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1.

Trade-Off and Pecking Order Theories of Debt

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 22 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 16,779
2.

Evidence on EVA

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 12, No. 2, Summer 1999
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Sep 1999
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of San Diego - Department of Accountancy and Claremont Colleges - Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management
Downloads 15,538
3.

Capital Structure Decisions

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 May 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 9,632
4.

Testing the Pecking Order Theory of Capital Structure

EFA 0157: AFA 2001 New Orleans
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,565
5.

Capital Structure Decisions: Which Factors are Reliably Important?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,182
6.

Predicting Earnings Management: The Case of Earnings Restatements

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
AQR Capital Management, LLC, London Business School and Morgan Stanley
Downloads 6,667
7.

Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value: Evidence from the East Asian Financial Crisis

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 393; 3rd Annual Fin. Mkt. Dev. Conference, Hong Kong 2001; U of Utah Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,896
8.

Stock Price Clustering on Option Expiration Dates

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,420
9.

Accounting Information, Capital Investment Decisions, and Equity Valuation: Theory and Empirical Implications

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 271-295, Autumn 2000
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hong Kong

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Downloads 4,373
10.

An EBIT-Based Model of Dynamic Capital Structure

Dice Center For Research In Financial Economics Working Paper No. 98-13
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) and University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business

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Downloads 4,301
11.

Hedge Fund Diversification: How Much is Enough?

FAME Research Working Paper No. 52
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Kedge Capital Fund Management and Thunderbird, American Graduate School of International Management
Downloads 4,212
12.

Does EVA Beat Earnings? Evidence on Associations with Stock Returns and Firm Values

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), 1997
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jun 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of San Diego - Department of Accountancy and Claremont Colleges - Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management
Downloads 3,901
13.

Disclosure, Corporate Governance, and the Cost of Equity Capital: Evidence from Asia's Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Downloads 3,419
14.

Structural Models and Endogeneity in Corporate Finance: The Link Between Managerial Ownership and Corporate Performance

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE) 103, no. 1 (2012): 149-168
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Kansas - Finance Area
Downloads 3,325
15.

Corporate Governance and Firm Diversification

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Finance, Texas Christian University, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Arizona State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,290
16.

Debt Capacity and Tests of Capital Structure Theories

AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,914
17.

Accounting Quality and Firm-Level Capital Investment

Accounting Review, October 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics and Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law
Downloads 2,771
18.

The Investment Opportunity Set and its Proxy Variables

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Humboldt University and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,692
19.

Modeling the Term Structure of Interest Rates: A Review of the Literature

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 23 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Kedge Capital Fund Management, University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) and French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA)

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Downloads 2,684
20.

Earnings Management and Capital Resource Allocation: Evidence from China's Accounting-based Regulation of Rights Issue

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Fudan University - School of Management
Downloads 2,446
21.

Audit Quality and Auditor Switching: Some Lessons for Policy Makers

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California
Downloads 2,445
22.

Equilibrium Pricing and Optimal Hedging in Electricity Forward Markets

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Feb 1999
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,354
23.

Going-concern Opinions in Failing Companies: Auditor Dependence and Opinion Shopping

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California
Downloads 2,181
24.

Back to the Beginning: Persistence and the Cross-Section of Corporate Capital Structure

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Utah - Department of Finance, The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,110
25.

The Value of Corporate Risk Management

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,069
26.

Fiduciary Duty in Transitional Civil Law Jurisdictions Lessons from the Incomplete Law Theory

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 01/2002
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Oct 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University School of Law and University of Hong Kong
Downloads 2,059
27.

Law and Project Finance

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 2,028
28.

Momentum, Legal Systems and Ownership Structure: An Analysis of Asian Stock Markets

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,953
29.

Board Leadership Structure and CEO Turnover

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Business

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Downloads 1,899
30.

Capital Investments and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, Southern Connecticut State University - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,791
31.

Does Corporate Diversification Destroy Value?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
Duke University, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Clemson University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,756
32.

Option Backdating and Board Interlocks

Review of Financial Studies, 2009, 22, 4821-4847
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Texas Christian University, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Utah State University - Huntsman School of Business

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Downloads 1,711
33.

Corporate Leverage: How Much Do Managers Really Matter?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,697
34.

How Do Accounting Variables Explain Stock Price Movements? Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting and University of Hong Kong

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Downloads 1,678
35.

Accounting Discretion and Purchase Price Allocation After Acquisitions

AAA 2007 Financial Accounting & Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper, HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 1,640
36.

The Roles of Earnings and Book Value in Equity Valuation: A Real Options Based Analysis

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 May 2002
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting and University of Hong Kong
Downloads 1,634
37.

Asset Price Shocks, Financial Constraints, and Investment: Evidence from Japan

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Australian National University (ANU)

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Downloads 1,597
38.

Insider Trading in Derivative Securities: An Empirical Examination of the Use of Zero-Cost Collars and Equity Swaps by Corporate Insiders

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jun 1999
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Texas Christian University
Downloads 1,595
39.

Opinion Shopping, Audit Firm Dismissals, and Audit Committees

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California
Downloads 1,584
40.

Has the Use of Peer Groups Contributed to Higher Pay and Less Efficient Compensation?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
Texas Christian University, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 1,518
41.

Meta-Cognitive Experiences in Consumer Judgment and Decision Making

Journal of Consumer Psychology, September 2004
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Department of Psychology
Downloads 1,390
42.

When Capital Follows Profitability: Non-linear Residual Income Dynamics

Review of Accounting Studies, June/September 2001
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 27 Dec 2000
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting and University of Hong Kong
Downloads 1,387
43.

Financial Constraints, Investment and Capital Structure: Implications From a Multi-Period Model

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Working Paper; EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
The University of Sydney - Discipline of Economics and Chinese University of Hong Kong, Lancaster University, and CEPR
Downloads 1,334
44.

National and Organizational Culture Differences and International Joint Venture Performance

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Business School Research Paper Series, Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 243-265, 2002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Business School, Newark, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Management & Global Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,324
45.

The Cost of Employee Stock Options

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Texas Christian University
Downloads 1,313
46.

How Do Accounting Variables Explain Stock Price Movements? Theory and Evidence

Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2007, HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting and University of Hong Kong

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Downloads 1,279
47.

Corporate Disclosures by Family Firms

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Department of Accounting, HKUST Business School, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management

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Downloads 1,233
48.

Incomplete Law - A Conceptual and Analytical Framework and its Application to the Evolution of Financial Market Regulation

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 09 May 2002
Working Paper Series
Columbia University School of Law and University of Hong Kong
Downloads 1,233
49.

Board Classification and Managerial Entrenchment: Evidence from the Market for Corporate Control

HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
Drexel University, Arizona State University - Department of Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,229
50.

Predicting the Event and Time Horizon of Bankruptcy Using Financial Ratios and the Maturity Schedule of Long-Term Debt

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Independent, Monash University and Interregional Bankruptcy Service for Central Russia - Analytic Department
Downloads 1,221