Tong Yao

University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business

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5020 Main Library

Iowa City, IA 52242-1000

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Forecasting Stock Returns through An Efficient Aggregation of Mutual Fund Holdings

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2012
Russ Wermers, Tong Yao and Jane Zhao
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and PanAgora Asset Management
Downloads 2,844 (3,951)
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mutual funds, performance persistence, portfolio disclosure, stock selection

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Do Mutual Funds Time the Market? Evidence from Portfolio Holdings

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings Paper, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 86, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
George J. Jiang, Tong Yao and Tong Yu
Washington State University, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 1,306 (14,341)
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market timing, mutual fund

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Stock Price Jumps and Cross-Sectional Return Predictability

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2013
George J. Jiang and Tong Yao
Washington State University and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 1,279 (14,784)
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stock return predictability, firm characteristics, stock price jumps, asset pricing theory

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The Information Content of Idiosyncratic Volatility

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2009, 44(1), 1-28.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Washington State University, Gonzaga University and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 1,229 (15,766)
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Idiosyncratic Volatility, Corporate Disclosure

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In Search of Habitat

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2019
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 1,215 (16,019)

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Preferred habitat; bond yield; quantitative easing

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Dissecting the Idiosyncratic Volatility Anomaly

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
University of Idaho, Washington State University, Gonzaga University and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 1,066 (19,536)
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idiosyncratic volatility, stock returns, robustness, market microstructure effect

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Can Mutual Funds Profit from Post Earnings Announcement Drift? The Role of Competition

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 983 (22,005)
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mutual funds, competition, post earnings announcement drift, anomaly

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Corporate Disclosure, Analyst Forecast Dispersion, and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, Gonzaga University and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 975 (22,298)
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Corporate disclosure, analyst forecast dispersion, mispricing

The Asset Growth Effect: Insights from International Equity Markets

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Akiko Watanabe, Yan Xu, Tong Yao and Tong Yu
University of Alberta - School of Business, HKU, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 795 (29,335)
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asset growth effect, investment-based asset pricing, international capital market

The Asset Growth Effect: Insights from International Equity Markets

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Volume 108, Issue 2, May 2013, Pages 529-563, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-913
Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
Akiko Watanabe, Yan Xu, Tong Yao and Tong Yu
University of Alberta - School of Business, HKU, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate

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asset growth effect, international stock markets

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Do Mutual Funds Profit from the Accruals Anomaly?

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings, Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2008
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 769 (31,230)

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accruals anomaly, mutual fund, arbitrage risk

11.

Dynamic Factors and the Source of Momentum Profits

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 May 2006
Tong Yao
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 687 (36,417)

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momentum, dynamic principal component

12.

Uncommon Value: The Characteristics and Investment Performance of Contrarian Funds

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Apr 2012
Kelsey D. Wei, Russ Wermers and Tong Yao
University of Texas at Dallas, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 617 (42,005)
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Evaluating Dynamic Strategies: The Free Lunch Was No Banquet

Boston College Working Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Eric Jacquier and Tong Yao
Boston University School of Management and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 553 (48,473)
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Data mining, Efficient markets, Genetic algorithm, Moving average, Technical analysis, Trading rule

14.

Prudent Man or Agency Problem? On the Performance of Insurance Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Oct 2004
Xuanjuan Chen, Tong Yao and Tong Yu
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 534 (50,611)
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Mutual fund performance, flow, agency problem, insurance

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Liquidity Premium in the Eye of the Beholder: An Analysis of the Clientele Effect in the Corporate Bond Market

Asian Finance Association (AsFA) 2013 Conference
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Pennsylvania State University - University Park - Department of Finance, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 456 (61,765)
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Corporate Bond Holdings, Liquidity Clientele, Corporate Bond Liquidity and Spreads

16.

The Consensus-Beating Game

EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2011
Tong Yao and Mark H. Liu
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 408 (70,696)

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corporate disclosure, earnings guidance, consensus-beating

17.

R&D Spillover and Predictable Returns

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Yi Jiang, Yiming Qian and Tong Yao
California State University, Fullerton, University of Connecticut and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 397 (72,990)

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R&D spillover, limited attention, stock return predictability

18.

Informed Option Trading and Stock Market Mispricing

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Redouane Elkamhi, Yong Lee and Tong Yao
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 391 (74,293)

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informed option trading, idiosyncratic volatility anomaly

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Testing Heterogeneous-Agent Models: An Alternative Aggregation Approach

Journal of Monetary Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Pierluigi Balduzzi and Tong Yao
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 371 (78,932)

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pricing kernel, heterogeneity

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On the Predictability of Chinese Stock Returns

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2010
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
Downloads 335 (88,774)
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anomalies, return predictability, emerging markets, China

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Costly Information Production, Information Intensity, and Mutual Fund Performance

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2018
Washington State University, Lehigh University - College of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 309 (97,062)
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information intensity; performance persistence

22.

Asset Growth and Stock Returns: Evidence from Asian Financial Markets

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Tong Yao, Tong Yu, Ting Zhang and Shaw Chen
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate, University of Dayton - School of Business Administration and University of Rhode Island - College of Business Administration
Downloads 298 (100,910)

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Mutual Fund Skills and the Performance of Corporate Acquirers

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Amrita Nain and Tong Yao
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 230 (132,095)
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Learning and Incentive: A Study on Analyst Response to Pension Underfunding

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2012
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate and University of Dayton - School of Business Administration
Downloads 164 (180,322)

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pension funding, analyst forecasts, learning, incentive

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Should Corporate Pensions Invest in Risky Assets?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Wei Li, Tong Yao and Jie Ying
University of Iowa - Department of Finance, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 111 (245,233)

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defined-benefit corporate pensions, asset allocation, external financing cost, systematic risk sharing

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Capital Mobility and the Long-Run Return-Risk Trade-Offs of Industry Portfolios

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Jia Chen, Xin Xu and Tong Yao
Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management and University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business
Downloads 96 (270,750)

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Industry Portfolio, Sharpe Ratio, Maximum Diversification Strategy