McGuinness, Paul B.

BA (Newcastle); MPhil (Cambridge); PhD (Leeds)

Professor

Contact

Department of Finance

Room 1212, 12/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7756

mcguinne@baf.cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

Prof. Paul McGuinness is a Tenured Professor in Department of Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), having served as Department Chairman for two four-year terms (August 2000 – July 2004; August 2005 – July 2009). Prior to appointment at CUHK, he was a faculty member of School of Industrial and Business Studies at the University of Warwick (UK). He has also held, while on sabbatical leave from CUHK, positions as the National Bank Chair of Finance at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (January – December 1996), Head of Research at the Hong Kong securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (June – December 2000) and Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia (mid-February – June 2008). His teaching experience is diverse, covering undergraduate, graduate and executive programmes in the UK, Hong Kong, mainland China, New Zealand and Australia. His research focus, in financial markets/corporate finance, has led him to publish more than 45 internationally-refereed journal articles and a widely-regarded book (A Guide to the Equity Markets of Hong Kong, Oxford University Press, 1999). He has also conducted consultancy work in securities market-related issues in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Teaching Area

Corporate Finance
Financial Markets
China Equity Markets
Capital Fundraising

Research Interest

IPOs
Corporate Governance
Board Demographics
Corporate Social Responsibility
Firm Performance
Chinese Equity Markets

  • Awards & Honours
    • Faculty Teaching Merit Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014-2015
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2007-2008
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005-2006
    • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2001-2002