Selected Publications

  • “The Impact of Bank Credit on Labor Reallocation and Aggregate Industry Productivity”, 2018, with Daniel Carvalho and Gordon Phillips, Journal of Finance, 73(6), 2787-2836
  • What a Difference a (Birth) Month Makes: the Relative Age Effect and Fund Manager Performance, 2019, with Linlin Ma, Kevin Mullally, and David H. Solomon, Journal of Financial Economics, 123(1), 200-221
  • “Employment Protection, Investment, and Firm Growth”, 2019, with DJ Fairhurst and Matthew Serfling, Review of Financial Studies, 33(2), 644-688
  • “Organizational Form and Trade Liberalization: Plant-level Evidence”, 2020, Management Science, Forthcoming

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

Education

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

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Bai’s research and teaching interests are in empirical corporate finance with a focus on labor finance and using machine learning and textual analysis to study asset price movements and interactions between firms and markets.

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