Selected research in recent years (2010 and after)


Investments 

 

N. Xu, Y. Jiang, Kam C. Chan, and S. Wu (2017). Analyst herding and stock price crash risk: Evidence from China, Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, forthcoming. (SSCI)

 

Y. Shyu, Kam C. Chan, and H. Liang (2017). Spillover of price efficiency and informed trading from short sales to margin purchases in absence of uptick rule, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, forthcoming. (SSCI)

 

X. Jiang, N. Xu, Q. Yuan and Kam C. Chan (2017). Mutual fund affiliated analysts and stock price synchronicity: Evidence from China, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, forthcoming.

 

X. Feng, Kam C. Chan, and D. Yang (2017). Short sale constraints, dispersion of opinion, and stock overvaluation: Evidence from earnings announcements in China, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 41, 217-230. (SSCI)

 

Q. Meng, Y. Li, Y. Jiang, and Kam C. Chan (2017). Informed or speculative trading? Evidence from short selling before star and non-star analysts downgrade announcements in an emerging market, Journal of Empirical Finance, 42, 240-255. (SSCI)

 

C. Cao, C. Xia, and Kam C. Chan (2016). Social trust and stock price crash risk: Evidence from China, International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 46, 148-165. (SSCI)

 

X. Li and Kam C. Chan (2016). Communist party control and stock price crash risk: Evidence from China, Economics Letters, 141, 5-7. (SSCI)

 

X. Feng and Kam C. Chan (2016). Information advantage, short sales, and stock returns: Evidence from short selling reform in China, Economic Modelling, 59, 131-142. (SSCI)

 

L. Chan, C.M. Nguyen, and Kam C. Chan (2015). A new approach to measure speculation in the oil futures market and some policy implications, Energy Policy, 86, 133-141. (SSCI)

 

  Feng, M. Zhou, and Kam C. Chan (2014).  Smart money or dumb money? A study on the selection ability of mutual fund investors in China, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 30, 154-170. (SSCI)

 

  N. Xu, X. Jiang, Kam C. Chan, and Z. Yi (2013).  Analyst optimism and stock price crash risk: Evidence from China, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 25, 217-239. (SSCI) 

 

N. Xu, Kam C. Chan, X. Jiang, and Z. Yi (2013).  Do star analysts know more firm-specific information? Evidence from China, Journal of Banking and Finance, 37, 89-102. (SSCI) 

 

J. Lee, P. Yen, and Kam C. Chan (2013).  Market states and disposition effect: evidence from Taiwan mutual fund investors, Applied Economics, 45, 1331-1342. (SSCI) 

 

C. Chang and Kam C. Chan (2011).  Investment banks stock ratings, call warrant issuance, and responses from heterogeneous investors: Evidence from Taiwan, International Review of Economics and Finance, 20, No. 4, 733-743. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, C. Chen, and P. Lung (2010)  Net buying pressure and implied volatility in SP500 index futures options: the effect of market cycles and intraday trading, European Financial Management, 16, No. 4, 624-657. (SSCI) 

 

 

Corporate finance

 

  W. Dong, H.L. Han, Y. Ke, and Kam C. Chan (2017). Social trust and corporate misconduct: Evidence from China, Journal of Business Ethics, forthcoming. (SSCI) 

 

C. Xia, C. Cao, and Kam C. Chan (2017). Social trust environment and tax avoidance: Evidence from China, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, forthcoming. (SSCI)

 

F. Jia, Y. Zhang, Kam C. Chan, and S. Xie (2017). The impact of religiosity on corporate loans and maturity structure: Evidence from China, Pacific Accounting Review, forthcoming.

 

S. Gao, J. Liu, and Kam C. Chan (2017). Does the removal of IPO lockup matter on IPO pricing? Finance Research Letters, forthcoming. (SSCI)

 

X. Li, F. Zhang, and Kam C. Chan (2017). Communist party committee direct control and the market value of corporate cash holdings, Finance Research Letters, forthcoming. (SSCI)

 

S Gao, Q. Ming, Kam C. Chan, and X. Wu (2017). Earnings management before IPOs: Are institutional investors misled? Journal of Empirical Finance, 42, 90-108. (SSCI)

 

J. Chen, W. Dong, F. Zhang, and Kam C. Chan (2017).  Internal control and stock price crash risk: Evidence from China, European Accounting Review, 26, 125-152. (SSCI) 

 

J. Zhu, K. Ye, J. Tucker, and Kam C. Chan (2016). Board hierarchy, independent directors, and firm value, Journal of Corporate Finance, 41, 262-279. (SSCI) 

 

 S. Gao, Q. Meng, and Kam C. Chan (2016).  IPO pricing: Do institutional and retail investor sentiments differ? Economics Letters, 148, 115-117. (SSCI) 

 

 N. Xu, Q. Chen, Y. Xu, and Kam C. Chan (2016). Political uncertainty and cash holdings: Evidence from China, Journal of Corporate Finance, 40, 276-295. (SSCI) 

 

X. Tang, Y. Lin, Q. Peng, J. Du, and Kam C. Chan (2016). Politically connected directors and firm value: Evidence from forced resignations in China, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 37, 148-167. (SSCI) 

 

Z. Guo, Kam C. Chan, and Y. Xue (2016). The impact of corporate culture disclosure on performance: A quantitative approach, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 19, 138-167.

 

 

 N. Xu, Q. Yuan, X. Jiang, and Kam C. Chan (2015).  Founders political connections, second generation involvement, and family firm performance: Evidence from China, Journal of Corporate Finance, 33, 243-259. (SSCI) 

 

 

 G. Ran, Q. Fang, S. Luo, and Kam C. Chan (2015).  Supervisory board characteristics and accounting information quality: Evidence from China, International Review of Economics and Finance, 37, 18-32. (SSCI) 

 

 N. Xu, X. Li, Q. Yuan, and Kam C. Chan (2014).  Excess perks and stock price crash risk: Evidence from China, Journal of Corporate Finance, 25, 419-434(SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan and Y. Chen (2013).  Board meeting frequency and management forecast behavior, Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, 13, 291-316. 

 

W. Poon, Kam C. Chan, and M. Firth (2013).  Does having a credit rating leave less money on the table when raising capital? A study of credit ratings and seasoned equity offerings in China, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 22, 88-106. (SSCI) 

 

  D. Bao, Kam C. Chan, and W. Zhang (2012).  Asymmetric cash flow sensitivity of cash holdings, Journal of Corporate Finance, 18, No. 4, 690-700.  (Ranked 11th among top-25 hottest articles in the journal in Oct to Nov, 2012 in ScienceDirect website: (SSCI) 

 

  Kam C. Chan and L. Lo (2011).  Credit rating and long-term IPO performance, Journal of Economics and Finance, 35 (4), 473-483.

 

 

  International finance / international business

 

I. Han, H. Liang, and Kam C. Chan (2016). Locational concentration and institutional diversification: Evidence from foreign direct investment in the banking industry, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 38, 185-199. (SSCI) 

 

Liang Y. Ching, and Kam C. Chan (2013).  Enhancing bank performance through branches or representative offices? Evidence from European banks, International Business Review, 22, 495-508. (SSCI) 

 

A. Wong, G. Tang, and Kam C. Chan (2013).  The determinants of performance in alternative markets for small and medium enterprises: International evidence, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 16, No. 2, 40-65.

 

 

 

Financial education

 

Kam C. Chan, C. Shum, and S. Thapa (2016).  CFP certification: Perceptions of finance faculty, Journal of Financial Education, 42, 337-357.

 

L. Chan, R.W.C. Fok, and Kam C. Chan (2015).  Using books by prolific investors for teaching an investments course, Advances in Financial Education, 13, 26-37.

 

 

C. Shum and Kam C. Chan (2012).  Student engagement and performance in principles of finance, Advances in Financial Education, 9, No. 2, 1-20.

 

 

Measurement of intellectual contributions

 

J. Chan, Kam C. Chan, J. Tong, and F. Zhang (2016).  Using Google Scholar citations to rank accounting programs: A global perspective, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 47, 29-55.

 

N. Xu, Kam C. Chan, and C. Chang (2016).  A quality-based global assessment of financial research, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 46, 605-631.

N. Xu, W. Poon, and Kam C. Chan (2014).  Rankings of institutions and authors in international business research: A quality-based assessment, Management International Review, 54, No. 5, 735-755. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, J. Tong, and F. Zhang (2013).  Accounting research in the Asia-Pacific region: An update, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 41, No. 4, 675-694.

 

Kam C. Chan, C. Chang, J.Y. Tong, and F. Zhang (2012).  An analysis of the accounting and finance research productivity in Australia and New Zealand in 1991-2010, Accounting and Finance, 52, No. 1, 249-265.  (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, C. Chang, and Y. Chen (2011).  Retrospective analysis of financial research among Korean institutions and authors (1990-2010), Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 40, No. 4, 495-626. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, C.H. Chang, and C.R. Chen (2011).  Financial research in the European region: A long-term assessment (1990-2008), European Financial Management, 17, No. 2, 391-411. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, C. Chang, and Y. Chen (2011).  Financial research in Canada: A long-run assessment of journal publications, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 28, No. 1, 91-103. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, C. Chen, and T. Lee (2011). A long-term assessment of finance research performance among Asia-Pacific academic institutions (1990-2008), Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 19, No. 1, 157-171. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, H. Fung, and J. Yau (2010).  Business ethics research: A global perspectives, Journal of Business Ethics, 95, No. 1, 39-53. (SSCI) 

 

Discipline reflections

 

  Kam C. Chan, C.H. Chang, and Y.C. Chang (2015). The network effects of publishing in finance, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 33, 306-316. (SSCI) 

 

 

  Kam C. Chan, H.G. Fung, and J. Yau (2013).  Influential business ethics research: Predominant partners and dissemination channels, Business Ethics: A European Review, 22, 263-276. (SSCI) 

 

C. Brown, Kam C. Chan, and C.R. Chen (2011).  First author conditions: evidence from finance journal coauthorship, Applied Economics, 43 (25), 3687-3697. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, W.G. Hardin, III, and K. Liano (2010).  Author order conditions and co-authorship in real estate journals, Journal of Real Estate Literature, 18, No. 1, 31-41.

 

J. Murray, Kam C. Chan, and H. Fung (2010).  Productivity of international business researchers: A gender analysis, Journal of Academy of Business Education, 11, 131-156.

 

J.J. Chrisman, Kam C. Chan, F.W. Kellermanns, and K. Liano (2010).   Intellectual foundations of current research in family business: An identification and review of 25 influential articles, Family Business Review, 23, No. 1, 9-26. (SSCI) 

 

 

 

 Journal ranking / citation analysis

 

  Kam C. Chan, A. Fung, H. Fung, and J. Yau (2016).  A citation analysis of business ethics research: A global perspectives, Journal of Business Ethics, 136, 557-573. (SSCI) 

 

 Kam C. Chan, A. Fung, H. Fung, and J. Yau (2016). Ranking of institutions and academic journals: A selective review and a conceptual framework, Managerial Finance, 42, 292-302.

 

C. Cao, T. Zhang, C.H. Chang, and Kam C. Chan (2016). International Review of Economics and Finance (1992-2015):  The past 24 years and beyond, International Review of Economics and Finance, 44, 266-276. (SSCI) 

 

M. Zhou, C. Chang, and Kam C. Chan (2015). A retrospective evaluation of the North American Journal of Economics and Finance (1990-2014), North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 32, 1-11. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, C. Chang, and Y. Chang (2013).  Ranking of Finance Journals: Some Google Scholar Citation Perspectives, Journal of Empirical Finance, 21, 241-250.  (Ranked 5th among top-25 hottest articles in the journal in April to June, 2013 in ScienceDirect website: http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/economics-econometrics-and-finance/10/journal/journal-of-empirical-finance/09275398/archive/46/) (SSCI) 

 

 Kam C. Chan, J. Tong, and F. Zhang (2012).  Rankings of accounting journals, authorship patterns, and author affiliation index, Australian Accounting Review, 22, 407-417. (SSCI) 

 

Kam C. Chan, P. Lai, and K. Liano (2012).  A threshold citation analysis in marketing research, European Journal of Marketing, 46, No. 1/2, 134-156. (SSCI) 

 

Publications in early years at Accounting, Organizations, and Society, Financial Management, Financial Practice and Education, Financial Review, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Financial Research, among others.

Last update on Aug 5, 2017.