Tina Xiaotian Zhang

Tina Xiaotian

Overview

Professional Overview: 
  • Academic Senate, Saint Mary’s College of California.
  • Academic Director, China EMBA, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California.
  • Endowed Chevron Professor of Finance, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California.
Department: 
School of Economics and Business Administration » Finance
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Contact Information: 

Contact:
Phone: 925-631-8694
Email: xz4@stmarys-ca.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Finance, Temple University.
  • BA. Major in Finance, Minor in Computer Science, Nanjing University.

Professional Experience

  • Academic Senate, Saint Mary’s College of California (2017-Present).
  • Founding Academic Director, China EMBA, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California (2016-Present).
  • Chevron Professor of Finance, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California (2016-Present).
  • Associate Professor, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California (2012-Present).
  • Chair, Finance Department, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California (2012-2015).
  • Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College of California (2008-2012). 

Courses Taught

Recently Taught:

  • Advanced Finance
  • Financial Engineering and Risk Management
  • Global Corporate Finance
  • Investments
  • Managerial Finance
  • Financial Modeling
  • Doing Business in Asia

Service

Academic Community Level :

  1. Guest Co-editior, International Financial Review, Special Issue: The political economy of Chinese Finance, 2016.
  2. Ad-hoc Reviewer:
    • Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 2018.
    • Global Finance Journal, 2015.
    • Small Economics Business, 2013.
    • Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 2013.
    • Journal of Economics Business, 2011.
    • Journal of International Management, 2008-2011.
    • Asia Pacific Management Review, 2008.
    • Academy of International Business Annual Conference, 2016, 2011, 2015

Community Level :

  1. Treasurer and Board Member, Friends of PreSchool Family, Palo Alto, CA. Summer 2017-Present.

    Presentations

    Conference Presentation

    • Offshoring, outsourcing and productivity: Evidence from firms located in Philippine Economic Zone in Cavite. Zhang, Tina Xiaotian (invited)
      European Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, Global Business and Social Science Research Conference
      (2011)
    • Labor as a monitor of the CEO in power game: Evidence from outsourcing. Zhang, Tina Xiaotian (invited)
      Financial Management Association
      (2010)
    • Does international outsourcing add value? Evidence on flexibility and corporate governance. Zhang, Tina Xiaotian (invited)
      Financial Management Association
      (2009)
    • Conflicts of interest in venture capital backed IPO firms. Zhang, Tina Xiaotian
      International Conference on Advances in Management Annual Meeting
      (2009)
    • The US and global financial crisis: Impacts and solutions.. Zhang, Tina Xiaotian (panel or forum member)
      the Center for the Regional Economy
      (2009)

    Publications

    • Zhang, X. T. & Li, Y. (2018). How does firm lifecycle affect board structure? Evidence from China’s listed privately-owned enterprises. Management and Organization Review, Volume 14, pp. 305-341.
    • Choi, J. J., Ju, M., Kotabe, M., Trigeorgis, L. & Zhang, X. T. (2018). Flexibility as firm value driver: Evidence from offshore outsourcing. Global Strategy Journal, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp. 351-376.
    • Choi, J. J., Powders, M. R. & Zhang, X. T. (2016). The Political Economy of Chinese Finance: Market Socialism with “Chinese Characteristics”. International Finance Review,Vol. 17, Co-editor, 2016. (Co-editor. Equal Contribution)
    • Yin, Y. K., Zhang, Y.,Zhang, X. T. & Hu, F. (2015). Does foreign bank entry make Chinese banks stronger? Global Economic Review: Perspectives on East Asian Economies and Industries, Vol. 44, Issue 3. p 269-285.
    • Zhang, X. T. & Wang, Y. (2014). Production efficiency of Chinese banks: A revisit. Managerial Finance, Vol. 10, No. 10, pp. 969 – 986.
    • Zhang, X. T., Kamath, S. & Lee, Y. (2013). Social enterprise models: Creating the fortune at the base of the pyramid. International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol. 2, No. 3, p269-292.
    • Zhang, X. T., Aksu, B. & Wang, H. (2012).  Conflicts of Interest in Venture Capital-Backed IPO Firms.  Journal of International Finance and Economics.  
    • Onuh, W.O., Zhang, X. T. & Lee, Y. (2012) : Outsourcing and Labor Productivity: Evidence from Firms in Philippine Economic Zone in Cavite, Philippines.  Journal of Business and Policy Research 6 (3), 1-18.  
    • Del-Palacio, I., Zhang, X. T. & Sole, F. (2010).  The capital gap for small technology companies: public venture capital to the rescue?  Small Business Economics, 38 (3), 283-301.  
    • Onuh, W.O., Zhang, X. T. & Lee, Y. (2009).  Domestic Outsourcing: Evidence from a Developing Economy.  International Journal of Global Business and Economics, 2(3).  

    Honors, Awards & Grants

    Honors: 
    • Endowed Chevron Professor of Finance, Saint Mary’s College of California, 2016-Present.
    • Visiting Professor of Finance, UN Environment-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 2016-Present.
    • Provost Faculty Research Grant, Saint Mary’s College of California, 2015-2016.
    • SEBA Outstanding Research Award, 2014.