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Kai Li

BSc (Jiaotong University), MA (Concordia), PhD (Toronto)
W.M. Young Chair in Finance
Professor, Finance Division
Senior Associate Dean, Equity and Diversity

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus (HA 874)
Tel (604) 822-8353
Email kai.li@sauder.ubc.ca
Personal Web Page

Research Interests

  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Shareholder activism
  • Culture and finance
  • Corporate innovation

Courses Taught in 2018-2019

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (COMM 471) - Syllabus
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (BAFI 507)

Selected Recent Publications

  • Gao, H., P.-H. Hsu, K. Li, and J. Zhang. "The Real Effect of Smoking Bans: Evidence from Corporate Innovation," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis forthcoming.
  • Li, K., J. Qiu, and J. Wang, "Technology Conglomeration, Strategic Alliances, and Corporate Innovation," Management Science forthcoming.
  • Li, K., B. Qiu, and R. Shen, 2018. "Organization Capital and Mergers and Acquisitions," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 53, 1871-1909.
  • Li, K., T. Liu, and J. Wu, 2018. "Vote Avoidance and Shareholder Voting in Mergers and Acquisitions," Review of Financial Studies 31, 3176-3211.
  • Fos, V., K. Li, and M. Tsoutsoura, "Do Director Elections Matter?" Review of Financial Studies 31, 1499-1531.
  • Gao, H., P.-H. Hsu, and K. Li. 2018. "Innovation Strategy of Private Firms," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 53,1-32.

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