Wei Wang

Queen's University - Smith School of Business

Professor of Finance

Queen's University-Smith School of Business

143 Union Street

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

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Citation 32

How Costly Is Corporate Bankruptcy for the CEO?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Norwegian School of Economics and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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labor market capital, personal bankruptcy costs, turnover, career change, CEO compensation, wealth loss

How Costly is Corporate Bankruptcy for the CEO?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10985
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Dec 2015
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Norwegian School of Economics and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Citation 18
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career change, CEO compensation, labor market capital, personal bankruptcy costs, turnover, wealth loss

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Hedge Funds and Chapter 11

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2011
Wei Jiang, Kai Li and Wei Wang
Emory University Goizueta Business School, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Citation 16

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Hedge funds, Chapter 11, Loan-to-own, APR deviation, Creditor rights

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Citation 4

Bankrupt Innovative Firms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2021
Yale School of Management, Ivey Business School, Western University and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Failed Firms, Innovation, Patent, Bankruptcy, Creditor Control

Bankrupt Innovative Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w28856
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 May 2021 Last Revised: 07 May 2022
Yale School of Management, Ivey Business School, Western University and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Executive Lawyers: Gatekeepers or Strategic Officers?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2016
Adair Morse, Wei Wang and Serena Wu
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University
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General Counsel, gatekeepers, lawyers, internal governance, equity incentives, fraud, litigation, insider trading, backdating

Executive Lawyers: Gatekeepers or Strategic Officers?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2016
Adair Morse, Wei Wang and Serena Wu
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University
Downloads 151 (269,447)
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General Counsel, gatekeepers, lawyers, internal governance, equity incentives, fraud, litigation, insider trading, backdating

Executive Lawyers: Gatekeepers or Strategic Officers?

NBER Working Paper No. w22597
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2022
Adair Morse, Wei Wang and Serena Wu
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University
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Loans to Chapter 11 Firms: Contract Design and Pricing

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 794/2021
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 May 2019 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
B. Espen Eckbo, Kai Li and Wei Wang
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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debtor-in-possession financing; Chapter 11; loan spreads; loan fees; default risk; leveraged loans; relationship lending

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Dissecting Bankruptcy Frictions

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 20 May 2019 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2021
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Bankruptcy, structural estimation, conflicts of interest, asymmetric information

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The Real Effects of Implicit Government Guarantee: Evidence from Chinese SOE Defaults

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2022
Shuang Jin, Wei Wang and Zilong Zhang
HKUST, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and City University of Hong Kong
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implicit government guarantee, state-owned enterprises (SOEs), investment, corporate bonds, default, financial constraint

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Debtor-in-Possession Financing, Loan-to-Loan, and Loan-to-Own

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Kai Li and Wei Wang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Citation 8

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DIP financing; activist investors; board turnover; CEO turnover; Chapter 11; creditor control; loan-to-own; loan-to-loan

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Assessing Default Probabilities from Structural Credit Risk Models

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Wei Wang and Wulin Suo
Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Default Probabilities, Structural Model, Credit Risk, Corporate Bonds

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Provision of Management Incentives in Bankrupt Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2015
HKUSTHong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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key employee retention plans, incentive contract, Chapter 11, compensation, retention bonuses, credito control, human capital

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Financial Costs of Judicial Inexperience: Evidence from Corporate Bankruptcies

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
Brigham Young University, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
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bankruptcy judges, human capital, learning by doing, job-specific skills, inexperience

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Debt Maturity and Asymmetric Information: Evidence from Default Risk Changes

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp 789-817, 2013
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
HKUSTHong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Debt Maturity, Debt Issuance, Default Risk, Signaling, Timing, Distance-to-Default, Asset Volatility

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Simultaneous Debt-Equity Holdings and The Resolution of Financial Distress

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-66, 31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2018
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2020
Belk College of Business, UNC Charlotte, Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, University of Western Ontario - DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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financial distress; bankruptcy; out-of-court restructuring; simultaneous holding; debt; equity

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What's in a 'China' Name? A Test of Investor Attention Hypothesis

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 May 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2011
Kee-Hong Bae and Wei Wang
York University - Schulich School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 505 (79,250)
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China-name Stocks, Investor Attention, Initial Public Offering, American Depositary Receipt

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SEC Scrutiny Shopping

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2020
Paul Calluzzo, Wei Wang and Serena Wu
Queen's University - Smith School of Business, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University
Downloads 457 (89,356)
Citation 1

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regulatory enforcement, SEC regulation, forum shopping, corporate relocation

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Global Zombies

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2022
Edward I. Altman, Rui Dai and Wei Wang
New York University (NYU) - Salomon Center, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Zombie firms, Financial distress, Interest Coverage, Z-Score, COVID-19, High-yield Debt, Creditor Rights, Bankruptcy Code

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Valuation Effects along the Technology Channel: Evidence from Corporate Bankruptcies

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2017
Jiaping Qiu, Jin Wang and Wei Wang
McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business, Wilfrid Laurier University - Lazaridis School of Business & Economics and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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bankruptcy, distress, technology, innovation, economic linkage, spillover

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Do Bondholders Value Senior Loan Lender Control Rights?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Bo Li, Lynnette D. Purda and Wei Wang
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Creditor control; creditor conflict; covenants; syndicated loans; corporate bonds; governance

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Knowing is Power: The Value of Judge-Lawyer Familiarity

HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 2020-019
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
HKUSTHong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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network, preferences, lawyers, Chapter 11, corporate bankruptcy, law firms, judges

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Senior Lender Control: Monitoring Spillover or Creditor Conflict?

PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Bo Li, Lynnette D. Purda and Wei Wang
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
Downloads 164 (251,068)
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delegated monitoring, creditor conflict, lender control rights, loan covenants, corporate bonds

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The Costs of Bankruptcy Restructuring

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2022
Wei Wang
Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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financial distress, bankruptcy, reorganization, liquidation, costs, delay, hedge funds, secured creditors, asset sale

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The Disappeared Outperformance of Post-reorg Equity

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2022
Wei Jiang, Wei Wang and Yan Yang
Emory University Goizueta Business School, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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bankruptcy, stock returns, over-the-counter (OTC) market, earnings announcement, institutional ownership

Explaining Debt Recovery Using an Endogenous Bankruptcy Model

Midwest Finance Association 2013 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2013
Wulin Suo, Wei Wang and Amber Qi Zhang
Queen's University - Smith School of Business, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University
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Bankruptcy, Debt Recovery, Structural Model, Bankruptcy Cost, Agency Conflict

Explaining Debt Recovery Using an Endogenous Bankruptcy Model

Journal of Fixed Income, Forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.3905/jfi.2013.23.2.114
Posted: 21 May 2019
Wulin Suo, Wei Wang and Amber Qi Zhang
Queen's University - Smith School of Business, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Queen's University

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Bankruptcy, Debt Recovery, Structural Model, Bankruptcy Cost, Agency Conflict

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Polluted IPOs

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Mar 2022
Meng Miao, Wei Wang and Zhengyu Zuo
Renmin University of China-School of Finance, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Renmin University of China
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The Cost of Intermediary Market Power for Distressed Borrowers

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Jul 2022
Winston Wei Dou, Wei Wang and Wenyu Wang
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Collusion in Syndication, Blocking Power, Agency Conflicts, Intermediary Asset Pricing, Likelihood-Based Estimation, Latent Demand Shifts.

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Recovery and Returns of Distressed Bonds in Bankruptcy

Journal of Fixed Income, Forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.3905/jfi.2011.21.1.021
Posted: 21 May 2019
Wei Wang
Queen's University - Smith School of Business

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distressed bonds, distressed investing, recovery, Chapter 11