Jin Xu

Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business

Associate Professor of Finance

Department of Finance

880 West Campus Dr

Blacksburg, VA 24061

United States

http://finance.pamplin.vt.edu/directory/xu.html

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Taxes and Capital Structure

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), 50(3), June 2015, pages 277-300
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Mara Faccio and Jin Xu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 1,923 (8,531)
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Taxes, Capital structure choices

How do Ex-Ante Severance Pay Contracts Fit into Optimal Executive Incentive Schemes?

Third Singapore International Conference on Finance 2009
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
P. Raghavendra Rau and Jin Xu
University of Cambridge and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 543 (53,376)
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Managerial compensation, Severance pay, Optimal contracting

How Do Ex-Ante Severance Pay Contracts Fit into Optimal Executive Incentive Schemes?

Journal of Accounting Research 51(3), June 2013, pages 631-671
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
P. Raghavendra Rau and Jin Xu
University of Cambridge and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 250 (131,055)
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Managerial compensation, Severance pay, Optimal contracting

How Do Ex-Ante Severance Pay Contracts Fit into Optimal Executive Incentive Schemes?

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
P. Raghavendra Rau and Jin Xu
University of Cambridge and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 144 (217,380)

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Managerial compensation, Severance pay, Optimal contracting

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Profitability and Capital Structure: Evidence from Import Penetration

Journal of Financial Economics 106(2), November 2012, pages 427-446
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Jin Xu
Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 591 (48,533)
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expected profitability, leverage, import competition

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 396 (78,765)

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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
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Executive compensation; Signing bonus; Termination risk; Incentive device

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Taxes, Capital Structure Choices, and Equity Value

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2017
Mara Faccio and Jin Xu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 540 (54,386)
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Taxes, Capital structure choices, Equity value

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Hedge Fund Activism and Bank Loan Contracting

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2011
Jin Xu and Yinghua Li
Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business and Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy
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Loan contracting, Credit risk;, Hedge fund activism

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Insider Trading Restrictions and Top Executive Compensation

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming, American Finance Association, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
David J. Denis and Jin Xu
University of Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 373 (85,230)
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insider trading restrictions, executive compensation, insider ownership

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The Five Stages of Analyst Careers: Coverage Choices and Changing Influence

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy, University of Cambridge and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 364 (87,645)
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Analyst monitoring, earnings management, analyst coverage, career concerns, all-star analysts

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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: 66 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 07 Apr 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 279 (117,426)

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Director Independence; Monitoring Incentives; Corporate Charitable Contributions

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The Consequences of Mandated Compensation Disclosure

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2017
Hongyan Li and Jin Xu
Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 179 (180,434)

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SEC compensation disclosure mandate; CFO pay; executive labor market; corporate financial reporting

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New Evidence on the Effects of the Insider Trading Sanctions Act of 1984

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Jin Xu
Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 153 (206,378)
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Insider Trading Sanctions Act, informed insider trading

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CEO Option Sensitivity to Dividend Yield and Its Impact on Corporate Dividend Policy

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Huseyin Gulen and Jin Xu
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 102 (280,277)

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portfolio Psi, dividend policy, FAS 123R, 2003 Dividend Tax Cut

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Why Do Firms Use Compensation Peer Benchmarking?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 May 2020
Jin Xu and Pengfei Ye
Virginia Tech - Pamplin College of Business and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Downloads 21 (551,373)

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Compensation Peer Benchmarking, CEO Labor Market, Pay-Performance Sensitivity, Forced CEO Turnover, Firm Value, Peer Pay Effect