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Research and Publications

Saunders College of Business research is published in the world's most respected, peer-reviewed journals and academic publications. For an annual review of highlighted scholarly research from Saunders Faculty, please visit the RIT Annual Scholarship Report, or for a full list including the latest published results, please see below.

Research topics

You’ll find thought leadership at Saunders College goes beyond our academic areas. Our faculty expertise extends to a variety of relevant topics that often cross the usual defined boundaries. This collaborative approach helps you learn how to work across functions and create solutions that shape the future.

Some featured research topics include: Cybersecurity, Social media and entrepreneurship, Fraud and litigation risk, Auditing and pricing decisions, Financial regulations, Stock market trading algorithms, Creativity in technology management, Corporate social responsibility, Social capital and work relationships, Leadership, and IT adoption in U.S. healthcare.

Faculty Research

  • Yu, Yang, Li, P., Lin, z., (2016). Integrating the mechanism of three-part tariff pricing to the provision of intra-site search engine advertising services . International Journal of Production Research.
  • Yu, Yang, Cao, R., Schniederjans, D., (2016). Cloud Computing and Its Impact on Service Level: A Multi-Agent Simulation Model. International Journal of Production Research.
  • Zhang, Hao, Jiang, Z., Kim, K., (2014). The Effects of Corporate Bailout on Firm Performance: International Evidence. Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • Zhang, Hao, Chung, K., (2014). A Simple Approximation of Intraday Spreads Using Daily Data. Journal of Financial Markets.
  • Zhang, Hao, Hoi, C., Wu, Q., (2013). Is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Associated with Tax Avoidance? Evidence from Irresponsible CSR Activities. The Accounting Review.
  • Zhang, Hao, Shen, C., (2013). CEO Risk Incentives and Firm Performance Following R&D Increases. Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • Zhang, Hao, Chung, K., (2011). Corporate Governance and Institutional Ownership. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
  • Zhang, Hao, Chung, K., (2010). Insider Trading Regulation and Market Quality: Evidence from American Depositary Receipts. Asia Pacific Journal of Financial Studies.
  • Zhang, Hao, Shen, C., (2017). Tournament Incentives and Firm Innovation. Review of Finance.
  • Zhang, Hao, Hassan, I., Hoi, C., Wu, Q., (2017). Does Social Capital Matter in Corporate Decisions? Evidence from Corporate Tax Avoidance. Journal of Accounting Research.
  • Zhang, Hao, Hasan, I., Hoi, C., Wu, Q., (2016). Social Capital and Debt Contracting: Evidence from Bank Loans and Public Bonds. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
  • Zhang, Hao, Hoi, C., Wu, Q., (2016). Community Social Capital and Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Zhang, Hao, Chung, K., Kim, J., Kim, Y., (2015). Information Asymmetry and Corporate Cash Holdings. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.
  • Zhang, Hao, Robin, A., (2015). Do Industry-Specialist Auditors Influence Stock Price Crash Risk?. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.
  • Zhang, Hao, Hasan, I., Hoi, C., Wu, Q., (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.