Dr Greg Hou

Greg Hou

Senior Lecturer in Finance
Graduate Convenor



Qualifications: PhD, University of South Australia; Master of Accounting and Finance, University of Adelaide

Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +64 7 837 9402

Papers Taught

About Greg

The research interest of  Dr. Greg Hou includes univariate and multivariate financial time series analysis,  volatility models,  information transmission and spillovers,  derivatives markets, cryptocurrency, and energy economics. His recent works have been published in some high-quality journals including Energy Economics,  Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Economics Letters, International Review of Financial Analysis, International Review of Economics and Finance, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Economic Modelling, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Accounting and Finance, and Australian Journal of Management. His h-index is 11 and his i10-index is 12 in Google Scholar by 2021.

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Research Supervised

PhD Program: Corporate governance and default prediction: An empirical study on Sri

Lanka and the USA

Supervision start date: 16 Jul 2015

Supervisor role: Secondary supervisor

PhD Program: The impacts of corporate governance on dynamic capital structure and debt maturity structure, evidence is America, Singapore and Vietnam

Supervision start date: 06 Nov 2015

Supervisor role: Secondary supervisor

PhD Program: Sources of IPO Price Behaviour: An Examination of the Role of Stakeholders across Four Markets

Supervision start date: 07 Apr 2016

Supervisor role: Secondary supervisor

Research Interests

Asset Pricing

Applied Financial Econometrics

Risk Analysis and Management

Derivatives Markets

Volatility Models


Recent Publications

  • Nguyen, T., Bai, M., Hou, Y., & Truong, C. (2021). Speed of adjustment towards target leverage: evidence from a quantile regression analysis. Accounting and Finance, online, 37 pages. doi:10.1111/acfi.12750

  • Corbet, S., Hou, Y., Hu, Y., & Oxley, L. (2021). We Reddit in a forum: The influence of messaging boards on firm stability. SSRN.

  • Corbet, S., Hou, Y., Hu, Y., Lucey, B., & Oxley, L. (2021). Aye Corona! The contagion effects of being named Corona during the COVID-19 pandemic. Finance Research Letters, 38, 19 pages. doi:10.1016/j.fri.2020.101591

  • Fernando, J., Li, L., & Hou, G. (2021). Heterogeneity in capital structure adjustment revisited: Default versus non-default firms and short versus long time horizon. International Review of Economics & Finance, 76, 185-204. doi:10.1016/j.iref.2021.06.001

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