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John Bai
Curriculum VitaeAssistant Professor, Finance

John (Jianqiu) Bai

413 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




Ph.D., Finance, University of Southern California
M.S., Finance, Queen's University
B.Comm., Finance, University of British Columbia

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Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Bai's research interests include empirical corporate finance, corporate diversification, and the interaction between firms' real actions and regulatory environments. His primary teaching interests are corporate finance, investment, and microeconomics.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to joining Northeastern University, Professor Bai has taught and served as a research assistant at University of Southern California. He has also taught English at New Oriental English School in Beijing, China.

Awards & Recognition

Deans' Sixth Year Fellowship, University of Southern California, 2014
FMA Doctoral Consortium, Financial Management Association, 2014


Selected Presentations

Bai, John (Jianqiu) (presenter and author), "Organizational Form, Restructuring, and Productivity: Plant-level Evidence from Tariff Shocks", Northern Finance Association, 2015

Bai, John (Jianqiu) (author only), Carvalho, Daniel (presenter and author), and Phillips, Gordon (author only), "The Impact of Bank Credit on Labor Reallocation and Aggregate Industry Productivity", NBER Summer Institute Corporate Finance Meetings, 2015

Bai, John (Jianqiu) (presenter and author), Carvalho, Daniel (author only), and Phillips, Gordon (author only), "The Impact of Bank Credit on Labor Reallocation and Aggregate Industry Productivity", American Finance Association, 2016 (scheduled)

Bai, John (Jianqiu) (presenter and author) and Ling, Yun (author only), "Optimal Disclosure as a Trade-off
between Capital and Product Market Considerations: Theory and Evidence", Northern Finance Association PhD Consortium, 2014

Selected Media Appearances

February 04, 2018

Why older kindergartners should run your mutual fund (someday)

John Bai, LinLin Ma, and their co-authors’ were recently featured in The Wall Street Journal for their highly praised research that identifies a link between mutual fund manager performance and kindergarten entry age, citing relative-age effect and confidence as factors for success.

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