Xian Sun

Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School

Assistant Professor

100 International Drive

Baltimore, MD 21202

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

Managerial Ability and Tax Aggressiveness

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, National Chengchi University (NCCU) - Department of Accounting and Hong Kong Polytechnic University-School of Accounting and Finance
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Managerial Ability; Tax Avoidance; Tax Aggressiveness

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CEO Political Affiliation and Firms’ Tax Avoidance

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 May 2012
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Fordham University and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Tax Avoidance, CEO, Political Affiliation

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A Simple Indicator of Systemic Risk

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Dilip K. Patro, Min Qi and Xian Sun
OCC, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency - Credit Risk Analysis Division and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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CEO Compensation and Covenant Violations

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Fordham University and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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CEO Compensation, Covenant Violation, Creditor Rights, Corporate Governance

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Do Better Managers Get Better Loan Contracts?

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jun 2016
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteLong Island University Post, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Hong Kong Polytechnic University-School of Accounting and Finance
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Managerial ability, Bank loan contracting, Default risk, Information opacity, Agency costs of debt

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The Impacts of Intellectual Property Rights Protection on Cross-Border M&As

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Fordham University, University of Washington - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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emerging markets, cross-border M&As, property rights, intellectual protection reforms

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Creditor Control Rights and Firm Cash Holdings

FMA, 2013
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Bill B. Francis, Xian Sun and Qiang Wu
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Hong Kong Polytechnic University-School of Accounting and Finance
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cash holdings, agency cost of debt, creditor control

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CEO Political Preference and Corporate Tax Sheltering

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management, Fordham University, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Hong Kong Polytechnic University-School of Accounting and Finance
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political preference, tax sheltering, CEO, Democrats, Republicans, incentives

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Does Relationship Matter? The Choice of Financial Advisors

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, Fordham University and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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mergers and acquisitions, financial advisors, relationship banking, analyst coverage, conflict of interests, proactive

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Can Firms Learn by Observing? Evidence from Cross-Border M&As

Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 25, April 2014: 202–215 , Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 17/2014
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, Fordham University, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business
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learning, observing, cross-border M&As, performance

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Home Preference at Selecting Financial Advisors in Cross-Border M&As

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Nov 2012
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, Fordham University and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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financial advisors, certification, payment method, cross border mergers and acquisitions

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The Rising of De Facto Power: China Evidence

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Apr 2018
Ellen Jin Jiang, Xian Sun and Zhang Hua
ESSEC Business School, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
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Hierarchy of institutions; De facto Power; Political Institutions; Private Sector

The Financial Fragility of For-Profit Hospitals: Evidence from the Covid-19 Pandemic

NBER Working Paper No. w29388
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2021
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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The Financial Fragility of For-Profit Hospitals: Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Nov 2021
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Altman Z-score, COVID-19, financial distress, for-profit hospitals, mobility data, service provision