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Dr Yue Cheong CHAN
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Head (Teaching)
BSocSc, MPhil, PhD, CFA
PhD
HKUST

afycchan@polyu.edu.hk
2766 7118
2356 9550
M1046
Research Area:
Economics

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Asset pricing
  • Behavioural economics, finance, and accounting
  • Market efficiency
  • Market microstructure



Dr. Y.C. Chan is an Associate Professor of Economics at the School of Accounting and Finance. He obtained his bachelor and master degrees in economics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and PhD degree in finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Dr. Chan has an extensive experience in university teaching. He has taught subjects in the areas of economics and finance at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has also served as the external examiner for several local tertiary institutions and reviewer for several leading economics textbooks.

Dr. Chan has done research in various areas of economics and finance which include studies on market microstructure, securities offerings, mutual fund performance, asset pricing, derivatives markets and financial analysis of public utilities. He also has experience in supervising PhD, MPhil and MBA students, and conducted consultancy projects for commercial firms and regulatory bodies.

Chan, Kalok and Yue-Cheong Chan, 2014, Price informativeness and stock return synchronicity: Evidence from the pricing of seasoned equity offerings, Journal of Financial Economics 114, 36–53.

Chan, Yue-Cheong, 2014, How does retail sentiment affect IPO returns? Evidence from the internet bubble period, International Review of Economics and Finance 29, 235–248.

Chan, Yue-Cheong, 2010, Retail trading and IPO returns in the aftermarket, Financial Management 39, 1475–1495. 

Chan, Yue-Cheong, 2005, Price movement effects on the state of the electronic limit-order book, Financial Review 40, 195–221.

Chan, Kalok, Yue-Cheong Chan and Wai-Ming Fong, 2004, Free float and market liquidity: A study of Hong Kong government intervention, Journal of Financial Research 27, 179–197.

Chan, Yue-Cheong and K.C. John Wei, 2001, Price and volume effects associated with derivative warrant issuance on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, Journal of Banking and Finance 25, 1401–1426.

Chan, Yue-Cheong, 2000, Price impact of trading on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, Journal of Financial Markets 3, 1–16.

Chan, Yue-Cheong and K.C. John Wei, 1996, Political risk and stock price volatility: The case of Hong Kong, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal 4, 259–275.