Frank M. Song

The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

Associate Professor

8th Floor Kennedy Town Centre

23 Belcher's Street

Kennedy Town

Hong Kong

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

The Determinants of Capital Structure: Evidence from China

HIEBS (Hong Kong Institute of Economics and Business Strategy) Working Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Aug 2002
Samuel Gui Hai Huang and Frank M. Song
Macao Polytechnic Institute and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Capital Structure, China economy,Capital market, State Owned Enterprises, Public listed companies

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Accounting Conservatism and Bankruptcy Risk

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Gary C. Biddle, Mary L. Z. Ma and Frank M. Song
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, York University and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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bankruptcy risk; unconditional conservatism; conditional conservatism

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Corporate Governance and Firm Valuations in China

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Jul 2003
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Corporate governance, firm valuation, China, the G index

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Corporate Governance and Market Valuation in China

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 564
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 May 2003
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Corporate governance mechanisms, market valuation, corporate governance index, corporate governance premium

Corporate Governance and Market Valuation in China

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 599-825, December 2004
Posted: 27 Jan 2005
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

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Corporate governance, market for corporate control, ownership, market valuation

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Financial Innovation: The Bright and the Dark Sides

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Thorsten Beck, Tao Chen, Chen Lin and Frank M. Song
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Banking & Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Financial Innovation, Financial R&D Intensity, Bank Risk Taking, Financial Crisis, Industrial Growth, Finance and Growth

Financial Innovation: The Bright and the Dark Sides

HKIMR Working Paper No.05/2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2014
Thorsten Beck, Tao Chen, Chen Lin and Frank M. Song
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Division of Banking & Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Financial Innovation, Financial R&D Intensity, Bank Risk Taking, Financial Crisis, Industrial Growth, Finance and Growth

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Currency Internationalisation: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis and Prospects for the Future in Asia and the Pacific (Full Publication)

BIS Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 236 Posted: 14 Feb 2012
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements (BIS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Central Bank of Iceland, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Bank for International Settlements (BIS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Osaka University - Graduate School of Economics, Bank for International Settlements (BIS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR), affiliation not provided to SSRN, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, Sungkyunkwan University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Korea University - Department of Economics, Korea University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Government of the Republic of the Philippines - Monetary Stability Sector
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The Rise and Fall of Internet Stocks: Should Finanical Analysts Be Blamed?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Mar 2001
Qiao Liu and Frank M. Song
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Internet stocks, bubbles, finanical analysts, forecast bias, conflict of interests

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Assessing Hong Kong as an International Financial Centre

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2014/012
Number of pages: 209 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2018
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Oxford, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, University of Hong Kong, University of Oxford, St. Peter's College and The University of Hong Kong - Department of Geography
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Hong Kong, international financial center

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The Value of Corporate Control: Evidence from China's Distressed Firms

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jun 2002
Chong-En Bai, Qiao Liu and Frank M. Song
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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private benefits of control, tunneling, corporate governance, special treatment, China

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Corporate Governance, Family Ownership, and Firm Valuations in Emerging Markets: Evidence from Hong Kong Panel Data

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Mar 2008
Frank M. Song and Adrian C. H. Lei
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and University of Macau - Faculty of Business Administration
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Corporate governance, market for corporate control, ownership, market valuation, executive compensation.

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Do Bank Regulation, Supervision and Monitoring Enhance or Impede Bank Efficiency?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Mar 2010
Auburn University, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance, Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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The Financial and Operating Performance of China's Newly Listed H-Firms

HIEBS (Hong Kong Institute of Economics and Business Strategy) Working Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Oct 2002
Samuel Gui Hai Huang and Frank M. Song
Macao Polytechnic Institute and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Company performance, share issue privatization (SIP), state-owned enterprises (SOEs), IPO, China, reform, Hong Kong capital market

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Corruption in Bank Lending to Firms: Do Competition and Information Sharing Matter?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
James R. Barth, Chen Lin, Ping Lin and Frank M. Song
Auburn University, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Lingnan University - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Competition, Information Sharing, Bank Lending, Co

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Managerial Incentives, CEO Characteristics and Corporate Innovation in China’s Private Sector

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Dec 2009
Chen Lin, Ping Lin, Frank M. Song and Chuntao Li
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Lingnan University - Department of Economics, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Regulatory Arbitrage: Evidence from Bank Cross-Border M&As

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 May 2011
Hui Dong, Frank M. Song and Libin Tao
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - School of Accountancy, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and University of International Business and Economics - School of Banking and Finance
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Bank Regulation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Regulatory Arbitrage

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Property Rights Protection and Corporate R&D: Evidence from China

Journal of Development Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 May 2009
Chen Lin, Ping Lin and Frank M. Song
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Lingnan University - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Property Rights Protection, Government Grabbing Hand, Corporate R&D

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Do Banks Benefit from Lending to Innovative Firms?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Aug 2016
Chu Chen, Frank M. Song and Zengyuan Sun
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Xiamen University - Institute for Financial and Accounting Studies
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bank benefit, lending expertise, innovation, syndicated loan

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Why Do Firms Issue Bonds in the Offshore Market? Evidence from China

HKIMR Working Paper No.19/2017
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Qing Ba, Frank M. Song and Peng Zhou
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Zhongnan University of Economics and Law - School of Finance
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Offshore Financing, Bonding Hypothesis, Signalling Effect, China’s Corporate Bond Market

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One Firm and Two Regulators: The Role of PCAOB Cooperation in Cross-Listing Auditing

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Frank M. Song and Zengyuan Sun
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Xiamen University - Institute for Financial and Accounting Studies
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PCAOB cooperation, legal liability, audit fees, auditor choice, audit efforts

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Rating-Based Restriction, Credit Rating Inflation and Bond Covenants - Evidence from Chinese Bond Market

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2018
Zhongkuang Zhao, Wanfa Lin and Frank M. Song
Wuhan University - Economics and Management School, Wuhan University - Economics and Management School and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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Credit Rating Inflation, Regulation on Market Access, Bond Covenants, Total Borrowing Cost

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The Role of Cash Holdings in Corporate Misconduct

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Frank M. Song and Zengyuan Sun
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Xiamen University - Institute for Financial and Accounting Studies
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Agency Costs of Equity Overvaluation, Agency Costs of Free Cash Flow, Excess Cash Holdings, Corporate Misconduct

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Securities Transaction Tax and Market Volatility

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 506, pp. 1103-1120, October 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Frank M. Song and Junxi Zhang
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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A Continuous Relation Between Audit Firm Size and Audit Opinions: Evidence from China

International Journal of Auditing, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 111-127, July 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Chuntao Li, Frank M. Song and Sonia M. L. Wong
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and University of Hong Kong
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The Impact of Corporate Fraud on Director‐Interlocked Firms: Evidence from Bank Loans

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 46, Issue 1-2, pp. 32-67, 2019
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Tat-kei Lai, Adrian C.H. Lei and Frank M. Song
IÉSEG School of Management (LEM CNRS-9221), University of Macau and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
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agency conflicts, corporate fraud, corporate governance, cost of debt, director appointments, director interlocks, earnings management, loan covenants, reputation, spillover

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Emerging Impact of Chinese Commodity Futures Market on Domestic and Global Economy

China & World Economy, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 79-99, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jan 2014
Zhiyong Tu, Frank M. Song and Leonardo Zhang
Peking University - HSBC School of Business, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Peking University
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Chinese commodity futures, property

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Interest Rate Pass‐Through in a Dual‐Track System: Evidence from China

China & World Economy, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 21-39, 2014
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Xuejun Jin, Frank M. Song, Yizhong Wang and Yi Zhong
Zhejiang University, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, Zhejiang University - College of Economics and Zhejiang University - College of Economics
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interest rate liberalization, interest rate pass‐through, rigidity

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Monetary Policy and Corporate Investment: Evidence from Chinese Micro Data

China & World Economy, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 1-20, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
Ying Sophie Huang, Frank M. Song and Yizhong Wang
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Zhejiang University - College of Economics
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micro‐transmission mechanism, monetary policy

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On the Comovement of Commodity Prices

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 88, No. 3, pp. 574-588, August 2006
Posted: 20 Jul 2006
Chunrong Ai, Arjun Chatrath and Frank M. Song
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of Portland - Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. School of Business Administration and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

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Liquidity, Size and Cycle of Order Flow

Posted: 19 Nov 2004
William M. Cheung and Frank M. Song
University of Macau and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

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Liquidity, order flow, limit order, market order

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Order Aggressiveness, Volume and Liquidity in Limit Order Market

Posted: 19 Nov 2004
William M. Cheung and Frank M. Song
University of Macau and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

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Limit order, volume, liquidity

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Are Survey Forecasts of Macroeconomic Variables Rational?

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, 1995, Vol 68, No 1
Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Frank M. Song, Raj Aggarwal and Sunil Mohanty
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, University of Akron and University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business

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The Roles of Futures Trading in Exchange Rate Volatility

Posted: 16 Sep 1999
Frank M. Song, Arjun Chatrath and Sanjay Ramchander
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance, University of Portland - Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. School of Business Administration and Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Finance & Real Estate

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A Two-Factor Arch Model for Deposit-Institution Stock Returns

JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING, May 1994 Vol 216, No 2
Posted: 01 Jan 1999
Frank M. Song
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

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Hysteresis in Unemployment: Evidence from 48 U.S. States

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 35, No. 2, April 1997
Posted: 17 Jul 1998
Frank M. Song and Yangru Wu
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Rutgers University, Newark - School of Business - Department of Finance & Economics

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Hysteresis in Unemployment: Evidence from OECD Countries

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 38, No. 2, Summer 1998
Posted: 20 Apr 1998
Frank M. Song
The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance

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