Woon Sau Leung

The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh

Associate Professor in Finance

29 Buccleuch Pl

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9JS

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Female Board Representation, Corporate Innovation and Firm Performance

Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 May 2015 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2018
Jie Chen, Woon Sau Leung and Kevin P. Evans
Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
Downloads 1,191 (24,374)
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Female board representation; Board of directors; Corporate innovation; Firm performance

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Social-Media Sentiment, Portfolio Complexity, and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Woon Sau Leung, Gabriel Wong and Woon K. Wong
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh, Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and IMRU, Cardiff Business School
Downloads 731 (48,308)
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Social-media sentiment, StockTwits, Behavioral finance, Limited attention, Stock returns

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The Impact of Board Gender Composition on Dividend Payouts

Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 43, pp. 86-105, April 2017, DOI: org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2017.01.001, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 488/2016
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
Jie Chen, Woon Sau Leung and Marc Goergen
Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and IE Business School, IE University
Downloads 632 (58,484)
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Gender Composition, Board of Directors, Dividend Payout, Corporate Governance

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Do Active Fund Managers Exploit Material ESG Information?

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 3747085
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 29 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2022
Linquan Chen, Yao Chen, Alok Kumar and Woon Sau Leung
University of Exeter, University of Exeter Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh
Downloads 553 (69,122)
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ESG integration; materiality; sustainable investing; mutual funds; investment skill; catering.

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Does Bank Stakeholder Orientation Enhance Financial Stability?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Woon Sau Leung, Wei Song and Jie Chen
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh, Swansea University - School of Management and Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds
Downloads 521 (74,431)
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Bank risk-taking; Stakeholder orientation; Constituency statutes; Fiduciary duties; Financial stability.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Profit Shifting

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
Fordham University, University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow - Adam Smith Business School and The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh
Downloads 407 (99,847)
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Corporate Social Responsibility; Legitimacy Theory; Risk Management; Profit Shifting; Corporate Tax Systems; Agency Problems

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Organization Capital, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around the World

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Woon Sau Leung, Khelifa Mazouz, Jie Chen and Geoffrey Wood
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh, Cardiff University, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds and Western University
Downloads 239 (175,253)
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Organization Capital, Labor Market Flexibility, Intangibles, Stock Returns, Implied Cost of Capital

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Corporate Culture and Firm Value: Evidence from Crisis

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2021
Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Essex - Essex Business School, Fordham University, The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
Downloads 233 (179,598)

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Corporate culture, Competing Values Framework, Textual analysis, Financial crisis, Abnormal returns, Stability

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Are Employee-Friendly Workplaces Conducive to Innovation?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2016
Jie Chen, Woon Sau Leung and Kevin P. Evans
Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
Downloads 224 (186,299)
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Employee-friendly workplace, Employee relations, Employee satisfaction, Innovation

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CEO and Director Compensation, CEO Turnover and Institutional Investors: Is There Cronyism in the UK?

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 103, No. 18-35, 2019
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 May 2019
Jie Chen, Marc Goergen, Woon Sau Leung and Wei Song
Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, IE Business School, IE University, The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Swansea University - School of Management
Downloads 67 (448,662)

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agency problems; director compensation; CEO turnover; institutional investors; board effectiveness

11.

Policy Uncertainty and Customer Concentration

Production and Operations Management. 30(5) 1517-1542.
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2021
Woon Sau Leung and Jiong Sun
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Purdue University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing
Downloads 63 (462,807)

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Customer-base concentration, Economic policy uncertainty, Firm performance, Customer-supplier relationships, Customer-base diversification

12.

Corporate Tax Changes and Supply-Chain Partners’ Performance

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Jan 2021
Yiwei Fang, Iftekhar Hasan, Woon Sau Leung and Jiong Sun
Illinois Institute of Technology, Fordham University, The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Purdue University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing
Downloads 61 (470,172)

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state corporate income tax; supply chains; operating performance; difference-in-differences

13.

Zero Lower Bound and Investors’ Risk Taking on Fixed Income Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Jan 2018
Woon Sau Leung and John Chu
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Monash University
Downloads 51 (509,979)

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Zero lower bound, risk-taking, mutual fund, investors, and fund flow

14.

Labor Unionization and Supply-Chain Partners’ Performance

Production and Operations Management, 29(5): 1325-1353
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2020
Woon Sau Leung, Jing LI and Jiong Sun
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh, Tsinghua University and Purdue University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing
Downloads 48 (523,269)

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Labor unions; supply chain; bargaining power; regression discontinuity approach

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Does CDS Trading Affect Risk-Taking Incentives in Managerial Compensation?

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jan 2019
Jie Chen, Woon Sau Leung, Wei Song and Davide E. Avino
Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh, Swansea University - School of Management and University of LiverpoolFinancial Mathematics and Computation Cluster
Downloads 40 (561,449)
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Credit Default Swaps; Executive Compensation; Risk Taking; Leverage

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Hurdle Rate, the Zero Lower Bound, and Investors’ Active Risk Taking

31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2018
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jul 2018
Woon Sau Leung and John Chu
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Monash University
Downloads 37 (576,903)

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Hurdle rate, zero lower bound, fixed-income, fund flows, risk-taking, mutual fund

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Household Needs Priority and Risky Investments

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Woon Sau Leung and John Chu
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Monash University
Downloads 34 (593,373)

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Household Finance; Limited Participation in Equity; Condition for Mean-Variance Optimization; Fixed-Income Mutual Funds; Fund Flows

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Board Structure, Payout Policy, and Performance during the Crisis: An Unintended Consequence of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Exchange Listing Rules

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Nov 2020
Jie Chen and Woon Sau Leung
Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds and The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh
Downloads 33 (599,090)

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Board Structure; Payout Policy; Crisis; Firm Performance

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Hurdle Rate, Zero Lower Bound and Investors’ Active Risk Taking

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
Woon Sau Leung and John Chu
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Monash University
Downloads 8 (787,410)

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hurdle rate, zero lower bound, risk-taking