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Dr Dan Zhou

Associate Professor of Financial Management

Examinations Officer Postgraduate Taught Accounting

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Specialisms

  • Entrepreneurial Finance, 
  • Corporate Governance, 
  • Voluntary Disclosure, 
  • Corporate Finance, 
  • Corporate Innovation

Location

G31, Henley Business School, Whiteknights campus

Dr Dan Zhou’s main research interests include entrepreneurial finance (private equity, venture capital, buyouts, crowdfunding), corporate governance (board of directors, top management team, institutional investors), and voluntary disclosure.

Dr Dan Zhou is an Associate Professor in Financial Management at Henley Business School. She studied for her PhD in Accounting and Finance at the University of Birmingham, where she has also worked as a teaching assistant/associate staff and obtained a MSc in Accounting and Finance. Additionally, she holds a BSc in Accounting (Chinese Certified Accountant) from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China.

Dan’s research interests include entrepreneurial finance (private equity, venture capital, buyouts, crowdfunding), corporate governance (board of directors, top management team, institutional investors), and voluntary disclosure. Dan is also interested in corporate innovation, corporate social responsibility, and other aspects of corporate finance.

Her research has been published in leading journals such as Research Policy, Journal of Corporate Finance, and British Journal of Management. She also served as reviewer for journals such as British Journal of Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, International Review of Financial Analysis, and British Accounting Review.

Reference: Matthews, L., Heyden, M. L. M. and Zhou, D. (2022) Paradoxical transparency? Capital market responses to exploration and exploitation disclosure. Research Policy, 51 (1). 104396. ISSN 0048-7333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.respol.2021.104396
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Dan Zhou
Reference: Zhe, L., Wang, B. and Zhou, D. (2022) Financial experts of top management teams and corporate social responsibility: evidence from China. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. ISSN 1573-7179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-022-01077-5
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Dan Zhou
Reference: Li, Z., Wang, B., Wu, T. and Zhou, D. (2021) The influence of qualified foreign institutional investors on internal control quality: evidence from China. International Review of Financial Analysis, 78. 101916. ISSN 1057-5219 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2021.101916
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Dan Zhou
Reference: Jelic, R., Zhou, D. and Ahmad, W. (2020) Do stressed PE firms misbehave? Journal of Corporate Finance. 101798. ISSN 0929-1199 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101798
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Dan Zhou
Reference: Li, H. and Zhou, D. (2019) The impact of possible-offer announcements on the wealth effect of target firms. European Journal of Finance, 25 (15). pp. 1440-1461. ISSN 1466-4364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2019.1601120
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Dan Zhou
Reference: Jelic, R., Zhou, D. and Wright, M. (2019) Sustaining the buyout governance model: inside secondary management buyout boards. British Journal of Management, 30 (1). pp. 30-52. ISSN 1467-8551 doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8551.12301
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Dan Zhou
Reference: Zhou, D. , Jelic, R. and Wright, W. (2014) SMBOs: buying time or improving performance? Managerial and Decision Economics, 35 (2). pp. 88-102. ISSN 1099-1468 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/mde.2651
Henley faculty authors:
Dr Dan Zhou

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