Department of Finance and Banking
Faculty of Business and Accountancy
 Department of Finance and Banking, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ResearcherID Link

(Qualification), (Institution).

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

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


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


Article in Academic Journals

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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)

(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)


(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

  • 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

  • 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

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

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