WIWATTANAKANTANG, Yupana Associate Professor Department:  Finance Office:  BIZ1 7-44 Contact:  (65) 6516 1912 Email:  bizyw@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae
Membership &
Professional Activities
    • Corporate Governance; Corporate Finance
    • Journal Articles
      • Adoptive Expectations: Rising Son Tournaments in Japanese Family Firms, with Vikas Mehrotra (2012), Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming
      • Why Do Shareholders Value Marriage?, with Pramuan Bunkawanicha and Joseph Fan (2012), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
      • Must Love Kill the Family Firm?, with Jung Wook Shim, Vikas Mehrotra and Randall Morck (2011), Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice, Volume 35, Issue 6, 1121–1148, Special Issue: Theory of the Family Enterprise
      • Big Business Owners in Politics, with Pramuan Bunkanwanicha (2009), Review of Financial Studies, 22, 2133-2168
      • Connected Lending: Thailand before the Financial Crisis, with Chutatong Charumilind and Raja Kali (2006), The Journal of Business , 79, 181-218
      • Market valuation of political power: Evidence from politically connected firms in Thailand, with Pramuan Bunkanwanicha (2006), Economic Review, 57(4), 289-302
      • Controlling Shareholders and Corporate Value: Evidence from Thailand, (2001), Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 7, 323-362
      • An Empirical Study on the Determinants of the Capital Structure of Thai Firms, (1999), Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 7, 352-371
    • Books/Monographs
      • Thai Business Groups: Crisis and Restructuring, with Piruna Polsiri (2006), in Business Groups in East Asia after the Crisis, edited by Sea-Jin Chang, University of Oxford Press
      • Corporate Governance of Banks in East Asia, with Joseph Fan (2006), in Corporate governance of banks in Asia: A study of Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Malaysia, and Thailand, Volume 1 edited by Sang-Woo Nam and Chee Soon Lum, Asian Development Bank Institute.
      • Corporate governance of banks in Thailand, with Piruna Polsiri (2006), in Corporate governance of banks in Asia: A study of Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Malaysia, and Thailand, Volume 1 edited by Sang-Woo Nam and Chee Soon Lum, Asian Development Bank Institute.
      • Silent Large Shareholders and Entrenched Bank Management: Evidence from the Banking Crisis in Japan, with Masaharu Hanazaki and Toshiyuki Souma (2005), in Japan after the Lost Decade, edited by Institute of Social Science at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo University Press, (in Japanese), page 41-74.
      • Banking in Japan: Will Too Big To Fail Prevail?, with Adrian van Rixtel, Toshiyuki Souma and Kazunori Suzuki (2004), in Too-Big-To-Fail: Policies and Practices in Government Bailouts, edited by Benton Gup, Praeger, 253-284.
      • Family Ownership of Financial Institutions: Evidence from Thailand, with Chaiyasit Anuchitworawong and Toshiyuki Soma (2003), in Corporate Governance in East Asian and Japan, edited by Hanazaki Masaharu, and Teranishi Juro, Tokyo University Press (in Japanese), 397-420.
    • Working Papers
    • Ph.D., Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Japan, 2000
    • M.A., Economics, Hitotsubashi University, Japan, 1995
    • M.A., Economics, Thammasat University, Thailand, 1991
    • B.A., Economics, Thammasat University, Thailand, 1988
    • Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, 2010 - current
    • Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, 2008 - 2010
    • Visiting Professor, Copenhagen Business School, 2010
    • Visiting Professor, ESCP-EAP School of Management, 2009
    • Associate Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, 2003 - 2008
    • Visiting Professor, University of Alberta, 2007
    • Visiting Professor, New York University, 2007
    • Visiting Professor, Stockholm School of Economics, 2006
    • Visiting Scholar, The World Bank, 2006
    • Visiting Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, 2000 - 2003
    • BMA5119, Strategy in Asian Family Firms
    • BMA5322, Corporate Governance & Financial Policy
    • FIN4112L, SIF: Corporate Governance & Financial Policy
    • Academic Reviewer, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Research and Services, Journal of International Business Studies, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Review of Financial Economics
    • Mass Media Citations, The Business Times (Singapore), Dons Offer Insights for Regional Firms Going Global, May 4, 2011; Financial Times, Japan Plutocrats Succeed with Sons-In-Law, February 12, 2009; Financial Times, A Word if Caution for Ambitious Westerners, March 5, 2009
    • Invited Seminars, The Bank of Japan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Columbia University, Copenhagen Business School, The Development Bank of Japan,The European Central Bank, Harvard Business School, INSEAD, Osaka University, Stock Exchange of Thailand
    • Conferences, The Western Finance Association Meeting (2009, 2010), The NBER Summer Institute Meeting (2010), The Financial Intermediation Research Society's Conference (2004, 2006, 2008, 2011), The 2007 American Finance Association Meeting

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