Yupana

WIWATTANAKANTANG, Yupana

Associate Professor

FINANCE

(65) 6516 1912
bizyw@nus.edu.sg
BIZ1 7-46
Curriculum Vitae

Educational Qualifications

  • 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

Academic Experience

  • 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

Selected Publications

Bunkanwanicha Pramuan, Jyoti Gupta and Wiwattanakantang, Yupana (2016), "Pyramidal Group Structure and Bank Risk in Thailand", Journal of Comparative Economics, 44, 2, 272-288
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Mehrotra, Vikas, Morck, Randall and Shim, Jungwook (2013), "Adoptive expectations: Rising sons in Japanese family firms", Journal of Financial Economics, 108, 3, 840-854
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Bunkanwanicha, Pramuan and Fan, Joseph P. H (2013), "The Value of Marriage in Family Firms", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 48, 2, 611-636
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana and Vikas Mehrotra (2012), "Adoptive Expectations: Rising Son Tournaments in Japanese Family Firms", Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana (2017), "Leonisa: A Sucession Crisis Among Second Gens", Case Study, INSEAD

Selected Publications

9

Journals

8

Books

4

Papers

1

Others

Journal Articles

Bunkanwanicha Pramuan, Jyoti Gupta and Wiwattanakantang, Yupana (2016), "Pyramidal Group Structure and Bank Risk in Thailand", Journal of Comparative Economics, 44, 2, 272-288
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Mehrotra, Vikas, Morck, Randall and Shim, Jungwook (2013), "Adoptive expectations: Rising sons in Japanese family firms", Journal of Financial Economics, 108, 3, 840-854
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Bunkanwanicha, Pramuan and Fan, Joseph P. H (2013), "The Value of Marriage in Family Firms", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 48, 2, 611-636
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana and Vikas Mehrotra (2012), "Adoptive Expectations: Rising Son Tournaments in Japanese Family Firms", Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Jung Wook Shim, Vikas Mehrotra and Randall Morck (2011), "Must Love Kill the Family Firm?", Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice, Volume 35, Issue 6, 1121–1148, Special Issue: Theory of the Family Enterprise
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Mehrotra, Vikas, Morck, Randall and Shim, Jungwook (2011), "Must Love Kill the Family Firm? Some Exploratory Evidence", Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice, 35, 6, 1121-1148
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana and Pramuan Bunkanwanicha (2006), "Market valuation of political power: Evidence from politically connected firms in Thailand", Economic Review, 57(4), 289-302
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana and Pramuan Bunkanwanicha (2006), "Market Valuation of Political Power―Evidence from Politically Connected Firms in Thailand―", Economic Review, 57, 4, 289-302
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana (1999), "An Empirical Study on the Determinants of the Capital Structure of Thai Firms", Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 7, 3-4, 371-403

Books/Monographs

Wiwattanakantang, Yupana and Piruna Polsiri (2006), "Thai Business Groups: Crisis and Restructuring", in Business Groups in East Asia after the Crisis, edited by Sea-Jin Chang, University of Oxford Press
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana and Joseph Fan (2006), "Corporate Governance of Banks in East Asia", 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.
Piruna Polsiri and Wiwattanakantang, Yupana (2006), "Corporate governance of banks in Thailand", in Corporate governance of banks in Asia: A study of Republic of Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand, Volume 1 edited by Sang-Woo Nam and Chee Soon Lum, Asian Development Bank Institute.
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Masaharu Hanazaki and Toshiyuki Souma (2005), "Silent Large Shareholders and Entrenched Bank Management: Evidence from the Banking Crisis in Japan", 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.
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Adrian van Rixtel, Toshiyuki Souma and Kazunori Suzuki (2004), "Banking in Japan: Will Too Big To Fail Prevail?", in Too-Big-To-Fail: Policies and Practices in Government Bailouts, edited by Benton Gup, Praeger, 253-284.
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Anya Khanthavit and Piruna Polsiri (2003), "Did families lose or gain control after the East Asian financial crisis?", 247-272, in Designing Financial Systems for East Asia and Japan, edited by Joseph Fan, Masaharu Hanazaki and Juro Teranishi
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Chaiyasit Anuchitworawong and Toshiyuki Soma (2003), "Family Ownership of Financial Institutions: Evidence from Thailand", in Corporate Governance in East Asian and Japan, edited by Hanazaki Masaharu, and Teranishi Juro, Tokyo University Press (in Japanese), 397-420.
Rixtel, Adrian van, Souma, Toshiyuki, Suzuki, Kazunori and Wiwattanakantang, Yupana (2002), "Banking in Japan: Will "Too Big To Fail" Prevail?", 253-284

Working Papers

Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Pramuan Bunkanwanicha and Jyoti Gupta (2012), "Banks in family business groups"
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Morten Bennedsen, Vikas Mehrotra and Jungwook Shim (2012), "Exit in family firms"
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana, Pramuan Bunkawanicha and Joseph Fan (2008), "Why Do Shareholders Value Marriage?", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Wiwattanakantang, Yupana (2001), "The Equity Ownership Structure of Thai Firms"

Others

Wiwattanakantang, Yupana (2017), "Leonisa: A Sucession Crisis Among Second Gens", Case Study, INSEAD

Research / Teaching Areas

Corporate Governance

Corporate Finance

Societal Impact

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Courses

  • BMA5119, Strategy in Asian Family Firms
  • BMA5322, Corporate Governance & Financial Policy
  • FIN4112L, SIF: Corporate Governance & Financial Policy

Membership & Professional Activities

  • 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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