Dr Peter Huang

Peter Huang

Senior Lecturer in Finance

Qualifications: PhD, UNSW; MSc, XMU & SMU; BA, SWUFE

About Peter

Dr Huang researches empirical issues in corporate finance, financial management and strategic management. His expertise also relates to Corporate Governance, Behavioral Economics and Culture.

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

"Tariff Reduction and Firm Performance - Evidence from China" (Master, 2019)

"Emotions in the Social and News Media" (PhD, 2018-)

"An Empirical Evidence of Arbitrage Opportunities in China" (Master, 2018)

"The Existence of Asymmetry in Price Movements Following the Inclusion and Exclusion of Stocks from an Index" (Master, 2018)

Research Interests

  • Boards
  • Capital Structure
  • Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Culture
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Innovation
  • Overconfidence
  • Sovereign Governance

Recent Publications

  • Huang, P., Humphrey-Jenner, M., & Powell, R. (2019). Minority acquisitions and information risk. In 2019 FMA Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, USA.

  • Bird, R., Huang, P., & Lu, Y. (2018). Board independence and the variability of firm performance: Evidence from an exogenous regulatory shock. Australian Journal of Management, 43(1), 3-26. doi:10.1177/0312896217708227

  • Huang, P., Humphery-Jenner, M., & Powell, R. (2016). The choice of acquisition form around the world. In 29th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference. Sydney, Australia: University of New South Wales.

  • Huang, P., Officer, M. S., & Powell, R. (2016). Method of payment and risk mitigation in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Journal of Corporate Finance, 40, 216-234. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2016.08.006

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Corporate Governance; Culture; Economics; Finance; International Finance; Technology

Contact Details

Room: MSB 2.36
Phone: +64 7 837 9407