Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Prof Low Buen Sin

Associate Dean (China Programmes), College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Prof Low Buen Sin

Prof Low is the Associate Dean at the Nanyang Business School. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Singapore) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) by profession. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from the National University of Singapore, a MBA (Dean list) from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. degree in finance from the University of Manchester. Prior to joining the academia, he worked as an external auditor in an international accounting firm, and as a treasury dealer in the banking sector. His publications have appeared in the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, among others. He received the Best Teacher Award for the MSc(Financial Engineering) Programme in 2007. In 2008 and 2012, he received the Best Teacher Award for the Banking and Finance Division and the EMBA Programme respectively.
Research Interests
International financial markets, Derivative Securities, and Investment.
Current Projects
  • How Important is Corporate Governance after Enron?
  • Research projects in Finance
Selected Publications
  • Xin Deng, Jun-Koo Kang, and Buen Sin Low. (2013). Corporate Social Responsibility and Stakeholder Value Maximization: Evidence from Mergers. Journal of Financial Economics, 110, 87-109.
  • Charlie Charoenwong, Nattawut Jenwittayaroje and Low Buen Sin. (2009). Who knows more about future currency volatility?. The Journal of Futures Markets, 29(3), 270-295.
  • Low Buen Sin, Zhang Shaojun. (2005). The Volatility Risk Premium Embedded in Currency Options. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 40(4), 803-832.
  • Vicentiu Covrig, David Ding, Low Buen Sin. (2004). Price Discovery in Informationally-Linked Markets: A Microstructure Analysis of Nikkei 225 Futures. The Journal of Futures Markets, 24(10), 981-1004.
  • Vicentiu Covrig, Low Buen Sin, Michael Melvin. (2004). A Yen is not a Yen: TIBOR/LIBOR and the determinants of the Japan Premium. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 39(1), 193-208.

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