1. Elyas Elyasiani, Wanli Zhao, 2008. International interdependence of an emerging market: The case of Iran, Applied Economics 40, 395-412.
  2. Ronald Anderson, David Reeb, Arun Upadhyay, Wanli Zhao, 2011. The Economics of director heterogeneity, Financial Management, Spring, 5-38 (lead article).
  3. Jayanthi Krishnan, Yuan Wen, Wanli Zhao, 2011. Legal expertise on corporate audit committees and financial reporting quality, The Accounting Review 86, 2099-2130.
  4. Ronald Anderson, David Reeb, Wanli Zhao, 2012. Family-controlled firms and informed trading: Evidence from short sales, Journal of Finance 67, 351-386.​ - appears in Finance and Accounting Memos, 2014, 1 (1), 61-63.
  5. David Reeb, Wanli Zhao, 2013. Director capital and corporate disclosure quality, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 32, 191-212 (lead article).
  6. Ronald Anderson, David Reeb, Yuzhao Zhang, Wanli Zhao, 2013. The efficacy of regulatory intervention: Evidence from the distribution of informed option trading, Journal of Banking & Finance 37, 4337-4352.
  7. David Reeb, Yuzhao Zhang, and Wanli Zhao, 2014. Insider trading in supervised industries, Journal of Law & Economics 57, 529-559 (lead article).
  8. Jere Francis, Mihir Mehta, and Wanli Zhao, 2017. Audit Office Reputation Shocks from Gains and Losses of Major Industry Clients Contemporary Accounting Research 34, 1922-1974.
  9. Ping-Sheng Koh, David M. Reeb, and Wanli Zhao, 2017. CEO confidence and unreported R&D, Management Science 64, 5725-5747.
  10. Kathleen Kahle, Vincent Intintoli, and Wanli Zhao, 2018. Director connectedness: Monitoring efficacy and career prospects, Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis 53, 65-108.
  11. David M. Reeb and Wanli Zhao, 2019. Failed vs stealth innovation, Critical Finance Review, conditionally accepted.
  12. Mihir Mehta and Wanli Zhao, 2020. Politician careers and SEC enforcement against financial misconduct, Journal of Accounting & Economics 69, 101302.
  13. Mihir Mehta, Suraj Srinivasan, and Wanli Zhao, 2020. The politics of M&A antitrust, Journal of Accounting Research 58, 5-53 (lead article).
  14. Mihir Mehta, David M. Reeb, and Wanli Zhao, Shadow insider trading, 2021. Shadow trading, The Accounting Review 96, 367–404.
  15. David M. Reeb and Wanli Zhao, Disregarding the shoulders of giants: Inferences from innovation research. Review of Corporate Finance Studies, forthcoming.


  1. Kathleen Kahle, Vincent Intintoli, and Wanli Zhao, Is good advice hard to find? The impact of director connectedness on financing and investment.
  2. David M. Reeb and Wanli Zhao, Extricating accrual quality.
  3. David M. Reeb, Mihir Mehta, and Wanli Zhao, Analyst verticalization.
  4. Christine Cuny, Mihir Mehta and Wanli Zhao, Limits to political infuence: Evidence from the USPTO, R&R.
  5. Ping-Sheng Koh, David M. Reeb, and Wanli Zhao, Mandatory disclosure rules: The materiality of missing R&D.
  6. Wanli Zhao, and Shang Zeng, 2020. Dancing with politicians? Evidence from financial statements.
  7. Trent Fu, Yuxin Zhang, and Wanli Zhao. 2020. Learning through connections: Evidence from managerial disclosure.