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 (13)

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
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Female board representation; Board of directors; Corporate innovation; Firm performance

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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
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Gender Composition, Board of Directors, Dividend Payout, Corporate Governance

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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
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Bank risk-taking; Stakeholder orientation; Constituency statutes; Fiduciary duties; Financial stability.

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Social-Media Sentiment, Limited Attention, and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2020
Woon Sau Leung, Woon K. Wong and Gabriel Wong
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh, IMRU, Cardiff Business School and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School
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Tweet sentiment, StockTwits, Behavioral finance, Limited Attention, Stock returns

5.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Profit Shifting

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2020
Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, 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
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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
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Organization Capital, Labor Market Flexibility, Intangibles, Stock Returns, Implied Cost of Capital

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

9.

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

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Jan 2018
Woon Sau Leung and Zhongyan Zhu
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Monash University
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Zero lower bound, risk-taking, mutual fund, investors, and fund flow

10.

Labor Unionization and Supply-Chain Partners’ Performance

Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jan 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
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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 Liverpool
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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 Zhongyan Zhu
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Monash University
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Hurdle rate, zero lower bound, fixed-income, fund flows, risk-taking, mutual fund

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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 Zhongyan Zhu
The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh and Monash University
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hurdle rate, zero lower bound, risk-taking