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Hao Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Zutes Fellow

Office Location: LOW-3310

Office Phone: 585-475-3981

Fax: 585-475-6920

Email:
hzhang@saunders.rit.edu

Finance
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Meet Hao

Hao Zhang is an assistant professor of finance in the Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. In 2010, he earned his Ph.D. in Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has taught several finance courses, such as Corporate Finance and Intermediate Investments. His current research interests include corporate governance, executive compensation, market miscrostructure, information intermediaries, tax avoidance, etc. His articles have been accepted for publication in academic journals such as Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Journal of Banking and Finance (JBF), Journal of Financial Markets (JFM), and The Accounting Review (TAR). He is a member of the American Finance Association and the Financial Management Association.


Office Hours & Staff Assistant Information


Staff Assistant: Andrea Yancone
Staff Assistant Phone: 585-475-6063
Education
  • Ph.D. in Finance from SUNY Buffalo, 2010
Experience
  • Assistant Professor of Finance | Rochester Institute of Technology | 2010-Present
  • Lecturer | State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo | 2009-2010
Expertise [expertise maps]
  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial markets
  • Stock market
Memberships
  • American Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association
Research

Journal Articles

  • Hasan, I., Hoi, C., Wu, Q., & Zhang, H. (2014). Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder: The Effect of Corporate Tax Avoidance on the Cost of Bank Loans. Journal of Financial Economics, 113 (1), 109-130.
  • Jiang, Z., Kim, K., & Zhang, H. (2014). The Effects of Corporate Bailout on Firm Performance: International Evidence. Journal of Banking and Finance, 43 (), 78-96.
  • Chung, K., & Zhang, H. (2014). A Simple Approximation of Intraday Spreads Using Daily Data. Journal of Financial Markets, 17 (), 94-120.
  • Hoi, C., Wu, Q., & Zhang, H. (2013). Is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Associated with Tax Avoidance? Evidence from Irresponsible CSR Activities. The Accounting Review, 88 (6), 2025-2059.
  • Shen, C., & Zhang, H. (2013). CEO Risk Incentives and Firm Performance Following R&D Increases. Journal of Banking and Finance, 37 (4), 1176-1194.
  • Chung, K., & Zhang, H. (2011). Corporate Governance and Institutional Ownership. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 46 (), 247-273.
  • Chung, K., & Zhang, H. (2010). Insider Trading Regulation and Market Quality: Evidence from American Depositary Receipts. Asia Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 39 (3), 340-360.

Presentations

  • Robin, A., Wu, Q., & Zhang, H. (2014). Auditor Quality and Covenant Violations. Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting.
  • Robin, A., Wu, Q., & Zhang, H. (2013). Auditor Quality and Covenant Violations. American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting.
  • Shen, C., & Zhang, H. (2013). Tournament Incentives and Firm Innovation. Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting.
  • Shen, C., & Zhang, H. (2013). Tournament Incentives and Firm Innovation. American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting.
  • Shen, C., & Zhang, H. (2012). CEO Risk Incentives and Firm Performance Following R&D Increases. American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting.
  • Chung, K., & Zhang, H. (2012). A Simple Approximation of Intraday Spreads Using Daily Data. Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting.
  • Chung, K., Kim, J., Kim, Y., & Zhang, H. (2011). Information Asymmetry and Corporate Cash Holdings. Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting.
  • Shen, C., & Zhang, H. (2011). CEO Risk Incentives and Firm Performance Following R&D Increases. Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting.
  • Chung, K., & Zhang, H. (2011). A Simple Approximation of Intraday Spreads Using Daily Data. Midwest Finance Association Conference.
  • Chung, K., & Zhang, H. (2010). A Simple Approximation of Intraday Spreads Using Daily Data. CRSP Forum.
  • Chung, K., & Zhang, H. (2010). Insider Trading Regulation and Market Quality: Evidence from ADRs. Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting.

Working Paper


  • 2014: Robin, A., Wu, Q., & Zhang, H., Auditor Quality and Debt Covenant Violations.

  • 2013: Chung, K., Kim, J., Kim, Y., & Zhang, H., Information Asymmetry and Corporate Cash Holdings.