University of Southern California

Yongxiang Wang
Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

Phone: 
213-740-7650
Education: 
PhD, Columbia University

Overview

Yongxiang Wang is a financial economist whose research focuses on corporate governance and corruption, particularly in China and other developing economies. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics and American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings.

Research

Concentrated Interests and Protection of Minority Shareholders: Evidence from Equity Contract Renegotiations in an Emerging Market 2013
Managing in low-quality institutional environments: Agency conflict and shareholder relationships in Chinese state-controlled firms 2013
Property Rights Protection, Information Acquisition, and Asset Prices: Theory and Evidence 2013
The Effect of Mandatory CSR Disclosure on Firm Value: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment in China 2013
Corruption in Chinese privatizations 2013
Migration, Insurance and Credit: Evidence from rural China 2013
The mortality cost of political connections 2013
Macro News, Micro News, and Institutional Investors: Evidence from the Shanghai Stock Exchange 2013
The Unsafe Side of Chinese Crony Capitalism 2012
Agency in Inefficient Bureaucracies:Evidence from Chinese Ownership Reform 2012
The Effect of Mandatory CSR Disclosure on Information Asymmetry: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment in China 2012
Estimating the value of connections to Vice-President Cheney 2012
The Effect of Mandatory CSR Disclosure on Information Asymmetry: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment in China 2012
Going (more) public: ownership reform among Chinese listed Firms 2011
Coinsurance within Business Groups: Evidence from Related Party Transactions in an Emerging Market 2011
Does Market Transition Eclipse the Significance of Political Connections? A Longitudinal Study of Publicly Listed Firms in China 2011
Rent-seeking by mutual fund managers: Evidence from equity contract renegotiations 2011
When Managers Can't Commit: Capital Structure under Inalienable Managerial Entrenchment 2011
Trading favors within Chinese business groups 2010
Profiting from government stakes in a command economy: Evidence from Chinese asset sales 2010