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Zhaohui Chen

Associate Professor of Commerce

Zhaohui Chen
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Ph.D., Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
B.S., Finance, Fudan University
Areas of Expertise: 
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:

"Firm Investment and Stakeholder Choices: A Top-Down Theory of Capital Budgeting,” Journal of Finance, 2017 (with A. Almazan and S. Titman).

“Traders vs. Relationship Managers: Reputational Conflicts in Full-Service Investment Banks,” The Review of Financial Studies, 2015 (Z. Chen, A. Morrison, and W. Wilhelm).

“Sell-Side Information Production in Financial Markets,” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2012 (with W. Wilhelm).

“A Theory of the Transition to Secondary Market Trading of IPOs,” Journal of Financial Economics, 2008 (with W. Wilhelm). Lead article.