Yangyang Chen

Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business

Assistant Professor

9/F, Li Ka Shing Tower

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong, Hung Hom, Kowloon M923

China

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Stock Liquidity and Stock Price Crash Risk

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Xin (Simba) Chang, Yangyang Chen and Leon Zolotoy
Nanyang Business School, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
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Stock liquidity; Crash risk; Short-termism; Bad news hoarding

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Credit Default Swaps and Corporate Innovation

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2017
Nanyang Business School, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance
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Credit Default Swaps; Corporate Innovation; Risk Taking

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Be Nice to Your Innovators: Employee Treatment and Corporate Innovation Performance

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Chen Chen, Yangyang Chen, Po-Hsuan Hsu and Edward Podolski
Monash University - Department of Accounting, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, University of Hong Kong and Deakin University
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Employee satisfaction; Corporate innovation; Innovative strategies; Patents; Citations

4.

Capital Structure Convergence: Is it Real or Mechanical?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Yangyang Chen
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business
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Capital Structure, The Regression Fallacy, Mechanical Convergence

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Options Trading and Stock Price Crash Risk

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), HKUST School of Business and Management, Department of Finance, Students, Monash Business School, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business and Monash University
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crash risk, options trading

6.

The Monitoring Role of the Media: Evidence from Earnings Management

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2018
Yangyang Chen, C.S. Agnes Cheng, Shuo Li and Jingran Zhao
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Western Washington University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Media Coverage, Earnings Management, Monitoring

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Short-term Institutional Investors and Firm Cash Holdings

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2016
Christine A. Brown, Yangyang Chen and Chander Shekhar
Department of Banking and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business and University of Melbourne
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Cash holdings; precautionary motives; institutional ownership.

8.

National Culture and Corporate Cash Holdings around the World

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 50, 2015
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Macquarie University, University of Hawaii - Shidler College of Business, Monash University and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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Cash holdings; National culture; Individualism; Uncertainty avoidance

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Institutional Investor Horizons, Information Environment, and Firm Financing Decisions

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
Nanyang Business School, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University and University of Macau
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Investor horizons, information asymmetry, capital structure, debt maturity, institutional ownership

10.

Does Audit Quality Affect Firms’ Debt Structure?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2018
Yangyang Chen, Walid Saffar and Bin Srinidhi
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and University of Texas at Arlington - Department of Accounting
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Audit Quality; Debt Financing Choice; Information Asymmetry; Corporate Governance

11.

Stock Liquidity and Corporate Tax Avoidance

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2017
Yangyang Chen, Rui Ge, Henock Louis and Leon Zolotoy
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Shenzhen University - Shenzhen Audencia Business School, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
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Stock Liquidity, Tax Avoidance, Agency Conflicts

12.

Emotions and Managerial Judgment: Evidence from Sunshine Exposure

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 25 May 2017 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2019
Monash University - Department of Accounting, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, Deakin University and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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Weather-induced mood; Optimism; Management earnings forecasts

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Local Gambling Preferences and Corporate Innovative Success

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 49, No. 1, Feb. 2014, pp. 77–106, FIRN Research Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Deakin University, University of Hawaii - Shidler College of Business and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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Innovation, Catholics-to-Protestants ratio, Gambling preferences, CEO overconfidence

14.

Customer Concentration, Bad News Withholding, and Stock Price Crash Risk

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Yangyang Chen, Gang Hu, Jun Yao and Jingran Zhao
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Deakin University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Customer concentration; Crash risk; Bad news withholding; Performance pressure.

15.

In the Mood for Creativity: Weather-Induced Mood, Inventor Performance, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 May 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2018
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, University of Hong Kong, Deakin University and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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Mood; Inventor performance; innovation; creativity

16.

Asset Redeployability and Bad News Hoarding: Evidence from Stock Price Crash Risk

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Asset Redeployability, Stock Price Crash Risk, Bad News Hoarding, Asset Sales

17.

National Culture and Corporate Innovation

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2017
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Deakin University and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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National culture; Corporate innovation; Individualism; Uncertainty-avoidance

18.

Media Coverage and IPO Pricing Around the World

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2019
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, University of Liverpool - Management School (ULMS), T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
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Media coverage, IPO pricing, information asymmetry

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Institutional Cross-Ownership and Corporate Financing of Investment Opportunities

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jun 2018
Yangyang Chen, Qingyuan Li and Jeffrey Ng
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Wuhan University - School of Economics and Management and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
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Cross-ownership, Investment opportunity, Corporate financing

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Executive Equity Risk-Taking Incentives and Firm's Choice of Debt Structure

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
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Executive equity incentives; Vega; Bank debt; Public debt

21.

Does Managerial Skill Facilitate Corporate Innovative Success?

Journal of Empirical Finance 34, 313-326, December 2015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Deakin University and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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Managerial ability; Corporate innovation; Managerial remuneration

22.

The Impact of Weather-induced Managerial Mood on Public Firms’ Decisions: Evidence from Corporate Tax Avoidance

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Shenzhen University - Shenzhen Audencia Business School, Memorial University of Newfoundland (MNU) - Faculty of Business Administration, T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
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Weather; Managerial mood; Tax avoidance

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Media Attention and Selective Managerial Bad News Hoarding

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Dec 2018
Yangyang Chen, C.S. Agnes Cheng, Shuo Li and Jingran Zhao
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Western Washington University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Media attention, Crash risk, Selective bad news hoarding

24.

Credit Default Swaps and Corporate Debt Structure

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 May 2018
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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Credit Default Swaps, Corporate Debt Structure, Information Environment

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Do Corporate Pension Plans Affect Audit Pricing?

Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2017
Yangyang Chen, Rui Ge and Leon Zolotoy
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Shenzhen University - Shenzhen Audencia Business School and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School
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Pension Plans, Audit Pricing, Audit Effort, Audit Risk, Earnings Management.

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Catastrophic Risk and Institutional Investors: Evidence from Institutional Trading around 9/11

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2018
Yangyang Chen, Gang Hu, Danlei Bonnie Yu and Jingran Zhao
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Accounting and Finance, Students and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Catastrophic Risk, Market Crisis and Stability, Institutional Investor, Trading

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Does High Quality Auditing Mitigate or Encourage Private Information Collection?

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2014 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Rajshahi University, University of Texas at Arlington - Department of Accounting and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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Audit Quality; Private Information Collection; Idiosyncratic Return Volatility; Information Asymmetry

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Do Terrorist Attacks Make Inventors More Risk Taking?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Feb 2019
Yue Luo, Yangyang Chen and Ji-Chai Lin
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Accounting and Finance, Students, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business and Hong Kong PolyU
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Terrorist Attacks; Inventor Productivity; Innovation; Innovation Strategy

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Do Labor Conditions Matter in Loan Contracting? Evidence from Labor Specificity

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
Yangyang Chen, Jeffrey Ng and Chong Wang
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Labor Specificity; Loan Spread; Loan Size; Loan Covenants

30.

Do Progressive Social Norms Affect Economic Outcomes? Evidence from Corporate Takeovers

Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Deakin University, University of Hawaii - Shidler College of Business and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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Religion, Corporate takeovers, Mainline Protestants, Behavioral finance

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Local Religious Norms, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Firm Value

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Feb 2019
Leon Zolotoy, Don O'Sullivan and Yangyang Chen
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business
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CEO Risk‐Taking Incentives and the Cost of Equity Capital

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 42, Issue 7-8, pp. 915-946, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Oct 2015
Yangyang Chen, Cameron Truong and Madhu Veeraraghavan
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Faculty of Business, Monash University and T.A. PAI Management Institute, Finance Area
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executive compensation, deltas, vegas, implied cost of equity capital