Doctorate of Philosophy, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse 1
Areas of expertise
- Corporate Finance
- Corporate Governance
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Dr. Zhao got his PhD from Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse 1, in 2008. His areas of research include corporate finance, corporate governance, financial intermediation, and contract theory. The current research topics include boards of directors, takeover, and corporate innovation. He has published in various finance journals including Review of Financial Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance. He has presented his papers at prominent academic conferences such as American Finance Association (AFA) 2014, European Finance Association (EFA) annual conference 2012. He won CICF (China International Conference in Finance) best paper award in 2010. He was an ad hoc referee of Rand Journal of Economics. His research has been cited by top finance journals including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies. Dr. Zhao has teaching experience in Corporate Finance, M&A, and Microeconomics.