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Prof. Aris STOURAITIS

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Tel: 3411 7561
Email: stoura@hkbu.edu.hk

Head & Professor, Department of Finance and Decision Sciences Director, Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy

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Professor Aris Stouraitis is Professor of Finance and Head of the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, and Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy at Hong Kong Baptist University. He was previously with City University of Hong Kong during 2000-2010. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in economics, accounting and finance from the American College of Greece, MSc in Management from INSEAD (France), and PhD in Finance from Imperial College London (United Kingdom). His academic research interests are in corporate finance, with emphasis on corporate restructuring and corporate governance. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Review of Finance, and other international academic journals. He has made presentations in conferences organized by the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Harvard Business School, the European Finance Association, the Asian Finance Association, and in more than 30 other international academic conferences worldwide. His research or commentary has been quoted in media outlets in North and South America, Europe, and Hong Kong, including Bloomberg, The Economist magazine, and the leading German financial daily newspaper Handelsblatt. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA), and his societal impact research includes projects in collaboration with the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies (CHKLC) and the Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD).

 

Project Highlights

 

  1. An ill wind? Terrorist attacks and CEO compensation, Journal of Financial Economics
  2. What determines the return to bribery? Evidence from corruption cases worldwide, Management Science (in press)
  3. Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? Central vs. Local Government Shareholders in Chinese Listed Firms, Review of Finance (2010) 14: 669–694 – Reprinted in the Review of Finance Virtual Issue on China 2020
  4. Tunneling, propping, and expropriation: evidence from connected party transactions in Hong Kong, Journal of Financial Economics 82 (2006) 343–386
  5. Patterns in the Timing of Corporate Event Waves, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 46 (2011): 209-246

 

Media Coverage

 

  1. This Chinese CEO Got Paid More Than Tim Cook or Lloyd Blankfein
  2. Magazine / newspaper articles based on “What determines the return to bribery? Evidence from corruption cases worldwide”
  3. Magazine article based on “Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? Central vs. Local Government Shareholders in Chinese Listed Firms”
  4. Exclusive: Lack of Interdisciplinarity - Culprit for FinTech Talent Shortage