Official Title: Adjunct Professor (Visiting Academic)

Faculty: Faculty of Business and Law


Short Bio

Professor Chen is currently the Brix Endowed Chair Professor in Finance at California State University-Fresno, USA, and the editor of International Journal of Business. He teaches the Student Managed Investment Funds class that manages $4.5 million endowment funds and was a national champion in 2014. His current research includes financial engineering, business valuation, and investment management in general. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).


Past 10 years only:

1. “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence from the ADRs of Tiger Club Economies,” (with Lee-Hsien Pan, Shuo Chen, Chieh-Chung Wu), International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting, 9(1), 2019, 432-449.

2. “Legal Origins, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance: Evidence from Dutch, Belgian, and Luxembourg ADRs,” (with David Leon, Lee-Hsien Pan, Min-Yi Chen), International Journal of Finance, 30(2), 2018, 861-896.

3. “To Sell or Not to Sell? A Case on Business Valuation,” (with Jacqueline Curry and Harry Xia), Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies, 24(2), 2018.

4. "Evaluating Conditions and Terms of the AT&T and DirecTV Merger,” (with Hideharu Funahashi and Nicole Warmerdam), Research in Finance, 33, 2018, 1-17. Lead Article.

5. “Political Uncertainty and Firm Risk in China,” (with Danglun Luo and Lifan Wu), forthcoming in Review of Development Finance, 7(2), 2017, 85-94.

6. “In Search of Cash Flow Pricing,” (with F.J. Fabozzi, K.C. Ma, and J. West), Journal of Financial Research, 38(4), Winter 2015, 511-527.

7. “Empirical Study of Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard in the Property and Liability Reinsurance Market,” (with Jian Wen and Lifan Wu), Journal of Finance and Accountancy, Vol. 19, March, 2015, 1-22.

8. “Do Firms Change Earnings Management Behavior after Receiving Financial Forecast Warnings,” (with Yu-Hsuan Chung, Lee-Hsien Pan, and Shaio Yan Huang), Global Finance Journal, 27(1), July, 2015, 1-17.

9. “Pedagogical-cum-Analytical Tool for Teaching Business Valuation,” (with Amir Jassim), Journal of Financial Management and Analysis, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2013, 69-83.

10. “The Relationship between Finance and Growth in China,” (with Lifan Wu and Jian Wen), Global Finance Journal, 24(1), 2013, 1-12. Lead article.

11. “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: The Case of Chinese ADRs,” (with Lee-Hsien Pan and Chien-Ting Lin), International Journal of Finance, 25(1), 2013, 7581-7615.

12. “ADR Characteristics and Corporate Governance in the Greater China Region (with Lee-Hsien Pan and Chien-Ting Lin), Review of Development Finance, 2(2), 2012, 43-52. Lead Article.

13. “Asset Sales, Asset exchanges, and Shareholder Wealth in China,” (with Weiting Huang), Review of Development Finance, 2(1), January-March, 2012, 1-8. Lead Article.

14. “Equity Carve-outs in Taiwan,” (with Meijui Sun), Asia Pacific Management Review, 17(2), June 2012.

15. “The Expiration Effects of Covered Warrants in China,” (with Xing-Hao Liao), The Chinese Economy, Volume 43, No. 6, 2010, pp. 54-75.

16. “Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in China: Evidence from A Two-sector Model,” (with Ping Yu and Xiaojin Sun), Journal of Financial Management and Analysis, Volume 23, No, 1, 2010, pp. 1-9.

17. “The Relationships among Corporate Governance Structure, Business Diversification, and Corporate Value: Evidence from Korean Firms,” (with Byoung Gon Kim), Journal of Emerging Markets, Volume 15, No. 1, 2010, pp. 7-22.

18., “Price Discovery for Segmented U.S.-Listed Chinese Stocks: Location or Market Quality?” (with Guangzhong Li and Lifan Wu), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 37(1&2), 2010, pp. 242-269.

20. “Price Causal Relations between China and the World Oil Markets,” (with Shaoling Chen and Lifan Wu), Global Finance Journal, Volume 20, No. 2, 2009, 107-118. The abstract of this paper was translated into Italian and posted online at on January 18, 2011.


Year 1 Master
3 credits