Jun Yang

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

Associate Professor

1309 E. 10th St.

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Executive Stock Options and Earnings Management - A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2004
Ohad Kadan and Jun Yang
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,129 (13,109)
Citation 14

Abstract:

2.

Inside the Black Box: The Role and Composition of Compensation Peer Groups

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Michael W. Faulkender and Jun Yang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 911 (17,306)
Citation 40

Abstract:

Corproate Governance, Executive Compensation, Compensation Peer Groups

3.

Behind the Scenes: Performance Target Setting of Annual Incentive Plans

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Daniel Sungyeon Kim and Jun Yang
Peking University HSBC Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 714 (28,158)
Citation 4

Abstract:

performance targets, annual incentive plans (bonus programs), executive compensation

Explaining CEO Retention in Misreporting Firms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 May 2016
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, University of Richmond - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 269 (93,175)

Abstract:

CEO turnover, CFO turnover, fraud, restatements, insider trading, litigation costs, replacement costs

Director Independence and Insider Trading

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 25 May 2016
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, University of Richmond - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 260 (96,581)

Abstract:

CEO turnover, CFO turnover, fraud, restatements, board independence, insider trading

Is Disclosure an Effective Cleansing Mechanism? The Dynamics of Compensation Peer Benchmarking

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Michael W. Faulkender and Jun Yang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 318 (77,167)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Disclosure Regulation, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation, Peer Groups, Benchmarking

Is Disclosure an Effective Cleansing Mechanism? The Dynamics of Compensation Peer Benchmarking

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Michael W. Faulkender and Jun Yang
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 205 (123,076)
Citation 4

Abstract:

disclosure regulation, corporate governance, executive compensation, peer groups, benchmarking

Golden Hellos: Signing Bonuses for New Top Executives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Jin Xu and Jun Yang
Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 252 (99,841)

Abstract:

Executive compensation; Signing bonus; Termination risk; Incentive device

Golden Hellos: Signing Bonuses for New Top Executives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Jin Xu and Jun Yang
Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 149 (164,622)

Abstract:

Executive compensation; Signing bonus; Termination risk; Incentive device

7.

The Economics of Super Managers

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 368 (63,452)
Citation 14

Abstract:

CEO compensation, incentive pay, product market, labor market, equilibrium

8.

Renegotiation-Proof Contracting, Disclosure, and Incentives for Efficient Investment

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 332 (72,787)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Investment efficiency, compensation disclosure, earnings forecasts, optimal contracting, renegotiation-proofness

9.

Beating the Target: Performance Management Around the Annual Incentive Target

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
Daniel Sungyeon Kim and Jun Yang
Peking University HSBC Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 175 (105,517)

Abstract:

Earnings management, Performance target, Annual incentive plan, Executive compensation

10.

A Critical Long View of Capital Markets and Institutions: Realized Returns from Corporate Assets, 1950-2003

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Mar 2006
Florida State University, Middle Tennessee State University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 167 (145,875)

Abstract:

Realized returns, long-term performance

11.

Paying by Donating: Corporate Donations Affiliated with Independent Directors

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-51
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Ye Cai, Jin Xu and Jun Yang
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 166 (149,715)

Abstract:

Director Independence; Monitoring Incentives; Corporate Charitable Contributions

12.

Timing of Effort and Reward: Three-Sided Moral Hazard in a Continuous-Time Model

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Jun Yang
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 157 (157,115)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Optimal Contract, Incentives, Three-sided moral hazard, Continuous time

13.

Inattention, Forced Exercise, and the Valuation of Executive Stock Options

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Hong Liu, Ohad Kadan and Jun Yang
Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 144 (162,473)

Abstract:

Executive Stock Options, Valuation

14.

Made in CEO Factories

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 15-13
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2015
Ye Cai, Merih Sevilir and Jun Yang
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 141 (111,627)

Abstract:

General Managerial Skills; CEO Turnover; CEO Factories; Abnormal Announcement Returns

Pessimistic Earnings Guidance Before Annual Incentive Plan Approval

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Mar 2017
Xiumin Martin, Hojun Seo and Jun Yang
Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business, National University of Singapore - NUS Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 111 (207,863)

Abstract:

Annual Incentive Plan (bonus contracts), Performance Targets, Management Earnings Guidance

Pessimistic Earnings Guidance Before Annual Incentive Plan Approval

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-19
Posted: 14 Mar 2017
Xiumin Martin, Hojun Seo and Jun Yang
Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business, National University of Singapore - NUS Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 0 (233,730)

Abstract:

Annual Incentive Plan (bonus contracts), Performance Targets, Management Earnings Guidance

16.

Pay Me Now (and Later): Bonus Boosts Before Pension Freezes and Executive Departures

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 15-5
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C., Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 79 (259,025)

Abstract:

Defined benefit pension plans; SERP; Pension freeze; Executive bonuses

17.

Thinking Fast, Not Slow: Evidence from Peer-to-Peer Lending

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-64
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 0 (163,391)

Abstract:

Fast-thinking; Learning; P2P lending

18.

Pay Me Now (and Later): Pension Benefit Manipulation before Plan Freezes and Executive Retirement

Best Paper Award - Melbourne Business School, 2016 Financial Institutions, Regulation & Corporate Governance (FIRCG) Conference, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2014-096 - revised version October 2016, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Abstract:

Corporate governance; Executive annual bonuses; Defined benefit pension plans; Pension freezes; Executive retirement