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Yiming Qian
Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow
S382 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
PhD in Finance, New York University, 2002
MA in Economics, Fordham University, 1997
BA in Economics, NanKai University, 1995
Corporate Finance, IPOs, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, and Capital Market
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow, 2013-present, 2016
Competitive Summer Research Grant, University of Iowa, 2015
International Programs Summer Research Fellowship, University of Iowa, 2014
Career Development Award, 2013
Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2012
Faculty Research Grant for Selected Proposals 2009, 2010
Old Gold Fellowship, 2003
Selected publications 

Political Uncertainty and IPO Activity: Evidence from US Gubernatorial Elections. Gonul Colak , Artem A. Durnev, Yiming Qian, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (forthcoming)

Pre-Market Trading and IPO Pricing. Chun Chang, Yao-Min Chiang, Yiming Qian, Jay Ritter, Review of Financial Studies (forthcoming)

Information Asymmetry and Corporate Governance. Jie Cai, Yixin Liu, Yiming Qian, Miaomiao Yu, Quarterly Journal of Finance, 2015, vol 5 (3)

R&D Spillover and Predictable Returns. Yi Jiang , Yiming Qian, Tong Yao, Review of Finance (forthcoming)

Do investors learn from experience? Evidence from frequent IPO investors. Yao-Min Chiang, David Hirshleifer, Yiming Qian, Ann Sherman, Review of Financial Studies, 2011, vol 24 (5), 1560-1589

Outside CEO Directors on Compensation Committees: Whose Side Are They on?. Haidan Li, Yiming Qian, Review of Accounting & Finance, 2011, vol 10 (2), 110-133

Outside Monitoring and CEO Compensation
in the Banking Industry. Kose John, Hamid Mehran, Yiming Qian, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2010, vol 16 (4), 383-399 (lead article).

Endogenous entry and partial adjustment in IPO auctions: Are institutional investors better informed?. Yao-Min Chiang , Yiming Qian, Ann Sherman, Review of Financial Studies, 2010, vol 23 (3), 1200-1230.

Are Overconfident CEOs Born or Made? Evidence of Self-Attribution Bias from Frequent Acquirers. Matthew T. Billett, Yiming Qian, Management Science, 2008, vol 54 (6), 1037-1051 (lead article).

Wealth Gains from Tracking Stocks: Long-run Performance and Ex-date Returns. Matthew Clayton, Yiming Qian, Financial Management, 2004, vol 33 (3), 83-106.

Financial System Design and Liquidity Provision by Banks and Markets in a Dynamic Economy. Yiming Qian, Kose John, Teresa John, Journal of International Money and Finance, 2004, vol 23(3), 385-403.

Incentive Features in CEO Compensation in the Banking Industry. Kose John, Yiming Qian, Economic Policy Review, 2003, vol 9, 109-121.

Working papers 

Earthly Reward to the Religious: Religiosity and the Costs of Public and Private Debt. Feng Jiang, Kose John, Wei Li, Yiming Qian

The role of divestitures in horizontal mergers: Evidence from product and stock markets. Amrita Nain, Yiming Qian

Analyst experience and accrual anomaly: how do experienced analysts improve price efficiency. Ali Akyol, Yiming Qian, Frank Yu

Do Underwriters Have an Information Advantage?
IPO Auctions vs. Bookbuilding. Yao-Min Chiang , Michelle Lowry , Yiming Qian

Entrusted loans: A close look at China’s shadow banking system. Franklin Allen, Yiming Qian, Guoqian Tu, Frank Yu

Investor Demand in Bookbuilding IPOs: The US Evidence. Yiming Qian, Jay Ritter , An Yan

Business Cycle, Firm Size, and Market Reactions to News. Yiming Qian, Xiaoyun Yu

Human-Capital Intensive Firms: Top Management Compensation and Capital Structure. Yiming Qian