Connie X. Mao

Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management

Associate Professor

416 Alter Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Temple University - Department of Finance

Associate Professor

Fox School of Business and Management

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Interaction of the Debt Agency Problems and Optimal Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Connie X. Mao
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management
Downloads 1,373 (12,918)
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risk-shifting, under-investment, agency problem, capital structure

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Bank Interventions and Firm Innovation: Evidence from Debt Covenant Violations

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-28, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-041
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2018
Yuqi Gu, Connie X. Mao and Xuan Tian
Western New England University, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 974 (21,785)

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Bank interventions, innovation, covenant violations, human capital redeployment, firm value

Corporate Use of Interest Rate Swaps: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Connie X. Mao and Haitao Li
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 950 (22,174)
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Interest rate swap, Agency costs, Information Asymmetry, Bank loan, Comparative advantage

Corporate Use of Interest Rate Swaps: Theory and Evidence

Forthcoming in Journal of Banking and Finance
Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Connie X. Mao and Haitao Li
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Interest rate swap, Agency costs, Information Asymmetry, Bank loan, Comparative advantage

Regulation Fair Disclosure and Earnings Information: Market, Analyst, and Corporate Responses

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Warren Bailey, Haitao Li, Connie X. Mao and Rui Zhong
Cornell University, University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Arlington
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Regulation Fair Disclosure, Reg FD, earnings announcements, market reaction, event study

Regulation Fair Disclosure and Earnings Information: Market, Analyst, and Corporate Responses

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Warren Bailey, Haitao Li, Connie X. Mao and Rui Zhong
Cornell University, University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Arlington

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Regulation Fair Disclosure, Reg FD, earnings announcements, market reaction, event study

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Why Firms Issue Callable Bonds: Hedging Investment Uncertainty

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Mar 2007
Zhaohui Chen, Connie X. Mao and Yong Wang
Independent, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Independent
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G31, G32

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Regulation Fd and Market Behavior Around Earnings Announcements: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 May 2002
Warren Bailey, Haitao Li, Connie X. Mao and Rui Zhong
Cornell University, University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Arlington
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Regulation FD, Fair Disclosure, earnings announcements, market reaction, event study

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Institutional Ownership Stability and the Cost of Debt

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Nov 2006
Elyas Elyasiani, Jingyi Jia and Connie X. Mao
Temple University - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Department of Economics & Finance and Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management
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Institutional ownership stability, corporate governance, agency problems, cost of debt

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Managerial Risk-Taking Incentive and Firm Innovation: Evidence from FAS 123R

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 17-004
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Connie X. Mao and Chi Zhang
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and University of Massachusetts Lowell
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Executive compensation, risk-taking incentive, innovation, wealth-risk sensitivity, FAS 123R

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Diversification and the Cost of Debt of Bank Holding Companies

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Saiying Deng, Elyas Elyasiani and Connie X. Mao
University of Minnesota-Duluth, Temple University - Department of Finance and Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management
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Bank holding company, diversification, cost of debt

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Stock Market Liberalization and the Information Environment

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 May 2004
Kee-Hong Bae, Warren Bailey and Connie X. Mao
York University - Schulich School of Business, Cornell University and Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management
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Stock market liberalization, international portfolio flows, emerging markets

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Creditor Influence and CEO Compensation: Evidence from Debt Covenant Violations

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
Steven Balsam, Yuqi Gu and Connie X. Mao
Temple University - Department of Accounting, Western New England University and Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management
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Executive compensation, covenant violation, creditor influence, corporate governance, debt governance

Investment Restrictions and the Cross-Border Flow of Information: Some Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Apr 2001
Warren Bailey, Connie X. Mao and Kulpatra Sirodom
Cornell University, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Thammasat University
Downloads 158 (182,348)
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international asset pricing, capital barriers, segmentation, earnings

Investment Restrictions and the Cross-Border Flow of Information: Some Empirical Evidence

Journal of International Money and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 May 2005
Warren Bailey, Connie X. Mao and Kulpatra Sirodom
Cornell University, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Thammasat University
Downloads 62 (346,029)
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international asset pricing, capital barriers, segmentation, earnings

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Employee Treatment and Firm Innovation

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-071
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Connie X. Mao and Jamie Weathers
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Western Michigan University - Finance & Commercial Law
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Employee treatment, human capital, innovation, patents, citations

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Corporate Risk Management Under Information Asymmetry

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 14-032
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
Jongmoo Jay Choi, Connie X. Mao and Arun Upadhyay
Temple University, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Florida International University
Downloads 151 (189,135)
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corporate risk management, R&D, financial hedging, operational hedging, information asymmetry, pharmaceutical or biotech firms

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How Much Liquidity Insurance Do Credit Lines Provide?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Zhaohui Chen, Yan Hu, Kose John and Connie X. Mao
University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce, University of La Verne, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management
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Lines of credit, liquidity insurance, bank reputation, lending relationship, moral hazard.

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Locals, Foreigners, and Multi-Market Trading of Equities: Some Intraday Evidence

Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 28-06
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Warren Bailey, Connie X. Mao and Kulpatra Sirodom
Cornell University, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Thammasat University
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segmented markets, dual class shares, foreign ownership restrictions

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Costs of Performance Pricing Loans

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Nov 2011
Yan Hu, Connie X. Mao and Lalitha Naveen
University of La Verne, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Temple University - Department of Finance
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Performance pricing, accounting quality, information opacity, default risk, debt contracting

18.

Do Corporate Taxes Affect Workplace Safety?

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 18-036
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2018
Daniel Bradley, Connie X. Mao and Chi Zhang
University of South Florida, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and University of Massachusetts Lowell
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workplace safety, employee welfare, corporate taxes, natural experiments

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Diversification and the Cost of Debt of Bank Holding Companies

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 31, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Saiying Deng, Elyas Elyasiani and Connie X. Mao
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Temple University - Department of Finance and Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management
Downloads 62 (341,473)
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Bank holding company, Diversification, Cost of debt

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Does Syndicate Pressure Affect Analysts’ Incentive to Produce Information? Evidence from Recommended Firms’ Securities Class Action Lawsuits

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Mar 2012
Connie X. Mao and Wei-Ling Song
Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Louisiana State University
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Syndicate Pressure, Securities Analysts, Conflict of Interest, Global Settlement, Securities Litigation

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Does Analyst Coverage Affect Workplace Safety?

AFA 2019 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Daniel Bradley, Connie X. Mao and Chi Zhang
University of South Florida, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and University of Massachusetts Lowell
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workplace safety, employee welfare, analyst coverage, analyst monitoring, managerial incentive

22.

Bank Geographic Diversification and Corporate Innovation: Evidence from the Lending Channel

Number of pages: 58
Saiying Deng, Connie X. Mao and Cong Xia
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Central University of Finance and Economics(CUFE), School of Finance
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Bank geographic diversification; innovation; patents; interstate bank deregulation; gravity-deregulation;

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Corporate Risk Management Under Information Asymmetry

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 40, Issue 1-2, pp. 239-271, 2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Jongmoo Jay Choi, Connie X. Mao and Arun Upadhyay
Temple University, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Florida International University
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corporate risk management, R&D, financial hedging, operational hedging, information asymmetry, pharmaceutical or biotech firms

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Earnings Management and Derivative Hedging with Fair Valuation: Evidence from the Effects of FAS 133

The Accounting Review (Forthcoming), Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-043
Posted: 12 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
Jongmoo Jay Choi, Connie X. Mao and Arun Upadhyay
Temple University, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Florida International University

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discretionary accrual, FAS 133, fair value accounting, derivative hedging, income smoothing, corporate risk management, derivative use, earnings management

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Divergence of Opinion and Long-Term Performance of Initial Public Offerings

Journal of Financial Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Feb 2005
Yan Gao, Connie X. Mao and Rui Zhong
California State University, Los Angeles - Department of Economics & Statistics, Temple University - Fox School of Business and Management and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Arlington

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initial public offerings