Xintong (Eunice) ZHAN 
 Assistant Professor of Finance 
 Erasmus School of Economics
 Erasmus University Rotterdam
 Tel: (+31) 10 4082923

 Curriculum Vitae: [PDF]

Employment: Assistant Professor of Finance (tenure-track), Erasmus University Rotterdam, Sept 2016 - present

Refereed Publications:

  1. Product Market Threats and Stock Crash Riskaccepted at Management Science, November 2017.
  2. Does Change in Information Environment Affect Financing Choices?accepted at Management ScienceFebruary 2018.
  3. Peer Effects of Corporate Social Responsibilityaccepted at Management Science, March 2018.

Selected Working Papers:

  1. Option Return PredictabilityRevise & Resubmit at Review of Financial Studies
  2. Smart Beta, "Smarter" Flows
  3. Busy Patent Examiners and Stock Returns
  4. Volatility Uncertainty and the Cross-Section of Option Returns
  5. Investor Preference, Corporate Social Performance, and Stock Prices

Selected Honors & Awards:

  • ETF Research Academy Award of the Paris-Dauphine House of Finance and Lyxor Asset Management, 2018.
  • Third Prize, Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA)  Academic Competition, Chicago, 2017.
  • Montreal Institute of Structured Finance and Derivatives (IFSID) Research Grant (x2), 2016-2018, CA$50,000.
  • Second Prize,  Chicago Quantitative Alliance Asia (CQAsia)  Academic Competition, Hong Kong, 2016.
  • Zephyr Prize, Best Paper in Corporate Finance, The 28th Australian Finance & Banking Conference, 2015 
  • General Research Fund (Co-Investigator), 2015-2017, Hong Kong Research Grant Council, HK$413,500 (US$53,000)
  • AFA Student Travel Grant, 2015
  • Outstanding Paper Award, The 9th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Financial Market, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, The 22nd Conference on the Theories and Practices of Securities and Financial Markets, 2014 
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