PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. KHAW LEE HWEI

Department of Finance and Banking
Faculty of Business and Accountancy
 
  03-79673905
  karren@um.edu.my
 Department of Finance and Banking, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/F-3419-2018

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Malaysia Finance Association , Life Member, 2014, (National)
  • Malaysian Finance Association, Exco, 2018 to 2019, (National)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Corporate Finance (Debt financing; Corporate risk taking; Corporate governance - board characteristics)
  • Economics, Business and Management, Finance (International business - MNCs; Hybrid security - convertible debt)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Khaw, K.L-H, Zainudin, R. Mohd Rashid, R. (2019). Cost of debt financing: Does political connection matter? Emerging Market Review (forthcoming) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Khaw, K.L-H., Nordin, S. & Wong, W. C (2019). Firm risk and corporate policies: From the Shariah certification perspective. International Journal of Business and Society (forthcoming) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ibrahim, N. E. H., Mohd. K. N. T. & Khaw, K. L-H. (2019) Effect of Standardization of Trading Board Lot on Abnormal Liquidity in Malaysian Stock Market. Capital Market Review (forthcoming) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Tajuddin, A. H., Mohd Rashid, R., Khaw, K. L.-H., and Che-Yahya, N. (2019). Shariah-Compliant Status and Investors’ Demand for IPOs: The Effects of Information Asymmetry. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ma'aji, M. M., Abdullah, N. A. H., and 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. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Khaw, K. L.-H. (2019). Debt financing puzzle and internationalization. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 13(1), 33-56. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2018
  • Batten, J. A., Khaw, K. L-H., Young, M. R. (2018) Pricing convertible bonds. Journal of Banking & Finance, 92, 216-236. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Khaw, K. L-H & Liao, J. (2018). Board gender diversity and its risk monitoring role: Is it significant? Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 14(1), 83-106. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Mohd Salleh, S. N. A. & Khaw, K. L.-H. (2018). Frequency and sequence: Convertible debt issuance announcement effect on stock returns, Capital Market Review, 26(2), 1-20. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2017
  • Abdullah, H., Dahalan, J., Khaw, L-H., Umar, M. & Uddin, M. M. (2017). Malaysian financial stress index and assessing its impacts on the economy. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 7(2), 1-9. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ibrahim, N. E. H., Mohd. K. N. T. & Khaw, K. L-H. (2017). Standardization of trading board lot: Effects on price and liquidity. International Journal of Banking and Finance, 13(2) , 95-118. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Khaw, K. L-H. & Lee B. C. J. (2016). Debt maturity, underinvestment problem and corporate value. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 12 (Suppl.1), 1-17. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Khaw, K. L-H., Jing, L., Tripe, D. & Udomsak, W. (2016). Gender diversity, state control and corporate risk taking: Evidence from China. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 39, 141-158. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Abdullah, N. A. H., Maaji, M. M., & Khaw, K. L-H. (2016). The value of governance variables in predicting financing distress among small and medium enterprises in Malaysia. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 12(Suppl.1), 77-91 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2014
  • Batten, J. A., Khaw, K. L-H. & Young, M. R. (2014). Convertible bonds pricing models. Journal of Economic Surveys, 28(5), 775-803. (ISI-Indexed)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Does Political Connections Of Top Management Determine The Price Of Debt Financing?: The Case Of Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Muhammad Muhammad Ma Aji, SMEs Failure Prediction: A Comparative Study between Malaysia and Nigeria., 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Sri Noor Aishah Bt Mohd Salleh, Issue Frequency and Convertible Bonds in Malaysia, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Nur Akma Syikin Binti Mahamud, Board Gender Diversity and Corporate Risk Taking, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Hanis Hazwani Binti Ahmad, Institutional Ownership, Growth Opportunity and Corporate Risk Taking: Evidence from Malaysia Public Listed Firms, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Benjie Lee Chien Jiang, Debt Maturity Structure of Low and High Tobin s Q Firms, 2013/2014

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nor Elliany Hawa Binti Ibrahim, The Effect of Standardization of Trading Board Lot and Bonus Issue Announcement on Stock Return and Liquidity, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ahmad Ghazali, Institutional Ownership and Investment Efficiency, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Syaiful Anuar Bin Sapuan, Investment Efficiency of Shariah-labelled Firms, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Juraini Binti Zainol, Bankruptcy Prediction for SMEs: Evidence in The Malaysian Hospitality Industry, 2018/2019

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • Managerial Finance, 2018/2019(1), 42, 0
  • Managerial Finance, 2017/2018(2), 80, 0
FIRST DEGREE
  • Financial Management, 2018/2019(1), 202, 0