Hao Liang

Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Assistant Professor of Finance

469 Bukit Timah Road

Singapore 912409

Singapore

http://business.smu.edu.sg/faculty/profile/130396/LIANG-Hao

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

1000 Brussels

Belgium

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Citation 67

Socially Responsible Firms

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 432/2014
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
Allen Ferrell, Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Harvard Law School, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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Corporate social responsibility, agency costs, corporate governance

Socially Responsible Firms

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-043, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2014-029
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
Allen Ferrell, Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Harvard Law School, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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corporate social responsibility, agency problems, value enhancement, corporate

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Citation 39

On the Foundations of Corporate Social Responsibility

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 394/2013
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,399 (6,712)
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Corporate social responsibility, legal origins, stakeholder orientation, firm value

The Foundations of Corporate Social Responsibility

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2013-071
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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corporate social responsibility, sustainability, legal origins, political institutions, shareholder orientation, stakeholder orientation

The Foundations of Corporate Social Responsibility

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2013-023, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2013-071
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 147 (237,591)
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Corporate social responsibility, sustainability, legal origins, political institutions

Future-Time Framing: The Effect of Language on Corporate Future Orientation

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 14-082 , European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 412/2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Cornell University, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Massachusetts Lowell
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Language, International Business, Organizational Cognition, Future-Time Framing, Corporate Future Orientation, Corporate Culture

Speaking of Corporate Social Responsibility

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2014-018, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-023
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Cornell University, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Massachusetts Lowell
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Language, Future-Time-Reference, Categories, Culture, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability

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Citation 2

Peer Effects of Corporate Social Responsibility

Management Science, Vol. 65, 2019
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2020
Jie Cao, Hao Liang and Xintong Zhan
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
Downloads 1,540 (13,705)
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Corporate social responsibility; peer effects; product markets; shareholder proposal; regression discontinuity

Peer Effects of Corporate Social Responsibility

Accepted by Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2020
Jie Cao, Hao Liang and Xintong Zhan
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School
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Corporate social responsibility, peer effects, shareholder proposal, regression discontinuity design

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Finance: A Review of the Literature

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 701/2020, This paper will appear in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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Environmental, Social, and Governance, CSR, ESG, SRI, Socially Responsible Investments, Impact investing, Externalities, Stakeholders, Stakeholder governance, Climate change, Decarbonization, Global warming, Green bonds

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Socially Responsible Corporate Customers

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 560/2018, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2020
Rui Dai, Hao Liang and Lilian Ng
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Schulich School of Business, York University
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Customers, Global Supply Chains, Economic Benefits

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Chinese Multinationals' Outward Foreign Direct Investment: An Institutional Perspective and the Role of the State

4th China Goes Global Conference, Harvard University
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Bing Ren, Hao Liang and Ying Zheng
Nankai School of Business, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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outward foreign direct investment, state-centric economic development approach, the role of state, formal and informal institutions

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Corporate Donations and Shareholder Value

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 491/2016
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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Corporate social responsibility, corporate philanthropy, charitable donations, political donations, corporate foundation, corporate governance, firm value

Corporate Donations and Shareholder Value

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2017-013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2017
Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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corporate social responsibility, corporate philanthropy, charitable donations, political donations, corporate foundation, corporate governance, firm value

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Finance and Social Responsibility in the Informal Economy: Institutional Voids, Globalization and Microfinance Institutions

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 15-029
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Oct 2014
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Cornell University and University of Massachusetts Lowell
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Institutional voids, microfinance institutions, economic globalization, social globalization

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Corporate Employee-Engagement and Merger Outcomes

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2017-011
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 26 May 2017
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance
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employee-engagement, labor protection, monetary incentives, mergers and acquisitions (M&As)

Cross-Border Acquisitions and Employee-Engagement

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 496/2017
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance
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employee-engagement, labor protection, monetary incentives, cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As)

Cross-Border Acquisitions and Employee-Engagement

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2017-038
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance
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Employee-Engagement, Labor Protection, Monetary Incentives, Cross-Border Mergers

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The Global Sustainability Footprint of Sovereign Wealth Funds

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 647/2019
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2020
Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 560 (58,692)
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sovereign wealth funds, institutional ownership, corporate social responsibility, socially responsible investments, sustainability, shareholder engagement, ESG, environmental policy, social policy, corporate governance, exogeneous shock

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Leviathan Inc. and Corporate Environmental Engagement

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2960832, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 526/2017
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2021
Po-Hsuan Hsu, Hao Liang and Pedro Matos
National Tsing Hua University - Department of Quantitative Finance, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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state ownership, environmental engagement, sustainability, ownership structure

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The Information Implication of Merger and Acquisition Announcements: Evidence from the U.S. And China

19th International Trade and Finance Association International Conference (Second Best Student Paper Award)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 May 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2010
Hao Liang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Downloads 497 (68,182)

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merger and acquisition announcement, event study methodology, abnormal returns, efficient market hypothesis, agency problem

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Greenwashing

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
Hao Liang, Lin Sun and Melvyn Teo
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Fudan University and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Principles for Responsible Investment, Greenwash, Hedge Funds, Walk the Talk, Agency Problems, Operational Risk, ESG, Stewardship

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Revisiting the OLI Paradigm: The Institutions, the State, and China's OFDI

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3642
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Hao Liang, Bing Ren and Haikun Zhu
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Nankai School of Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam
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outward foreign direct investment, institutions, state-stewardship view, OLI paradigm

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A Neural Basis of Herd Behavior in Stock Market: An Experimental Design

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Feb 2011
Hao Liang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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herd behavior, neuroeconomics, anterior insula, medial prefrontal cortex

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Finance and Society: On the Foundations of Corporate Social Responsibility

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2014-069, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2014-052
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Hao Liang and Luc Renneboog
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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Corporate social responsibility, sustainability, legal origins, stakeholder orientation, shareholder value.

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Revisiting the OLI Paradigm: The Institutions, the State, and China’s OFDI

CESifo Working Paper series
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2012
Haikun Zhu, Hao Liang and Bing Ren
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Nankai School of Business
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OFDI, Role of the State, OLI Paradigm, Institutional Analysis

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Universal Corporate Governance

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 585/2018
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
Mikael Homanen and Hao Liang
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Downloads 290 (126,246)
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corporate governance, entrenchment index, institutional ownership, institutional environment, contingency

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Outsourcing Climate Change

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 723/2021
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
Rui Dai, Rui Duan, Hao Liang and Lilian Ng
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), York University - Schulich School of Business, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Schulich School of Business, York University
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Outsourcing, Emissions, Import, Pricing and Welfare Implications

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A State-Stewardship View on Executive Compensation

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. #374
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Hao Liang, Luc Renneboog and Sunny Li Sun
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Massachusetts Lowell
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state-stewardship view, agency theory, executive compensation, political connections

Growing Up Under Mao and Deng: On the Ideological Determinants of Corporate Policies

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 642/2019
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 05 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2019
Hao Liang, Rong Wang and Haikun Zhu
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University and Erasmus University Rotterdam
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political ideology, political connection, corporate policy, China

Growing up Under Mao and Deng: On the Ideological Determinants of Corporate Policies

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 20/2020
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Sep 2020
Hao Liang, Rong Wang and Haikun Zhu
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University and Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Bofit-kokoelma; Kiina

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Morphing: The Linkage of Inward Private Equity and Outward Ventures

Thunderbird International Business Review, 2013, Forthcoming, Presented in 2nd Copenhagen Conference on Emerging Multinationals(Copenhagen Business School), LSE Alternative Investment Research Conference (London), 2010, Asian Finance Association Online Workshop on "VC/PE in the Asia Pacific Region"
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Sunny Li Sun and Hao Liang
University of Massachusetts Lowell and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Private equity, Internationalization, Linkage strategy, organizational form

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Disaster Relief, Inc.

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 709/2020
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2020
Hao Liang and Cara Vansteenkiste
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance
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Natural disasters, corporate philanthropy, shareholder value, strategic benefits, agency costs

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The Political Determinants of Executive Compensation: Evidence from an Emerging Economy

Emerging Markets Review, Vol. 25, 2015, 69-91
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
Hao Liang, Luc Renneboog and Sunny Li Sun
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Massachusetts Lowell
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Executive compensation, political economy, state ownership, market friction