Hui Chen

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

50 Memorial Drive

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

Macroeconomic Conditions and the Puzzles of Credit Spreads and Capital Structure

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Sep 2009
Hui Chen
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Citation 71

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capital structure, credit spread, default risk, business cycle, default losses

Macroeconomic Conditions and the Puzzles of Credit Spreads and Capital Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w16151
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jul 2010
Hui Chen
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Citation 71

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Citation 14

Market Timing, Investment, and Risk Management

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2012
Patrick Bolton, Hui Chen and Neng Wang
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 14

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risk management, liquidity, financial crisis, market timing, investment, q theory

Market Timing, Investment, and Risk Management

NBER Working Paper No. w16808
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Patrick Bolton, Hui Chen and Neng Wang
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 14

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A Unified Theory of Tobin's Q, Corporate Investment, Financing, and Risk Management

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming , AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2011
Patrick Bolton, Hui Chen and Neng Wang
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 33

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investment, q theory, cash management, liquidity, hedging, payout, financing

A Unified Theory of Tobin's Q, Corporate Investment, Financing, and Risk Management

NBER Working Paper No. w14845
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Patrick Bolton, Hui Chen and Neng Wang
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 34

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Systematic Risk, Debt Maturity, and the Term Structure of Credit Spreads

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2013
Hui Chen, Yu Xu and Jun Yang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Bank of Canada
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Citation 4

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credit risk, term structure, business cycle, maturity dynamics, liquidity

Systematic Risk, Debt Maturity, and the Term Structure of Credit Spreads

NBER Working Paper No. w18367
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Sep 2012
Hui Chen, Yu Xu and Jun Yang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Bank of Canada
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Rare Disasters and Risk Sharing with Heterogeneous Beliefs

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Southern California and Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Rare Disasters and Risk Sharing with Heterogeneous Beliefs

NBER Working Paper No. w16035
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Southern California and Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Debt, Taxes, and Liquidity

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Patrick Bolton, Hui Chen and Neng Wang
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Capital structure, liquidity, cash, financing frictions, marginal tax benefit of debt, tradeoff theory

Debt, Taxes, and Liquidity

NBER Working Paper No. w20009
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Mar 2014
Patrick Bolton, Hui Chen and Neng Wang
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 13

Entrepreneurial Finance and Nondiversifiable Risk

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2010
Hui Chen, Jianjun Miao and Neng Wang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 13

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default, diversification benefits, entrepreneurial risk aversion, incomplete markets, idiosyncratic risk premium, hedging, capital structure, cash-out option, precautionary saving

Entrepreneurial Finance and Non-Diversifiable Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w14848
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
Hui Chen, Jianjun Miao and Neng Wang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston University - Department of Economics and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Citation 13

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Houses as ATMs? Mortgage Refinancing and Macroeconomic Uncertainty

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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mortgage refinancing, home equity, housing collateral, liquidity constraints, household consumption and saving decisions, leverage

Houses as Atms? Mortgage Refinancing and Macroeconomic Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w19421
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Dynamic Asset Allocation with Ambiguous Return Predictability

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Hui Chen, Nengjiu Ju and Jianjun Miao
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Citation 15

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generalized recursive ambiguity utility, ambiguity aversion, model uncertainty, learning, portfolio choice, robustness, return predictability

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Demand for Crash Insurance, Intermediary Constraints, and Risk Premia in Financial Markets

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2016
Hui Chen, Scott Joslin and Sophie X. Ni
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Southern California and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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Intermediary constraint, tail risk, SPX option, return predictability, supply shocks, leverage

Generalized Transform Analysis of Affine Processes and Applications in Finance

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2011
Hui Chen and Scott Joslin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Southern California
Downloads 540 (38,647)
Citation 7

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option pricing, recovery risk, stochastic discount factor, characteristic function, Fourier transform

Generalized Transform Analysis of Affine Processes and Applications in Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w16906
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Hui Chen and Scott Joslin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Southern California
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Measuring the 'Dark Matter' in Asset Pricing Models

Number of pages: 133 Posted: 19 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Citation 1

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Cross-equation restriction; Information theory; Limited information likelihood; Model fragility and complexity; Robustness; Disaster risk; Long-run risk

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Stock Return Volatility and Capital Structure Decisions

PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Hui Chen, Hao Wang and Hao Zhou
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tsinghua University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Stock Return Volatility, Leverage Ratio, Surprise Shocks, Idiosyncratic Volatility, Uncertainty

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Macroeconomic Risk and Debt Overhang

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Hui Chen and Gustavo Manso
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Quantifying Liquidity and Default Risks of Corporate Bonds Over the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w20638
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Chicago - Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, and NBER and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance
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