Research


Publications in Academic Journals:

[8] Peer Effects of Corporate Social Responsibility (with Jay Cao and Xintong Zhan)
      Management Science (2018), forthcoming 
[7] Future-Time Framing: The Effect of Language on Corporate Future Orientation (with Christopher Marquis, Luc Renneboog, and Sunny Li Sun)
      Organization Science (2018), 29(6), 989-1236.
[6] Corporate Donations and Shareholder Value (with Luc Renneboog) 
      Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2017), 33(2), 278-316.
      Journal of Finance (2017), 72(2), 853-910.
[4] Socially Responsible Firms (with Allen Ferrell and Luc Renneboog)
      Journal of Financial Economics (2016), 122(3), 585-606.
      Journal of International Business Studies (2015), 46, 223-240.
      Emerging Markets Review (2015), 25, 69-91.

      Thunderbird International Business Review (2014), 56(5), 421-438.


Working Papers:

[8] Leviathan Inc. and Corporate Environmental Engagement (with Po-Hsuan Hsu and Pedro Matos)
      [7] Socially Responsible Corporate Customers (with Rui Dai and Lilian Ng) 
      • Winner of the Mirae Asset Daewoo Co., Ltd. Outstanding Paper Award, 13th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Financial Markets 2018
      • Featured on ECGI Homepage
      [6] Finance and Social Responsibility in the Informal Economy (with Christopher Marquis and Sunny Li Sun)
        • Winner of the 2017 USASBE Best Paper in Entrepreneurial Finance
        • Winner of the 2017 USASBE Best Empirical Paper Award
        [5] Employee Engagement and Merger Outcomes (with Luc Renneboog and Cara Vansteenkiste)
        [4] The Global Sustainability Footprint of Sovereign Wealth Funds (with Luc Renneboog)
               Commissioned by Oxford Review of Economic Policy (Special issue on "Corporate ownership").

        [3] Crony Families, under revision
        [2] Universal Corporate Governance (with Mikael Homanen)
        [1]  The Business Model of Ending Malaria (with Han Jiang and Dongning Yang)


        Book Chapters:

        [5] The Political Economy of Executive Compensation in Emerging Markets (with Luc Renneboog) (2018) in B. Yurtoglu (eds.) Research Handbook of Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets, Edward Elgar.

        [4] Is Corporate Social Responsibility an Agency Problem? (with Luc Renneboog) (2017), in S. Boubaker, D. Cummings, and D. Mguyen (eds.),  Handbook of Finance and Sustainability, Edward Elgar. 

        [3] A State-Stewardship View on Executive Compensation (with Luc Renneboog and Sunny Li Sun) (2016), in J. J. Choi, M. Powers, and X. Zhang (eds.). International Finance Review, Vol. 17, "The Political Economy of Chinese Finance", UK: Emerald.

        [2] Chinese Multinationals’ Outward Foreign Direct Investment: An Institutional Perspective and the Role of the State (with Bing Ren & Ying Zheng) (2012). in I. Alon, M. Fetscherin, P. Gugler (eds.), Chinese International Investment, Palgrave Macmillan.

        [1] He, Xin (with Sunny Li Sun), Kuang, Ziping (with Sunny Li Sun) (2011), in W. Zhang, H. Wang, and I. Alon (eds.) Entrepreneurial and Business Elites of China: The Chinese Returnees Who Have Shaped Modern China. Bingley, UK: Emerald.
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