Mengxin Zhao

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

450 Fifth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20549-1105

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Determinants of the Size and Structure of Corporate Boards: 1935-2000

Financial Management 38, 2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Sukesh Patro, Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
Northern Illinois University, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Board Size, Board Composition, Endogeneity, Firm Size, Growth Opportunities and Tangibility of Assets.

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The Business Cycle, Investor Sentiment, and Costly External Finance

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-1310
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
R. David McLean and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 1,382 (12,288)
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Business Cycle, Recession, Investor Sentiment, Financial Constraint, Market Efficiency, Corporate Investment

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Governance Indices and Valuation Multiples: Which Causes Which?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Kenneth Lehn, Sukesh Patro and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Northern Illinois University and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Governance, governance index, causality

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Public Governance and Corporate Finance: Evidence from Corruption Cases

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Joseph P. H. Fan, Oliver M. Rui and Mengxin Zhao
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Public governance, Corruption, Rent seeking, Regulated firms, Corporate finance, Capital structure, China

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Review of China's Financial System and Initiatives for the Future

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper No. 08-28
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Franklin Allen, Jun Qian, Meijun Qian and Mengxin Zhao
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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banks, non-performing loans, markets, corporate governance, hybrid sector, financial crisis

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Why Does the Law Matter? Investor Protection and its Effects on Investment, Finance, and Growth

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
R. David McLean, Tianyu Zhang and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Accountancy and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Investor Protection, Financial Constraints, Investment-Sensitivity, Financial Development

Board Ancestral Diversity and Firm Performance Volatility

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 462/2016, Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 16-01, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2018
Mariassunta Giannetti and Mengxin Zhao
Stockholm School of Economics and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Boards, Diversity, Culture, Genetics

Board Diversity and Firm Performance Volatility

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11155
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Mariassunta Giannetti and Mengxin Zhao
Stockholm School of Economics and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Can Analysts Analyze Mergers?

Forthcoming at Management Science
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2013
Hassan Tehranian, Mengxin Zhao and Julie Lei Zhu
Boston College - Department of Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
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Mergers and acquisitions, analyst coverage, investment bank, forecast accuracy, stock performance

Can Analysts Analyze Mergers?

Management Science, Volume 60, Number 4, April 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Hassan Tehranian, Mengxin Zhao and Julie Zhu
Boston College - Department of Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Fanhai International School of Finance(FISF), Fudan University
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Mergers and acquisitions, analyst coverage, investment bank, forecast accuracy, stock performance

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CEO Turnover after Acquisitions: Are Bad Bidders Fired?

Journal of Finance, August 2006, AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 563 (44,652)
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CEO, Turnover, Acquisition, Governance, and Control

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U.S. Financial Markets Growth and the Real Economy

International Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2013
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Financial dependence, Financial development, Innovation, Research and Development, Creative Destruction

China’s Financial System: Opportunities and Challenges

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 17 Oct 2011
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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banks, non-performing loans, markets, hybrid sector, financial crisis

China's Financial System: Opportunities and Challenges

NBER Working Paper No. w17828
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 10 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2012
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Investor Protection and Choice of Share Issuance Mechanism

AFFI - French Finance Association , International Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
R. David McLean, Tianyu Zhang and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Accountancy and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Seasoned equity offerings, Rights offerings, Private placements, Mergers, Investor protection, Equity market development, Operating performance

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Cash Savings and Capital Markets

Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
R. David McLean and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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market timing, cash savings, precautionary motives, hedging, financial development, investor protection

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Diversification of Chinese Companies - An International Comparison

Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 08-007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Harvard Business School, Strategy Unit, RAND Corporation and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Diversification, Scope, State-owned enterprises, China, Business segments

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The IPO of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the ‘Chinese Model’ of Privatizing Large Financial Institutions

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Franklin Allen, Jun Qian, Mengxin Zhao and Chenyu Shan
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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banks, IPO, privatization, non-performing loans, stock returns

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The Initial Public Offering of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Darien Huang, Franklin Allen, Jun Qian and Mengxin Zhao
Cornell University - Department of Finance, Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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banks, IPO, non-performing loans, markets, ICBC

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A Closer Look at the Effects of Equity Market Liberalization in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
R. David McLean, Jeffrey Pontiff and Mengxin Zhao
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Liberalization, Equity Issuance, Financial Constraints, Capital Raising

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Backdating and Director Incentive: Money or Reputation

Journal of Financial Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2009
Kristina Minnick and Mengxin Zhao
Bentley University and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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option backdating, director compensation, pay-for-performance sensitivity

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U.S. Financial Markets Growth and the Real Economy

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Georgetown University - Department of Finance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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Women in the Boardroom and Cultural Beliefs about Gender Roles

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, University of Central Florida and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
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gender gap; women executives; women board members

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The IPO of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the 'Chinese Model' of Privatizing Large Financial Institutions

The European Journal of Finance, iFirst, pp. 1-26, 2012, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-1210
Posted: 16 Aug 2013
Franklin Allen, Mengxin Zhao, Chenyu Shan and Jun Qian
Imperial College London, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University

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banks, IPO, privatization, non-performing loans, stock returns

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CEO Turnover after Acquisitions: Are Bad Bidders Fired?

Journal of Finance, Vol. 61, No. 4, 2006
Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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Public Governance and Corporate Fnance: Evidence from Corruption Cases

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2008
Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Joseph P. H. Fan, Oliver M. Rui and Mengxin Zhao
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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Public governance, Corruption, Rent seeking, Regulated firms, Corporate finance, Capital structure, China

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Corporate Governance Indexes and Valuation: Which Causes Which?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2007, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-232
Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Kenneth Lehn, Sukesh Patro and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Northern Illinois University and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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Governance, governance index, causality