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Yingmei Cheng
Patty Hill Smith Eminent Scholar in Finance

 


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ACADEMIC SPECIALTY:
Financial Economics

DEGREE:

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Miami
M.A., Princeton University
B.S., University of Science and Technology of China


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Stock repurchases
Executive compensation
International investment

 

Dr. Cheng's research focuses on theoretical and empirical corporate finance. Her work has received four best paper awards since 2003. Her research has been published in premier finance and economics journals, including Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and her papers were accepted by highly selective conferences, such as American Finance Association Meeting, Western Finance Association Meeting, Utah Winter Finance Meeting, and NBER Spring Meeting.  Dr. Cheng has taught undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. classes in finance and economics. 

Yingmei Cheng - Vitae (PDF)

Yingmei Cheng's Faculty Spotlight

 

SELECTED PUBLISHED RESEARCH

Thomas Chemmanur, Yingmei Cheng, and Tim Zhang, "Capital Structure and Employee Pay: An Empirical Analysis", Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming.

James Ang, Yingmei Cheng, and Chaopeng Wu, "Does Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Matter? Evidence from Financing and Investment Choices in the High Tech Industry", The Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming (Posted Online April 2, 2013).

Yingmei Cheng, Jarrad Harford, and Tim Zhang, "Bonus-driven Repurchases", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming.

James Ang, Yingmei Cheng, and Chaopeng Wu, "Trust, Investment, and Business Contracting", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming.

James Ang, and Yingmei Cheng, "The Endogeneity of Information Asymmetry and Corporate Financing Decisions", 2011, Journal of Financial Research, Volume 34, Issue 3, pages 411–440 (Lead article).

Yingmei Cheng, Mark Liu, and Jun Qian, "Buy-side Analysts, Sell-side Analysts, and Investment Decisions of Money Managers", 2006, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 41 (1), 51-83.

James Ang, and Yingmei Cheng, "Direct Evidence of Market-driven Acquisitions Theory", 2006, Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 29 (2), 199-216.

Yingmei Cheng, "Post-listing Underperformance: Is It Really Bad to Move Trading Locations?" 2005, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 12 (1), 97-120. 

James Ang, and Yingmei Cheng, "Single Stock Futures: Listing Selection and Trading Volume", 2005, Finance Research Letters, Vol. 2 (1), 30-40.

Jere Behrman, Yingmei Cheng, and Petra Todd, "Evaluating Programs When Length of Exposure to the Program Varies: A Nonparametric Approach", 2004, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 86 (1), 108-132.

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

The Best Paper Award, Financial Management Association Asian Meeting, Xiamen, May 2009

"Does Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Matter? Evidence from Financing and Investment Choices in the High Tech Industry".

The Best Paper Award, TCFA 15th Annual Conference, New York City, November 2009

"Does Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Matter? Evidence from Financing and Investment Choices in the High Tech Industry".

The Best Paper Award, AAA Northeast Regional Meeting, Newport, Rhode Islands, November 2008

"Capital Structure and Employee Pay: An Empirical Analysis".

The Best paper award in Corporate Finance, Eastern Finance Association, Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, April 2003.

"Buy-side Analysts, Sell-side Analysts, and Investment Decisions of Money Managers".

 

INTERESTING FACTS

Dr. Cheng enjoys cooking, travelling, swimming, hiking, reading, and spending time with her family. Her favorite thing is a hug from her children, favorite band is Dave Matthews, and favorite TV series are M*A*S*H and Breaking Bad.



 



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