Selected Research Grant

CityU Start-Up Grants

  • Information Consequences of Exposure to High Stock Price Crash Rish, HK$200,000, 2017-2019, J B Kim.
  • Do Proprietary Costs Deter Insider Trading? HK$200,000, 2017-2019, L Choi.
  • When Do Firms Hire Externally? CEO Appointments, Pay and Firm Performance, HK$200,000, 2017-2019, E H Kim.
  • TMT Connectedness and Management Earnings Forecasts, HK$200,000, 2017-2019, S Y Kwack and S Balsam.
  • Debt Covenant Violations and Trade Credit, HK$199,897, 2016-2018, Z Zhang.
  • Competition and SG&A Spending, HK$199,152, 2016-2018, R Zhang.
  • Equity Investor Sentiment and Bond Market Reaction: Test of Overinvestment and Capital Flow Hypotheses, HK$196,458, 2015-2017, W Chen.
  • Monitoring Role of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure: Evidence from Value of Cash Holdings, HK$200,000, 2014-2016, Y X Yu.
  • The Effects of labor market Policy on Corporate Financial and Financial Reporting Decisions, HK$200,000, 2014-2016, H B Wu.
  • Relative Performance Evaluation and the Use of Discretionary Bonuses in Executive Compensation, HK$200,000, 2013-2015, S Tsui.
  • Auditor-Client Negotiation, Corporate Governance, and Financial Reporting Quality, HK$200,000, 2013-2015, Y Luo.
  • Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Systems, HK$200,000, 2012-2014, Y M Gao.
  • The Role of Societal Trust in Stock Market Reactions to Corporate Earnings Announcements, HK$200,000, 2012-2014, X X Xin.
  • How Do Audit Firms Learn: Firm Versus Office Level Analysis, HK$200,000, 2012-2014, B Li.
  • Big 4 Auditor Independence and Audit market Concentration, HK$200,000, 2012-2014, X D Zhu.
  • The Effect of Institutional Trading on the Information Environment: Evidence from an Emerging Market, HK$200,000, 2012-2014, C H Yi.
  • The Influence of Government on Corporate Tax Compliance, HK$200,000, 2011-2013, P Mo.
  • The Mandatory Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards and Loan Contracting, HK$300,000, 2011-2013, L Zheng, J B Kim, X Liu & B Song.
  • Firms’ Value, Voluntary Disclosure of related-Party Transactions, and Corporate Governance, HK$100,000, 2010-2012, R Wong.
  • Bank Loan Contracting and Off Balance Sheet Financing Using Special Purpose Vehicles, HK$100,000, 2010-2012, Z Wang.
  • Concentrated Ownership, Board-based Governance and Audit Fees, HK$100,000, 2010-2012, B Srinidhi.
  • Financial Reporting Opacity and Implied Volatility Smirk: Firm-level Evidence, HK$100,000, 2010-2012, L D Zhang.
  • The Effect of Internal Control Framework on Accruals Quality, HK$100,000, 2010-2012, J A Johnston.
  • Good News Versus Bad News Management Forecasts in the Pre- and Post-Regulation Fair Disclosure Periods, HK$100,000, 2009-2011, Y Zhang, A Ali, and S Radhakrishnan.
  • Owner Identity, Agency Costs and Firm Performance, HK$100,000, 2009-2011, J Nowland.
  • The Impact of Disclosure Regulations on Information Environments: Evidence from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, HK$100,000, 2009-2011, J B Kim.
  • Trade Credit, Relational Contracting, and Legal Support for SME Development in the Pearl River Delta Region: A Preliminary Study, HK$300,000, 2008-2010, H Zhang, F Liu, and N Wilson.
  • Analyst Forecast, Accounting Conservatism, and the Related Market Response, HK$83,285, 2007-2009, B C Sohn.
  • Corporate Governance and Accounting Conservatism: Evidence from the Impact of Anti-takeover Legislation, HK$156,708, 2007-2010, Y Y Guan.
  • SEO Regulation, Rent Seeking and Efficiency of Capital Allocation in China, HK$334,269, 2007-2009, Z F Yang.
  • The Determinants of Corporate Cash Management Policy: Evidence from Around the World, HK$200,000, 2007-2009, Y Kusnadi and J K C Wei
  • Disclosure Regulation and the Cost of Equity Capital, HK$427,751, 2006-2008, Z H Chen, D S Dhaliwal and H Xie.
  • The Impact of Board Composition on Corporate Tax Compliance, HK$420,000, 2006-2009, G A Richardson and R Lanis.
  • The Investigation of the Use of Non-cash Compensation and Agency Costs in China, HK$107,878, 2006-2009, P Adithipyangkul and T Y Zhang.
  • Corporate Ownership Concentration and Dividends, HK$225,892, 2005-2008, O Leung.
  • Corrupted Lending, HK$332,033, 2005-2008, T Y Zhang.
  • Is There Information Content from Insider Trading Activities Preceding Earnings and Dividend Announcements in Hong Kong, HK$449,264, 2005-2008, T Y Leung.
  • The Effects of Analyst Coverage on Equity Mispricing, HK$238,936, 2004-2006, F Kim, J Doukas, C Pantzalis