Wei-Ling Song

Louisiana State University

Professor of Finance

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Corporate Tax Reserves, Firm Value, and Leverage

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Wei-Ling Song and Alan L. Tucker
Louisiana State University and Pace University - Lubin School of Business
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FIN 48, taxes, tax reserves, tax shelters, firm value, leverage

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Coexistence and Specialization of Investment Banks and Commercial Banks: Evidence from Corporate Bond Underwriting

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper No. 03-21
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 May 2001
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
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Glass-Steagall, Underwriting, Endogenous Switching, Net yield, Fees

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TARP Announcement, Bank Health, and Borrowers' Credit Risk

Journal of Financial Stability, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2015
Wei-Ling Song and Cihan Uzmanoglu
Louisiana State University and Binghamton University, The State University of New York
Downloads 358 (154,910)
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Financial crisis, Government bailouts, Banking relationship, Systemic risk, Liquidity provision, Credit default swap, Credit risk

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Business Aggression, Institutional Loans, and Credit Crisis: Evidence from Lending Practices in Leveraged Buyouts

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Joseph R. Mason, Wei-Ling Song and Jerry Cao
Louisiana State University - Ourso School of Business, Louisiana State University and Independent
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Credit crisis, Leveraged buyouts, bank loans, collateralized loan obligations, private equity

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The Impact of Clients' Alleged Financial Reporting Fraud on Underwriter Reputation

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper No. 04-16
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Oct 2004
Wei-Ling Song and Hatice Uzun
Louisiana State University and Long Island University
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Underwriter reputation, market discipline, investment banking, securities fraud

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Financial Infrastructure, Underwriter Reputations, and Securities Fraud

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Aug 2003
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
Downloads 296 (189,797)
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Financial scandals, Securities fraud, Universal banking, Syndicate, Underwriting

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Competition and Coalition Among Underwriters: The Decision to Join a Syndicate

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper No. 03-20
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jul 2002
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
Downloads 292 (192,531)
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Glass-Steagall, Underwriting, Coalition, Net yields, Fees

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Tech Giants and New Entry Threats

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 25 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2023
Yang Pan and Wei-Ling Song
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Louisiana State University
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Startup New Entry, Venture Capital, Antitrust, Kill Zone, Tech Giant, Text Mining

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Does CEO Compensation Reflect Managerial Ability or Managerial Power? Evidence from the Compensation of Powerful CEOs

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 56, No. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Wei-Ling Song and Kam-Ming Wan
Louisiana State University and Hanken School of Economics
Downloads 240 (234,261)
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CEO Power, CEO Compensation, Founder-CEO, Employment Contracts

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Media Coverage and Debt Financing

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Sep 2020
Agnes Cheng, Liangliang Jiang and Wei-Ling Song
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Louisiana State University
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Media Coverage, Debt Structure and Choice, Corporate Governance, Information Asymmetry

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Financial Innovations, Credit Default Swaps, and Syndicated Loans

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2011
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
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Strategic Pricing of Underwriting Service: Entrants Versus Incumbents

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 May 2001
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
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Glass-Steagall, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, underwriting, entry strategy, spreads

13.

Mergers Among Debt Underwriters

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Dec 2003
Wei-Ling Song and Lawrence G. Goldberg
Louisiana State University and University of Miami - Department of Finance
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Glass Steagall, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Underwriting, Mergers, Corporate Debt

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Do Higher Paid CEOs Weather the Storm Better? Evidence from the Great Recession

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
Wei-Ling Song and Hsiangping Tsai
Louisiana State University and Yuan Ze University - College of Management
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CEO compensation, Managerial ability, Agency problem, Credit default swap

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Do Credit Default Swaps Affect Lending Practices? Evidence from Syndicate Structures and the London Whale Incident

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2014 Conference Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
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G21, G28, O31

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The Industrial Organization of Bond Underwriting Market with Bank Entry: Evidence from Underwriting Fees

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
Downloads 180 (305,598)
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Gramm-Leach-Bliley, bank entry, underwriting, fees, industrial organization

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Bank Entry Competition, Group Reputation, and Underwriting Incentive

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
Downloads 167 (326,219)
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Financial scandals, securities fraud, reputation, competition, underwriting

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Corporate Cultures and Fabricated Boards: Should the Board Structure Be Regulated?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Dec 2007
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
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Corporate Governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Financial Scandals, Corporate Culture, CEO Turnover

19.

Why Do Some Firms Make Seemingly Inferior Decisions?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2007
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
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Switching Regressions, Self-Selection, Treatment Effect, Propensity Score Matching, Securities Underwriting

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Corporate Cultures and Fabricated Boards: Should Board Structure Be Regulated?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Mar 2009
Paul H. Malatesta and Wei-Ling Song
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Louisiana State University
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Corporate Governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Financial Scandals, Corporate Culture, CEO Turnover

21.

Explicit Employment Contracts and CEO Compensation

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Wei-Ling Song and Kam-Ming Wan
Louisiana State University and Hanken School of Economics
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Employment Contracts, CEO Compensation, Contract Explicitness

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Specialization of Bond Underwriters: Exogenous Versus Endogenous Switching

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2006
Wei-Ling Song
Louisiana State University
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Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Underwriting, Switching Regressions, Endogenous Selection, Net yield

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Do Institutional Investors Know Banks Better? Evidence from Institutional Trading Surrounding the 2008 Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Oct 2014
Wei-Ling Song and Hui (Hillary) Wang
Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Finance
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financial crisis, institutional investors, bank holding companies

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Flow Toxicity and Bank Equity Holdings

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Sep 2018
Louisiana State University, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - E.J. Ourso College of Business Administration and University of Adelaide
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the Volcker Rule, bank market making, flow toxicity, market microstructure, bank equity holdings

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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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Compensation and Employment Contracts of Powerful CEOs

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Wei-Ling Song and Kam-Ming Wan
Louisiana State University and Hanken School of Economics
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CEO Power, CEO Compensation, Founder-CEO, Heir-CEO, Employment Contracts

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Venture Capital and Corporate Governance

WFIC Working Paper No. 03-05
Posted: 08 Jun 2003
Franklin Allen and Wei-Ling Song
Imperial College London and Louisiana State University

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