Jun Zhou

Associate Professor


Email: J.Zhou@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-8917
Fax: 902-494-1503
Mailing Address: 
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Ave, Room 2022
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

Research Topics:
  • Dividend policy
  • Financial and industrial structure
  • Financial management
  • Stock market valuation


  • PhD (Toronto)
  • MA (McGill)
  • BBA, BA (XJTU)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst

Research Interests

Dr. Zhou's research covers corporate payout policy, corporate cash holdings, product market interactions, financial analysts, market valuation, and financial market conditions.

Current Teaching

Selected Awards and Honours

  • 2014  CFA Society Toronto and Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award
  • 2009  McCuaig-Throop Bursary, University of Toronto
  • 2007  Harvey Rorke Financial Foundation of Canada PhD Fellowship
  • 2006  Capital Market Graduate Fellowship, University of Toronto

Selected Publications

  • Financial constraints, R&D investment, and the value of cash. Booth, L., Ntantamis, C. & Zhou, J. Quarterly Journal of Finance, 5(4)  (2015)
  • Market power and dividend policy. Booth, L. & Zhou, J. Managerial Finance 41, 145-163 (2015)
  • Bull and bear markets in commodity prices and commodity stocks: Is there a relation? Ntantamis, C. & Zhou, J. Resources Policy 43, 61-81 (2015)
  • Which analysts lead the herd in stock recommendations? Booth, L., Chang, B. & Zhou, J. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance 29, 464-491 (2014)
  • Import competition and disappearing dividends. Zhou, J., Booth, L. & Chang B. Journal of International Business Studies 44, 138-154 (2013)