Wei Wang

Smith School of Business

Associate Professor and RBC Fellow

Queen's University-Smith School of Business

143 Union Street

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6

Canada

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Citation 26

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 Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,077 (18,861)
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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 Smith School of Business
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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
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Smith School of Business
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Hedge funds, Chapter 11, Loan-to-own, APR deviation, Creditor rights

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, 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, 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?

NBER Working Paper No. w22597
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Adair Morse, Wei Wang and Serena Wu
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Smith School of Business and Queen's University
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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
Smith School of Business and Smith School of Business
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Default Probabilities, Structural Model, Credit Risk, Corporate Bonds

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Selling Innovation in Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2019
Yale School of Management, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business and Smith School of Business
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Bankruptcy, Innovation, Asset Allocation, Creditor Control, 363

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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 Smith School of Business
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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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Provision of Management Incentives in Bankrupt Firms

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2015
Vidhan K. Goyal and Wei Wang
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Smith School of Business
Downloads 537 (50,194)
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key employee retention plans, incentive contract, Chapter 11, compensation, retention bonuses, credito control, human capital

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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
Vidhan K. Goyal and Wei Wang
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and 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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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 Smith School of Business
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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: 59 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Paul Calluzzo, Wei Wang and Serena Wu
Queen's University - Smith School of Business, Smith School of Business and Queen's University
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regulatory enforcement, SEC regulation, forum shopping, corporate relocation

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Learning by Doing: Evidence from Bankruptcy Judges

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2019
Brigham Young University, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Smith School of Business and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
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bankruptcy judges, human capital, learning by doing, job-specific skills

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The Value and Real Effects of Implicit Government Guarantees

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Shuang Jin, Wei Wang and Zilong Zhang
HKUST, Smith School of Business and City University of Hong Kong
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implicit guarantees, bonds, investment, cash, state-owned enterprise, China

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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 Smith School of Business
Downloads 182 (164,414)

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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, Smith School of Business and Smith School of Business
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Creditor control; creditor conflict; covenants; syndicated loans; corporate bonds; governance

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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: 56 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2018
Belk College of Business, UNC Charlotte, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, University of Western Ontario - DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies, 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; dual holding; loan; bond; equity

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Dissecting Bankruptcy Frictions

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 May 2019
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, 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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Senior Lender Control: Monitoring Spillover or Creditor Conflict?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 May 2018
Bo Li, Lynnette D. Purda and Wei Wang
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Smith School of Business and Smith School of Business
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delegated monitoring, creditor conflict, lender control rights, loan covenants, corporate bonds

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Rent Extraction by Super-Priority Lenders

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3384389 (2019)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2019
B. Espen Eckbo, Kai Li and Wei Wang
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Smith School of Business
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Debtor-in-possession, Chapter 11, rent extraction, covenants, loan spreads, fees, roll-up, leveraged loans, prepetition lenders

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
Smith School of Business, 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
Smith School of Business, 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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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
Smith School of Business

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distressed bonds, distressed investing, recovery, Chapter 11