Huasheng Gao

Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University

Beijing West District Baiyun Load 10th

Shanghai, 100045

China

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Scholarly Papers (30)

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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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cash holdings, financing frictions, agency conflicts, private firms, excess cash, speed of adjustment

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Stakeholder Orientation and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from State-level Adoption of Constituency Statutes

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2020
Huasheng Gao, Kai Li and Yujing Ma
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Business School, University of International Business and Economics
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stakeholder orientation; constituency statutes; bank loans; cost of debt; corporate social responsibility; debt overhang; legal risk; takeover deterrence

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Human Capital Driven Acquisition: Evidence from the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2020
Deqiu Chen, Huasheng Gao and Yujing Ma
University of International Business and Economics, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Business School, University of International Business and Economics
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Acquisition, Human Capital, Labor Market Friction, Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

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, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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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, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Relative-age, CEO birthdate, corporate performance

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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CEO annual compensation; equity incentives; pay structure; pay-performance sensitivity; private firms; public firms

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 543 (56,464)
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CEO pay; ownership concentration; pay-performance sensitivity; privately-held firms

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Cash Holdings, Cash-to-Cash Flow Sensitivity, Agency Conflicts, Financing Frictions, Private Firms

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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 Delaware - Department of Finance and Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University
Downloads 529 (58,319)
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Option Timing, Backdating, Executive Compensation

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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agency problems; CEO turnover; CEO turnover-performance sensitivity; investor horizon; investor myopia; private firms

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The Real Effect of Smoking Bans: Evidence from Corporate Innovation

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 13 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
Huasheng Gao, Po-Hsuan Hsu, Kai Li and Jin Zhang
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Monash University
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Innovation, Smoking Bans, Patent, Patent Citation, Inventor Productivity, Inventor Relocation

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Washington and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 379 (87,202)
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CEO turnover, corporate governance, executive compensation, pay cuts, pay-for-performance sensitivity

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Innovation Strategy of Private Firms

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Huasheng Gao, Po-Hsuan Hsu and Kai Li
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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innovation strategy; exploratory innovation; exploitative innovation; investment horizons; private firms; public firms

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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Innovation; Patents; Workplace Discrimination; Anti-discrimination Law; Sexual Orientation

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Institutional Holdings and Seasoned Equity Offerings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Huasheng Gao and Hamed Mahmudi
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and University of Delaware - Department of Finance
Downloads 191 (176,791)
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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 Delaware - Department of Finance and Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University
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Institutional Ownership, Seasoned Equity Offering, Monitoring

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Adelaide - Business School and Temple University - Department of Finance
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Managerial Labor Market; Executive Compensation; Job-hopping

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Employee Turnover Likelihood and Earnings Management: Evidence from the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 May 2018 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Huasheng Gao, Huai Zhang and Jin Zhang
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Monash University
Downloads 228 (149,966)
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Earnings Management, Employee Turnover Likelihood, Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

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SOX Section 404 and Corporate Innovation

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Mar 2018
Huasheng Gao and Jin Zhang
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Monash University
Downloads 228 (149,966)
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Innovation; Patents; SOX; Section 404

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Effects of Auditing Fee on Auditing Quality: Evidence From a Natural Experiment in China

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2019
Huasheng Gao, Yunfei Qi, Chenxi Xu and Julie Zhu
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and Fanhai International School of Finance(FISF), Fudan University
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auditing fee, auditing quality, earnings quality

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Going Public and Innovation Strategy: The Role of Ownership Structure

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2019
Guoli Chen, Huasheng Gao, Po-Hsuan Hsu and Kai Li
INSEAD - Singapore, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 204 (166,466)
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Innovation strategy; exploration and exploitation; IPO; private versus public ownership; ownership structure

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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 Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University
Downloads 185 (182,083)
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Geographic desirability, Quality of life, CEO compensation, Liveability, Corporate location, Nonmonetary benefits

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Employee Firing Costs and Accounting Conservatism: Evidence From Wrongful Discharge Laws

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2019
Huasheng Gao and Jun Huang
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Downloads 182 (185,639)
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firing costs, accounting conservatism, wrongful discharge laws, employee protection

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Business School, University of International Business and Economics
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Sex discrimination, Female, Gender, Sex ratio, Corporate executives, Executive compensation, Turnover, China

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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, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and School of Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE)
Downloads 166 (200,092)
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voting efficiency, odd boards, even boards, firm performance, corporate governance, CEO turnover, CEO compensation

Board Structure and Role of Outside Directors in Private Firms

European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
Huasheng Gao and Zhongda He
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - Chinese Academy of Finance and Development
Downloads 153 (214,757)
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Private firms, Public firms, Outside director, Monitoring role, Advisory role, Earnings quality, External governance, Information environment

Board Structure and Role of Outside Directors in Private Firms

European Financial Management, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp. 861-907, 2019
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 May 2020
Huasheng Gao and Zhongda He
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - Chinese Academy of Finance and Development
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advisory role, earnings quality, external governance, information environment, monitoring role, outside director, private firms, public firms

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

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2019
Huasheng Gao, Jun Huang and Tianshu Zhang
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Formerly Known as Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
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Online annual general meetings; Shareholder participation; Corporate governance

Does Good Luck Make People Overconfident? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in China

31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2018
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2019
Huasheng Gao, Donghui Shi and Bin Zhao
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Shanghai Stock Exchange and New York University (NYU) - New York University (NYU), Shanghai
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Good Luck; Turnover Rate; Trading; Overconfidence; IPO Subscription

Does Good Luck Make People Overconfident? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in China

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2019
Huasheng Gao, Donghui Shi and Bin Zhao
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Shanghai Stock Exchange and New York University (NYU) - New York University (NYU), Shanghai
Downloads 51 (437,623)
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Good Luck; Turnover Rate; Trading; Overconfidence; IPO Subscription

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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
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Downloads 123 (254,669)
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Voting Efficiency, Audit Committee, Financial Restatement, Earnings Quality, Even, Odd

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Effects of Chinese Imports on U.S. Firm Innovation: Evidence from the U.S.-China Permanent Normal Trade Relation

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Tao Chen, Huasheng Gao and Yuxi Wang
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Banking & Finance, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Antai College of Economics and Management
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Permanent Normal Trade Relations, Innovation, Patents, Imports, China

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The Effects of Rural-Urban Migration on Corporate Innovation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in China

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Deqiu Chen, Huasheng Gao, Jiang Luo and Yujing Ma
University of International Business and Economics, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Banking & Finance and Business School, University of International Business and Economics
Downloads 53 (419,424)
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Innovation, Patents; Migration, Low-Skilled Worker, Household Registration, Hukou

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Pay Discrimination and Innovation Productivity: Evidence from the Passage of State-Level Pay Secrecy Laws

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Jul 2020
Huasheng Gao, Po-Hsuan Hsu and Jin Zhang
Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance and Monash University
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Discrimination; Innovation; Inventor Productivity; Patents; Pay Secrecy Laws