Jia Hao

  • Assistant Professor
Academic Division: Finance

Bio

Jia Hao is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Babson College. Prior to joining Babson, Professor Hao taught courses in undergraduate, MBA, Executive Master, and PhD programs at Chinese University of Hong Kong and Wayne State University, where she received the “Faculty Teaching Merit Award” in 2017 and the “Distinguished Teacher Award” in 2010, respectively. She was also a visiting academic scholar in Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.

Dr. Hao earned her PhD in Finance from David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. Her research focuses on market microstructure and its interaction with corporate finance and asset pricing. She has published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Market, Financial Review, and Journal of Information System. She has presented her work at numerous professional conferences such as Western Finance Association annual conference and Financial Management Association International annual conference, where her papers won the Best Competitive Paper Award in Market Microstructure sponsored by NASDAQ in both 2011 and 2012.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Utah
  • BS, Shenzhen University

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 — FMA Best Competitive Paper Award Semi-finalist , Financial Management Association International Conference, sponsored by NASDAQ
  • 2017 — Faculty Teaching Merit Award, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2016 — FMA Best Competitive Paper Award Semi-finalist , Financial Management Association International Annual conference, sponsored by NASDAQ
  • 2016 — Hong Kong Research Grants Council (General Research Fund), University Grants Committee (UGC) of Hong Kong
  • 2012 — FMA Best Competitive Paper Award , Financial Management Association International Conference, sponsored by NASDAQ
  • 2011 — FMA Best Competitive Paper Award , Financial Management Association International Conference, sponsored by NASDAQ
  • 2010 — Distinguished Teaching Award, Wayne State University
  • 2005 — Morgan Stanley Equity Market Microstructure Research Grant, Morgan Stanley
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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Hao, J., Bessembinder, H., Zheng, K. (2018). Liquidity Provision Contracts and Market Quality: Evidence from the New York Stock Exchange. Review of Financial Studies, The.
  • Hao, J., Gao, P., Kalcheva, I., Ma, T. (2015). Short Sales and the Weekend Effect - Evidence from Hong Kong. Journal of Financial Markets. Vol: 26, Page: 85-102.
  • Hao, J., Bessembinder , H., Zheng, K. (2015). Market Making Contracts, Firm Value, and the IPO Decision. Journal of Finance, The. Vol: 70, Page: 1997-2028. link
  • Hao, J., Cong , Y., Zou, L. (2014). The Impact of the XBRL Mandate on Market Efficiency. Journal of Information Systems. Vol: 28, Page: 181-207.
  • Hao, J., Cardella, L., Kalcheva, I., Ma, Y. (2014). Computerization of the Equity, Foreign Exchange, Derivatives, and Fixed-Income Markets. The Financial Review. Vol: 49, Page: 231-243.
  • Hao, J., Kalay, A., Mayhew, S. (2010). Ex Dividend Arbitrage in Option Markets. Review of Financial Studies, The. Vol: 23, Page: 271-303.

Presentations

  • Market Concentration in the Liquidity Provision Industry and Its Effect on the Cost of Liquidity Hao, J. Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2018, San Diego, CA (2018)
  • Liquidity Provision Contracts and Market Quality: Evidence from the New York Stock Exchange Hao, J. Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2018 (TOP 10 SECTION) Best Competitive Paper Award in Market Microstructure semifinalist, San Diego, CA (2018)
  • Liquidity Provision Contracts and Market Quality: Evidence from the New York Stock Exchange Hao, J. The Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research 6th Annual Conference, Singapore (2018)
  • Liquidity Provision Contracts and Market Quality: Evidence from the New York Stock Exchange Hao, J. Chinese International Conference in Finance 2017, Hangzhou, China (2017)
  • Liquidity Provision Contracts and Market Quality: Evidence from the New York Stock Exchange Hao, J. Women in Market Microstructure Conference, Whistler, Canada (2017)
  • Market Making Contracts, Firm Value, and the IPO Decision Hao, J. the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington DC (2015)
  • Market Making Contracts, Firm Value, and the IPO Decision Hao, J. SEC Division of Economic and Risk Analysis Seminar, Washington, DC (2014)
  • Market Making Obligations and Firm Value Hao, J. Financial Management Association Conference, US (2013)
  • Market Making Obligations and Firm Value Hao, J. the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research Conference, China (2013)
  • The Impact of XBRL Reporting on Market Efficiency Hao, J. University of Kansas International Conference on XBRL, Lawrence, Kansas (2013)
  • Short sales and the weekend effect—Evidence from a natural experiment Hao, J. 2011 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (2011)
  • Ex-dividend Arbitrage in Option Markets Hao, J. The China International Conference in Finance (CICF) , China (2007)
  • Why Designate Market Makers? Affirmative Obligations and Market Quality Hao, J. University of Sydney Microstructure Conference, Sydney (2007)
  • Ex-dividend Arbitrage in Option Markets Hao, J. Western Finance Association Conference, Hawaii (2007)
  • Ex-dividend Arbitrage in Option Markets Hao, J. The European Winter Finance Summit, Switzerland (2007)
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