Dr. Jun-Koo KANG is Canon Professor/Distinguished Professor of Finance at Nanyang Business School. He was former founding executive director of the Insurance Risk and Finance Research Centre at NBS. Prior to joining NTU, Dr. Kang was the MSU Federal Credit Union Endowed Chair in Financial Institutions and Investments at Michigan State University. His areas of research expertise include mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and emerging financial markets. His research has been published in leading finance and economics journals, including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and American Economic Review. He currently serves as a co-editor of Pacific-Basin Finance Journal and is a senior fellow of the Asia Bureau of Finance and Economics Research, a research fellow of the Asian Institute of Corporate Governance, and a member of World Economic Forum Expert Network.
My areas of research expertise include empirical studies in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, capital raising, capital structure, emerging financial markets, international finance, and banking.
Understanding corporate policies and behaviour by examining data.
“Corporate Social Responsibility and Stakeholder Value Maximization: Evidence from Mergers,” (with Xin Deng and Buen Sin Low), Journal of Financial Economics 110 (2013), 87-109.
“Tunneling or Value Added? Evidence from Mergers by Korean Business Groups,” (with Kee-Hong Bae and Jin-Mo Kim), Journal of Finance 57 (2002), 2695-2740.
“Why Is There a Home Bias? An Analysis of Foreign Portfolio Equity Ownership in Japan,” (with Rene M. Stulz), Journal of Financial Economics 46 (1997), 3-28.
Impact of cyber risk on cost of bank debt
Hedge fund activism and sources of value gains.
Board diversity and director dissension
Have an open mind for research and work hard.
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