Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker 1: Wing Wah Tham (University of New South Wales)

Education:
2004-2009

2001-2002

1997-2001

PhD, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK

MSc, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College, UK

BEng, Nanyang Technological University of Singapore

Employment:
2016 – present

2014 – 2016

 

2008 – 2014

School of Banking and Finance, University of New South Wales

Associate Professor of Financial Econometrics, Econometrics Institute, School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Assistant Professor of Financial Econometrics, Econometrics Institute, School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Publications:

 “Execution Risk in High-frequency Arbitrage” 2012 (w/ Roman Kozhan) (Management Science, Vol. 58 (11), pg. 2131-2149 )

 “Flashes of Trading Intent at the NASDAQ”, 2013 (w/ Johannes Skjeltorp and Elvira Sojli) (forthcoming – Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis)

 “Divided Government and Stock Futures Prices”, 2013 (w/ Elvira Sojli) (forthcoming – Journal of Econometrics)

 “Economic Valuation of Liquidity Timing”, 2012 (w/ Dennis Karstanje, Elvira Sojli and Michel van der Wel) (Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37 (12), pg. 5073-5087)

 “Managing Systemic Risk in the Netherlands”, (w/ Elvira Sojli and Shuyu Liao) (forthcoming – International Review of Economics and Finance)

 “A Practical Approach to constructing Price-based Funding Liquidity Factors”, (w/ Kees Bouwman, Boyd Buis, and Mary Pieterse-Bloem) (forthcoming International Review of Economics and Finance)

 “The Impact of Foreign Government Investments: Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments in the U.S.”, 2011 In J. Cosset & N Boubakri (Eds.), Institutional Investors in Global Capital Markets (International Finance Review, 12). U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. (w/ Elvira Sojli)

 “Surface Profile Measurement using CD Optical Pickup Head”, 2001 (w/ ZhaoWei Zhong), Proceedings of SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, Advanced Photonic Sensors and Applications II, Vol 4496, 48.

Working Papers:

“Stock Market Liquidity and Bond Risk Premia”, 2011 (w/ Kees Bouwman and Elvira Sojli)

“Identifying Cross-sided Liquidity Externality”, 2012 (w/ Johannes Skjeltorp and Elvira Sojli) – (Invitation to resubmit – Management Science)

“Toxic Arbitrage”, 2013 (w/ Thierry Foucault and Roman Kozhan)

“Trading on Algos”, 2013 (w/ Johannes Skjeltorp and Elvira Sojli)

“Time Deformation and the Yield Curve”, 2009 (w/ Mark Salmon) (Invitation to resubmit – Journal of Financial Markets)Sojli)

Work-in-progress:

“Identifying Investor Distraction”, 2014 (w/ Roni Michaely and Elvira Sojli)

“Investor Inattention Around the World”, 2014 (w/ Roni Michaely and Elvira Sojli)

“High-frequency Trading and CEO Interviews on CNBC”, 2014 (w/ Thierry Foucault, Andy Kim and Elvira Sojli)

“Endogenous Disclosure, Beta and Idiosyncratic Volatility”, 2014 (w/ Marcin Jaskowski and BuHui Qiu) “Institutional Investors and High-frequency Trading”, 2014 (w/ Elvira Sojli and Kumar Venkataraman) “Foreign Political Connection”, 2014 (w/ Elvira Sojli)

 

Keynote Speaker 2: Te-Kuang Chou (Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology)

Current Position

Professor and Dean, College of Business, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology

 

Education

  • Ph.D in Management, National Sun Yat-Sen University (January, 1996)
  • LLM in International Commercial Law, University of California, Davis (March, 2011)
  • MBA, Chinese Culture University (June, 1991)
  • Certificate in Banking and Insurance, National Taipei College of Commerce (June, 1983)

 

Area of Specialty

Corporate Governance, Strategic Management, Financial Accounting

 

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor and Associate Dean of College of Business, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, 2009/2 to 2014/7
  • Associate Professor and Dean of College of Commerce, Southern Taiwan University, 2005/9 to 2009/1
  • Associate Professor, Chairperson of Department of Finance and Dean of College of Commerce, Southern Taiwan University, 2001/8 to 2005/9
  • Associate Professor and Chairperson of Department of Finance, Southern Taiwan University, 1996/8 to 2001/7
  • Associate professor, Department of Business Administration, Southern Taiwan University 1996/3 to 1996/7
  • Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, Southern Taiwan University 1994/8 to 1996/2

 

International Teaching Experience 

  • Visiting Professor, University Paris-Est Creteil (ex-University Paris 12), France, February 2016, International Business
  • Guest Professor, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic, December 2015, Pricing Strategy
  • Visiting Professor, University Paris-Est Creteil (ex-University Paris 12), France, February 2015, Financial Markets
  • Visiting Professor, University Paris-Est Creteil (ex-University Paris 12), France, February 2014, Corporate Governance
  • Guest Professor, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic, December 2013, Pricing Strategy
  • Visiting Professor, University Paris-Est Creteil (ex-University Paris 12), France, April 2013, Corporate Governance
  • Guest Professor, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic, November 2012, Pricing Strategy
  • Guest Professor, Pei Ching Academy, Hong Kong, September 2012, Financial Accounting
  • Visiting Professor, University Paris-Est Creteil (ex-University Paris 12), France, April 2012, Corporate Governance
  • Visiting Professor, University Paris-Est Creteil (ex-University Paris 12), France, May 2011, Marketing Management

 

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, World Business Institute (2015)
  • Best Paper Award, The Ninth Annual London business Research Conference, 4-5 August, 2014, Imperial College, London, UK (2014)
  • Honorary Member, Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society (1996)

 

Professional Certification

  • Senior Civil Service Personnel in Finance, Examination Yuan (1986)

 

Non-academic Experience

  • Consultant, Ching Hwa Business Consultant Group, 1989 to 1991
  • Officer of Loan, Chang Hwa Commercial Bank, 1986 to 1989

 

Professional Service

  • Director of Board, Nantex Industry Co., Ltd., 2016 to present
  • Member of Public Debt Management Committee, Tainan City Government, 2014 to present
  • Member of Compensation Committee, KNS Enterprise Co., Ltd., 2011 to present
  • Director of Board, GenMount Biotech Incorporation, 2004 to 2005

 

Publications

Journal Papers:

  1. Chou, T. K. and D. Buchdadi (2016) Bank Performance and Its Underlying Factors: A Study of Rural Banks in Indonesia. Accounting and Finance Research, Vol. 5 (3): 55-63. [Econlit]
  2. Chou, T. K. (2015) Insider Ownership and Firm Performance: A Resource Dependence Perspective. Journal of Applied Business Research, 31 (3): 861-870. [Scopus]
  3. Chou, T. K. and Ko, P. C. (2014) The Relationship between the Minimum Shareholding Requirements and Investor’s Risk. Commerce and Management 15(2): 223-245.
  4. Chou, T. K. (2013) Effects of Insider Shareholding on Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: Evidence from Taiwan. Global Journal of Business Research 7(3): 47-58. [Econlit]
  5. Chou, T. K. (2012) An Examination of the Mechanism and Legal Regulation Assuring Audit Independence. UC Davis Business Law Journal 12 (2): 225-242. [LexisNexis]
  6. Chou, T. K. (2011) Strategic Groups, Mobility Barriers, and Industry Evolution: An Empirical Study of Taiwan Banking Industry. The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge 17(1): 239-248. [ABI]
  7. Chang, Y. C., K. Chou, W. L. Lin and K. C. Chen (2009) The Study on the Relationship between Product Innovation Type and Upgrading of SMEs—Case of Bicycle Industry in Taiwan from 1988 to 2003. Journal of Southern Taiwan University 34(3): 15-30.
  8. Chou, T. K. and M. C. Wu (2008) The Dynamics of Technology-based Industrial Cluster: Entrepreneurial Activities and the Complexity Adaptive Process. Journal of Entrepreneurship Research 3(4): 1-23.
  9. Tsai, S., K. Chou and Y. C. Low (1999) The Interactive Vertical Integration: State-run Business and the Development of Taiwan Steel Industries. Taiwan Industry Research Mook 5: 152-188.
  10. Yeh, K. and K. Chou (1995) The Formation and Evolution of Business Ethics: Review and Discussion. NTU Management Review 6(1): 1-24. [TSSCI]
  11. Yeh, K. and K. Chou (1994) The Societal Evolution of Ethics. Research and Development 18(3): 47-55.
  12. Chou, T. K. (1994) The Impacts of Government Technology Policies on the Technologies Transfer in Private Sectors. Nan-Tai Academic Journal 20: 41-50.
  13. Yeh, K. and K. Chou (1994) The Structure of Intra-organization Property Rights. Chinese Administration Review 4(1):47-55.
  14. Yeh, K., S. Tsai and K. Chou (1993) The Strategy of Developing Strategic Alliances: Transaction Cost Perspective. Management Review 12:99-118. [TSSCI]
  15. C. Lin and T. K. Chou (1993) The Attributes and Context of MIS Managers’ Job: An Application of Cluster Analysis. Journal of Human Resource Management 3: 73-94. [TSSCI]

 

Chapter in Books

  1. The Evaluation of the Regional School in The Marketing Thoughts: 91-102, ed. By C. Y. Hwang et al., Taipei: Hwa-Tai. (1998)
  2. The Evaluation of the System School in The Marketing Thoughts: 229-246, ed. By C. Y. Hwang et al., Taipei: Hwa-Tai. (1998)

 

Entrusted Practical Research

  1. Chou, T.K. 2016. Agricultural Business in South Asia. #221050261.