Positions

Overview

  • Zhaozhao He is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of New Hampshire Paul College of Business. Her current research areas are in empirical corporate finance with specializations in corporate cash policy, innovation, labor mobility and product market interactions.

    Zhaozhao has presented her research at prestigious conferences such as the Western Finance Association (WFA) annual meetings, where she received a Ph.D. Candidate Award for Outstanding Research. She was also invited for presentation by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis on current developments and issues in community banking. Her work has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance and Review of Industrial Organization.

    Zhaozhao has received numerous research awards such as the McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award and the Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper Award at the 2014 Southwestern Finance Association, the Best Doctoral Student Paper Award at the 2015 Southern Finance Association annual meetings, and the best paper by a young scholar in the 2015 issues of Review of Industrial Organization. She is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award at the Paul College.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2020 The Exploratory Mindset and Corporate InnovationJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.  forthcoming. 2020
    2020 Who Benefits from Removing Mobility Restrictions? 2020
    2020 Too much liquidity? Seemingly excess cash for innovative firmsFinancial Review.  55:121-144. 2020
    2018 Money held for moving stars: Talent competition and corporate cash holdingsJournal of Corporate Finance.  51:210-234. 2018
    2016 The cost of innovation: R&D and high cash holdings in U.S. firmsJournal of Corporate Finance.  41:280-303. 2016
    2015 Rivalry, Market Structure and Innovation: The Case of Mobile BankingReview of Industrial Organization.  47:219-242. 2015
    Cohabitation before marriage: do prior alliances enhance post-merger performance?Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting

    Teaching Activities

  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2021
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2021
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2020
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  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2019
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2019
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  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2019
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2018
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2018
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2018
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2018
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2017
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2017
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2017
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2017
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2016
  • Financial Institutions Taught course 2016
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Finance&Financial Mgmt Serv's, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
  • M.B.A. Business Admin.&Managemt, University of Central Arkansas
  • Ph.D. Finance, University of Kansas
  • Full Name

  • Zhaozhao He