Edinburgh Research Explorer

Prof Wenxuan Hou

Personal Chair in Corporate Finance

  1. Chapter (peer-reviewed) › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  2. Fund Ownership and the Corporate Fraud in China

    Hou, W., Lee, E. & Stathopoulos, K., 2012, Entrepreneurship, Governance and Ethics. Cumming, D., Mallin, C. & Cressy, R. (eds.). Springer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  3. Impact of Foreign Bank Entry on the Performance of Chinese Banks

    Dong, Y., Guariglia, A. & Hou, W., 2013, Developing China's Capital Market. Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  4. Independent directors and corporate performance in China

    Jiao, H., Dong, Y., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 2013, Developing China's Capital Market. Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  5. Introduction to the experiences and challenges in the development of the Chinese capital market

    Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 2013, Developing China's Capital Market. Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  6. Player and Referee Roles Held Jointly: the Effect of State Ownership on China’s Regulatory Enforcement against Fraud

    Hou, W. & Moore, G., 2012, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Governance and Ethics. Cumming, D., Cressy, R. & Mallin, C. (eds.). Springer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  7. Chapter (peer-reviewed) › Research › Peer-reviewed
  8. The Role of Returnees in Business: A Review

    Wang, H., Duan, T., Hou, W. & Liu, X., 2015, Entrepreneur and Talent Management from a Global Perspective. Edward Elgar Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  9. The end of imagination? Understanding new developments in microfinance

    Cumming, D., Dong, Y., Hou, W. & Sen, B., 10 Nov 2017, Microfinance for Entrepreneurial Development : Sustainability and Inclusion in Emerging Markets. D. C., Dong, Y., Hou, W. & Sen, B. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillian

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  10. Paper › Research › Peer-reviewed
  11. A new resolution of the China foreign share discount puzzle: Media control and news perception

    Ding, R., Hou, W., Liu, Y. & Zhang, J., 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  12. Do busy boards safeguard integrity in financial reporting?

    Hou, W., Chen, J., Liu, Y. & Yu, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  13. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  14. Athletes in boardrooms: Evidence from the world

    Dong, Y., Duan, T., Hou, W. & Liu, L., 21 Dec 2018, In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money. 48 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Business ethics and finance in Greater China: Synthesis and future directions in sustainability, CSR, and fraud

    Cumming, D., Hou, W. & Lee, E., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Business Ethics. p. 1-26

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. CEO accountability for corporate fraud: Evidence from the Split Share Structure Reform in China

    Chen, J., Cumming, D., Hou, W. & Lee, E., Nov 2016, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 138, 4, p. 787-806

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. China's rule of law in new era: The rise of regulation and formalism

    An, J., Hou, W. & Zhang, Y., 30 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Chinese Gini Coefficient from 2005 to 2012, Based on 20 Grouped Income Data Sets of Urban and Rural Residents

    Chen, J., Fang, F., Hou, W., Li, F., Pu, M. & Song, M., 2015, In : Journal of Applied Mathematics. 2015, 16 p., 939020.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Determinants of changes in electricity generation intensity among different power sectors

    Cheng, S., Wu, Y., Chen, H., Chen, J., Song, M. & Hou, W., Jul 2019, In : Energy Policy. 130, p. 389-408

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Determinants of global natural gas consumption and import–export flows

    Chen, J., Yu, J., Ai, B., Song, M. & Hou, W., 12 Jul 2018, In : Energy Economics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Do banks audited by specialists engage in less real activities management? Evidence from repurchase agreements

    Fargher, N., Hou, W. & Zhang, Z., 25 Jan 2018, In : Auditing, A Journal of Practice and Theory.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Do board secretaries influence management earnings forecasts?

    Xing, L., Duan, T. & Hou, W., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 154, 2, p. 537-574

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Do financial analysts perform a monitoring role in China? Evidence from modified audit opinions

    Chen, J., Ding, R., Hou, W. & Johan, S., Sep 2016, In : Abacus. 52, 3, p. 473-500

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Does Mutual Fund Ownership Affect Financial Reporting Quality for Chinese Privately-Owned Enterprises?

    Chan, A. L-C., Ding, R. & Hou, W., Dec 2014, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 36, p. 131-140

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Does feedback trading drive returns of cross-listed shares

    Chen, M., Dong, Y., Hou, W. & McMillan, D., 15 Sep 2017, In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Does religion matter to informal finance? Evidence from trade credit in China

    Cao, C., Chan, K. C., Hou, W. & Jia, F., 23 Apr 2019, In : Regional Studies.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Does the external monitoring effect of financial analysts deter corporate fraud in China?

    Chen, J., Cumming, D., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 2014, In : Journal of Business Ethics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Evaluating the performance of Chinese commercial banks: A comparative analysis of different types of banks

    Dong, Y., Firth, M., Hou, W. & Yang, W., Jul 2016, In : European Journal of Operational Research. 252, 1, p. 280-295

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Exchange trading rules, governance, and trading location of cross-listed stocks

    Cumming, D., Hou, W. & Wu, E., 25 Sep 2015, In : The European Journal of Finance. p. 1-37 37 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Executive Compensation and the Split Share Structure Reform in China

    Hou, W., Lee, E., Stathopoulos, K. & Tong, Z., 2013, In : The European Journal of Finance.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Executive Integrity, Audit Opinion, and Fraud in Chinese Listed Firms

    Chen, J., Cumming, D., Hou, W. & Lee, E., Jun 2013, In : Emerging Markets Review. 15, p. 72-91 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Family Control, Regulatory Environment, and the Growth of Entrepreneurial Firms: International Evidence

    Ding, S., Hou, W., Li, W., Wilson, C. & Wu, Z., 2014, In : Corporate Governance: an International Review. 22, 2, p. 132-144

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Family business development in mainland China 1872–1949

    McWatters, C. S., Chen, Q., Ding, S., Hou, W. & Wu, Z., 17 Jan 2016, In : Business History. 58, 3, p. 408-432

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Fund Ownership and Stock Price Informativeness of Chinese Listed Firms

    Ding, R., Hou, W., Kuo, J-M. & Lee, E., 2013, In : Journal of Multinational Financial Management. 23, 3, p. 166-185

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Initial coin offerings and entrepreneurial finance: The role of founders’ characteristics

    An, J., Duan, T., Hou, W. & Xu, X., 5 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Alternative Investments. 21, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Introduction: Special Issue: History and Evolution of Entrepreneurship and Finance in China

    Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 17 Dec 2015, In : Business History. 58, 3, p. 317-318

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Introduction: Exploring entrepreneurial activity and small business issues in the Chinese economy

    Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W., Lee, E. & Newman, A., Sep 2014, In : International Small Business Journal. 32, 6, p. 603-609

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Law, endowment and inequality in access to finance

    Armitage, S., Hou, W., Liu, X. & Wang, C., 2 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Finance Research Letters.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Media censorship and stock price: Evidence from the foreign share discount in China

    Ding, R., Hou, W., Liu, Y. & Zhang, Z., Jul 2018, In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money. 55, p. 112-133

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Media coverage and foreign share discount puzzle in China

    Cumming, D., Dixon, R., Hou, W. & Lee, E., Feb 2013, In : European Journal of Finance.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Ownership structure and risk taking: Comparative evidence from private and state controlled banks in China

    Dong, Y., Meng, C., Firth, M. & Hou, W., Dec 2014, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. p. 120-130

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Pay performance sensitivity and risk-taking behaviors: Evidence from closed-end funds

    Yang, T. & Hou, W., Dec 2016, In : Emerging Markets Review. p. 274-288

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Player and Referee Roles Held Jointly: The Effect of State Ownership on China's Regulatory Enforcement Against Fraud

    Hou, W. & Moore, G., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 95, 2 Supplement, p. 317-335 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Provincial official turnover and bank loans

    Cao, C., Dong, Y., Hou, W., Liu, Y. & Qian, X., Oct 2019, In : Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. 57, 101202.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Regional institutions, financial analysts and stock price informativeness

    Ding, R., Hou, W., Kuo, J-M. & Lee, E., 5 Oct 2017, In : Regional Studies. p. 1-10

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Retail Investor Attention and Stock Liquidity

    Ding, R. & Hou, W., Jul 2015, In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money. 37, p. 12-26

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Short-run price performance of venture capital trust in initial public offerings

    Yang, T., Hou, W. & Li, P., Jun 2018, In : Finance Research Letters. 25, p. 177-182

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Split Share Structure Reform, corporate governance, and the foreign share discount puzzle in China

    Hou, W. & Lee, E., 2012, In : European Journal of Finance. n/a, p. 1-25

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Sustainable and Ethical Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance and Governance, and Institutional Reform in China

    Cumming, D., Hou, W. & Lee, E., Apr 2016, In : Journal of Business Ethics.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Systematic risk, government policy intervention, and dynamic contrarian investments

    Liu, J., Hou, W., Tao, Q. & Zhang, T. J., May 2016, In : International Review of Economics and Finance. 43, p. 334-343

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. The Impact of Foreign Bank Penetration on the Domestic Banking Sector: New Evidence from China

    Luo, D., Dong, Y., Armitage, S. & Hou, W., 30 Jan 2015, In : The European Journal of Finance.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. The Impact of State Ownership on Share Price Informativeness: The Case of the Split Share Structure Reform in China

    Hou, W., Kuo, J. & Lee, E., Dec 2012, In : British Accounting Review. 44, 4, p. 248-261

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. The Value of Home-country Governance for Cross-listed Stocks

    Cumming, D., Hou, W. & Wu, E., 2014, In : The European Journal of Finance.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. The burden of attention: CEO publicity and tax avoidance

    Duan, T., Ding, R., Hou, W. & Zhang, Z., 22 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Business Research. 87, p. 90-101 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. The integrity of financial analysts: Evidence from asymmetric responses to earnings surprises

    Lu, R., Hou, W., Oppenheimer, H. R. & Zhang, T. J., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 151, 3, p. 761-783

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. The legacy of wars around the world: Evidence from military directors

    An, J., Duan, T., Hou, W. & Liu, X., 10 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. The trend of the Gini coefficient of China (1978–2010)

    Chen, J., Pu, M. & Hou, W., 14 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Trading constraints and illiquidity discounts

    Hou, W. & Howell, S., 2012, In : The European Journal of Finance. 18, 1, p. 1-27 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Valuation of Restricted Shares by Conflicting Shareholders in the Split Share Structure Reform

    Cumming, D. & Hou, W., 2012, In : European Journal of Finance. p. 1-25 42 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. Venture capital trusts and the expiration of IPO lockup provisions

    Yang, T. & Hou, W., 6 Apr 2016, In : The European Journal of Finance.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Editorial › Research › Peer-reviewed
  62. China's path to the new era

    Hou, W., 26 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  63. Chinese capital markets: Challenges to the China Model

    Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Wu, Z., 7 Feb 2019, In : The European Journal of Finance. 25, 6, p. 460-464

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  64. Chinese capital markets: Institutional reforms and growing global links

    Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 25 Jul 2017, In : The European Journal of Finance. 23, 7-9

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  65. Chinese capital markets: The importance of history for modern development

    Guariglia, A., Hou, W., Hua, X. & Huang, Y., 2 Nov 2018, In : The European Journal of Finance. 24, 16, p. 1369-1374

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  66. Corporate governance challenges in emerging economies

    Armitage, S., Hou, W., Sarkar, S. & Talaulicar, T., May 2017, In : Corporate Governance: an International Review. 25, 3, p. 148-154 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  67. Experiences and challenges in the development of Chinese capital market

    Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 2012, In : European Journal of Finance.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  68. The experiences and challenges in the development of the Chinese capital market

    Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 2014, In : The European Journal of Finance. 20, 595-598.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  69. Special issue › Research › Peer-reviewed
  70. Corporate governance challenges in emerging economies

    Armitage, S., Hou, W., Sarkar, S. & Talaulicar, T., 9 May 2017, In : Corporate Governance: an International Review. 25, 3, p. 148-154 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

  71. Book › Research
  72. Developing China's Capital Market

    Cumming, D. (ed.), Guariglia, A. (ed.), Hou, W. (ed.) & Lee, E. (ed.), 2013, Palgrave Macmillan.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  73. Developments in Chinese Entrepreneurship: Key Issues and Challenges

    Cumming, D., Firth, M., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 17 Jun 2015, 1 ed. Palgrave Macmillan. 211 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  74. Experiences and Challenges in the Development of the Chinese Capital Market

    Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 2015, Palgrave Macmillian.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  75. Microfinance for Entrepreneurial Development: Sustainability and Inclusion in Emerging Markets

    Cumming, D., Dong, Y., Hou, W. & Sen, B., 2017, Palgrave Macmillian. 224 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  76. Sustainable Entrepreneurship in China

    Cumming, D., Firth, M., Hou, W. & Lee, E., 2015, Palgrave Macmillan.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  77. Chapter › Research
  78. Effects of heterogeneity on measuring efficiency scores: The case of China’s banking sector

    Dong, Y., Cumming, D., Guariglia, A. & Hou, W., 2015, Experiences and Challenges in the Development of the Chinese Capital Market. Cumming, D., Guariglia, A., Hou, W. & Lee, E. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 37-67 31 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter