Hong Zou

The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics

Prof.

China

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

CEOs’ Military Experience, Agency Costs and Acquisition Decisions

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,138 (35,362)
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military service, agency costs, mergers and acquisitions

The Real and Financial Implications of Corporate Hedging

Forthcoming, Journal of Finance
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2011
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 356 (154,586)
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Hedging, risk management, financing terms, investment spending, instrumental variables

The Real and Financial Implications of Corporate Hedging

NBER Working Paper No. w16622
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2023
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Economics & Finance and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 68 (619,447)

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Covenants, Creditors’ Simultaneous Equity Holdings, and Firm Investment Policies

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2018
Sudheer Chava, Rui Wang and Hong Zou
Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business, Lingnan University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 872 (51,459)
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Dual ownership; Loan covenant; Capital expenditure; Waiver; Difference-in-differences; Regression discontinuity

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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance and Loan Spreads

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2013
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance, Lingnan University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 860 (52,465)
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Directors’ and officers’ liability insurance, Loan spreads, Credit risk, Cost of debt financing

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Does Target Tax Aggressiveness Matter in Corporate Takeovers?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2017
Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business, The University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 743 (63,899)
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M&As, Tax aggressiveness, tax avoidance, due diligence, acquisition premium

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Friend or Foe? The Role of State and Mutual Fund Ownership in the Split Share Structure Reform in China

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Feb 2010
Michael Firth, Chen Lin and Hong Zou
Lingnan University - Department of Finance and Insurance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 545 (94,632)
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mutual funds, state ownership, share structure reform, shareholder activism, China

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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance and the Cost of Equity Capital

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 61, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 May 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2017
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National University of Singapore (NUS) and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 511 (102,466)
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legal liabilities, directors' and officers' (D&O) insurance; cost of equity; investor protection

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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance and Acquisition Outcomes

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2011
Chen Lin, Micah S. Officer and Hong Zou
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 497 (106,054)
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D&O Insurance, Merger and Acquisition

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The Effects of Government Quality on Corporate Cash Holdings

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
University of International Business and Economics, Beijing Foreign Studies University, University of Macau and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 453 (118,370)
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Cash holding, Government quality, Institutions, Property rights, Twin agency problems, China

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Political Costs and Corporate Tax Avoidance: Evidence from Sin Firms

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2021
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 404 (135,209)
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political capital, political cost, tax avoidance, sin firms

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Managerial Liability and Corporate Innovation: Evidence from a Legal Shock

Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2021-130, Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy, City University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 400 (136,754)
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Innovation, Risk Taking, Legal Liability, Litigation Risk, Nevada

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What's in a Name? The Valuation Effect of Directors' Sharing of Surnames

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2020
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE), University of Macau, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 317 (176,445)
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Surname, Social Tie, Board Diversity, Firm Value, Board Voting, Executive Compensation

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The Unintended Externalities of an Environmental Regulation: Evidence from the NOx Budget Trading Program

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2022
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 294 (191,049)
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Emissions; Unintended Externalities; Supply Chain; Managerial Short-termism; NOx Budget Trading Program; Pass-through; Pollution Inequality.

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Director Liability Protection and the Quality of Outside Directors

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 672/2020
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 05 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2020
University of New South Wales, Sydney, The University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 266 (211,545)
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Legal liability, board of directors, board quality, litigation, derivative suits

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Does the Threat of Securities Class Actions Add Value for Shareholders? Evidence from China’s Adoption of Securities Class Actions

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 06 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2024
Cornell University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Renmin University of China and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Do Financial Regulations Shape the Functioning of Financial Institutions’ Risk Management in ABS Investment?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2019
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Kansas State University - College of Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 250 (224,962)
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financial institutions; asset-backed securities; risk management; financial regulations

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Enterprise Resource Planning System Usage and Stock Price Crash Risk

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2022
Feng Cao, Jian Sun, Rongli Yuan and Hong Zou
Hunan University - Business School, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - School of Accountancy, Renmin University of China - School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 235 (238,948)

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ERP adoption; stock price crash risk; internal control; financial restatements; keep up with the Joneses

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The Real Effect of Sociopolitical Racial/Ethnic Animus: Mutual Fund Manager Performance During the AAPI Hate

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2023
Georgia State University, Emory University Goizueta Business School, University of Arkansas - Walton College of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 227 (247,074)

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Ethnic Animus, Mutual Fund Performance, AAPI Hate, Asian Female Managers

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Controlling-Minority Shareholder Incentive Conflicts and Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance: Evidence from China

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 32, No. 12, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Lingnan University - Department of Finance and Insurance, Lingnan University and Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 225 (249,128)
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Is Skin in the Game a Game Changer? Evidence from Mandatory Changes to D&O Insurance Policies

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2019
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 222 (252,283)
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Directors and officers (D&O) liability, D&O insurance, deductibles, firm value, risk taking

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Governance by One-Lot Shares

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2023
Hunan University - Business School, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, Renmin University of China - School of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 209 (266,923)

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investor protection, shareholder activism, independent director voting, tunneling

22.

Debt Capacity, Cost of Debt and Corporate Insurance

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Vol. 43, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
Hong Zou and Mike Adams
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 183 (300,949)
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Liquidity Effects of Litigation Risk: Evidence from a Legal Shock

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Jan 2023
Tommaso Oliviero, Min Park and Hong Zou
CefES, University of Bristol Business School and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 175 (313,091)

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liquidity, cash holdings, litigation risk, class action, difference-in-differences, regression discontinuity

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Chief Executive Officer Incentives, Monitoring, and Corporate Risk Management: Evidence from Insurance Use

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Feb 2012
Mike Adams, Chen Lin and Hong Zou
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 162 (334,741)
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Corporate Risk Management, Insurance, Corporate Governance, Managerial Incentives, Monitoring, China

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Corruption Costs and Corporate Disclosure of Customers: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in China

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2022
Wei Jiang, Wentao Yao and Hong Zou
Renmin University of China, Xiamen University - School of Management and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 160 (338,267)

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Corporate corruption, anti-corruption, supply chain, customers, media coverage

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Board Characteristics and Profit Efficiency in the United Kingdom Life Insurance Industry

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Philip Hardwick, Mike Adams and Hong Zou
Bournemouth University - School of Finance and Law - Director of the Centre for Financial Services, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 157 (343,585)
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The Real Effects of Tick-Size Adjustments: Evidence from the 2016 Tick-Size Pilot

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2023
Chen Lin, Wentao Yao and Hong Zou
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Xiamen University - School of Management and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 156 (345,482)

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Tick size pilot, Stock liquidity, M&A investment, M&A payment, Horizontal mergers

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Serving Multiple ‘Masters’: Evidence from the Loan Decisions of a State-Owned Publicly Listed Bank Around a Massive Economic Stimulus Programme

Journal of Corporate Finance, 2022
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
Fudan University - School of Management, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 153 (351,171)

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internal rating; loan; interest rate; state-owned banks; economic stimulus

29.

Executive Fiduciary Duties and Workplace Safety

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2024
The University of Hong Kong, University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 150 (356,805)

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Executive fiduciary duties, Workplace safety, Operational risk management, Gantler ruling

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Underwriting and Investment Risks in the Property-Liability Insurance Industry: Evidence Prior to the 9-11 Event

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Florida Atlantic University and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 147 (362,728)

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Stakeholder Orientation, Agency Problems of Free Cash Flow, and the Cost of Equity: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Zhihong Chen, Sichen Shen and Hong Zou
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 135 (387,811)

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CSR, ESG, Stakeholder Orientation, the Cost of Equity, Agency Problems, Free Cash Flow

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Hedging Affecting Firm Value via Financing and Investments: Evidence from Property Insurance Use

Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Hong Zou
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 127 (406,827)

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Does Property Rights Protection Affect Corporate Risk Management Strategy? Intra- and Cross-Country Evidence

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Mar 2011
Chen Lin, Ping Lin and Hong Zou
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Lingnan University - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 115 (438,038)
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Dividend Decisions in the Property & Liability Insurance Industry: Mutual Versus Stock Companies

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Florida Atlantic University, University of Texas at Austin and Nankai School of Business
Downloads 105 (468,296)
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Do Households Respond to Climate Change? Evidence from the U.S. Homeowners Insurance Market

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Sep 2023
J. Tyler Leverty, Tao Sun and Hong Zou
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Lingnan University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 90 (518,596)

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climate change, insurance demand, risk perception, homeowners’ insurance

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Quid Pro Quo in IPO Auctions

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2024
National Taiwan University - Department of Finance, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) - School of Finance, School of Management & Economics, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 85 (537,113)
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uniform price; auction; quid pro quo; underwriter favoritism

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When Expectations of Implicit Government Guarantees Diminished, Do Retail Stock Investors Run Away?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2023
Lin Tang, Zhi Zhuo and Hong Zou
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 77 (569,427)

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Bond default, Investor base, Investor moral hazard, Investor education, Implicit government guarantees, China

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Does Property Rights Protection Affect Corporate Risk Management Strategy? Intra- and Cross-Country Evidence

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2012
Chen Lin, Ping Lin and Hong Zou
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Lingnan University - Department of Economics and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 67 (614,606)

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Property Rights, Risk Management, Corporate Insurance, China

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Risk Communication Clarity and Insurance Demand: The Case of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 146, 2023
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Mar 2023
Jingbing Feng, Xian Xu and Hong Zou
East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) - School of Business, Fudan University - Department of Insurance and Risk Management and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 33 (827,299)

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Risk information, Information ambiguity, Risk salience, Insurance demand, COVID-19

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Observational Learning, Social Interactions, and Cybersecurity Risk Management

Posted: 02 Nov 2023 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2024
Chen Lin, Wentao Yao and Hong Zou
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, Xiamen University - School of Management and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics

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Social learning, Observational learning, Experience, Cybersecurity, Hacking, IT, Interlock

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Directors’ Service Horizon and Managerial Myopia: Evidence from Real Earnings Management

Posted: 02 Sep 2021
Rui Wang and Hong Zou
Lingnan University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics

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Board of directors; Service horizon; Managerial myopia; Real earnings management; Mergers and acquisitions

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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance and the Cost of Equity

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Posted: 07 May 2015
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National University of Singapore (NUS) and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics

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legal liabilities, directors’ and officers’ (D&O) insurance; cost of equity; investor protection

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The Effectiveness of Using a Basis Hedging Strategy to Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Weather-Related Risks

North American Actuarial Journal, v. 14 n. 2, p. 157-175, 2010
Posted: 25 Sep 2013
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Florida Atlantic University and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics

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default risk, basis risk, perception errors, weather risk management