Corporate Finance and Governance

Corporate finance and governance deals with how effectively corporations manage and direct economic resources to their best usage. The Centre has a strong team of researchers that investigate pertinent issues in corporate finance and governance, such as corporate valuation, corporate restructuring, small business, etc.

Current projects include:

  • “Is Corporate Governance Relevant During the Financial Crisis? Cross-country Evidence”
    Winner of the Best Paper Award at the 9th International Conference on Corporate Governance, Birmingham, UK, 2011
  • “Financial Development - Corporate Governance and Cost of Equity Capital”
    Winner of the Asian Investment Management Research Prize (2nd place), sponsored by CFA Institute, Asian FMA, Queenstown, New Zealand
    Winner of the 2011 Best Paper Award (2nd place), IIM-International Finance conference, Calcutta, India, 2011
  • “Cultural Values, CEO Risk Aversion and Corporate Takeovers”
    Winner of the Best Paper Award (2nd place), Finance and Corporate Governance Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2011