Sauder School of Business

Kai  Li

Kai Li
B.Sc. (Jiaotong University), M.A. (Concordia), Ph.D.(Toronto)

W.M. Young Chair in Finance
Associate Professor

Office:    Henry Angus 864
Phone:     +1-604-822-8353
Fax:    +1-604-822-4695
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University of British Columbia
Sauder School of Business
2053 Main Mall, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z2

Curriculum Vitae

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Research Interests
Corporate governance, Mergers and acquisitions, Executive compensation, Capital structure, Self-selection models

Selected Publications

Xia Chen, Jarrad Harford, and Kai Li
Monitoring: Which Institutions Matter?
Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming

Maurice Levi, Kai Li, and Feng Zhang
“Deal or No Deal: Hormones and the Mergers and Acquisitions Game”
Management Science, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 1462-1483

Jarrad Harford and Kai Li
Decoupling CEO Wealth and Firm Performance: The Case of Acquiring CEOs
Journal of Finance, Vol. 62, 2007, 917-949

Kai Li, Hernan Ortiz-Molina, and Xinlei Zhao
Do Shareholder Rights Affect Institutional Investment Decisions? Evidence from Dual-Class Firms
Financial Management, Winter 2008, 713-745.

Kai Li and N.R. Prabhala
Self-Selection Models in Corporate Finance
Chapter 2 in: Handbook of Corporate Finance: Empirical Corporate Finance, Handbooks in Finance Series, Elsevier/North Holland, 2007

Kai Li
“Confidence in the Familiar: An International Perspective”
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 39, 2004, 47-68.

Sugato Chakravarty and Kai Li
“An Examination of Own Account Trading by Dual Traders in FuturesMarkets”
Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 69, 2003, 375-397.