Is “Sentiment” Sentimental?

Dr. Xiaoyan Zhang is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.
Event information
Date 22nd October 2012
Time 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue ICMA Centre, Room G03/04
Event types:
Research Seminars

Professor Zhang received a B.A. in Economics from Beijing University in 1997, and a PH.D. in Finance from Columbia University in 2002. Prior to joining the Krannert faculty, Professor Zhang was Assistant Professor of Finance at the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University (2002 to 2010). Professor Zhang’s research focuses on portfolio management, short-selling and international finance. Her papers have been appeared in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and other leading finance journals. Her article “Which Shorts Are Informed” (with Ekkehart Boehmer and Charles Jones) won the BSI Gamma Foundation Award (2005) and was finalist for Smith-Breeden Award from the Journal of Finance (2007). Her paper “Shackling Short Sellers: The 2008 Shorting Ban” (with Ekkehart Boehmer and Charles Jones) won Best Paper Award at the 16th Mitsui Finance Symposium (2009) at the University of Michigan. Her other research on international finance and asset management has received awards from European Central Bank and the Q Group Research Fund.

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