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Dr. Po-Hsuan HSU

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Dr. Po-Hsuan HSU

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Biography

Dr. Po-Hsuan (Paul) Hsu received his Ph.D. in finance from the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University in 2007.  He also holds a Master’s degree in technology management from National Chiao-Tung University, and a Bachelor’s degree in international business from National Taiwan University.

Paul was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the School of Business, University of Connecticut before he joined The University of Hong Kong in 2011.  He has been the Associate Professor of Finance at HKU since 2014.

Paul’s research agenda focuses on the role of technological innovation in financial markets.  He has published research papers in several academic journals including Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of International Economics, Financial Management, Journal of Financial Econometrics, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Quantitative Finance, and others.  He also won the Best Paper Awards at FMA Annual Meeting 2008 and NTU IEFA Conference 2009. 

Areas of Interest

  • Asset pricing
  • Innovations
  • Financial econometrics
  • Technology management

Education

  • Ph.D., M.Phil., Columbia University
  • M.B.A., National Chiao-Tung University
  • B.B.A., National Taiwan University

Selected Publications

  • “Technical analysis: Is it still beating the foreign exchange market?”
    (with Mark P. Taylor and Zigan Wang), Journal of International Economics 102, pp. 188-208, 2016.
  • “Corporate philanthropy and innovation: The case of the pharmaceutical industry,”
    (with Frederick Bereskin), Journal of Applied Corporate Finance 28 (2), pp. 80-86, 2016.
  • “Be nice to your innovators: Employee treatment and corporate innovation performance,”
    (with Chen Chen, Yangyang Chen, and Edward J. Podolski), Journal of Corporate Finance, 39, pp. 78-98, 2016.
  • “Corporate philanthropy, research networks, and collaborative innovation,”
    (with Frederick Bereskin and Terry L. Campbell), Financial Management, 45 (1), pp. 175-206, 2016.
  • “Corporate innovation, default risk, and bond pricing,”
    (with Hsiao-Hui Lee, Alfred Zhu Liu, and Zhipeng Zhang), Journal of Corporate Finance, 35, pp. 329-344, 2015.
  • “Corporate innovation and inventory turnover,”
    (with Hsiao-Hui Lee and Jianer Zhou), Decision Support Systems, 76, pp. 35-44, 2015.
  • “Financial development and innovation: Cross-country evidence,”
    (with Xuan Tian and Yan Xu), Journal of Financial Economics, 112 (1), pp. 116-135, 2014.
  • “Innovative efficiency and stock returns,”
    (with David Hirshleifer and Dongmei Li), Journal of Financial Economics, 107 (3), pp. 632-654, 2013.
  • “Innovations, intellectual property protection, and financial markets: Cross-province evidence from China,”
    (with Chong Wang and Chaopeng Wu), Journal of Business Research, 66 (12), pp. 2390-2396, 2013.
  • “Innovate to survive: The effect of technology competition on corporate bankruptcy,”
    (with Assaf Eisdorfer), Financial Management, 40 (4), pp. 1087-1117, 2011.
  • “The use of Bayes factors to compare interest rate term structure models,”
    (with W. Keener Hughen and Carmelo Giaccotto), Quantitative Finance, 13 (3), pp. 369-381, 2011.
  • “Technology prospects and the cross-section of stock returns,”
    (with Dayong Huang), Journal of Empirical Finance, 17 (1), pp. 39-53, 2010.
  • “Testing the predictive ability of technical analysis using a new stepwise test without data snooping bias,”
    (with Yu-Chin Hsu and Chung-Ming Kuan), Journal of Empirical Finance, 17 (3), pp. 471-484, 2010.
  • “Technological innovations and aggregate risk premiums,”
    Journal of Financial Economics, 94 (2), pp. 264-279, 2009.
  • “Reexamining the profitability of technical analysis with data snooping checks,”
    (with Chung-Ming Kuan), Journal of Financial Econometrics, 3 (4), pp. 606-628, 2005.

For a full and up-to-date profile, please visit Paul’s CV

Contact

Office Room 923, KK Leung Building
Tel. (852) 2859 1049
Email paulhsu@hku.hk

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