Ken Abramowicz

Dr. Haiwei Chen, CFA

Haiwei Chen

Associate Professor, Business Administration Program
225F Bunnell Building
(907) 474-5437


Research and Scholarly Interests

Corporate Governance

Capital Structures

Investment Strategies

Portfolio Management

Financial Analysis

Market Regulations



Ph.D., 1998, Economics, Emory University


Recent Publications

Chen, H., Jory, S., Mishra, T., & Ngo, T. (in press). Firms’ cost structure and stock return volatility. Managerial Finance.  

 Chen, H., & Killins, R. (2022). The impact of the yield curve on the equity returns of insurance Companies. International Journal of Finance and Economics, 27(1), 1134-1153.

Chen, H., & Ngo, T. (2022). Mandatory cash distribution as one stone for two birds: Curtailing the agency problem and protecting minority shareholders. Review of Corporate Finance, 2(2), 353-392.

Chen, H., Jory, S., & Ngo T. (2020). Earnings management under different ownership and corporate governance structure: A natural experiment with master limited partnerships. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, (76), 139-156.

Chen, H., & Ngo, T. (2018). Master limited partnerships: Is it a good investment vehicle? Journal of Commodity Markets, (11), 22-36.

Chen, H., Estes, J., & Pratt, W. (2018). Investing in the healthcare sector: Mutual funds for ETFs. Managerial Finance, 44(4), 495-508.

Chen, H. (2018). Margin policy in futures markets: The American system vs. the Chinese system. Chinese Economy, 51(2), 1-22.

Chen, H. (2017). Real estate transfer taxes and housing price volatility in the United States. International Real Estate Review, 20(2), 207-219.

Chen, H., & Ngo, T. (2017). Leverage-based index revisions: The case of Dow Jones Islamic market world index. Global Finance Journal, 32, 16-34.

Chen, H. (2016). A Tobin tax only on sellers. Finance Research Letters, 19, 83-89.

Chen, H., Farooqi, J., Huerta, D., & Ngo, T. (2015). Momentum strategy in Shariah stocks: The role of debt. Journal of Investing, 24, 90-111.

Chen, H., Heon Shin, S., & Sun, X. (2015). Return-enhancing strategies with international ETFs: Exploiting the turn-of-the-month effect. Financial Services Review, 24(3), 271-288.

Chen, H., Estes, J., & Jubinski, D. (2014). Our benchmark is better than your benchmark: The case of the municipal bond market. Journal of Financial Planning, 50-59.



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Courses Taught

BA 325, BA 432, MBA 680