech Disruption

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Generative AI and Asset Management

Posted: 08 Apr 2024
Jinfei Sheng, Zheng Sun, Baozhong Yang and Alan L. Zhang
University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, Georgia State University and Florida International University (FIU)

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Generative AI, ChatGPT, Hedge Funds, Reliance on AI information (RAI), Portfolio Return, Alpha, AI Disparity