Assistant Teaching Professor of Finance

W. Paul Chiou

413 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617.373.8374
w.chiou@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

Ph.D. Finance, Rutgers University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Chiou's current research interests include portfolio management, international finance, financial institution management, law and finance, and risk management. He has primary teaching interests in International Financial Management, Investments, Portfolio Management, Valuation and Value Creation, Bank Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Financial Management.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to joining Northeastern University, Dr. Chiou held faculty position and has taught various finance courses at graduate and undergraduate levels at Central Michigan University, Rutgers University, Shippensburg University, and the others. He was a Research Specialist for Information Research and Credit at the Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank (SCSB) in Taipei, Taiwan. Professor Chiou currently serves as an Associate Editor for Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies. He was interviewed by the Voice of America (VOA) in Washington, DC for the issues of Asian financial markets numerous times.

Services to the Profession

Professor Chiou is an active member of the American Finance Association and the Financial Management Association. He also serves as an Associate Editor for Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies.

Awards & Recognition

Semi Finalist of Best Paper Award, Financial Management Association, 2014, 2012.

Top 10% session, Financial Management Association, 2014, 2009, 2006.

Publications

Selected Publications

“Diversification Benefits of Risk Portfolio Models” Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, forthcoming.

“A Linearized Value-at-risk Model with Transaction Costs and Short Selling” European Journal of Operational Research, 247, 872-878, 2015.

“International Variations in the Benefits of Feasible Diversification Strategies” Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 18, 1550022, 2015.

“Diversified Portfolios with Different Entropy Measures” Applied Mathematics and Computation, 214, 47-63, 2014.

“Understanding the Channels of Bank Value Creation During Times of Crisis: Deconstructing ROA” Journal of Accounting and Finance, 14, 11-23, 2014.

“Do Investors Still Benefit from Culturally Home-biased Diversification? An Empirical Study of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan” Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 40, 341-381, 2013.

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Oct. 2016, Las Vegas, NV

Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Oct. 2015, Orlando, FL

Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, Oct. 2014, Nashville, TN (3 papers)

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, May 2014, Washington, DC

Bureau of Economic Analysis, Feb. 2014, Washington, DC