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Dr. Jin Wang

Assistant Professor (Finance)

Contact Information
Email: jwang@wlu.ca
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.2660
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: P3074
Office Hours: Fall 2012: by appointment
Academic Background
PhD in Finance (Queen's University, 2011) 
Biography
RESEARCH INTERESTS 

My research interests are in empirical corporate finance and investment.

PUBLICATIONS

"Does increased competition affect credit ratings? A reexamination of the effect of Fitch's market share on credit ratings in the corporate bond market" with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

"Do firms' relationships with principal customers/suppliers affect shareholders' income?", Journal of Corporate Finance 18, 2012, pages 860-878.

"Employee treatment and firm leverage: a test of the stakeholder theory of capital structure" with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang, Journal of Financial Economics 100-1, 2011, pages 130-153.

WORKING PAPERS 

"The Costs of ETF Membership: Valuation Effect of ETFs on Underlying Firms," with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang.

"Supplier Immobility, Operating Leverage, and Cost of Equity," with Xiaoqiao Wang.

"Why do firms in customer-supplier relationships hold more cash?" with Kee-Hong Bae.

MAJOR AWARDS AND FUNDING

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant, 2012-2014, principal applicant, with Kee-Hong Bae (co-applicant) and Jun-Koo Kang (collaborator), $53,626.

Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation Scholarship, 2010-11, $25,000.