Huasheng Gao

Nanyang Technological University

Assistant Professor of Finance

S3 B2-A28 Nanyang Avenue

Singapore, 639798

Singapore

http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/home/hsgao/

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Determinants of Corporate Cash Policy: Insights from Private Firms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Huasheng Gao, Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Nanyang Technological University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 679 (23,073)
Citation 4

Abstract:

cash holdings, financing frictions, agency conflicts, private firms, excess cash, speed of adjustment

Born Leaders: The Relative-Age Effect and Managerial Success

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2009
Qianqian Du, Huasheng Gao and Maurice D. Levi
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nanyang Technological University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 318 (75,697)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Relative age, CEO birthdate, corporate performance

Born Leaders: The Relative-Age Effect and Managerial Success

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Qianqian Du, Huasheng Gao and Maurice D. Levi
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nanyang Technological University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 269 (91,331)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Relative-age, CEO birthdate, corporate performance

3.

Are CEOs in Public U.S. Firms Overpaid? New Evidence from Private Firms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2012
Huasheng Gao, Kai Li and Michael L. Lemmon
Nanyang Technological University, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 490 (38,639)
Citation 2

Abstract:

CEO annual compensation; equity incentives; pay structure; pay-performance sensitivity; private firms; public firms

4.

Backdating Executive Stock Option Grants: An Agency Problem or Just Efficient Contracting?

2008 Western Finance Association Conference Papers
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2008
Hamed Mahmudi and Huasheng Gao
University of Oklahoma - Division of Finance and Nanyang Technological University
Downloads 472 (45,021)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Option Timing, Backdating, Executive Compensation

5.

A Comparison of CEO Pay-Performance Sensitivity in Privately-Held and Public Firms

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2015
Huasheng Gao and Kai Li
Nanyang Technological University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 382 (46,585)
Citation 1

Abstract:

CEO pay; ownership concentration; pay-performance sensitivity; privately-held firms

6.

CEO Pay Cuts and Forced Turnover: Their Causes and Consequences

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Huasheng Gao, Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Nanyang Technological University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Citation 1

Abstract:

CEO turnover, corporate governance, executive compensation, pay cuts, pay-for-performance sensitivity

7.

Determinants of Corporate Cash Policy: A Comparison of Public and Private Firms

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Huasheng Gao, Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Nanyang Technological University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 319 (63,548)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Cash Holdings, Cash-to-Cash Flow Sensitivity, Agency Conflicts, Financing Frictions, Private Firms

Institutional Holdings and Seasoned Equity Offerings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Huasheng Gao and Hamed Mahmudi
Nanyang Technological University and University of Oklahoma - Division of Finance
Downloads 186 (132,441)

Abstract:

Institutional Ownership, Seasoned Equity Offering, Monitoring

Institutional Holdings and Seasoned Equity Offerings

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Hamed Mahmudi and Huasheng Gao
University of Oklahoma - Division of Finance and Nanyang Technological University
Downloads 124 (187,552)

Abstract:

Institutional Ownership, Seasoned Equity Offering, Monitoring

9.

CEO Turnover-Performance Sensitivities in Private Firms

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
Huasheng Gao, Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Nanyang Technological University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 175 (58,498)

Abstract:

agency problems; CEO turnover; CEO turnover-performance sensitivity; investor horizon; investor myopia; private firms

10.

Employment Non-Discrimination Acts and Corporate Innovation

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2016
Huasheng Gao and Wei Zhang
Nanyang Technological University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Downloads 131 (103,533)

Abstract:

Innovation; Patents; Workplace Discrimination; Anti-discrimination Law; Sexual Orientation

11.

Nonmonetary Benefits, Quality of Life, and Executive Compensation

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Xin Deng and Huasheng Gao
Nanyang Technological University and Nanyang Technological University
Downloads 130 (163,109)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Geographic desirability, Quality of life, CEO compensation, Liveability, Corporate location, Nonmonetary benefits

12.

Effects of Managerial Labor Market on Executive Compensation: Evidence from Job-Hopping

Journal of Accounting and Economics Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Huasheng Gao, Juan Luo and Tilan Tang
Nanyang Technological University, University of Adelaide - Business School and Southern Methodist University
Downloads 122 (133,259)

Abstract:

Managerial Labor Market; Executive Compensation; Job-hopping

13.

Sex Discrimination and Female Top Managers: Evidence from China

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Huasheng Gao, Yaheng Lin and Yujing Ma
Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and University of International Business and Economics
Downloads 97 (164,067)

Abstract:

Sex discrimination, Female, Gender, Sex ratio, Corporate executives, Executive compensation, Turnover, China

14.

Does Board Voting Efficiency Affect Corporate Performance and Governance? Evidence from the Even-Odd Effects of Corporate Board

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2013
Xin Deng, Huasheng Gao and Wei-Lin Liu
Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Technological University and Department of Finance, School of Management, Fudan University
Downloads 96 (203,057)

Abstract:

voting efficiency, odd boards, even boards, firm performance, corporate governance, CEO turnover, CEO compensation

15.

The Even-Odd Nature of Audit Committees and Corporate Earnings Quality

Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2015
Huasheng Gao and Jun Huang
Nanyang Technological University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Accountancy
Downloads 59 (236,214)

Abstract:

Voting Efficiency, Audit Committee, Financial Restatement, Earnings Quality, Even, Odd

16.

Board Structure and Role of Outside Directors in Private Firms

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2015
Huasheng Gao, Zhongda He and Jun-Koo Kang
Nanyang Technological University, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - Chinese Academy of Finance and Development and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School
Downloads 56 (205,713)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Private firms, Public firms, Outside director, Monitoring role, Advisory role, External governance, Information environment

17.

Stakeholder Orientation and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Huasheng Gao, Kai Li and Yujing Ma
Nanyang Technological University, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of International Business and Economics
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Abstract:

Stakeholder Orientation; Stakeholder-Related Uncertainties; Constituency Statutes; Bank Loans; Cost of Debt; Corporate Social Responsibility

18.

The Real Effect of Smoking Bans: Evidence from Corporate Innovation

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2017
Huasheng Gao, Po-Hsuan Hsu, Kai Li and Jin Zhang
Nanyang Technological University, University of Hong Kong, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Nanyang Business School
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Abstract:

Innovation, Smoking Bans, Patent, Patent Citation, Inventor Productivity, Inventor Relocation

19.

Human Capital Driven Acquisition: Evidence from the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Huasheng Gao and Yujing Ma
Nanyang Technological University and University of International Business and Economics
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Abstract:

Acquisition, Human Capital, Labor Market Friction, Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

20.

Can Online Annual General Meetings Increase Shareholders’ Participation in Corporate Governance? Evidence from China

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Nov 2015
Huasheng Gao and Jun Huang
Nanyang Technological University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Accountancy
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Abstract:

Online annual general meetings; Shareholder participation; Corporate governance