Dr Karren L.H. Khaw
Senior Lecturer in Finance (NZUWI, China)
Corporate Governance; Finance
Qualifications: BBA (First Class Hons),MSc (Finance),PhD (Finance)
Contact DetailsEmail: [email protected]
Karren is a Senior Lecturer in Finance based at The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College (NZUWI).
Prior to this she worked at the University of Malaya. In 2014, she graduated with a doctoral degree in finance from Massey University, New Zealand.
Her research interest lies in the area of corporate finance, specifically on corporate debt financing, corporate governance, corporate risk-taking, fixed income securities, and multinational corporations.
Her publications in international refereed journals include Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Emerging Markets Review, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, and Journal of Economic Surveys.
- Initial Public Offerings: China STAR Market
- Remuneration Committee, Family-controlled Firms, and CEO Remuneration
- Institutional Ownership and Investment Efficiency.
- The Effect of Standardization of Trading Board Lot and Bonus Issue Announcement on Stock Return and Liquidity
- Bankruptcy Prediction for SMEs: Evidence from the Malaysian Hospitality Industry
- SMEs Failure Prediction: A Comparative Study
Corporate Finance: Corporate debt financing, Corporate governance, Corporate risk-taking, and Multinational corporations.
Fixed income securities: Convertible bond
Mohd-Rashid, R., Tajuddin, A. H., Khaw, K. L. H., & Ong, C. Z. (2021). The impact of changes in regulations on Malaysian IPOs. Accounting Research Journal, online, 19 pages. doi:10.1108/ARJ-12-2020-0378
Batten, J. A., Khaw, K. L. H., & Young, M. R. (2021). Convertible debt and asset substitution of multinational corporations. Journal of Corporate Finance, 67, 20 pages. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101843
Ma'aji, M., Abdullah, N., & Khaw, K. L. H. (2019). Financial distress among SMEs in Malaysia: An early warning signal. International Journal of Business and Society, 20(2), 775-792.
Khaw, K. L. H., Zainudin, R., & Rashid, R. (2019). Cost of debt financing: Does political connection matter?. Emerging Markets Review, 41, 100632. doi:10.1016/j.ememar.2019.100632
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