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Dr Hong Feng Zhang

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Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Economics, Shanghai University, 1993
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2008
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2009

Contact

hong.zhang@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46547

Biography summary

(John) Hong Feng Zhang joined School of Accounting Economics and Finance as Lecturer in finance in 2008. He received his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Melbourne in 2008. Dr Zhang's research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance and research in Chinese financial markets.
 

Research interests

Theoretical and empirical corporate finance, corporate governance

Emerging financial markets

Units taught

MAF101 Fundamentals of Finance

MAF203 Business Finance

MAF302 Corporate Finance

MAF453 Advanced Corporate Finance

MAF711 Modelling Techniques for Finance

MAF764/903 Advanced Corporate Finance

Conferences

1.The 21st Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2008

2.The Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) annual conference 2009, 2010 and 2011

3.China International Conference in Finance 2011 and 2013

Awards

The 2007 Peter Brownell Manuscript Award for the best paper published in Accounting and Finance for the coauthored paper, “The Effects of Financial Constraints on Corporate Policies in Australia”.

Publications

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2017

Corporate hedging and the high idiosyncratic volatility low return puzzle

M Chng, V Fang, V Xiang, H Zhang

(2017), pp. 1-31, International review of finance, London, Eng., C1

journal
2016

The role of optimistic news stories in IPO pricing

P Carey, V Fang, H Zhang

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 16-29, Journal of international financial markets, institutions and money, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2015

Managerial entrenchment and firm value: a dynamic perspective

X Chang, H Zhang

(2015), Vol. 50, pp. 1-21, Journal of financial and quantitative analysis, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal
2013

The effect of financial constraints, investment policy, product market competition and corporate governance on the value of cash holdings

H Chan, Y Lu, H Zhang

(2013), Vol. 53, pp. 339-366, Accounting and finance, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal

Investor heterogeneity and the cross-sectional stock returns in China

W Opie, H Zhang

(2013), Vol. 25, pp. 1-20, Pacific-Basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2008

Audit quality, auditor compensation and initial public offering underpricing

X Chang, A Gygax, E Oon, H Zhang

(2008), Vol. 48, pp. 391-416, Accounting and finance, Milton, Qld, C1

journal
2007

The effects of financial constraints on corporate policies in Australia

H Zhang, X Chang, T Tan, G Wong

(2007), Vol. 47, pp. 85-108, Accounting and finance, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Fundamental Uncertainty, Excess Cash Holdings, and Investment

Dr Hong Feng Zhang, A/Prof Howard Chan

  • 2012: $4,500

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2015

Wen Hua Sharpe

Thesis entitled: Determinants of Corporate Capital Structure: A Comparison of Public and Private Firms

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Accounting

2013

Jianan Guo

Thesis entitled: Dividend Payout Policy in the Chinese Equity Market

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Gang Wang

Thesis entitled: An empirical study of IPOs' underpricing in Chinese stock market

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance