Hong Liu

University of Aberdeen

Professor of Banking and Finance

Dunbar Street

Aberdeen, Scotland AB24 3QY

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

The Dynamics of US Bank Profitability

Forthcoming, European Journal of Finance
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
University of St. Andrews - School of Management, University of Aberdeen, University of St. Andrews and University of St. Andrews
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banking, crisis, deregulation, profitability, persistence, regulation

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Competition and Risk in Japanese Banking

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2011
Hong Liu and John O. S. Wilson
University of Aberdeen and University of St. Andrews
Downloads 431 (65,711)
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Banking, Competition, Dynamic Panel Estimation, Japan, Lerner index, Risk

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Do Bank Profits Converge?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
University of Wales System - Bangor University, University of Aberdeen, University of Sharjah - College of Business Administration and University of St. Andrews
Downloads 355 (81,935)
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Banking, competition, convergence, dynamic panel estimation, entry, integration, profitability, persistence

Do Bank Profits Converge?

Posted: 22 Oct 2010
University of Wales System - Bangor University, University of Aberdeen, University of Sharjah - College of Business Administration and University of St. Andrews

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The Persistence of Bank Profit

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
University of Wales System - Bangor University, University of Aberdeen, University of Sharjah - College of Business Administration and University of St. Andrews
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Banking, Competition, Dynamic Panel Estimation, Entry, Profitability, Persistence

The Persistence of Bank Profit

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
University of Wales System - Bangor University, University of Aberdeen, University of Sharjah - College of Business Administration and University of St. Andrews
Downloads 69 (331,796)
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Banking, competition, dynamic panel estimation, entry, profitability, persistence

Competition and Stability in European Banking: A Regional Analysis

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Sep 2010
University of Aberdeen, University of Sharjah - College of Business Administration and University of St. Andrews
Downloads 279 (107,138)
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Competition, European Banking, Regional Economic Conditions, Risk, Stability

Competition and Stability in European Banking: A Regional Analysis

The Manchester School, Vol. 81, Issue 2, pp. 176-201, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
University of Aberdeen, University of Sharjah - College of Business Administration and University of St. Andrews
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Beyond Outreach: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Financial Performance of Microfinance Institutions

Forthcoming in The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2014
Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, ICMA Centre and University of Aberdeen
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competition, corporate social performance (CSP), corporate social responsibility (CSR), outreach, microfinance, motivation, non-for-profit

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The Profitability of Banks in Japan: The Road to Recovery?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Nov 2009
Hong Liu and John O. S. Wilson
University of Aberdeen and University of St. Andrews
Downloads 208 (144,604)
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Banking, competition, dynamic panel estimation, Japan, profitability

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Competition or Manipulation? An Empirical Evidence of Determinants of the Earnings Persistence of the U.S. Banks

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 88, No. 442-454, 2018
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2018
University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School, GalaxyAsset management, University of Aberdeen and School of Finance,Nankai University
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Competition; Branching Restrictions Index; Earnings persistence; Earnings adjustment speed, Earnings management

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On the Size Distribution of Financial Institutions

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
University of Wales System - Bangor University, University of Aberdeen, Queen's University Management School and University of St. Andrews
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firm size distribution, Zipf’s Law, Gibrat’s Law, banks, credit unions

Bank Capital, Adjustment and Ownership: Evidence from China

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 16/2014
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Oct 2014
University of Sharjah - College of Business Administration, University of Aberdeen and Middlesex University
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banking, capital, adjustment, ownership, China

Bank Capital, Adjustment and Ownership: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Aug 2014
University of Sharjah - College of Business Administration, University of Aberdeen and Middlesex University
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Banking, Capital, Adjustment, Ownership, China

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Entry, Exit and Growth of US Commercial Banks

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2014
Bangor Business School, University of Aberdeen and University of St. Andrews
Downloads 107 (250,152)
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Acquisition, Commercial Banks, Community Banks, Entry, Failure, Gibrat’s Law, Mergers, Sample selection models

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A Comparison of the Stock Market Reactions of Convertible Bond Offerings between Financial and Non-Financials Institutions: Do They Differ?

International Review of Financial Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
Hui Li, Hong Liu and Antonios Siganos
University of Glasgow, University of Aberdeen and University of Glasgow
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Convertible bond offering, abnormal return, commercial banks, regulation

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Capital Structure Adjustments of Bank Holding Companies and Subsidiary Failure

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School, University of Aberdeen and University of Essex - Essex Business School
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Subsidiary Failure, Capital Structure, Information Asymmetry

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The Effects of Bank Regulation Stringency on Seasoned Equity Offering Announcements

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2017
Hui Li, Hong Liu and Chris Veld
Loughborough University, University of Aberdeen and Monash University
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bank regulation, seasoned equity offerings, moral hazard, involuntary issuance

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From Watchdog to Watchman: Do Independent Directors Monitor a CEO of Their Own Age?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Dec 2018
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - International School of Business and Finance (ISBE), GalaxyAsset management, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Aberdeen
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Independent Directors; Earnings Management; Social Attachment; Age Similarity

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Bank Political Connections and Performance in China

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School, GalaxyAsset management, University of Aberdeen, School of Finance,Nankai University and University of Essex - Essex Business School
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Security Design, Incentives, and Islamic Microfinance: Cross Country Evidence

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Nov 2018
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - International School of Business and Finance (ISBE), New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, University of Aberdeen and Tazkia University College of Islamic Economics
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microfinance institutions, Sharia-compliant product, Islamic, security design, religiosity, cross country

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Do Bank Regulation and Supervision Increase or Decrease Systemic Risk: Cross Country Evidence

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jan 2019
Lei Chen, Hui Li, Hong Liu and Yue Zhou
University of Sheffield, Management School, Loughborough University, University of Aberdeen and University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School
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bank regulation and supervision, systemic risk, activity restrictions, capital shortfall

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Why Member Firms Hold More Cash When They Have Access to the Business Group’s Finance Company? Empirical Evidence of Tunneling from China

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Hao Peng, Hong Liu and Yuxiang Jiang
University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School, University of Aberdeen and GalaxyAsset management
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Finance company, Tunneling, Business group, cash holding, shadow banking

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Independent Directors, Critical Mass and Firm Performance: Empirical Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Taiwan

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Nov 2018
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - International School of Business and Finance (ISBE), GalaxyAsset management, National Dong Hwa University and University of Aberdeen
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Independent directors; Critical mass; Firm performance in Taiwan

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Why Do Banks Issue Equity?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Hong Liu
University of Aberdeen
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banks, seasoned equity offerings, assets expansion, placebo-matched sample

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The Outreach Measurement Debate in Microfinance: Does Average Loan Size Relate to Client Poverty?

Posted: 08 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, University of Aberdeen and MicroFinanza Rating

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Average loan size, client poverty, depth of outreach, microfinance