Faculty and Staff

Chuanqian Zhang

Assistant Professor • Department of Econ, Fin & Global Business

Dr. Zhang holds B.S. in Chem Eng. from Sichuan University (China), M.S. in Chem Eng. and Finance from University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) and Ph.D. Finance from McMaster University (Canada). His research focuses on how firms' production and investment decisions impact their performance in capital markets.


PhD Finance, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University Hamilton, ON, Canada


Dynamic Corporate Finance, Real Options, International Economics

Representative Publications

Agency Cost of Debt Overhang with Optimal Investment Timing and Size , Journal of Business Finance & Accounting Volume 46, 2019

Investment policy with time-to-build , Journal of Banking and Finance 2015

Implementation lag and the investment decision , Economics Letters Volume 119, 2013

Operating Leverage and Underinvestment , Journal of Financial Research

Regulatory Quality, Financial Integration and Equity Cost of Capital , Review of International Economics Volume 27, 2019
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