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Biography

Emma Zhang completed her PhD at the University of New South Wales and joined Monash University as a Lecturer of Finance in 2017. Her research interests include corporate governance, corporate finance and behavioural finance. Her papers have been accepted for publication in Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Financial Management. Her papers have been presented at conferences such as the American Economic Association (AEA) Annual Meeting, the Northern Finance Association (NFA) Annual Meeting, the Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS) Annual Conference, and China International Conference in Finance (CICF). Her papers have been cited by Financial Times, Broad Field Insight, Havard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, European Corporate Governance Institute, Cambridge Business School Website, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, BusinessThink UNSW, and Monash Impact.

Keywords

  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance

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Research Output 2015 2019

How valuable are independent directors? Evidence from external distractions

Masulis, R. & Zhang, E. J., 1 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 132, 3, p. 226-256 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Practice makes progress: evidence from divestitures

Humphery-Jenner, M., Powell, R. & Zhang, E. J., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 105, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Should independent directors have term limits? The role of experience in corporate governance

Dou, Y., Sahgal, S. & Zhang, E. J., 1 Sep 2015, In : Financial Management. 44, 3, p. 583-621 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Best Paper Award - 2016 Auckland Finance Meeting Doctoral Symposium

Emma Zhang (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

Preoccupied Firm Directors

Ronald Masulis & Emma Zhang

10/12/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

How Valuable are Independent Directors?

Ronald Masulis & Emma Zhang

12/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

How Valuable are Independent Directors? Evidence from External Distractions

Ronald Masulis & Emma Zhang

22/05/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Assess – Don’t Simply Term Limit – the Board of Directors

Ying Dou, Sidharth Sahgal & Emma Zhang

7/12/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

In praise of holding on to your board members

Ying Dou, Sidharth Sahgal & Emma Zhang

18/11/15

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research