Ye Cai

Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA California 95053

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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Board Connections and M&A Transactions

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2016
Ye Cai and Merih Sevilir
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Mergers and acquisitions, acquirer returns, board connections

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Location, Proximity, and M&A Transactions

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Ye Cai, Xuan Tian and Han Xia
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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geographic location, proximity, takeover exposures, acquirer announcement returns, soft information

Location, Proximity, and M&A Transactions

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 688-719, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Jul 2016
Ye Cai, Xuan Tian and Han Xia
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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Paying by Donating: Corporate Donations Affiliated with Independent Directors

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-51, Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 30 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jun 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
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Director Independence; Monitoring Incentives; Corporate Charitable Contributions

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Do Entrepreneurs Make Good VCs?

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
Ye Cai, Merih Sevilir and Xuan Tian
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur

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Common Auditors in M&A Transactions

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of South Florida - School of Accountancy and University of Notre Dame
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Common auditor, Mergers and acquisitions, Uncertainty

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

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Managerial Ownership and Employee Risk Bearing

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Southern Methodist University
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Compensation, Stock Options, Real Earnings Management, bonus pay

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Board Interlocks and the Diffusion of Disclosure Policy

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2014
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of Arizona - Department of Accounting (deceased), Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University - Department of Finance
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Disclosure policy, Board interlocks, Board networks, Social networks, Earnings guidance, Corporate governance

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Business School Networks and VC-backed Startups

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 15-79
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Entrepreneurship, Venture capital, Startup firms, Business school networks, Management quality

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Bad Corporate Marriages: Waking Up in Bed the Morning After

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2014
Ye Cai and Hersh Shefrin
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Why Do Countries Matter so Much in Corporate Social Performance?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University - Department of Finance and Santa Clara University - Department of Finance
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Corporate social performance; Culture; International analyses; Country factors

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Acquisition Risk and Psychology

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2016
Ye Cai and Hersh Shefrin
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Acquisition risk, Aspiration-based risk taking, Confirmation bias, Overconfidence

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Tone at the Top: CEOs’ Religious Beliefs and Earnings Management

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University - Department of Finance
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Religion, CEO characteristics, Earnings management, Educational experience

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Risk and The Market’s Reaction to M&A Announcements

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 May 2021
Ye Cai and Hersh Shefrin
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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acquisition risk; focal point-based risk taking; overconfidence; longholders

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Focal Points and Firm Risk

European Financial Management, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 521-544, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Ye Cai and Hersh Shefrin
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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aspiration, ‘better than average’ effect, corporate risk‐taking, focal points