Chendi Zhang

University of Exeter Business School

Professor of Finance

Streatham Court

Xfi Building, Rennes Dr.

Exeter, EX4 4JH

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Socially Responsible Investments: Methodology, Risk Exposure and Performance

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2007-013, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 175/2007, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 May 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
Luc Renneboog, Jenke ter Horst and Chendi Zhang
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, TIAS School for Business and Society and University of Exeter Business School
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socially responsible investments, ethical investing, corporate social responsibility, mutual funds, performance evaluation, money-flows, investment screens, mutual funds

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around the World

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 433/2014, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2022
Alex Edmans, Darcy Pu and Chendi Zhang
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, London Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, Socially Responsible Investing, Corporate Social Responsibility, ESG Investing

Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around the World

NBER Working Paper No. w20300
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2022
Alex Edmans, Lucius Li and Chendi Zhang
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, KFUPM Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around the World

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10066
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Alex Edmans, Lucius Li and Chendi Zhang
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, KFUPM Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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corporate social responsibility, employee satisfaction, labor market flexibility, socially responsible investing

Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 359/2013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2018
Rui A. Albuquerque, Yrjo Koskinen and Chendi Zhang
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary and University of Exeter Business School
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corporate social responsibility, product differentiation, systematic risk, beta, firm value, industry equilibrium

Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Forthcoming in Management Science, DOI/10.1287/mnsc.2018.3043, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Nov 2018
Rui A. Albuquerque, Yrjo Koskinen and Chendi Zhang
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary and University of Exeter Business School
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corporate social responsibility, product differentiation, systemic risk, beta, firm value, industry equilibrium

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The Price of Ethics: Evidence from Socially Responsible Mutual Funds

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 168/2007, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2007-012, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2007-29, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 81
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 May 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
Luc Renneboog, Jenke ter Horst and Chendi Zhang
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, TIAS School for Business and Society and University of Exeter Business School
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ethics, mutual funds, socially responsible investing, investment screens, smart money, risk loadings

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Resiliency of Environmental and Social Stocks: An Analysis of the Exogenous COVID-19 Market Crash

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 676/2020
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and University of Exeter Business School
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ESG, CSR, COVID-19, market crash, exogenous shock, stock returns, volatility, customer loyalty, investor loyalty

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Is Ethical Money Financially Smart?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 117/2006, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2006-09, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 52
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
Luc Renneboog, Jenke ter Horst and Chendi Zhang
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, TIAS School for Business and Society and University of Exeter Business School
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money-flows, ethical funds, socially responsible investing, persistence in performance, investment screens, corporate governance screens, SRI

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Climate Sensitivity and Predictable Returns

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Alok Kumar, Wei Xin and Chendi Zhang
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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climate change, climate risk, market efficiency, return predictability

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Searching for Gambles: Gambling Sentiment and Stock Market Outcomes

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2021
Yao Chen, Alok Kumar and Chendi Zhang
University of Exeter Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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Gambling sentiment; lottery-type stocks; investor attention; catering; stock splits; IPO first-day return

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Short-term Corporate Debt Around The World

WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2019
Marco Sorge, Chendi Zhang and Kostas Koufopoulos
World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation, University of Exeter Business School and University of Warwick - Finance Group
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debt maturity, information sharing, creditor protection, law and finance

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Do UK Institutional Shareholders Monitor Their Investee Firms?

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2008-016, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2008-38, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 208/2008, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 99
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
Marc Goergen, Luc Renneboog and Chendi Zhang
IE Business School, IE University, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Exeter Business School
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Insider trading, institutional investor monitoring, shareholder activism, corporate

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Information Salience, Investor Sentiment, and Stock Returns: The Case of British Soccer Betting

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 229/2009, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2008-044, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Exeter Business School
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information salience, investor sentiment, investor attention, sports betting, soccer, football, economics of sports, market efficiency

Citizens United vs. FEC and Corporate Political Activism

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 60, No. 101547, 2020, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 470/2016
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2022
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, King's College London, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and University of Exeter Business School
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Corporate political activism, political connections, Citizens United, stock returns.

Institutional Investors and Corporate Political Activism

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10916
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, King's College London, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and University of Exeter Business School
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Citizens United, Corporate Governance, Institutional Investors, Political Activism

Institutional Investors and Corporate Political Activism

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11301
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, King's College London, ESMT European School of Management and Technology and University of Exeter Business School
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Climate Change, Analyst Forecasts, and Market Behavior

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Mar 2021
Carina Cuculiza, Alok Kumar, Wei Xin and Chendi Zhang
Marquette University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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climate change, temperature sensitivity, sell-side analysts, forecast accuracy, market reaction

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Dynamic ESG Preferences and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2020
Yao Chen, Alok Kumar and Chendi Zhang
University of Exeter Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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corporate social responsibility; investor attention, socially responsible investing, return predictability, social sentiment.

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Dividend Sentiment, Catering Incentives, and Return Predictability

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 72, No. 102128, 2022
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2021
Alok Kumar, Zicheng Lei and Chendi Zhang
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, King's College London and University of Exeter Business School
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Dividend catering; investor attention; Internet search volume; dividend sentiment; return predictability.

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Credit Information Quality and Corporate Debt Maturity: Theory and Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4239
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marco Sorge and Chendi Zhang
World Bank Group - International Finance Corporation and University of Exeter Business School
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Banks & Banking Reform, Financial Intermediation, Economic Theory & Research, Insurance & Risk Mitigation, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring

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Myopic Loss Aversion: Information Feedback vs. Investment Flexibility

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jul 2004
Université Laval - Département d'Économique, University of Cologne, Université Laval - Département d'Économique and University of Exeter Business School
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Myopic loss aversion, information feedback, commitment, investment flexibility

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Leveraged Buybacks

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 39, No. 242-262, 2016
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Zicheng Lei and Chendi Zhang
King's College London and University of Exeter Business School
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Share Repurchases, Leverage Adjustments, Debt-for-Equity Swap, Sources of Financing

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Short Selling Before Initial Public Offerings

WBS Finance Group Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Linquan Chen, Alok Kumar and Chendi Zhang
University of Exeter, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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IPO underpricing; two-stage offering; short selling; IPO long-run performance

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Information Salience and News Absorption by the Stock Market: The Peculiar Case of Betting Markets

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 81/2005, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2005-62, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Mar 2006
EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance, University of Exeter Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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soccer clubs, stock price reaction, betting odds, game results

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M&As and innovation: Evidence from acquiring private firms

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 May 2022
Siti Farida, Jana P. Fidrmuc and Chendi Zhang
University of Birmingham, Warwick Business School - Finance Group and University of Exeter Business School
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M&As; private target acquisitions; public target acquisitions; innovation; patent

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Sustainable Investing During the War in Ukraine

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Aug 2022
Linquan Chen, Yao Chen and Chendi Zhang
University of Exeter, University of Exeter Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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Sustainable investing, mutual funds, carbon risk, weapon, war in Ukraine.

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Love in the Time of COVID-19: The Resiliency of Environmental and Social Stocks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14661
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 May 2020
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and University of Exeter Business School
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COVID-19, Customer loyalty, ESG, market crash, Stock returns, trading volume, volatility