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Interests

• Hedge Funds, Derivatives, Credit Risk, Empirical Asset Pricing, Market Microstructure


Publications

"The Impact of Central Clearing on Counterparty Risk, Liquidity, and Trading: Evidence from the Credit Default Swap Market ," (pdf) with Y.C. Loon, Journal of Financial Economics, 112 (1), 91-115, (2014)

"Investing in Chapter 11 Stocks: Trading, Value, and Performance," (pdf) with Yuanzhi (Lily) Li,Journal of Financial Markets, 16 (1), 33–60, (2013)

"Time Variation in Diversification Benefits of Commodity, REITs, and TIPS," (pdf) with Jing-zhi Huang, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics,46 (1), 152–192, (2013)

"Seasoned Equity Issuers’ R&D Investments: Signaling or Over-Optimism," (pdf) with Hong Qian and Ke Zhong, Journal of Financial Research, 35 (4), 553–580, (2012)

"Pricing Credit Default Swaps with Option-Implied Volatility," (pdf) with Charles Cao and Fan Yu, Financial Analysts Journal, 67 (4), 67–76 (2011)

"The Information Content of Option-Implied Volatility for Credit Default Swap Valuation,"(pdf) with Charles Cao and Fan Yu, Journal of Financial Markets, 13 (3), 321-343 (2010)


Working Papers

"Assessing Models of Individual Equity Option Prices," with Gurdip Bakshi and Charles Cao, (pdf)2012, Under Revision for Resubmission to Management Science

"Do Hedge Funds Possess Private Information in IPO Stocks? Evidence from Post-IPO Holdings," with Hong Qian, (pdf) 2014

"Why does Hedge Fund Alpha Decrease over Time? Evidence from Individual Hedge Funds," (pdf) 2011(presented at the Western Finance Association Annual Meeting in Waikoloa, Hawaii, 2008)


Work-in-Progress

"Option Bounds: A Review and Comparison," with Hongwei Chuang and C.F. Lee



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