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Zhaohui Chen
Assistant Professor of Commerce
Phone: 434-243-1188 (office)
Office Location: 398
Ph.D., Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Finance, Fudan University
Areas of Expertise
Finance, Corporate finance theory, Institutional and individual reputations, Financial contracts
Professional Activities
Professor Chen’s fields of specialization include theoretical corporate finance and industrial organization, with a focus on the investment banking industry.
Professor Chen joined McIntire in 2008 after three years as an Assistant Professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management and one year at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. He has published in leading academic journals and presented at numerous universities and conferences; his working papers can be found on the Social Science Research Network.
Selected Publications
“Sell-Side Information Production in Financial Markets,” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2012 (with W. Wilhelm).
“Why Firms Issue Callable Bonds: Hedging Investment Uncertainty,” Journal of Corporate Finance, 2010 (with C. Mao and Y. Wang).
“A Theory of the Transition to Secondary Market Trading of IPOs,” Journal of Financial Economics, 2008 (with W. Wilhelm). Lead article.