Jun Yang

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

Associate Professor

1309 E. 10th St.

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

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 1,414 (25,806)
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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 1,297 (29,308)
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Corproate Governance, Executive Compensation, Compensation Peer Groups

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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
Chung-Ang University - College of Business & Economics and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 898 (49,427)
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performance targets, annual incentive plans (bonus programs), executive compensation

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Citation 15

Explaining CEO Retention in Misreporting Firms

Journal of Financial Economics, 2017, Vol. 123(3), Pages 512-535.
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 May 2016 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2022
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 442 (120,573)
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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 440 (121,226)
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CEO turnover, CFO turnover, fraud, restatements, board independence, insider trading

Golden Hellos: Signing Bonuses for New Top Executives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 122(1), October 2016, pages 175-195.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2022
Jin Xu and Jun Yang
Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 503 (103,366)
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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 239 (234,185)
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Executive compensation; Signing bonus; Termination risk; Incentive device

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 435 (122,920)
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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 260 (215,318)
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disclosure regulation, corporate governance, executive compensation, peer groups, benchmarking

Paying by Donating: Corporate Donations Affiliated with Independent Directors

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-51, Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
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 662 (73,249)
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Director Independence; Monitoring Incentives; Corporate Charitable Contributions

Paying by Donating: Corporate Donations Affiliated with Independent Directors

Review of Financial Studies (RFS), 34(2), February 2021, Pages 618–660
Posted: 30 Jun 2016
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 16 (1,018,265)
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Director Independence; Monitoring Incentives; Corporate Charitable Contributions

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User Interface and First-hand Experience in Retail Investing

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-54, The Review of Financial Studies, 34 (2021): 4486–4523
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2022
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, DePaul University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 615 (81,263)
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Rule of thumb, fast thinking, mobile investing, salience, first-hand experience, P2P

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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 460 (116,315)
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CEO compensation, incentive pay, product market, labor market, equilibrium

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The Effect of Secondary Market Closure on Primary Market Liquidity: Evidence from Peer-to-Peer Lending

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2023
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Finance, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, Purdue University - Daniels School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 451 (119,062)

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Market Liquidity, Funding Time, Secondary Market, Primary Market, P2P lending

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), 2018, Vol. 127, Pages 152-173, 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: 12 Aug 2022
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 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
Downloads 296 (188,593)
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Corporate governance; Executive annual bonuses; Defined benefit pension plans; Pension freezes; Executive retirement

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
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 143 (371,466)

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

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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 435 (124,568)
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General Managerial Skills; CEO Turnover; CEO Factories; Abnormal Announcement Returns

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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
Chung-Ang University - College of Business & Economics and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 430 (125,921)
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Earnings management, Performance target, Annual incentive plan, Executive compensation

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Angry Borrowers: Ex-Post Effects of Social Shaming on Debt Repayment

PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2024
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, DePaul University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Tsinghua University, PBC School of Finance, Students
Downloads 391 (140,372)
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Behavioral Finance; Social Shaming; Debt Collection; Reciprocity; Privacy Infringement

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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 388 (141,595)
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Investment efficiency, compensation disclosure, earnings forecasts, optimal contracting, renegotiation-proofness

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

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-64, PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
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 377 (146,300)

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Fast-thinking; Learning; P2P lending

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Earnings Performance Targets in Annual Incentive Plans and Management Earnings Guidance

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2022
Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business, Purdue University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, Chung-Ang University - College of Business & Economics and Indiana University Bloomington, Kelley School of Business
Downloads 276 (204,689)

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Annual Incentive Plans, Performance Targets, Management Earnings Guidance

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Compensation Contagion: The Role of Peer Benchmarking

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-67
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Sep 2017
Gonul Colak, Jun Yang and Pengfei Ye
University of Sussex, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Virginia Tech
Downloads 224 (250,295)
Citation 1

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CEO Compensation, Pay Contagion, Compensation Peers, S&P 500 Recomposition

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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 219 (255,710)

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Executive Stock Options, Valuation

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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 206 (270,677)
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Realized returns, long-term performance

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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 200 (277,957)
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Optimal Contract, Incentives, Three-sided moral hazard, Continuous time

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The Economics of Independent Director Exit and Voice

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2023
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 153 (351,334)

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independent director resignations, director dissensions, D&O insurance

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Trust in Crowdfunding: Experimental Evidence from a Fundraising Campaign

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 02 Feb 2022
Ha Diep-Nguyen and Jun Yang
Purdue University, Krannert School of Management and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 133 (392,645)

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trust, trustworthiness, crowdfunding, donations

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Attention to Detail and Entrepreneurial Success

PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Aug 2022
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Indiana University: Kelley School of Business, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 117 (432,713)

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Entrepreneurial financing, Attention to detail, Crowdfunding, Kickstarter

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Contracting in a Continuous-Time Model with Three-Sided Moral Hazard and Cost Synergies

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-14
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2018
Nian Yang, Jun Yang, Yu Chen and Yu Chen
Nanjing University - School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Nanjing University - School of EconomicsDepartment of Economics, Indiana University
Downloads 72 (591,664)

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optimal contracting, moral hazard in teams, cost synergies, continuous-time model

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What If Borrowers Were Informed about Credit Reporting? Two Natural Field Experiments

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-48, The Accounting Review, 98(3):397–425
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 31 May 2023
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business, The Quant Group, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 67 (614,929)
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Credit reporting, Loan take-up, Default, Incentive, Selection, Field experiment

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 94
1.

The Role of Regulation and Technology in Segmenting Primary Markets and Security Flipping

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2023
Ivey Business School, Western University, University of Texas at San Antonio, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Central Michigan University
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IPO underpricing, Marketplace lending, Peer-to-peer lending, FinTech, financial regulation, technology, arms race