George Gu

Assistant Professor of Finance

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Contact Information

Address
900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301
U.S.A.
Phone
503-370-6883
 

Biography

Education

  • Ph.D., Temple University
  • B.S. University of Hong Kong

Selected Publications

  1. “Creditor Influence and CEO Compensation: Evidence from Debt Covenant Violations”,
    with Steven Balsam and Connie Mao, The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
  2. “Bank Interventions and Firm Innovation: Evidence from Debt Covenant Violations”,
    with Connie Mao and Xuan Tian, Journal of Law and Economics, Vol 60, 637-671,
    (2017)
  3. “The Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Corporate Innovation”, with Ling Zhang,
    Journal of Economics and Business, Vol 90, 17-30, (2017)
  4. “Corporate Social Responsibility as Social Capital”, with William Bosworth and Yong
    Wang, International Journal of Business and Applied Sciences, Vol 5, 16-26, (2016)
  5. “Busy Directors and Corporate Innovation”, with Ling Zhang, Journal of Business and
    Educational Leadership, Vol 6, 49-62, (2016)

Selected Presentations

“Bank Interventions and Firm Innovation: Evidence from Debt Covenant Violations”
Financial Management Association Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), 2013
Third annual CEAR/Finance symposium (Atlanta, GA), 2014
American Economic Association Annual Meeting (Poster Session) (Philadelphia, PA),
2018

“Creditor Control and CEO Compensation: Evidence from Debt Covenant Violations”
Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting (Boston, MA), 2012
Financial Management Association Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA), 2012

“Busy Directors and Corporate Innovation”
World Business Institute New York Conference (New York, NY), 2016
Best Prize for Journal Award at the conference
Northeast Decision Science Institution Annual Conference (Springfield, MA), 2017

“Gender Diverse Boards: Effect on Firm Performance”
Academy of Finance Conference (Chicago, IL), 2017
Northeast Decision Science Institution Annual Conference (Springfield, MA), 2017

Willamette University

Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Salem Campus

Address
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-370-6167

Portland Center

Address
200 SW Market Street, Suite 101
Portland Oregon 97201 U.S.A.
Phone
971-717-7260

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