Wenxuan Hou

University of Edinburgh - Business School

Chair in Corporate Finance

University of Edinburgh

29 Buccleuch Place

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9JS

United Kingdom

http://www.wenxuanhou.com

University of Edinburgh - Business School

29 Buccleuch Place

EDINBURGH, Scotland EH89JS

United Kingdom

Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance

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Scholarly Papers (72)

1.

A Review of the Chinese Gini Coefficient from 1978 to 2008

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
Jiandong Chen, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Shenwu Jin
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Gini Coefficient, China, Income Disparity, Inequality, Migration

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Corporate Governance Challenges in Emerging Economies

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Seth Armitage, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Subrata Sarkar and Till Talaulicar
University of Edinburgh - Accounting and Finance, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research and University of Erfurt
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CEO Turnover; Corruption; Corporate Governance; Crash Risk; Emerging Markets; Institutional Transition; Managerial Compensation; Principal‐Principal Agency Problems

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The Trend of the Gini Coefficient of China

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Oct 2012
Jiandong Chen, Dai Dai, Ming Pu, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Qiaobin Feng
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - Research Institute of Economics & Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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income disparity, gini coefficient, China

CEO Accountability for Corporate Fraud: Evidence from the Split Share Structure Reform in China

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2014
Jiandong Chen, Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 312 (122,168)
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Corporate fraud, CEO turnover, State ownership, Split Share Structure Reform, China

CEO Accountability for Corporate Fraud: Evidence from the Split Share Structure Reform in China

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Jiandong Chen, Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Corporate fraud; CEO turnover; State ownership; Split Share Structure Reform; China

CEO Accountability for Corporate Fraud: Evidence from the Split Share Structure Reform in China

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Jiandong Chen, Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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CEO turnover; corporate fraud; ownership; Split Share Structure Reform; China

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Retail Investor Attention and Stock Liquidity

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2015
Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
NEOMA Business School and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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Investors attention, breadth of ownership, liquidity, bid-ask spread, search volume index, media coverage, SVI, Google, Google Trends, Google News

Executive Integrity, Audit Opinion, and Fraud in Chinese Listed Firms

Emerging Markets Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 May 2011 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2013
Jiandong Chen, Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 334 (113,484)
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Auditor, earnings management, fraud, integrity, ethics, China

Executive Integrity, Audit Opinion, and Fraud in Chinese Listed Firms

Emerging Markets Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Jan 2013
Jiandong Chen, Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Integrity, auditor, earnings management, fraud, China, MAO

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The Trend of the Gini Coefficient of China (1978-2010)

Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Jiandong Chen, Ming Pu, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - Research Institute of Economics & Management and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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Chinese Gini Coefficient; Decomposition of Gini Coefficient; Urbanisation; Income Disparity; Rural–Urban Income

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Split Share Structure Reform, Corporate Governance, and the Foreign Share Discount Puzzle in China

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 475 (76,120)
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Split Share Structure Reform, corporate governance, foreign share discount, ownership structure, China

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Player and Referee Roles Held Jointly: The Effect of State Ownership on China’s Regulatory Enforcement Against Fraud

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 95, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2012
Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Geoff Moore
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and Durham Business School
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Fraud, Enforcement, Corporate Governance, Regulatory Commission, Shareholder Protection, China

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Ownership Structure and Risk-Taking: Comparative Evidence from Private and State-Controlled Banks in China

International Review of Financial Analysis, Forthcoming, 26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2014
Yizhe Dong, Chao Meng, Michael Firth, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
University of Edinburgh Business School, Hongyuan Securities, Lingnan University - Department of Finance and Insurance and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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Bank risk-taking, State versus private ownership, Ownership concentration, Chief Risk Officer, Chinese banking

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Does the External Monitoring Effect of Financial Analysts Deter Corporate Fraud in China?

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2014
Jiandong Chen, Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 343 (110,869)
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fraud triangle; corporate fraud; agency problem; analyst coverage; China

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Evaluating the Performance of Chinese Commercial Banks: A Comparative Analysis of Different Types of Banks

European Journal of Operational Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2015
Yizhe Dong, Michael Firth, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Weiwei Yang
University of Edinburgh Business School, Lingnan University - Department of Finance and Insurance, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Bedfordshire
Downloads 336 (113,431)
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Efficiency; Stochastic frontier analysis; Economies of scale; Shadow return on equity; Chinese banking

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The Impact of Foreign Bank Penetration on the Domestic Banking Sector: New Evidence from China

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Dan Luo, Yizhe Dong, Seth Armitage, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
University of Reading - Henley Business School, University of Edinburgh Business School, University of Edinburgh - Accounting and Finance and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
Downloads 330 (115,667)
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foreign bank entry, bank performance, Chinese banking

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Epidemic Disease and Financial Development

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 03 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2021
Jiafu An, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Chen Lin
University of Aberdeen, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Disease, External Finance, Financial development, Trust, Technology Adoption

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The Trend of the Chinese Gini Coefficient

Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Jiandong Chen, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Dai Dai and Qiaobin Feng
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 292 (131,876)
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The Chinese Gini coefficient, Decomposition of the Gini coefficient, Urbanization

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The Burden of Attention: The Impact of CEO Publicity on Tax Avoidance

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
Rong Ding, Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and John Ziyang Zhang
NEOMA Business School, IESEG School of Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Liverpool
Downloads 281 (137,181)
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CEO publicity; Google search; tax avoidance; CEO

Regional Institutions, Financial Analysts and Stock Price Informativeness

Regional Studies, 2017 forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Jing-Ming Kuo and Edward Lee
NEOMA Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Analyst; China; Legal Institutions; Stock Informativeness

Regional Institutions, Financial Analysts and Stock Price Informativeness

Regional Studies, 2017 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Jing-Ming Kuo and Edward Lee
NEOMA Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Analyst; China; Legal Institutions; Stock Informativeness

Do Financial Analysts Perform a Monitoring Role in China? Evidence from Modified Audit Opinions

Abacus, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Jiandong Chen, Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Sofia Johan
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, NEOMA Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and Florida Atlantic University - Finance
Downloads 253 (152,063)
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Modified Audit Opinion (MAO), Analyst Coverage, Analyst Following, State-owned enterprises, China

Do Financial Analysts Perform a Monitoring Role in China? Evidence from Modified Audit Opinions

Abacus, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 473-500, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Jiandong Chen, Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Sofia Johan
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and Florida Atlantic University - Finance
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Analyst coverage, Analyst following, China, Modified audit opinion, State‐owned enterprises

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Executive Compensation and the Split Share Structure Reform in China

The European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2013
Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Edward Lee, Konstantinos Stathopoulos and Zhenxu Tong
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Exeter
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Executive compensation, Split Share Structure Reform, State Ownership, China

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Valuation of Restricted Shares by Conflicting Shareholders in the Split Share Structure Reform

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2012
Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
Florida Atlantic University and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
Downloads 214 (179,291)
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restricted share, state ownership, bargaining power, Split Share Structure Reform, China consideration

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Trading Constraints and Illiquidity Discounts

European Journal of Finance, Volume 18, Issue 1, 2012
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2013
Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Sydney Howell
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Manchester Business School
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Exogenous Illiquidity, Restricted Share, Trading Constraint, Constraint Horizon, Illiquidity Discount, China

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Business Ethics and Finance in Greater China: A Synthesis and Future Directions in Sustainability, CSR, and Fraud

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 192 (198,010)
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Business Ethics and Finance, China, Environment, CSR, Governance, Fraud

Exchange Trading Rules, Governance, and Trading Location of Cross-Listed Stocks

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 May 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Eliza Wu
Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and The University of Sydney - Business School
Downloads 125 (282,988)
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trading rules, governance, cross-listing, law and finance

Exchange Trading Rules, Governance, and Trading Location of Cross-Listed Stocks

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Eliza Wu
Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and The University of Sydney - Business School
Downloads 56 (462,735)
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Exchange Trading rules, Cross-listing, Law and finance

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The Burden of Attention: CEO Publicity and Tax Avoidance

Journal of Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2018
Tinghua Duan, Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and John Ziyang Zhang
IESEG School of Management, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Liverpool
Downloads 171 (219,217)
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CEO Publicity; CEOs; Tax Rate; Google Trends; Search Volume Index; Tax Avoidance

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Fund Ownership and Stock Price Informativeness of Chinese Listed Firms

Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Dec 2012
Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Jing-Ming Kuo and Edward Lee
NEOMA Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 170 (220,222)
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share price informativeness, mutual funds, state ownership, ownership structure, China

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Media Coverage and Foreign Share Discount Puzzle in China

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2012
Douglas J. Cumming, Robert Dixon, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Florida Atlantic University, Durham Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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media coverage, foreign share discount, China

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The Impact of State Ownership on Share Price Informativeness: The Case of the Split Share Structure Reform in China

British Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2012
Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Jing-Ming Kuo and Edward Lee
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 164 (226,945)
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State ownership, Share price informativeness, Split Share Structure Reform, China

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Athletes in Boardrooms: Evidence from the World

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2018
Yizhe Dong, Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Yue (Lucy) Liu
University of Edinburgh Business School, IESEG School of Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Edinburgh Business School
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Athlete; Corporate Board; Director; Firm performance; Sports

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Socially Responsible Lending

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Yizhe Dong, Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Weiwei Yang
University of Edinburgh Business School, NEOMA Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Bedfordshire
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Socially responsible lending; corporate social responsibility; bank; state ownership; ownership structure; China

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The Value of Home-Country Governance for Cross-Listed Stocks

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Eliza Wu
Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and The University of Sydney - Business School
Downloads 143 (254,205)
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cross-listing, governance, law and finance

Returnee CEOs Under Weak Institutions: Blessing or Curse?

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
IESEG School of Management and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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returnee, CEO, international experience, legal institutions, firm performance, social capital

Returnee CEOs Under Weak Institutions: Blessing or Curse?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
IESEG School of Management and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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returnee, CEO, international experience, legal institutions, firm performance, social capital

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Returnees’ Influences on China: A Business Perspective (1850s to 1940s)

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Apr 2014
Huiyao Wang, Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
Harvard Kennedy School, IESEG School of Management and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
Downloads 126 (280,118)
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Returnee, overseas experience, education, China

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Does Mutual Fund Ownership Affect Financial Reporting Quality for Chinese Privately-Owned Enterprises?

International Review of Financial Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2014
Ann Ling‐Ching Chan, Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
National Chengchi University (NCCU), NEOMA Business School and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
Downloads 124 (283,503)
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Institutional ownership, financial reporting quality, mutual fund ownership, modified auditor opinion, China.

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The Role of Mutual Funds in Deterring Corporate Fraud in China

ENTREPRENEURSHIP, GOVERNANCE AND ETHICS, Cumming, D., C., Mallin and R., Cressy, eds., Springer, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2012
Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Edward Lee and Konstantinos Stathopoulos
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and The University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 120 (290,399)
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Fund, Fund Ownership, Fraud, Integrity, Ethics, China

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Initial Coin Offerings: What Rights Do Investors Have (If Any)?

European Journal of Finance, forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 May 2020 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2020
Xiaoju Zhao, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Jiafu An, Xianda Liu and Yun Zhang
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Aberdeen, University of Edinburgh, Business School and Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance
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Initial Coin offering, investor protection, shareholder right, disclosure

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Chinese Gini Coefficient from 2005 to 2012, Based on 20 Grouped Income Data Sets of Urban and Rural Residents

Journal of Applied Mathematics Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 939020
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Jiandong Chen, Fuqian Fang, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Fengying Li, Ming Pu and Malin Song
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, School of Economics, Renmin University of China, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - Research Institute of Economics & Management and Anhui University of Finance and Economics
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China; Inequality; Gini Coefficient

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Do Board Secretaries Influence Management Earnings Forecasts?

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Feb 2017
Lu Xing, Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
University of Glasgow, IESEG School of Management and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
Downloads 106 (316,668)
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Board secretary; management earnings forecasts; China; top management team; litigation risk

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The Role of Returnees in Business: A Review

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2015
Huiyao Wang, Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Xiaohui Liu
Harvard Kennedy School, IESEG School of Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and Loughborough University
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China, Returnee, Review

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Venture Capital Trusts and the Expiration of IPO Lockup Provisions

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2016
Tianna Yang, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
University of Manchester - Division of Accounting and Finance and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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IPO; lock-up provisions; income tax relief; performance; discount; trading volume; venture capital trusts

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The Effects of Population on Income Disparity in a Dual Society: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jan 2009
Jiandong Chen, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Shenwu Jin
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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D63, I30

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Do Excess Funds Make Financially Constrained Firms Better Off? Evidence from IPOs in China

Abacus, 2021 forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2021
Chunfang Cao, Chunfang Cao, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Xiumei Liu and Hongbo Pan
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU)Southwest University of Finance and Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) and Wuhan University
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Excessive funds; financial constraints; performance; China; IPOs

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Do Share Repurchases Enhance Liquidity? Evidence from UK Closed-End Funds

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
Tianna Yang, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
University of Manchester - Division of Accounting and Finance and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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closed-end fund, open-market repurchase, liquidity, UK, Share Repurchases

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The Value of Home-Country Governance for Cross-Listed Stocks

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Douglas J. Cumming, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Eliza Wu
Florida Atlantic University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and The University of Sydney - Business School
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governance, cross-listing, firm value

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CEO International Experience and Foreign IPOs

Economic Modelling, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Bill Rees
IESEG School of Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Edinburgh - Accounting and Finance
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China, CEO, CFO, Returnee, Cross-Border IPOs, Entrepreneurial Firms, IPO Initial Returns, High Tech Industries

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Family Business Development in Mainland China: From 1872 to 1949

Business History, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Nov 2015
Telfer School of Management, University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa - Management, University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa - Telfer School of Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manitoba
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Family business; Mainland China; Early development; Late Qing Dynasty

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The Trend of the Gini Coefficient between Chinese Rural and Urban Residents from 1978 to 2008

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2015
Jiandong Chen, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Gaolu Zou and Xiaorong Zhou
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
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Dual-Sector Model, The Gini Coefficient, Urban Population, Income Disparity, China

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Do Banks Audited by Specialists Engage in Less Real Activities Management? Evidence from Repurchase Agreements

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jan 2018
Neil L. Fargher, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and John Ziyang Zhang
Australian National University (ANU), University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Liverpool
Downloads 75 (392,239)
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Auditor; Banks; Real Activities Management; Repo; Repurchase Agreements

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Pay-Performance Sensitivity and Risk-Taking Behaviors: Evidence from Closed-End Funds

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
Tianna Yang, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
University of Manchester - Division of Accounting and Finance and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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closed-end fund, pay-performance sensitivity, risk-taking behavior, alternative investments, emerging market

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Cyber Risks and Initial Coin Offerings: Evidence from the World

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2020
Jiafu An, Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Xianda Liu
University of Aberdeen, IESEG School of Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Edinburgh, Business School
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ICO, Cyber Risks, Institution Quality

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Does Feedback Trading Drive Returns of Cross-Listed Shares?

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jun 2017
Jing Chen, Yizhe Dong, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and David G. McMillan
Cardiff University - School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Stirling
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Feedback trading, High-frequency trading, Cross-listing, Spillover, Volatility, Liquidity

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The Integrity of Financial Analysts: Evidence from Asymmetric Responses to Earnings Surprises

Journal of Business Ethics, 2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Rui Lu, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Henry R. Oppenheimer and Ting Zhang
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - Lingnan (University) College, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Rhode Island - Area of Finance and Insurance and University of Dayton - School of Business Administration
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Integrity, analysts’ response, conflicts of interest, earnings surprises

Does Religion Matter to Informal Finance? Evidence from Trade Credit in China

Regional Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Jan 2019
Chunfang Cao, Chunfang Cao, Kam C. Chan, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Jia Fansheng
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU)Southwest University of Finance and Economics, Western Kentucky University - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU)
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trade credit; religion; informal institution; informal finance

Does Religion Matter to Informal Finance? Evidence from Trade Credit in China

Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Chunfang Cao, Chunfang Cao, Kam C. Chan, Jia Fansheng, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU)Southwest University of Finance and Economics, Western Kentucky University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School

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trade credit; religion; informal institution; informal finance

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Chinese Capital Markets: Institutional Reforms and Growing Global Links

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jun 2017
Douglas J. Cumming, Alessandra Guariglia, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Edward Lee
Florida Atlantic University, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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China, Chinese capital market, Institutional reforms

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COVID-19 and Development: Lessons from Historical Pandemics

Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Dec 2020
Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Xianda Liu and Brian G. M. Main
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Edinburgh, Business School and University of Edinburgh
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COVID-19; disease; institutions; plague; pandemic; social capital; xenophobia

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Systematic Risk, Government Policy Intervention, and Dynamic Contrarian Investments

International Review of Economics and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
JP Liu, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Qizhi Tao and Ting Jeffrey Zhang
China Jiliang University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) and University of Rhode Island
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Contrarian investments; policy expectations; systematic risk; optimal decisions

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On the Tendency of the Gini Coefficient between Chinese Rural and Urban Areas from 1978 to 2012

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Oct 2014
Jiandong Chen, Ming Pu, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Yingjie Fan
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - Research Institute of Economics & Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Birmingham
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Gini, coefficient, urbanization, income inequality

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Chinese Capital Markets: Challenges to the China Model

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jan 2019
Douglas J. Cumming, Alessandra Guariglia, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Zhenyu Wu
Florida Atlantic University, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manitoba
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China, Government, Chinese Capital Markets

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Law, Endowment and Inequality in Access to Finance

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Seth Armitage, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Xianda Liu and Wang Cong
University of Edinburgh - Accounting and Finance, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Edinburgh, Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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capital concentration, endowment, external financing, financial development, investor protection, inequality, law

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Outside Directors and Firm Performance During Institutional Transitions: New Evidence from Dissenting Opinions

Academy of Management Proceedings 2015 2015:1 10322; doi:10.5465
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2016
Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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board independence, board composition, dissenting opinions, performance, outside directors

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Chinese Capital Markets: The Importance of History for Modern Development

European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Sep 2018
Alessandra Guariglia, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Xiuping Hua and Yiping Huang
University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Nottingham Ningbo China - Business School and Peking University, National School of Development
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China, Economic Development, Financial Development, History, Traumatic Shocks

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Media Censorship and Stock Price: Evidence from the Foreign Share Discount in China

Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 Mar 2018
Rong Ding, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Yue (Lucy) Liu and John Ziyang Zhang
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Edinburgh Business School and University of Liverpool
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China; cross-listed firm; foreign share discount; media censorship; tone of media

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Historical Determinants of Fintech Development: Evidence from Initial Coin Offerings

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
Jiafu An, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Xianda Liu
University of Aberdeen, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Edinburgh, Business School
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ICO, history, finance, institutions

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China's Rule of Law in New Era: The Rise of Regulation and Formalism

Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Jiafu An, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Yun Zhang
University of Aberdeen, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance
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Anti-Corruption Campaign, China, Procedural Formalism, Regulation

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Effects of Heterogeneity on Measuring Efficiency Scores: The Case of China's Banking Sector

in Experiences and Challenges in the Development of the Chinese Capital Market, edited by Douglas Cumming, Alessandra Guariglia, Wenxuan Hou, Edward Lee Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Apr 2015
University of Edinburgh Business School, Florida Atlantic University, University of Birmingham - Department of Economics, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Cost efficiency; Stochastic frontier analysis; Heterogeneity; Chinese banking

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Relocate or Innovate? The Impact of Environmental Regulation Stringency on Pollution-Intensive Firms in China

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 May 2020
Yizhe Dong, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Liang Xi and Tianju Wang
University of Edinburgh Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh Business School and University of Edinburgh Business School
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China, environmental regulation, financial cost, pollution-intensive firms, regulation stringency

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State Leaders’ Onsite Visit

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Weiwei Cai, Wenxuan Hou and Wenxuan Hou
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School
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Government; Political Visits; Political Connection

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Do Bureaucratic Checks Improve Firm Value? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 May 2020
Jiafu An, Seth Armitage, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Xianda Liu
University of Aberdeen, University of Edinburgh - Accounting and Finance, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Edinburgh, Business School
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Bureaucratic Checks, China, Anti-Corruption, Natural Experiment, Firm Value

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Passive Investors and Corporate Social Responsibility: a Risk-Management Perspective

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2021
Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Xiaoyu Zhang
University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam)
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passive institutional investors, corporate social responsibility, portfolio diversification

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Do Checks on Bureaucrats Improve Firm Value? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Accounting and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Sep 2020
Jiafu An, Seth Armitage, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Xianda Liu
University of Aberdeen, University of Edinburgh - Accounting and Finance, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Edinburgh, Business School
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Bureaucratic Checks, China, Anti-Corruption, Natural Experiment, Firm Value

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Provincial Official Turnover and Bank Loans

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU)Southwest University of Finance and Economics, University of Edinburgh Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, University of Edinburgh Business School and Independent
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Political Turnover; Bank Loans; Allocation Efficiency of Loans

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Initial Coin Offerings and Entrepreneurial Finance: The Role of Founders’ Characteristics

Journal of Alternative Investments, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2019, https://jai.pm-research.com/content/21/4/26
Posted: 19 Jan 2019
Jiafu An, Tinghua Duan, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou and Xinyu Xu
University of Aberdeen, IESEG School of Management, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School and University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh Business School

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Initial coin offerings (ICOs); founder characteristics; entrepreneurial finance; human capital

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Family Control, Regulatory Environment, and the Growth of Entrepreneurial Firms: International Evidence

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 132-144, 2014
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Qui Chen, Wenxuan Hou, Wenxuan Hou, Wanli Li, Craig Wilson and Zhenyu Wu
Carleton University, University of Edinburgh - Business SchoolUniversity of Edinburgh - Business School, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) - School of Management, University of Saskatchewan and University of Manitoba
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Corporate Governance, Family Control, Regulatory Environment, Entrepreneurial Growth