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Office phone number3328
Office LocationB1043
Personal websitehttps://drive.google.com/open?id=1YFvYFSk9mndXNsflv2WcJzir9d6NX3rt
Educational qualificationPh.D. in Finance, National Taiwan University
Work Experiences1. Visiting Scholar, USC Marshall School of Business (Fulbright Scholar 2019-2020)
2. Assistant Professor of Finance, Tamkang University
3. Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Finance, National Taiwan University

Dr. Hung-Kun Chen obtained his Ph.D. degree in Finance from National Taiwan University, on a thesis titled "Share Repurchase and Controlling Shareholder's Personal Interest" in January 2010. Before joining Tamkang University, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Finance, National Taiwan University. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in February 2018. Dr. Chen earned 2019-2020 Senior Fulbright Research Grants in March 2019 and obtained a position of Visiting Scholar (Fulbright Scholar) at USC Marshall School of Business from August 2019 to August 2020.

Dr. Chen's research interests include empirical corporate finance and asset pricing. He has published papers in major finance journals, such as Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, and Review of Securities and Futures Markets. His papers have been accepted by several major international conferences, such as the 2016 AFA annual meeting, the 2012, 2013, & 2017 FMA annual meeting, the 2015 and 2017 AsianFA annual meeting, and the 2013 China International Conference in Finance.

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1. Returns to scale and asset prices (with Konan Chan and Yanzhi Wang), 2019, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting (Accepted for publication). 【SSCI, MOST Accounting A tier-1】

2. Share Pledges and Margin Call Pressure (with Konan Chan, Shing-yang Hu, and Yu-Jane Liu), 2018, Journal of Corporate Finance, 52, 96-117. 【SSCI, MOST Finance A tier-1】

3. The Effect of the Political Connections of Government Bank CEOs on Bank Performance during the Financial Crisis (with Yin-Chi Liao, Chih-Yung Lin, and Ju-Fang Yen), 2018, Journal of Financial Stability, 36, 130-143. 【SSCI, MOST Finance B】

4. Market Reaction to Macroeconomic News: The Role of Investor Sentiment (with Chen-Ting Lien), 2017, Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 46(6), 853-875. 【SSCI, MOST Finance B+】

5. The Impacts of Tick Size Reduction in a Market with Multiple Tick Sizes (with Wen-liang Gideon Hsieh), 2017, Review of Securities and Futures Markets, 29 (3), 39-82. 【TSSCI】

6. Do Venture Capitalists Improve the Operating Performance of IPOs? (with Woan-lih Liang), 2016, International Review of Economics and Finance, 44, 291-304. 【SSCI, MOST Finance B+】

7. Does Monitoring by the Media Improve the Performance of Government Banks? (with Po-Hsin Ho, Che-Wei Chi, and Chih-Yung Lin), 2016, Journal of Financial Stability, 22, 76-87. 【SSCI, MOST Finance B】

8. Stock Market Valuation of R&D Expenditures—The Role of Corporate Governance (with Konan Chan, Li-Hong Hong, and Yanzhi Wang), 2015, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 31, 78-93. 【SSCI, MOST Finance A tier-2】
Job titleAssociate Professor
Research expertiseCorporate Finance, Corporate Governance
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