K.C. John Wei

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

11 Yuk Choi Rd

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Hong Kong

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1.

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

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Aug 2003
Kevin C. W. Chen, K.C. John Wei and Zhihong Chen
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Downloads 3,587 (2,793)
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corporate governance, Cost of capital, Disclosure, Investor protection

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Do Global Stocks Outperform US Treasury Bills?

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
Arizona State University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Momentum, Legal Systems and Ownership Structure: An Analysis of Asian Stock Markets

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Andy C.W. Chui, K.C. John Wei and Sheridan Titman
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,197 (6,402)
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Momentum, legal systems, ownership structure, Asian stock markets

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Capital Investments and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 May 2001
K.C. John Wei, Feixue Xie and Sheridan Titman
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Southern Connecticut State University - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,903 (8,027)

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Investment, stock returns, financial constraints, free cash flow

Capital Investments and Stock Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w9951
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2010
K.C. John Wei, Feixue Xie and Sheridan Titman
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Southern Connecticut State University - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 256 (122,519)
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Individualism and Momentum Around the World

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2009
Andy C.W. Chui, Sheridan Titman and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 1,726 (9,600)
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International momentum, Individualism, Overconfidence, Volatility, Trading volume

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Agency Costs of Free Cash Flow and the Effect of Shareholder Rights on the Implied Cost of Equity Capital

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
Kevin C. W. Chen, Zhihong Chen and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 1,234 (16,338)
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Agency costs of free cash flow, Anti-takeover provisions, Shareholder rights, Cost of equity capital, Investment opportunities

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The Role of Anchoring Bias in the Equity Market: Evidence from Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts and Stock Returns

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2011
Ling Cen, Gilles Hilary and K.C. John Wei
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 1,058 (20,548)

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Anchoring, Cognitive biases, Analysts’ earnings forecasts, Cross-sectional stock returns

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The Cross-Section of Expected REIT Returns

University of Texas at Austin Working Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 May 2003
Andy C.W. Chui, K.C. John Wei and Sheridan Titman
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 975 (23,208)
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REITs, Momentum, Expected returns

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Legal Protection of Investors, Corporate Governance, and the Cost of Equity Capital

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
Kevin C. W. Chen, Zhihong Chen and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 798 (30,883)
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governance, Cost of equity, Legal protection of investors

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Intra-Industry Momentum: The Case of Reits

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Oct 2001
Andy C.W. Chui, K.C. John Wei and Sheridan Titman
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 700 (36,904)
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REITs, momentum, behavioral finance

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Ex-ante Expectation Errors and the Asset Growth Effect

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2019
FY Eric Lam and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 660 (39,940)

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total asset growth; capital investment; corporate profitability; stock returns

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Earnings Management, Corporate Investments, and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Feixue Xie and K.C. John Wei
University of Texas at El Paso - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 643 (41,354)

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Discretionary accruals, earnings management, abnormal capital investment, market efficiency

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Disagreement, Underreaction, and Stock Returns

Management Science, 2017, 63(4), 1214–1231
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2017
Ling Cen, K.C. John Wei and Liyan Yang
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 619 (43,559)
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Disagreement, short-sale constraints, underreaction, cross-section of stock returns

The Role of Limits to Arbitrage and the Asset Growth Anomaly

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
FY Eric Lam and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 320 (96,363)
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Asset growth, Capital investment, Cross-section of stock returns, Limits to arbitrage

The Asset Growth Anomaly and the Role of Limits to Arbitrage

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2017
FY Eric Lam and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 281 (110,958)
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Asset growth, Capital investment, Limits to arbitrage

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The Impacts of Political Uncertainty on Asset Prices: Evidence from the Bo Scandal in China

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Laura Xiaolei Liu, Haibing Shu and K.C. John Wei
Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Antai College of Economics and Management and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 568 (48,747)
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political uncertainty risk; politically sensitive firms; stock returns; discount rate news; cash flow news

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Momentum Life Cycle around the World and Beyond

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2015 Conference Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2018
Frank Weikai Li and K.C. John Wei
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 444 (66,222)
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Momentum life cycle; International; ETFs; Individualism; Limits to arbitrage; Momentum profits

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Do Bond Rating Changes Affect Information Risk of Stock Trading?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Yan He, K.C. John Wei and Junbo Wang
Indiana University Southeast - School of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Dept. of Economics and Finance, City Univ. of HK
Downloads 415 (71,998)
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Bond rating changes; Information asymmetry; Information risk

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Liquidity Risk and Stock Returns Around the World

Journal of Banking and Finance, 2012, Vol. 36, No. 12, pp. 3274-3288
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
Samuel Xin Liang and K.C. John Wei
Tyndale University College and Seminary and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 404 (74,317)
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Liquidity risk, Risk premium, International markets

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Corporate Groups, Capital Investments and Stock Returns in Japan

University of Texas at Austin Working Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jun 2003
K.C. John Wei, Feixue Xie and Sheridan Titman
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Southern Connecticut State University - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Capital expenditures, Stock returns, Corporate groups, Financial constraints

The Profitability Premium: Macroeconomic Risks or Expectation Errors?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
FY Eric Lam, Shujing Wang and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR), Tongji University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 348 (87,621)
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Profitability premium, Macroeconomic Risks, Expectation errors, Investor sentiment

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Do Analysts Improve Investment Efficiency?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Jonathan Brogaard, Wei Shi, K.C. John Wei and Haifeng You
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Deakin University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Accounting
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Investment-Q Sensitivity; Managerial Learning; Brokerage Mergers and Closures; Market Efficiency

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Executive Pay Disparity and the Cost of Equity Capital

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
Zhihong Chen, Yuan Huang and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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executive pay disparity, CEO pay slice, implied cost of capital, succession risk, entrenchment

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On the Demand Elasticity of Initial Public Offerings: An Analysis of Discriminatory Auctions

AFA 2001 New Orleans Meetings
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Sep 2000
Gwohorng Liaw, K.C. John Wei and Yu-Jane Liu
National Chung Cheng University - Department of Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and National Chengchi University (NCCU) - Department of Finance and Banking
Downloads 347 (88,584)
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Security Analysts and Capital Market Anomalies

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 14 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2019
Li Guo, Frank Weikai Li and K.C. John Wei
Fudan University - School of Economics, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 336 (91,834)
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Analysts; Analyst recommendations; Anomalies; Mispricing; Market efficiency

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Cash Flow News and the Investment Effect in the Cross-Section of Stock Returns

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Mike Qinghao Mao and K.C. John Wei
Deakin University - Faculty of Business and Law and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Investment effect; q-theory; cash flow news; return decomposition.

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On the Explanations for the Gross Profitability Effect: Insights from International Equity Markets

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2014 Conference Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2015
Lei Sun, K.C. John Wei and Feixue Xie
School of Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Texas at El Paso - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 334 (92,443)
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Gross profitability, Cross-sectional returns, International equity markets, Q-theory, Mispricing

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Corporate Governance and Conditional Skewness in the World's Stock Markets

Asian Institute of Corporate Governance at Korea University Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Kee-Hong Bae, K.C. John Wei and Chan-Woo Lim
York University - Schulich School of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Korea University Business School (KUBS)
Downloads 330 (93,677)
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skewness, risk sharing, discretionary disclosure

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Managerial Flexibility, Uncertainty, and Corporate Investment: The Real Options Effect

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2006
K.C. John Wei and Feixue Xie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Texas at El Paso - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance
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Managerial Flexibility, Uncertainty, Corporate Investment, Real Options

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Determinants of Disposition and Reverse Disposition Effects

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Andreas Krause, K.C. John Wei and Zhishu Yang
University of Bath - Department of Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 258 (122,083)
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Behavioral bias, Disposition effect, Investor characteristics

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Tunneling or Propping: Evidence from Connected Transactions in China

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2011
Qian Peng, K.C. John Wei and Zhishu Yang
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 251 (125,548)
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Connected transactions, Tunneling, Propping, Chinese listed firms

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Intangible Information and Analyst Behavior

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Lei Sun and K.C. John Wei
School of Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 228 (138,190)
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intangible information, overconfidence bias, analyst stock recommendations, earnings per share (EPS) forecasts

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How Economic Policy Uncertainty Affects the Cost of Raising Equity Capital: Evidence from Seasoned Equity Offerings

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
Yue-Cheong Chan, Walid Saffar and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 223 (141,205)
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Economic Policy Uncertainty; Seasoned Equity Offerings; SEO Discounts

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Legal Protection, Equity Dependence and Corporate Investment: Evidence from Around the World

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
K.C. John Wei and Yuanto Kusnadi
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
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Legal protection, Equity dependence, Corporate investment

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The Real Effect of the Initial Enforcement of Insider Trading Laws

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2017-69
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2017
Zhihong Chen, Yuan Huang, Yuanto Kusnadi and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 181 (171,469)
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Enforcement; Insider trading laws; Capital allocation efficiency; Investment; Transparency; Market frictions

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The Bright Side of Cash Holdings: Innovation Efficiency

27th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2014 Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2016
Zhen Wang, K.C. John Wei and Wei Zhang
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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Cash holdings; Innovation; Tolerance for failure; Patents; Patent citations

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What Drives the Liquidity Premium: Factors or Characteristics?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Feb 2011
Pin-Huang Chou, Kuan-Cheng Ko and K.C. John Wei
National Central University, National Chi Nan University - College of Management and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 149 (202,552)

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Liquidity Premium, Factor Model, Characteristic-Based Model

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Market Volatility Risk and Stock Returns around the World: Implications for Multinational Corporations

Asian Finance Association (AsFA) 2013 Conference
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2019
Samuel Xin Liang and K.C. John Wei
Tyndale University College and Seminary and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 126 (231,537)
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Market Volatility risk; global volatility risk; total market volatility, idiosyncratic market volatility; market portfolio return; cost of capital

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The Effect of Firm-Level Political Uncertainty on Bank Loan Contracting

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Apr 2019
Walid Saffar, Yang Wang and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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firm-level political uncertainty; bank loan cost; loan covenants

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Understanding the Firm-Productivity Effect in Stock Returns

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2017 Conference
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2018
Tze Chuan 'Chewie' Ang, FY Eric Lam and K.C. John Wei
Deakin University - Department of Finance, Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 97 (278,622)

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Firm-level productivity; Mispricing; Investor sentiment; Extrapolation; Limits to arbitrage

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Explaining the Cross-Section of Stock Returns in Japan: Factors or Characteristics?

NBER Working Paper No. w7246
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 05 May 2000
Kent D. Daniel, K.C. John Wei and Sheridan Titman
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 96 (280,583)
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Do Lower Returns on Bank Stocks Suggest Lower Cost of Capital? An Explanation for the Low Risk Anomaly and the Loan Growth Effect

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
Mike Qinghao Mao and K.C. John Wei
Deakin University - Faculty of Business and Law and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 91 (290,271)

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Capital Requirements, Bank Loan Growth, Cash Flow News, Discount Rate News, Cost of Capital

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Insider Sales under the Threat of Short Sellers: New Hypothesis and New Tests

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2019
Fudan University - School of Management, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Fudan University
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Regulation SHO, Pilot program, Short selling, Insider trading, U.S., China

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Generalist versus Specialist CEOs: The Impact of CEO Expertise on the Design of Compensation Contract

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jan 2019
Chunbo Liu, Wei Shi and K.C. John Wei
Institute of Financial Studies, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Deakin University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Compensation Contract; CEO Expertise; Generalists; Information Asymmetry

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Demand Shock, Speculative Beta, and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2019
Clark Liu, Shujing Wang and K.C. John Wei
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tongji University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 69 (341,752)
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Demand shock; Speculative beta; Heterogeneous beliefs; Short-sale constraints; Market liberalization

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Illiquidity Shocks and Asymmetric Stock Market Reactions Around the World: Is Underreaction or Illiquidity Spiral the Culprit?

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2018 Conference
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2018
Te-Feng Chen and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Illiquidity shocks; Underreaction; Illiquidity spiral; Capital constraints; Cross-section of stock returns

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Dissecting Arbitrage Costs

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2017 Conference
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2017
FY Eric Lam, Chishen Wei and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR), Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Arbitrage costs; arbitrage risk; information uncertainty; transaction costs; mispricing

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Does Competition Induce Hardworking or Herding? Evidence from a Natural Experiment of Broker Mergers

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Aug 2017
Lei Sun, Zhen Wang and K.C. John Wei
School of Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Competition, Analyst forecast activities, Hardworking, Herding, Optimism bias

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How Pervasive and Investable is the Asset Growth Anomaly?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Hung Wan Kot, FY Eric Lam and K.C. John Wei
University of Macau - Department of Finance and Business Economics, Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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asset growth; corporate investments; stock returns

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Does Expected Idiosyncratic Volatility Explain the Cross-Section of Expected Returns?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2019
Seongkyu Gilbert Park, K.C. John Wei and Linti Zhang
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Accounting and Finance
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Idiosyncratic Volatility, look-ahed bias

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Market Volatility Risk and Stock Returns Around the World: Implications for Multinational Corporations

Liang, Samuel Xin and K.C. John Wei (2019), Market Volatility Risk and Stock Returns around the World: Implication for Multinational Corporations, International Review of Finance, Doi.org/10.1111/irfi.12252.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 May 2006 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2019
Samuel Xin Liang and K.C. John Wei
Tyndale University College and Seminary and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 30 (481,464)
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market volatility risk; global volatility risk; total market volatility; idiosyncratic market volatility; market portfolio return; cost of capital

The Demand Effect of Yield-Chasing Retail Investors: Evidence from the Chinese Enterprise Bond Market

First Annual Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai (VINS) Conference - 2015
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2018
Clark Liu, Shujing Wang, K.C. John Wei and Ninghua Zhong
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tongji University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Tong Ji University - School of Economics and Management
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Enterprise bonds; Yield-chasing; Demand and supply effects; Limits to arbitrage; The law of one price

The Demand Effect of Yield-Chasing Retail Investors: Evidence from the Chinese Enterprise Bond Market

Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol. 50, 2019, First Annual Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai (VINS) Conference - 2015
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Jun 2016
Clark Liu, Shujing Wang, K.C. John Wei and Ninghua Zhong
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tongji University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Tong Ji University - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 2 (689,196)
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Enterprise bonds; Yield-chasing; Demand and supply effects; Limits to arbitrage; The law of one price

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External Financing, Access to Debt Markets, and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
K.C. John Wei and FY Eric Lam
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR)
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Peer Firms’ Credit Rating Changes and Corporate Financing

The European Journal of Finance, 2019
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Corporate financing; Peer firms; Credit ratings; Upgrades; Downgrades

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The Profitability Effect: Insights from International Equity Markets

European Financial Management, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 545-580, 2018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Te-Feng Chen, Lei Sun, K.C. John Wei and Feixue Xie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Boston Consulting Group - Shanghai, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Texas at El Paso - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance
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profitability effect, Profitability factor, cross‐sectional returns, investment CAPM, behavioral finance, international equity markets

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Limits-to-arbitrage, Investment Frictions, and the Investment Effect: New Evidence

European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
FY Eric Lam, Ya LI, Wikrom Prombutr and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR), The Open University of Hong Kong, California State University, Long Beach and Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Limits-to-arbitrage; Investment frictions; q-theory; Investment; Stock returns

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What is the Real Relation between Cash Holdings and Stock Returns?

International Review of Economics and Finance 64 (2019) 513-528
Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2019
Deakin University - Department of Finance, Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR), National Sun Yat-sen University, Tongji University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Cash holdings; Accruals; Profitability; Net operating assets; Limits to arbitrage

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Limits-to-Arbitrage, Investment Frictions, and the Asset Growth Anomaly

Journal of Financial Economics 102 (2011) 127-149
Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
FY Eric Lam and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Asset growth, Capital investment, Stock returns, Investment frictions, Limits-to-arbitrage

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The Q-theory Explanation for the External Financing Effect: New Evidence

Journal of Banking & Finance 49 (2014) 69-81
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Yuan Huang, FY Eric Lam and K.C. John Wei
Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Cross-section of stock returns, External financing, Total profitability, q-theory of investment, R&D, Total asset growth

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Accruals, Capital Investments, and Stock Returns

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 64, No. 5, 2008
Posted: 24 Sep 2008
K.C. John Wei and Feixue Xie
Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Texas at El Paso - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance

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Equity Investments, Research Sources, Financial Statement Analysis, Accounting and Financial Reporting Issues, Portfolio Management, Equity Strategies, Equity Investments, Fundamental Analysis and Valuation Models

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Linear Conditional Expectation, Return Distributions, and Capital Asset Pricing Theories

The Journal of Financial Research
Posted: 20 Aug 1999
Cheng-Few Lee, K.C. John Wei and Alice C. Lee
Rutgers University, Newark, School of Business-Newark, Department of Finance & Economics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP - Arlington Office

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