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Foreign investment, corporate governance and performance in the Chinese listed a share companies (2017)
Journal Article
Beatson, S. A., & Chen, J. (2018). Foreign investment, corporate governance and performance in the Chinese listed a share companies. Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 16(1), doi:10.1080/14765284.2017.1346931. ISSN 1476-5284

We present a novel lens on the presence and impact of qualified foreign institutional investors (QFII) in top shareholdings of the non-financial domestically listed Chinese ‘A’ share firms. The initial results suggest that the presence of a QFII as a... Read More

Introduction to China’s new normal economy (2017)
Journal Article
Zhang, J., & Chen, J. (in press). Introduction to China’s new normal economy. Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, 15(1), doi:10.1080/14765284.2017.1289454. ISSN 1476-5284

China’s economic reform has been successful, making it become a major economic power. Largely relied on low-cost investment, cheap and abundant labour and use of natural resources to support growth, China has faced a number of challenges including hi... Read More

Low alpha-defensin gene copy number increases the risk for IgA nephropathy and renal dysfunction (2016)
Journal Article
Ai, Z., Li, M., Liu, W., Foo, J., Mansouri, O., Yin, P., …Yu, X. (in press). Low alpha-defensin gene copy number increases the risk for IgA nephropathy and renal dysfunction. Science Translational Medicine, 8(345), doi:10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf2106. ISSN 1946-6234

IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common primary glomerulonephritis worldwide. Although a major source of genetic variation, copy number variations (CNVs) and their involvement in disease development have not been well studied. Here, we performed as... Read More

What determine firms’ capital structure in China? (2014)
Journal Article
Chen, J., Jiang, C., & Lin, Y. (2014). What determine firms’ capital structure in China?. Managerial Finance, 40(10), doi:10.1108/MF-06-2013-0163. ISSN 0307-4358

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the determinants of capital structure using a cross-section sample of 1,481 non-financial firms listed on the Chinese stock exchanges in 2011. Design/methodology/approach: Employing four leverage... Read More