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Konan Chan

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Professor, Department of Finance
National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Ph.D., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA
Tel: +886-2-29393091 ext. 81239

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA, 2000
  • Master in Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA, 1994
  • Management Science, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, 1989


  • Professor – full-time, National Chengchi University, Department of Finance
  • Chairman of National Chengchi University, Department of Finance
  • Associate Professor – full-time, Hong Kong University, School of Economics and Finance
  • Associate Professor – full-time, National Taiwan University, Department of Finance

Research Interests

  • Financial Management
  • Investment


A. Journal Papers

  • 2017 Konan Chan;Fengfei Li;Ji-Chai Lin;Tse-Chun Lin, 2017.10, 'What do Stock Price Levels Tell us about The Firms?, ' Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol.46, pp.34-50.(SSCI), 414994 

  • ​2017 Konan Chan;Yueh-hsiang Lin;Yanzhi Wang, 2017.06, 'Limits-to-Arbitrage, Investment Frictions, and Innovation Anomalies, ' Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol.43, pp.1-14.(SSCI), 413279 

  • ​2015 Konan Chan;Yueh-hsiang Lin;Yanzhi Wang, 2015.12, 'The Information Content of R&D Reductions, ' Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol.34, pp.131-155.(SSCI), 407988

  • 2015 Konan Chan;Li Ge;Tse-Chun Lin, 2015.10, 'Informational Content of Options Trading on Acquirer Announcement Return, ' Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol.50, pp.1057-1082.(SSCI), 396910

  • 2015 Konan Chan;Hung-Kun Chen;Li-Hong Hong;Yanzhi Wang, 2015.01, 'Stock Market Valuation of R&D Expenditure: The Role of Corporate Governance, ' Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol.31, pp.78-93.(SSCI), 406403

  • 2013 Woan-lih Liang;Konan Chan;Wei-Hsien Lai;Yanzhi Wang, 2013.04, 'Motivation for Repurchases: A Life Cycle Explanation, ' Journal of Financial Services Research, Vol.43, No.2, pp.221-242.(SSCI), 358098

  • 2012 Konan Chan;David Ikenberry;Inmoo Lee;Yanzhi Wang, 2012.02, 'Informed Traders: Linking Legal Insider Trading and Share Repurchases, ' Financial Analysts Journal, Vol.68, No.1, pp.60-73.(SSCI), 358083

  • 2010 Konan Chan;David Ikenberry;Inmoo Lee;Yanzhi Wang, 2010.04, 'Share Repurchases as a Tool to Mislead Investors, ' Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol.16, No.2, pp.137-158 lead article.(SSCI), 358082

  • 2008 Daniel Bradley;Konan Chan;Joonghyuk. Kim;Ajai Singh, 2008.06, 'Are There Long-Run Implications of Analyst Coverage for IPOs?, ' Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol.32, No.6, pp.1120-1132.(SSCI), 358074

  • 2008 Konan Chan;John Cooney;Joonghyuk Kim;Ajai Singh, 2008.03, 'The IPO Derby: Are There Consistent Losers and Winners on This Track?, ' Financial Management, Vol.37, No.1, pp.45-79.(SSCI), 358067

  • 2007 Konan Chan;David Ikenberry;Inmoo Lee, 2007.09, 'Do Managers Time the Market? Evidence from Open-Market Share Repurchases, ' Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol.31, No.9, pp.2673-2694.(SSCI), 358060

  • 2006 Konan Chan;Louis Chan;Narasimhan Jegadeesh;Josef Lakonishok, 2006.05, 'Earnings Quality and Stock Returns, ' Journal of Business, Vol.79, No.3, pp.1041-1082.(SSCI), 358057

  • 2004 Konan Chan;David Ikenberry;Inmoo Lee, 2004.09, 'Economic Sources of Gain in Stock Repurchases, ' Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol.39, No.3, pp.461-479.(SSCI), 358050

  • 2004 Konan Chan;Narasimhan Jegadeesh, 2004, 'Market-based Evaluation for Models to Predict Bond Ratings, ' Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, Vol.7, No.2, pp.153-172.(EconLit), 358961

  • 2004 Konan Chan;Narasimhan Jegadeesh;Theodore Sougiannis, 2004, 'The Accrual Effect on Future Earnings, ' Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Vol.22, No.2, pp.97-121.(EconLit), 358958

  • 2003 湛可南;胡星陽;王衍智, 2003, 'When will the controlling shareholder expropriate investors? Cash flow right and investment opportunity perspectives, ' Academia Economic Papers (經濟論文), Vol.31, No.3, pp.301-331.(TSSCI), 358962