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dr. X. Huang (Xiaohong)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Xiaohong Huang was born in Jingzhou, China. She obtained her B.A. degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University (Xi’an, China) in 1999 with a major in English for Science and Technology. In 2000 she came to the Netherlands and joined the first class of the International Business Administration (IBA) program of the Netherlands at Erasmus University. In 2003 she received her B.S. degree in IBA, and went on for a Master study in Finance at the same university. In 2004 she successfully finished the exchange program to the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and received her M.S. degree in Business Administration specialized in Finance and Investment with appellation cum laude at Erasmus University. In 2010 she obtained her PhD in Finance under the supervision of Prof. Ronald Mahieu and Prof. Marno Verbeek from Erasmus University. In the same year she joined the Department of Finance and Accounting at the University of Twente as an assistant professor of Finance.

At the University of Twente, she is engaged in various course design and teaching and her research interest expands from pension contract design and pension fund investment to emerging market corporate finance, institutional investments, and Fintech. 

She is also ready to conduct cross-disciplinary studies.

Language

Chinese (native), English (fluent), Dutch (intermediate)

Expertise

Pension Funds
Financing
Small And Medium-Sized Enterprises (Smes)
Performance Persistence
Financial Crisis
Benchmark
Z-Score
Institutional Context
Capital Structure
Government
China
Crowdfunding
Pension Plans
Investment Performance
Intergenerational Risk Sharing
Equity
Fund Performance
Government Ownership
Performance
Corporate Governance Reform
Earnings Management
Board Independence

Research

Her research interests are in the area of emerging market corporate finance, institutional investments, and Fintech. 

She is also ready to conduct cross-disciplinary studies.

Publications

Recent
Tran, T. , Kabir, R. , & Huang, X. (2020). Corporate governance reform, board independence and earnings management: Evidence from Vietnam. In ICECH2020 - International Conference on Emerging Challenges: Contemporary Issues in Innovation and Management
Huang, X. , Kabir, R., & Nguyen , N. T. (2019). The Impact of Project and Founder Quality on Crowdfunding Success. Paper presented at 10th INEKA Conference Verona 2019, Verona, Italy.
Huang, X. , Kabir, R., & Zhang, L. (2016). Government ownership, concentration, and the capital structure of firms: Analysis of an institutional context from China. Paper presented at 23rd Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society 2016, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Education

Various bachelor- and master- level courses in corporate finance, investments, risk management and valuation.

Also in post-graduate program in risk management.

Affiliated Study Programmes

Bachelor

Master

Courses

Projects

Supervise a PhD project on CEO characteristics and corporate risk management

In the press

The presentation of Guaranteeing Generational Pension Plan Benefits in the research conference on Risk sharing in DC pension schemes at the University of Exeter, UK (2010) is covered in the Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE) news of 11 January 2010.

https://www.ipe.com/pensions-risk-could-be-traded-under-new-dc-design/33727.article

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 2317
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  2317
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands