Feng Zhang

Assistant Professor

Department of Finance

Faculty, Tenure Track

Dr. Feng Zhang received his Ph.D. in finance from the University of British Columbia. His research interests are in the areas of value implications of corporate events, mergers and acquisitions, and behavioral finance. His recent work has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and the Journal of Corporate Finance. His research has been featured in numerous media reports including the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Time Magazine, CNBC, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, BBC World Radio, Fox News, Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Telegraph.

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Education
  • Ph.D.2011, Finance, University of British Columbia
Honors & Awards
  • Best Doctoral Student Paper in Behavioral Finance, Academy of Behavioral Finance and Economics. 09/2011
  • Inaugural Robert Bertram Doctoral Research Awards from the Canadian Foundation for Governance Research. 07/2010
Publications
  • Feng Zhang & Hank Bessembinder (2015). Predictable corporate distributions and stock returns. Review of Financial Studies. Published, 02/01/2015.
  • Feng Zhang, Maurice Levi & Kai Li (2015). Are women more likely to seek advice than men? Evidence from the board room. Journal of Risk and Financial Management. Published, 01/01/2015.
  • Feng Zhang, Maurice Levi & Kai Li (2013). Director gender and mergers and acquisitions. Journal of Corporate Finance. Published, 10/2014.
  • Feng Zhang & Hank Bessembinder (2013). Firm characteristics and long-run stock returns after corporate events. Journal of Financial Economics. Published, 01/2013.
  • Feng Zhang (2012). Information precision and IPO pricing. Journal of Corporate Finance. Vol. 18. Published, 05/2012.
  • Maurice Levi, Kai Li & Feng Zhang (2010). Deal or no deal: Hormones and the mergers and acquisitions game. Management Science. Published, 10/2010.
  • Feng Zhang, Yao Tian & Tony S. Wirjanto (2009). Empirical tests of the float-adjusted return model. Finance Research Letters. Published, 03/2009.