Xingtan Zhang (张兴潭)

Assistant Professor of Finance

Leeds School of Business

University of Colorado Boulder

995 Regent Drive 401B

Boulder, CO 80302

xingtan.zhang AT colorado.edu

Office: 303-492-7541

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WORKING PAPERS:

The Value of Scattered Information [with Christian Goulding]

- Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Financial Intermediation- Scattered structures can increase information production.

Efficient Bargaining Through a Broker

- An imperfectly informed broker can achieve full efficiency in bilateral bargaining with asymmetric information.

A Sharper Ratio [with Kent Smetters]

- A theory of using higher moments in performance evaluation- NBER Working Paper No. 19500

The Intermediary Rat Race [with Yu An and Yang Song]

- Dealers can over-compete because the holding dealer imposes a negative externality on non-holding dealers.

A Model of Product Line Marketing [with Chuan He and Shaowei Ke]

- Revise and Resubmit, Management Science- We propose a simple generalization of the logit model to analyze product line marketing. Our model exhibits a flagship-product effect in which a firm's optimal marketing effort is concentrated.

Collective Decision Through an Intermediary [with Yunan Li]

- Information frictions in collective decision problems (public good projects, corporate-level investments, etc) can be resolved with a partially informed intermediary (government, corporate headquarters, etc).

PUBLICATIONS:

Long-Term Contracting with Time-Inconsistent Agents [with Daniel Gottlieb]

Econometrica, 89, March 2021, 793-824[Supplementary Appendix]


On the Efficiency of Long Intermediation Chains [with Vincent Glode and Christian Opp]

Journal of Financial Intermediation, 38, April 2019, pp. 11-18


Voluntary Disclosure in Bilateral Transactions [with Vincent Glode and Christian Opp]

Journal of Economic Theory, 175, May 2018, pp. 652-688