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Financial Reporting and Disclosure Practices in China

Hai Lu, Jee-Eun Shin, Mingyue Zhang, Jul 04, 2024

This article discussing that Chinese firms tend to emphasize the stability of financial performance in their reports. In contrast to U.S. firms, their financial disclosures are significantly swayed by non-shareholder stakeholders and do not leverage voluntary disclosures to mitigate capital costs.

Horizon Risk in Rental Housing: Evidence from a PropTech Rental Platform

Jiayin Hu, Maggie R. Hu, Shangchen Li, Yingguang Zhang, Zheng Zhang, Jul 10, 2024

This article discussing that landlords in areas with faster housing price growth tend to offer shorter-term contracts and are less likely to renew expired contracts.

Destination-Specific Export Expansions and Their Impact on Education and Long-Term Outcomes in China

Junsen Zhang, Kang Zhou, Jul 17, 2024

This article discusses that export expansions to wealthy countries significantly increased high school enrollment rates in specific regions and among certain groups in China, but this impact did not translate into an increased prevalence of higher education. Instead, it had long-term effects on employment and fertility outcomes for the affected cohorts.