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Linghang Zeng

  • Assistant Professor
Academic Division: Finance

Bio

Linghang Zeng received his Ph.D. in Finance from Georgia Tech. Before that, He received a Master's degree in Mathematical Finance from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Nanjing University.

His research interests include labor and finance, household finance, and macro finance. His papers have been published at the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and presented at numerous conferences such as NBER Summer Institute, Western Finance Association, SFS Cavalcade, and European Finance Association. His research has won Best Paper on Firm Growth and Innovation from Northern Finance Association in 2019, Best Paper on Corporate Finance/Responsible Finance from Northern Finance Association in 2018, and Third Place from Chicago Quantitative Alliance Academic Competition in 2016. He teaches FinTech and Principles of Finance.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • MS, University of Alberta
  • BEng, Nanjing University

Awards & Honors

  • 2021 — Best Paper Award, Dayton Summer Finance Workshop, University of Dayton
  • 2019 — Best Paper on Firm Growth and Innovation, Northern Finance Association
  • 2018 — Best Paper on Corporate Finance/ Responsible Finance, Northern Finance Association
  • 2016 — Third Place, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Academic Competition
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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Chava, S., Hsu, A., Zeng, L. (2020). Does History Repeat Itself? Business Cycle and Industry Returns. Journal of Monetary Economics. Vol: 116, Page: 201-218. link
  • Bradley, D., Clarke, J., Zeng, L. (2020). The Speed of Information and the Sell-Side Research Industry. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Vol: 55, Issue: 5, Page: 1467-1490. link

Presentations

  • Discussion of Bidder-Specific Synergies and the Evolution of Acquirer Returns Zeng, L. Financial Management Association, Denver (2021)
  • Shocked by Bank Funding Shocks: Evidence from 500 Million Consumer Credit Cards Chava, S. Ganduri, R. Paradkar, N. Zeng, L. Western Finance Association, San Francisco (2020)
  • Competition for Talent: The Impact of Venture Capital Flows on Incumbent Firms Zeng, L. Finance, Organizations and Markets (FOM) Conference, University of Southern California (2019)
  • Discussion of Keeping Secrets from Creditors: The Uniform Trade Secrets Act and Financial Leverage Zeng, L. KWC Conference on Entrepreneurial Finance, Sweden (2019)
  • Impact of Venture Capital Flows on Incumbent Firms: Evidence from 70 Million Workers Zeng, L. Northern Finance Association, Vancouver (2019)
  • Shocked by Bank Funding Shocks: Evidence from 500 Million Consumer Credit Cards Chava, S. Ganduri, R. Paradkar, N. Zeng, L. Northern Finance Association , Vancouver (2019)
  • Shocked by Bank Funding Shocks: Evidence from 500 Million Consumer Credit Cards Chava, S. Ganduri, R. Paradkar, N. Zeng, L. European Finance Association , Lisbon (2019)
  • Shocked by Bank Funding Shocks: Evidence from 500 Million Consumer Credit Cards Chava, S. Ganduri, R. Paradkar, N. Zeng, L. Financial Intermediation Research Society , Savannah (2019)
  • Impact of Venture Capital Flows on Incumbent Firms: Evidence from 70 Million Workers Zeng, L. SFS Cavalcade, Carnegie Mellon University (2019)
  • Discussion of Do Institutional Investors Exploit Market Anomalies? New Evidence from Alternative Mutual Funds Zeng, L. Eastern Finance Association, Miami (2019)
  • Discussion of International Bank Networks and Trade Zeng, L. Eastern Finance Association, Miami (2019)
  • Discussion of The Economics of Trade Credit: Risk and Power Zeng, L. Eastern Finance Association, Miami (2019)
  • The Dark Side of Technological Progress? Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Chava, S. Oettl, A. Singh, M. Zeng, L. Labor and Finance Group Meeting, University of Maryland (2018)
  • Discussion of When Bankers Go to Hail Zeng, L. Northern Finance Association, Canada (2018)
  • The Dark Side of Technological Progress? Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Chava, S. Oettl, A. Singh, M. Zeng, L. Northern Finance Association , Charlevoix (2018)
  • The Dark Side of Technological Progress? Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Chava, S. Oettl, A. Singh, M. Zeng, L. European Finance Association , Warsaw (2018)
  • The Dark Side of Technological Progress? Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Chava, S. Oettl, A. Singh, M. Zeng, L. NBER Summer Institute, Boston (2018)
  • The Value of Hot News: Intellectual Property and the Sell-Side Research Industry Bradley, D. Clarke, J. Zeng, L. SFS Cavalcade, Nashville (2017)
  • Discussion of Institutional Trading and Asset Pricing Zeng, L. Financial Management Association, Orlando (2015)
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