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Dr Yang Zhao PhD

Senior Lecturer in Financial Data Analysis Finance and Accounting

Publications

2020

It’s who you know that counts: Board connectedness and CSR performance (Journal article)

Amin, A., Chourou, L., Kamal, S., Malik, M., & Zhao, Y. (2020). It’s who you know that counts: Board connectedness and CSR performance. Journal of Corporate Finance, 64, 101662. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101662

DOI: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101662

Acquisition Experience and Director Remuneration (Journal article)

Birhanu, A., Geiler, P., Renneboog, L., & Zhao, Y. (2020). Acquisition Experience and Director Remuneration. European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper, (689).

Inside the ‘Red Circle’: the production of China’s corporate legal elite (Journal article)

Zhu, J., Zhao, Y., & Liu, S. (2020). Inside the ‘Red Circle’: the production of China’s corporate legal elite. Journal of Professions and Organization, 7(1), 87-100. doi:10.1093/jpo/joaa006

DOI: 10.1093/jpo/joaa006

Director networks, turnover, and appointments (Journal article)

Renneboog, L., & Zhao, Y. (2020). Director networks, turnover, and appointments. European Financial Management, 26(1), 44-76. doi:10.1111/eufm.12213

DOI: 10.1111/eufm.12213

2019

Insider trading and networked directors (Journal article)

Goergen, M., Renneboog, L., & Zhao, Y. (2019). Insider trading and networked directors. Journal of Corporate Finance, 56, 152-175. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2019.02.001

DOI: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2019.02.001

CEO Incentives, Takeover Protection and Corporate Innovation (Journal article)

Mazouz, K., & Zhao, Y. (2019). CEO Incentives, Takeover Protection and Corporate Innovation. British Journal of Management, 30(2), 494-515. doi:10.1111/1467-8551.12330

DOI: 10.1111/1467-8551.12330

2018

Beauty and appearance in corporate director elections (Journal article)

Geiler, P., Renneboog, L., & Zhao, Y. (2018). Beauty and appearance in corporate director elections. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 55, 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.intfin.2018.03.004

DOI: 10.1016/j.intfin.2018.03.004

2015

CEO networks and the M&A market (Chapter)

Renneboog, L., & Zhao, Y. (2015). CEO networks and the M&A market. In CEO Branding: Theory and Practice (pp. 275-294). doi:10.4324/9781315795140

DOI: 10.4324/9781315795140

2014

Director networks and takeovers (Journal article)

Renneboog, L., & Zhao, Y. (2014). Director networks and takeovers. JOURNAL OF CORPORATE FINANCE, 28, 218-234. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2013.11.012

DOI: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2013.11.012

2013

Director Networks and Corporate Governance (Chapter)

Zhao, Y., & Renneboog, L. (2013). Director Networks and Corporate Governance. In The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance. Oxford University Press.

2011

Us knows us in the UK: On director networks and CEO compensation (Journal article)

Renneboog, L., & Zhao, Y. (2011). Us knows us in the UK: On director networks and CEO compensation. JOURNAL OF CORPORATE FINANCE, 17(4), 1132-1157. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2011.04.011

DOI: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2011.04.011