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Sandy Lai
Ph.D. Ph.D., Finance, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Master MBA, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
Bachelor BA, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Office : Building II, College of Management 907
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Research Field
• Corporate Finance
• Empirical Asset Pricing
• Innovation
• International Finance
Research Field Summary
Education
• Ph.D., Finance, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
• MBA, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
• BA, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Courses
• Derivatives
• International Finance
Honors
  • Research Grant from Research Grants Council, Hong Kong, 2015-2016
  • Best Paper Award in 2013 Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting (Awarded the Sirca Prize of AUD 5,000)
  • Research Grant from SMU, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010
  • Best Paper Award in Global Finance & Special Topics, Southern Finance Association, U.S., 2003 
  • Research Grant from BSI Gamma Foundation, Switzerland, 2003
  • Research Grant from Financial Services Exchange, U.S., 2002
  • Scholarship from Center for International Business and Research, U.S., 2002
  • Scholarship from Fortis/Georgia Tech International Finance Conference, U.S., 2001-2003
 
Teaching Evaluation and Awards
  • Top 25% Teachers (for the subject of International Financial Management) in the School of Economics and Finance, the University of Hong Kong, 2014, 2015
  • Dean’s Teaching Honor List for Top 20 Teachers in the School of Business, Singapore Management University, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Experience
  • Professor of Finance 
    National Taiwan University, August 2017–Present
  • Visiting Scholar
    Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, July 2015–June 2017
  • Associate Professor of Finance
    University of Hong Kong, July 2012– June 2017
  • Assistant Professor of Finance
    Singapore Management University, July 2003–June 2012
Conference Paper
  1. Heng Geng, Harald Hau, and Sandy Lai, July 2016, Technological Progress and Ownership Structure, presented at the CESifo-Delphi Conference on Innovation: A Patent Advantage, (Munich, Germany).
  2. Heng Geng, Harald Hau, and Sandy Lai, August 2015, Technological Progress and Ownership Structure, present at the Annual Meeting of European Economic Association, (Mannheim, Germany).
  3. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, January 2014, Asset Allocation and Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Eurozone, invited to present at the Annual Meeting of American Finance Association, (Philadelphia, USA).
  4. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, August 2013, Asset Allocation and Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Eurozone, presented at the Annual Meeting of European Finance Association, (Cambridge, U.K).
  5. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, August 2013, Asset Allocation and Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Eurozone, presented at the Annual Meeting of European Economic Association, (Gothenburg, Sweden).
  6. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, June 2012, The Role of Equity Funds in the Financial Crisis Propagation, presented at the Annual Meeting of Western Finance Association, (Las Vegas, USA).
  7. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, August 2012, Real Effects of Stock Underpricing, presented at the European Finance Association Annual Meeting, (Copenhagen, Denmark).
  8. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, July 2011, The Role of Equity Funds in the Financial Crisis Propagation, presented at the European Summer Symposium in Financial Markets, (Gerzensee, Switzerland).
  9. Lilian Ng, Bohui Zhang, Sandy Lai, and Zhe Zhang, October 2010, Do Mutual Funds Trade Differently At Home and Abroad?, presented at the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting.
  10. Lilian Ng, Bohui Zhang, and Sandy Lai, July 2010, Does PIN Affect Asset Prices around the World, presented at the China International Conference in Finance.
Journal Paper
  1. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, January 2017, The Role of Equity Funds in the Financial Crisis Propagation, Review of Finance, Vol. 21, 77-108.
  2. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, January 2016, Asset Allocation and Monetary Policy: Evidence from the Eurozone, Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 120, 309–329.
  3. Sandy Lai, Lilian Ng, and Bouhui Zhang, January 2014, Does PIN Affect Equity Prices around the World?, Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 114, 178–195.
  4. Harald Hau and Sandy Lai, January 2013, Real Effects of Stock Underpricing, Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 108, 392–408.
  5. Cheol S. Eun, Frans A. de Roon, Sandy Lai, and Zhe Zhang, January 2010, International Diversification with Factor Funds, Management Science, Vol. 56, 1500–1518.
  6. Sandy Lai and Melvyn Teo, January 2008, Home Biased Analysts in Emerging Markets, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 43, 685–716.
  7. Cheol S. Eun, Sandy Lai, and Wei Huang, January 2008, International Diversification with Large- and Small-Cap Stocks, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 43, 489–523.
  8. Chung Tze Chua, Sandy Lai, and Yangru Wu, January 2008, Effective Fair Pricing of International Mutual Funds, Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 32, 2307–2324.
  9. Chung Tze Chua, Cheol S. Eun, and Sandy Lai, January 2007, Corporate Valuation around the World: The Effects of Governance, Growth, and Openness, Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 31, 35–56.
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