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CUHK Business School Research Finds the Rise of Rail Along China’s Belt and Road Stimulates Maritime Freight Market and Local Economies

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Rise of Rail Along China’s Belt and Road Stimulates Maritime Freight Market and Local Economies

HONG KONG  SAR, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The Belt and Road Initiative, announced in 2013, represents China’s most ambitious effort yet to strengthen its physical connectivity to the world. As a programme of vast infrastructure building throughout the country’s neighbours, it comprises of two major components: A land trade route known as the Silk [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Rents in Asia-Pacific Fell Dramatically but Property Prices Stayed Strong During the Pandemic

CUHK Business School Research Finds Rents in Asia-Pacific Fell Dramatically but Property Prices Stayed Strong During the Pandemic

HONG KONG SAR, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Empty office buildings, hotel rooms and shopping malls – these are the facts of life in the post-pandemic new normal. They are also the results of social distancing measures as well as government-imposed lockdowns implemented around the world to lessen the spread of COVID-19, the effects of which [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Companies with Exceptionally Confident CEOs Performed Better in the Stock Market During the Pandemic

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Companies with Exceptionally Confident CEOs Performed Better in the Stock Market During the Pandemic

HONG KONG SAR, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Overconfidence, or the tendency to underestimate risk and overestimate returns, is often cited as a leading factor behind some of the biggest corporate failures in history, from the Enron scandal at the turn of the millennium, to the spectacular collapses of investment banks Bear Sterns and Lehman Brothers [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Company Founders Who Were Born into Collectivist Cultures Are Likely to Retain More Company Control Within the Family

CUHK Business School Research Finds Company Founders Who Were Born into Collectivist Cultures Are Likely to Retain More Company Control Within the Family

HONG KONG SAR, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Since its humble beginnings in the wake of the economic reforms and opening up enacted by the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping more than three decades ago, family businesses have grown to become the back bone of China’s economic growth. In China, family firms contributed to about 60 percent [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Inconsistent ESG Scores from Different Rating Agencies Decreased Investor Demand for Green Stocks

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Inconsistent ESG Scores from Different Rating Agencies Decreased Investor Demand for Green Stocks

HONG KONG SAR, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) - Sustainable investing, once viewed as an outlier maybe only a decade ago, has never been more popular. To put things into perspective, sustainable funds in the U.S. attracted record investment of nearly US$2 trillion in the first quarter of 2021, according to industry data provider Morningstar. As demand for [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Earthquake Experiences Affected People’s Spending Habits in China

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Earthquake Experiences Affected People’s Spending Habits in China

HONG KONG SAR, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – China has seen some of the most destructive earthquakes in history. For example, the devastating 2008 Earthquake in Sichuan province killed over 69,000 people, left up to 11 million people homeless and caused up to US$20 billion in property damage. The country sits atop seismically active areas, and it [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals China’s State-owned Media Plays Vital Role in Supplying News to Financial Markets

CUHK Business School Research Reveals China’s State-owned Media Plays Vital Role in Supplying News to Financial Markets

HONG KONG SAR, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) - Chinese state-owned news media has long been criticised as being the government’s “mouthpiece” due to its ties to the Chinese government. Many question the value of news reports they produce because report the information that the government intends to share. Setting aside this stereotypical image, a recent study [...]

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Loopholes that Enable Companies to Greenwash Their Supply Chains

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Loopholes that Enable Companies to Greenwash Their Supply Chains

HONG KONG SAR, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) - The days of running businesses solely for profit are long gone. Businesses, large or small, must make considerable efforts to be socially responsible and eco-friendly. A past survey shows that 91 percent of global consumers expect businesses to address social and environmental issues, and 90 percent of them [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds FinTech Innovations Can Enhance the Stability and Profitability of Financial Institutions in Emerging Markets

CUHK Business School Research Finds FinTech Innovations Can Enhance the Stability and Profitability of Financial Institutions in Emerging Markets

HONG KONG SAR, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) - The rapid development of financial technology, also known as FinTech, in recent years has transformed how people use financial services. On the one hand, the increasing use of automation in banking services has brought with it greater convenience for consumers. On the flip side, the advent of new [...]

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Risk of Establishing Strategic Corporate Alliances During Periods of Market Uncertainty

CUHK Business School Research Looks at the Risk of Establishing Strategic Corporate Alliances During Periods of Market Uncertainty

HONG KONG, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Whenever there is great uncertainty in the market, it is not uncommon for firms to seek out a business partner to leverage on each other’s strengths to develop new business opportunities as well as to help shoulder risks. A case in point is the famous AOL Time Warner [...]