Professor Nhut (Nick) Hoang Nguyen

Professor of Finance

Phone: 09-921-9999 Ext.7151

Email: Nhut.Nguyen@aut.ac.nz

Qualifications:

2006 – 2009:    PhD in Finance at Albany Campus, Massey University.
2004 – 2005:    Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honours) in Finance at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
2002 – 2004:    Bachelor of Commerce in Finance at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
1998 – 2001:    Bachelor of Economics in Business Administration in Foreign Trade at HCMC University of Economics, Vietnam.
1998 – 2000:    Various professional certificates on stock markets, investments, analysis, and portfolio management.
1996 – 2000:    Bachelor of Science in English Language and Literature at HCMC University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam.
1992 – 1996:    Diploma of English Language at HCMC Teachers’ College, Vietnam.

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Member of the Scientific Committee for the Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF) on 4-5 July 2019 at Furama Resort Danang, Danang, Vietnam.
  • Finance Editor of the Pacific Accounting Review (PAR) between 01 January 2016 and 31 December 2018.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee for the Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF) on 28 June 2018 at Sheraton Hotel, Hochiminh City, Vietnam.
  • President of the Vietnam Finance Association International (VFAI) from October 2015 to October 2017. http://www.vfa-international.org/executive-board/
  • Co-chair of the Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF) on 22-23 June 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Guest Editor for the Pacific Accounting Review’s Special Issue 2, 2017, which includes selected and properly reviewed papers about Vietnamese financial markets from the Vietnam International Conference in Finance on 9-10 June 2016 at the Furama Resort Danang, Danang, Vietnam.
  • Co-chair of the Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF) on 9-10 June 2016 at the Furama Resort Danang, Danang, Vietnam.
  • Vice-president of the Vietnam Finance Association International (VFAI) from October 2012 to October 2015.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee and Best Paper Award Committee for the Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF) on 5 June 2015 at the University of Economics and Law, Hochiminh City, Vietnam.
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Pacific Accounting Review since October 2014.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee and Best Paper Award Committee for the Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF) on 6 June 2014 at Foreign Trade University, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Biography:

Nick is a Professor of Finance who joined AUT in February, 2019. Prior to this, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at Massey University, and a Senior Lecturer and Director of BCom (Hons), PGDipCom & MCom programmes at the University of Auckland. His teaching includes Financial Management, Applied Financial Modelling, Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis, and Risk Management at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. His research interests cover corporate governance, market microstructure, market liquidity, and behavioural finance. Nick's research has been published in many internationally respected journals including Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, European Accounting Review, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Accounting and Finance, and Quantitative Finance.

Teaching Areas:

Research Methods in Finance
Advanced Investment and Risk Analysis

Research Areas:

Corporate governance, market microstructure, market liquidity, and behavioural finance.

Research Summary:

Nick has had many of his research papers published in internationally respected journals including Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, European Accounting Review, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Accounting and Finance, and Quantitative Finance.

Current Research Projects:

Nick is currently working on several projects.  Topics include liquidity of common stocks and bitcoin; stock return predictability; investor (in)attention as well as some behavioural finance projects.

Publications:

[25]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N. A note on intraday event studies. European Accounting Review forthcoming. (ABDC ranking: A*)

https://doi.org/10.1080/09638180.2018.1530606

[24]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N. Do liquidity proxies measure liquidity accurately in ETFs? Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money (in press) (ABDC ranking: A)

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2018.02.011

[23]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, H.T., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N., 2018. Politics and liquidity. Journal of Financial Markets 38, 1–13 (lead article). (ABDC ranking: A*)

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.finmar.2017.07.004

[22]   Nguyen, N.H., Truong, P.T., 2017. Regulatory enforcement, financial reporting quality and investment efficiency: A pitch. Accounting Research Journal30(1), 12–18. (ABDC ranking: B)

https://doi.org/10.1108/ARJ-07-2016-0094

[21]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N., 2017. Time-series momentum and moving average trading rules. Quantitative Finance 17(3), 405–421. (ABDC ranking: A)

https://doi.org/10.1080/14697688.2016.1205209

[20]   Cahan, R., Cahan, S., Lee, T., Nguyen, N.H., 2017. Media content, accounting quality, and liquidity volatility. European Accounting Review 1, 1–25 (lead article). (ABDC ranking: A*)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09638180.2015.1087866

[19]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N., 2016. Transaction costs in an illiquid order-driven market. Accounting and Finance 56(4), 917–933. (ABDC ranking: A)

https://doi.org/10.1111/acfi.12127

[18]   Cahan S., Chen, C., Li, C., Nguyen, N.H., 2015. Corporate social responsibility and media coverage. Journal of Banking and Finance 59, 409–422. (ABDC ranking: A*)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2015.07.004

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/2015/12/15/some-firms-actively-use-csr-to-improve-their-image-in-the-public-media/

[17]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N., 2015. Frontier market transaction costs and diversification. Journal of Financial Markets 24, 1–24 (lead article). (ABDC ranking: A*)

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.finmar.2015.04.002

[16]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N., 2013. Liquidity measurement in frontier    markets. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money 27, 1–12 (lead article). (ABDC ranking: A)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2013.07.011

[15]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N., 2013. ETF arbitrage: Intraday evidence. Journal of Banking and Finance 37, 3486–3498. (ABDC ranking: A*)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.05.014

[14]   Chen, Y., Nguyen, N.H., 2013. “Stock price and analyst earnings forecast around product recall announcements”. International Journal of Economics and Finance 5(6), 1–10.

http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijef.v5n6p1

[13]   Nguyen, N.H., Truong, C., 2013. “The information content of stock markets around the world, a cultural explanation”. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money26, 1–29 (lead article). (ABDC ranking: A)

http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.intfin.2013.03.001

[12]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N., 2013. Liquidity commonality of commodities. Journal of Banking and Finance37, 11–20. (ABDC ranking: A*)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2012.08.013

[11]   Nguyen, N.H., Lo, K.H., 2013. Asset returns and liquidity effects: Evidence from a developed but small market. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal21(1), 1175–1190. (ABDC ranking: A)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pacfin.2012.05.002

[10]   Nguyen, N.H., Wang, D.Y., 2013. Stock dividends in China: Signaling or liquidity explanations? Accounting and Finance 53, 513–535. (ABDC ranking: A)

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-629X.2012.00468.x

[09]   Marshall, B., Nguyen, N.H., Visaltanachoti, N., 2012. Commodity liquidity measurement and transaction costs, Review of Financial Studies25(2), 599–638. (ABDC ranking: A*)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhr075

[08]   Nguyen, N.H., Liu, Y., 2011. International private benefits of control: Cross-sectional and time-series analysis. Corporate Board: roles, duties, and composition7(2), 7–14. This is an invited publication and a shortened version of the one on COC.

http://doi.org/10.22495/cbv7i2c1art1

[07]   Nguyen, N.H., Liu, Y., 2011. International private benefits of control: New evidence. Corporate Ownership and Control8(4), 64–83.

http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i4p4

[06]   Berkman, H., Nguyen, N.H., Zou, L., 2011. The value impact of name changes: Evidence from Chinese firms during the technology boom. Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies 9(1),85–96. (ABDC ranking: C)

https://doi.org/10.1080/14765284.2011.545590

[05]   Poskitt, R., Marsden, A., Nguyen, N.H., Shen, J., 2011. The introduction of broker anonymity on the NZX. Pacific Accounting Review 23(1), 34–51. (ABDC ranking: B)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01140581111130652

[04]   Berkman, H., Nguyen, N.H., 2010. Domestic liquidity and cross-listing in the United States. Journal of Banking and Finance34(6), 1139–1151. (ABDC ranking: A*)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2009.11.011

[03]   Nguyen, N.H., Liu, Y., 2010. The valuation effect of corporate name changes: A 30-year perspective. European Journal of Management 10(1), 113–126.

[02]   Nguyen, N.H., 2009. State versus private ownership: A shareholder’s wealth perspective. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics 9(1), 1–20 (lead article).

[01]  Nguyen, N.H., 2009. Investor protection and the transfer of corporate control: A cross-country analysis. International Journal of Business Strategy 9(1), 30–50.

Awards:

  • 2017 Vietnam Finance Association International’s Life Time Contribution Award.
  • 2016 NZFC Best Paper Award (across all categories) for the paper ‘ETF liquidity’, co-authored with Prof. Ben Marshall and Prof. Nuttawat Visaltanachoti.
  • 2014 AFAANZ Best Paper Award (CSR Category) for the paper ‘Media management and corporate social responsibility’, co-authored with Dr. Chen Chen, Dr. Li Chen, and Prof. Steven Cahan (all from the University of Auckland).
  • 2012 Philip Brown Best Published Paper Award, announced at the 2013 AFAANZ conference in Perth, Australia. The award is for the paper ‘Commodity liquidity measurement and transaction costs’, co-authored with Prof. Ben Marshall and Prof. Nuttawat Visaltanachoti, and published in the Review of Financial Studies.
  • 2012 Business School New Research Excellence Award, the University of Auckland.
  • 2011 Research Achievement Award, Department of Accounting and Finance, the University of Auckland.
  • 2008 ISCR (New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation Inc.) Prize for a study entitled ‘Investor protection and the US cross-listing decision: A cross-country analysis of domestic liquidity costs’, co-authored with Professor Henk Berkman, in the 2008 New Zealand Finance Colloquium.