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 (22)

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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 1,260 (15,026)
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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 1,079 (19,057)
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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
Peking University HSBC Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 761 (31,461)
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performance targets, annual incentive plans (bonus programs), executive compensation

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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 347 (84,140)
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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 317 (93,186)

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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 345 (84,734)
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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
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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 372 (77,488)
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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 173 (171,136)
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Executive compensation; Signing bonus; Termination risk; Incentive device

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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 389 (74,219)
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CEO compensation, incentive pay, product market, labor market, equilibrium

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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 352 (83,379)
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Investment efficiency, compensation disclosure, earnings forecasts, optimal contracting, renegotiation-proofness

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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
Peking University HSBC Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 302 (98,839)
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Earnings management, Performance target, Annual incentive plan, Executive compensation

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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 287 (104,479)

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

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

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-64
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 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 256 (117,796)

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Fast-thinking; Learning; P2P lending

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Target Performance Goals in CEO Compensation Contracts and Management Earnings Guidance

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-19, 28th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2018
Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business, National University of Singapore, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Peking University HSBC Business School
Downloads 251 (120,254)

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

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Paying by Donating: Corporate Donations Affiliated with Independent Directors

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-51
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2019
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 234 (129,100)

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Director Independence; Monitoring Incentives; Corporate Charitable Contributions

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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
Downloads 207 (145,148)

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

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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 174 (170,200)

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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 161 (181,924)
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Optimal Contract, Incentives, Three-sided moral hazard, Continuous time

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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 160 (182,932)

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Executive Stock Options, Valuation

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Investing with Fast Thinking

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-54
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
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 150 (193,153)
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Rule of thumb, nudge, firsthand experience, P2P, fast thinking

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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
Hanken School of Economics, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Virginia Tech
Downloads 131 (215,471)
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CEO Compensation, Pay Contagion, Compensation Peers, S&P 500 Recomposition

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Carrot and Stick: Two Natural Field Experiments on Lender Information Sharing

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-48
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Jun 2019
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 112 (242,104)
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Adverse Selection, Moral Hazard, Fintech, P2P, Lender Information Sharing

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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 97 (267,218)

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

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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 and Yu Chen
Department of Finance and Insurance, Nanjing University, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Nanjing University - School of Economics
Downloads 26 (481,627)

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