Pengjie Gao

University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business

Professor of Finance

246 Mendoza College of Business

Notre Dame, IN 46556-5646

United States

http://​sites.google.com/site/gpengjie/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Earnings Management and Executive Compensation: A Case of Overdose of Option and Underdose of Salary?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Ronald E. Shrieves and Pengjie Gao
University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 4,217 (4,547)
Citation 73

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executive compensation, earnings management

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Financing Dies in Darkness? The Impact of Newspaper Closures on Public Finance

Journal of Financial Economics, (2020) vol. 135, no. 2, 445-467
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2020
Pengjie Gao, Chang Lee and Dermot Murphy
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 3,957 (5,027)
Citation 82

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media, monitoring, public financing, municipal bonds

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In Search of Attention

AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Zhi Da, Joseph Engelberg and Pengjie Gao
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 3,216 (7,111)
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attention, internet search, individual investor, IPO, price momentum

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An Anatomy of Pairs Trading: The Role of Idiosyncratic News, Common Information and Liquidity

Third Singapore International Conference on Finance 2009
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2009
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 3,126 (7,434)
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Pairs Trading, News, Liquidity Shocks, Convergence Trade

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Political Uncertainty and Public Financing Costs: Evidence from U.S. Gubernatorial Elections and Municipal Bond Markets

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2019
Pengjie Gao, Dermot Murphy and Yaxuan Qi
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Illinois at Chicago and City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 1,595 (21,433)
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Political Uncertainty, Elections, Public Financing Costs, Municipal Bonds

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What's in a (School) Name? Racial Discrimination in Higher Education Bond Markets

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2018
Florida State University, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Downloads 1,490 (23,835)
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Race discrimination, higher education, municipal finance

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The Sum of All FEARS: Investor Sentiment and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2013
Zhi Da, Joseph Engelberg and Pengjie Gao
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 1,479 (24,103)
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Investor Sentiment, Volatility, Fund Flow, Survey

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Pre-Earnings Announcement Drift

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Mar 2011
Peter D. Easton, George Gao and Pengjie Gao
University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy, T. Rowe Price Group and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 1,287 (29,560)
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return predictability, earnings\, transaction costs

9.

In Search of Fundamentals

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2011
Zhi Da, Joseph Engelberg and Pengjie Gao
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 1,201 (32,700)
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Search Volume, Earnings Surprises, Revenue Surprises

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The Price of a CEO's Rolodex

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Downloads 1,019 (41,335)
Citation 36

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Executive Compensation, Social Network

11.

The Global Relation between Financial Distress and Equity Returns

The Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2017
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California and UNSW Business School, University of New South Wales
Downloads 792 (58,517)
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financial distress, equity return, individualism, overconfidence

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Do Hedge Funds Exploit Rare Disaster Concerns?

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 02 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2023
George Gao, Pengjie Gao and Zhaogang Song
T. Rowe Price Group, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
Downloads 720 (66,455)
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Rare diaster concern, hedge fund, skill

13.

Short Sales and the Weekend Effect - Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Journal of Financial Markets, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Pengjie Gao, Jia Hao, Ivalina Kalcheva and Tongshu Ma
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, Babson College, University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance and Binghamton University
Downloads 653 (75,252)

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Short sale; Weekend effect; Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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Clientele Change, Liquidity Shock, and the Return on Financially Distressed Stocks

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Mar 2006
Zhi Da and Pengjie Gao
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 545 (94,490)
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Clientele, Liquidity, Default Risk, Stock Return

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Municipal Borrowing Costs and State Policies for Distressed Municipalities

Journal of Financial Economics, (2019) vol. 132, no. 2, 404-426
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2020
Pengjie Gao, Chang Lee and Dermot Murphy
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 521 (99,850)
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Default Risk, Municipal Bonds, Government Policy, Risk Sharing

16.

Friends with Money

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Downloads 519 (100,351)
Citation 99

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social networks, lending relationships, credit ratings

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Liquidity Backstop, Corporate Borrowings, and Real Effects

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2012
Pengjie Gao and Hayong Yun
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 488 (108,257)
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public liquidity, commercial paper, real effects, financial crisis, transmission channel.

Informed Trading, Liquidity Provision, and Stock Selection by Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2008
Zhi Da, Pengjie Gao and Ravi Jagannathan
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 390 (139,257)
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Informed Trading, Liquidity, Mutual Fund

Informed Trading, Liquidity Provision, and Stock Selection by Mutual Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w14609
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2022
Zhi Da, Pengjie Gao and Ravi Jagannathan
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 86 (538,069)

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Cross-Market Timing in Security Issuance

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2013
Pengjie Gao and Dong Lou
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 447 (120,002)
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Debt misvaluation, Market timing, Security issuance, Flow-induced trading

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Liquidity in a Market for Unique Assets: Specified Pool and TBA Trading in the Mortgage Backed Securities Market

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2016
Pengjie Gao, Paul H. Schultz and Zhaogang Song
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
Downloads 441 (121,947)
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mortgage backed securities, OTC Market, Liquidity

21.

Asset Complexity and the Return Gap

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 May 2022
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Finance, University of Notre Dame, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
Downloads 431 (125,311)
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Complexity, Household Finance

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Good for your Fiscal Health? The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare Borrowing Costs

Journal of Financial Economics, (2022) vol. 145, no. 2, 464-488
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 30 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2022
Pengjie Gao, Chang Lee and Dermot Murphy
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 370 (149,067)

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public finance, health economics, municipal bonds, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid

23.

Short-Selling, Uptick Rule, and Market Quality: Evidence from High-Frequency Data on Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2011
Pengjie Gao, Jia Hao, Ivalina Kalcheva and Tongshu Ma
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, Babson College, University of Texas at San Antonio - Department of Finance and Binghamton University
Downloads 337 (164,978)
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short-selling, uptick rule, market quality, liquidity, volatility

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Passive Shareholders as a Takeover Defense

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 10-56
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2011
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 316 (176,772)
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Ownership Structure and Corporate Governance

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Clientele Change, Persistent Liquidity Shock, and Bond Return Reversals after Rating Downgrades

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2009
Zhi Da and Pengjie Gao
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 224 (249,829)
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liquidity shock, bond return reversal, clientele change

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Liquidity Backstop, Corporate Borrowings, and Real Effects

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2013
Pengjie Gao and Hayong Yun
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Michigan State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 199 (280,014)
Citation 9

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public liquidity, commercial paper, financial crisis, government intervention

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Tax Risk and Asset Prices: Evidence from Dual-class Corporate Bonds in the Early 19th Century

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 May 2019 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2023
University of Delaware, Rutgers University, New Brunswick and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 192 (287,908)
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Tax, Tax risk, Asset prices, Cross-section of returns

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Property Rights Protection, Information Acquisition, and Asset Prices: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Elias Albagli, Pengjie Gao and Yongxiang Wang
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 144 (368,336)
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Comovement, property rights protection, information acquisition

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When Does a Mutual Fund's Trade Reveal its Skill?

NBER Working Paper No. w13625
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2022
Pengjie Gao, Zhi Da and Ravi Jagannathan
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 71 (595,131)
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Trading Methods and Trading Costs for Agency Mortgage Backed Securities

Journal of Investment Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Jun 2018
Pengjie Gao, Paul H. Schultz and Zhaogang Song
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School

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MBS; Trading; Transaction Costs