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Kevin Tseng
Ph.D. Ph.D. in Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Master M.B.A. in Financial Engineering, National Taiwan University
Bachelor B.S. in Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University
Office : Building II, College of Management 811
Tel : 33661083
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Research Field
• Asset Pricing
• Intangibles
• Corporate Finance
• Innovation and entrepreneurship
Research Field Summary
The intersection between innovation, intangibles, and finance.
Education
• Ph.D. in Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
• M.B.A. in Financial Engineering, National Taiwan University
• B.S. in Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University
Courses
• Asset pricing theory
• Finance seminar
Honors
2022            MOST Outstanding Research Award
2020-2023  NTU Chen-Yung Outstanding Scholar 
2020-2023  EMBA Alumni Elite Scholar Chair
2021-2023  MOST Outstanding Young Scholar Research Grant
2021           E. Sun Academic Award
2021           TFA Annual Meeting Best Paper Award
2021           Management and Practice Best Paper Award
2020              TFA Annual Meeting Best Paper Award
2019          FMA Annual Meeting Best Paper Award Semifinalist
2018          TFA Annual Meeting Best Paper Award
2018          FMA Annual Meeting Best Paper Award Semifinalist
2016-2018 University of Kansas New Faculty Research Grant
2016          Asian FA Best Paper Award
2015          WFA Ph.D. Candidate Award for Outstanding Research
2014          AFBC PhD Forum Best Paper Award Second Prize
Experience
Financial Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Kansas
Research Associate Intern, Moody’s Analytics
Editor, Journal of Financial Studies special issue
Organizer, Taiwan Finance Association Asset Pricing
 
Conference Paper
  1. Do Corporate Disclosures Constrain Strategic Analyst Behavior, with Yen-Cheng Chang and Alexander Ljungqvist, 2021 American Finance Association Annual conference (Virtual, scheduled)
  2. Testing Disagreement Models, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Pei-Jie Hsiao, and Alexander Ljungqvist, 2020 European Finance Association Annual conference (Virtual, scheduled)
  3. Testing Disagreement Models, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Pei-Jie Hsiao, and Alexander Ljungqvist, INSEAD Finance Symposium (Virtual)
  4. Testing Disagreement Models, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Pei-Jie Hsiao, and Alexander Ljungqvist, 2020 SFS Cavalcade Conference (Virtual)
  5. Testing Disagreement Models, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Pei-Jie Hsiao, and Alexander Ljungqvist, 2019 China International Forum on Finance and Policy (Beijing)
  6. What is the Value of an Innovation? Theory and Evidence on the Stock Market's Reaction to Innovation Announcements, with Thomas Chemmanur, Dongmei Li, and Yu Wang, 2020 Midwest Finance Association Annual Conference (Chicago)
  7. What is the Value of an Innovation? Theory and Evidence on the Stock Market's Reaction to Innovation Announcements, with Thomas Chemmanur, Dongmei Li, and Yu Wang, 2020 American Finance Association Annual Conference (San Diego, poster session)
  8. What is the Value of an Innovation? Theory and Evidence on the Stock Market's Reaction to Innovation Announcements, with Thomas Chemmanur, Dongmei Li, and Yu Wang, 2019 Dayton Finance Workshop (Dayton)
  9. Valuation of New Trademarks, with Po-Hsuan Hsu, Dongmei Li, Qin Lin, and Siew Hong Teoh, 2019 China International Conference in Finance Annual Meetings (Guangzhou)
  10. Valuation of New Trademarks, with Po-Hsuan Hsu, Dongmei Li, Qin Lin, and Siew Hong Teoh, 2019 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Midyear Meeting (Seattle)
  11. Short-Termist CEO Compensation in Speculative Markets: A Controlled Experiment, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Minjie Huang, and Charles Su, 2019 Finance Management Association Annual Meetings (New Orleans), Best paper award semifinalist
  12. Short-Termist CEO Compensation in Speculative Markets: A Controlled Experiment, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Minjie Huang, and Charles Su, 2018 China International Conference in Finance Annual Meetings (Tianjin)
  13. Short-Termist CEO Compensation in Speculative Markets: A Controlled Experiment, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Minjie Huang, and Charles Su, 2018 Midwest Finance Association Annual Meetings (San Antonio)
  14. Short-Termist CEO Compensation in Speculative Markets: A Controlled Experiment, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Minjie Huang, and Charles Su, 2018 Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (Sydney)
  15. Short-Termist CEO Compensation in Speculative Markets: A Controlled Experiment, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Minjie Huang, and Charles Su, 2018 Asian Finance Association (Tokyo)
  16. Short-Termist CEO Compensation in Speculative Markets: A Controlled Experiment, with Yen-Cheng Chang, Minjie Huang, and Charles Su, 2017 Paris Financial Management Conference (Paris)
  17. More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value, with Heitor Almeida, Po-Hsuan Hsu, and Dongmei Li, 2018 China International Conference in Finance Annual Meetings (Tianjin)
  18. More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value, with Heitor Almeida, Po-Hsuan Hsu, and Dongmei Li, 2017 SFS Cavalcade Conference (New Haven)
  19. More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value, with Heitor Almeida, Po-Hsuan Hsu, and Dongmei Li, 2017 Financial Management Association Annual Meetings, Best paper award semifinalist (San Diego)
  20. More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value, with Heitor Almeida, Po-Hsuan Hsu, and Dongmei Li, 2017 Financial Management Association Asia/Pacific Annual Meetings (Hong Kong)
  21. More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value, with Heitor Almeida, Po-Hsuan Hsu, and Dongmei Li, 2016 Asia Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association-National Bureau of Economic Research (AIEA-NBER) Annual Meetings (Hong Kong)
  22. More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value, with Heitor Almeida, Po-Hsuan Hsu, and Dongmei Li, 2016 Taiwan Economics Research Conference (Taipei)
  23. Learning from the Joneses: Technology Spillover, Innovation Externality, and Stock Returns 2017, Darden-Cambridge Judge-HKU FBE Conference (Hong Kong)
  24. Learning from the Joneses: Technology Spillover, Innovation Externality, and Stock Returns, 2015 CIRANO Workshop on Networks (Montreal)
  25. Learning from the Joneses: Technology Spillover, Innovation Externality, and Stock Returns, 2015 Western Finance Association Annual Meetings (Seattle), Cubist Systematic Strategies Ph.D. Candidate Award for Outstanding Research
  26. Learning from the Joneses: Technology Spillover, Innovation Externality, and Stock Returns 2014, Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (Sydney), PhD Forum Best Paper Award Second Prize
Journal Paper
  1. Learning from the Joneses: Technology Spillover, Innovation Externality, and Stock Returns, Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming (Single-authored)
  2. Testing Disagreement Models, The Journal of Finance, forthcoming (with Yen-Cheng Chang, Pei-Jie Hsiao, and Alexander Ljungqvist)
  3. Valuation of New Trademarks, Management Science, forthcoming (with Po-Hsuan Hsu, Dongmei Li, Qin Li, and Siew Hong Teoh)
  4. More Cash, Less Innovation: The Effect of the American Jobs Creation Act on Patent Value, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (Lead article), 2021; 56(1): 1-28 (with Heitor Almeida, Po-Hsuan Hsu, and Dongmei Li)
  5. Short-Termist CEO Compensation in Speculative Markets: A Controlled Experiment, Contemporary Accounting Research, forthcoming (with Yen-Cheng Chang, Minjie Huang, and Yu-Siang Su)
  6. Supply Chain Technology Spillover, Customer Concentration, and Product Invention, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, forthcoming (with Po-Hsuan Hsu, Hai-Ping Hui, and Hsiao-Hui Lee)
  7. Technology Spillovers and the Duration of Executive Compensation, Journal of Banking and Finance, 2021; 106209 (with Minjie Huang and Thomas Kubick)
  8. Does Governance Travel Across Industries? A Mutual Fund Episode', Journal of Management and Business Research, 2020; 37(2): 169-186 (with Yen-Cheng Chang and Chia-Yi Yen)
  9. Jump Variance Risk: Evidence from Option Valuation and Stock Returns, Journal of Future Markets, 2019; 39: 890–915 (with Hsuan‐Ling Chang, Yen-Cheng Chang, Hung‐Wen Cheng, and Po‐Hsiang Peng)
  10. Investor Network: Implications for Information Diffusion and Asset Prices, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 2018; 48: 186-209 (with San-Lin Chung, Wenchien Liu, and Wen-Rang Liu)
Book
Chun-Kai Tseng, 2015, Essays on Asset Pricing, Ph.D. Dissertation, Northwestern University
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