Seow Kuan, Ruth
TAN, Seow Kuan, Ruth Associate Professor Department:  Finance Office:  BIZ1 7-48 Contact:  (65) 6516 6265 Email: Personal website Curriculum Vitae
Awards &
Membership &
Professional Activities
    • Sovereign Wealth Funds
    • Government-linked Companies; Mergers And Acquisitions
    • Ipo Of State Owned Enterprises
    • Privatisation
    • Seasoned Equity Offerings;ceo Ownership
    • Journal Articles
      • Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka, Zhang, Weina and Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth (2017), "Do short sellers exploit industry information?", Journal of Empirical Finance , 41, 118-139, Forthcoming., (forthcoming)
      • Duong Truong, Huszar, Zsuzsa Reka, Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and Zhang, Weina (2016), "The Information Value of Stock Lending Fees: Are Lenders Price Takers? ", Review of Finance, forthcoming, (forthcoming)
      • Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, GTM Wee and LAM SWEE SUM (2007), "Initial public offerings of state owned enterprises: An international study of policy risk", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 42(2), 313-338
      • Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, Wong KA and W Liu (2006), "The cross section of stock returns on the Shanghai Stock Exchange", Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Volume 26, Issue 1, 23-39
      • Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and WY Yeo (2003), "Voluntary trading suspensions in Singapore", Applied Financial Economics, 13, 517-523
      • Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, YH Tong and CHNG PHENG LUI (2002), "Private placements and rights issues in Singapore", Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 10(1), 29-55, -
      • Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth and H I Poh (2002), "Predicting corporate distress: Logit analysis vs artificial neural networks", Accounting Research Journal, 15(2), 146-159, -
      • Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, TW Tee and CHNG PHENG LUI (2001), "CEO Share Ownership and Firm Value", Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 18(3), 355-371
      • Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth, A C H Khoo and ENG LI LI (1998), "Communication of private information and the valuation of initial public offerings in Singapore", Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 9(2), 63-82
      • NT Wong and Tan, Seow Kuan, Ruth (1998), "The diminishing calendar anomalies in the Stock Exchange of Singapore", Applied Financial Economics, 8, 119-125
    • Books/Monographs
    • Faculty Outstanding Educator Award (NUS) - 2013
    • Nominated for University Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (NUS) - 2004
    • Faculty Outstanding Educator Award Recognition List (NUS) - 2004
    • Faculty Outstanding Educator Award (NUS) - 2003
    • University Annual Teaching Excellence Awards (NUS) - 2002
    • PhD, University of Washington, USA, 1990
    • MSc, Pennsylvania State University, USA, 1986
    • BAcc (Hons), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1983
    • Consultant, Ikea- NUS Basic Management Program
    • Consultant, Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers Program
    • Consultant, Financial Management Program
    • Consultant, BP Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
    • Consultant, PT Kalbe Farma
    • Consultant, Sime Darby CEP
    • Consultant, Mitsui & Co Program
    • FSP4003, Field Service Project
    • FIN2004, Finance
    • FIN3101, Corporate Finance
    • Member, CPA (Singapore)
    • Member, CPA (Australia)

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