Dan is Associate Professor of Finance at Oslo Business School. She received a Ph.D. in Finance from Erasmus University Rotterdam and was a visiting Ph.D. scholar at the Stern School of Business at New York University. She worked at BI Norwegian Business School for six years before joining Oslomet. Her research interests cover the areas of empirical corporate finance, executive compensation, and corporate governance. She has published in Review of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Empirical Finance.
CEOs Personal Risk Attitudes and Corporate Financing and Investment
This project studies to what extent firm policies are affected by managers’ personal assets allocation, asset allocation, and founders' opportunity cost.
Zhang, Dan; Gai, Shelby L.; Zajac, Edward J. (2019). Compensation consultants and CEO favoritism. Kellogg Booth Student Symposium.
Gai, Shelby L.; Zajac, Edward J.; Zhang, Dan (2019). Dominant Choices? How CEO/Board Power Predicts Compensation Consulting Firm Relationships. Academy of Management Annual Conference.
Zhang, Dan; Boustanifar, Hamid (2019). CEO's Personal Portfolio and Corporate Policies. Research seminar at EDHEC Risk Institute in London.
Zhang, Dan; Boustanifar, Hamid (2018). CEO's Personal Portfolio and Corporate Policies. Oslomet Rearch Seminar in Economics and Finance.
Zhang, Dan; Boustanifar, Hamid (2018). CEOs' Personal Portfolio and Corporate Policies. Executive Compensation Conference.
Zilja, Flladina; Benito, Gabriel R G; Boustanifar, Hamid; Zhang, Dan (2018). CEO personal wealth and cross-border acquisitions. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting.
Zhang, Dan; Dittmann, Ingolf
How Important are Risk-Taking Incentives in Executive Compensation.
Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.
Boustanifar, Hamid; Luzzi, Alessandra; Zhang, Dan; Zilja, Flladina (2017). Entrepreneurs' Risk-aversion: effects on new ventures performance. DRUID17 Conference, New York.
Boustanifar, Hamid; Luzzi, Alessandra; Zhang, Dan; Zilja, Flladina (2017). Entrepreneurs' Risk-aversion: effects on new ventures performance. 2017 ESA World Meeting, San Diego.