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Dr. Chu Ei Yet

Senior Lecturer
Graduate School of Business
Universiti Sains Malaysia


  • Ph.D. Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • MBA University of Birmingham
  • BBA Universiti Utara Malaysia


Dr Chu Ei Yet was in the banking industry before joining academia in 1996. He started his academic career in Faculty of Economics and Business, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, before transferring to Graduate School of Business, Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2012. Dr Chu has taught courses mainly in corporate finance, international financial management, investment management, managerial economics, ASEAN Business System and Seminar in Financial decision making for DBA program. His research and publication interests focus on firms’ level analysis, which covers merger and acquisition, capital structure, earnings management, and executive compensations. He had secured national grants from Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI)  and Ministry of Education. He has also engaged in the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy’s manpower planning project (2008-2010), Intel Malaysia (2014) (2020) and Silterra Malaysia (2016) Economics Impact studies.

Teaching and Research Areas

Teaching: MBA: Corporate Finance, Financial Strategy,  ASEAN Business System, Managerial Economics.  DBA: Seminar in Financial Decision Making

Research Interest: Corporate Ownership and Control- Merger and Acquisition and IPO; Corporate Finance- Capital Structure and Dividend;  Corporate Governance; Executive Compensation and Earnings Management.

Consultancy and Industrial Experience


Selected Publication

Adeneye, Y.B, Chu, E.Y (2020). Managerial Aversion and Capital Structure in Southeast Asia. Asian Academy of Management Accounting and Finance, 16 (1). 155-183

Mushtaq, B., Chu, E.Y, Tahir, M. (2020). Capital Structure of Family Firms: The Effect of Debt and Equity Market Timing. Journal of Family Business Management. In Press.

Lock, B. Q., Chu, E.Y, Song, S.I. and L.Y. Lee (2019). Exchange Rate Movements, Earnings Management and Stock Returns in Malaysia. Capital Market Review, 27 (1). 53-68

Chu, E. Y., Ali, R., & Yeo, J. F. (2019). Large Shareholders and Dividend Payout in Malaysia. International Journal of Business and Society, 20(1), 177-193  (Scopus)

Hong, M. C., Chu, E. Y., & Song, S. I. (2018). Exchange Rate Exposure and Crude Oil Price: The Case of An Emerging Market. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 14(2). 157-184.  (Scopus)

Song, S. I., Chu, E.Y., Lai, T. S. (2018). Characteristics and Strategies of a Consistently Profitable Proprietary Day Trader at Bursa Malaysia. Management and Accounting Review, 17(3), 109–130. (ERA)

Yam, S.C., Chu, E.Y., Song, S.I., Lai, T. . (2017). Impacts of Foreign Currency Exposure on Malaysia’s Firm Value: Firm Value, Hedging and Corporate Governance Perspectives. Global Business and Management Research, 9(4S), 206–220.

Chu, E.-Y., Lai, T.-S., & Song, S.-I. (2016). Corporate Governance and Financial Constraints in Family Controlled Firms: Evidence from Malaysia.  International Journal of Business and Society, 17(3), 429-446 (Scopus)

Chu, E.Y (2017). Brexit: Lessons for the AEC. Asian Management Brief. Singapore Management University. Https://

Song, S.I. and Chu, E.Y. (2015). Cost of Financing and Diversification. Petarnika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 23, 121-130 (Scopus)

 Chu, E. Y and Song, S.I  (2014). Financial Constraints, Executive Compensations and Large Shareholder in Malaysia. Sun Yat-Sen Management Review. 22, 83-114 (TSSCI)

 Chu, E. Y and Song, S.I  (2012). Executive Compensation, Earnings Management and Over Investment in Malaysia. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 8. 14-38 (Scopus)

Song, S.I and Chu, E.Y (2011). Corporate Take-Overs in Malaysia. Value Creation or Agency Conflicts. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics.75. 138-156 (Scopus)

Song, S.I, Kueh, C.C., Rahman, R.A, and Chu, E.Y. (2011). Wealth Effects and Financial Performance of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Five East Asian Countries.  American Journal of Finance and Accounting, 2(3), 262-295 (ERA)

 Song, S. I., Rahman, A. and Kueh, D. and Chu, E.Y  (2010) Cross- Border Mergers and Acquisitions in East Asian Countries after the Asian Financial Crisis. International Journal of Economics and Management, 4 (1), 61-80 (Scopus)

 Chu, E.Y and Song, S.I (2010). Information Asymmetry and Earnings Management: The Causes of Inefficient Investment. Capital Market Review, 18 (1&2), 1-21

 Chu, E.Y and Song, S.I. (2010) Insider Ownership and Industrial Competition: Causes and Consequences of Information Asymmetry. Asean Economic Bulletin, 27(3), p219-240 (Scopus)

Chu E. Y. (2007) Ownership Structure, Financial Rent and Performance: Evidence from the Malaysian Manufacturing Sector in Hirschey, M, Makhija,A and Makhija,A (ed.) Advances in Financial Economics: Issues in Corporate Governance and Finance. Vol 12, p165- 202 (Scopus)

Chu, E.Y. and Cheah, K.G. (2006), Does Ownership Structure Matter? Evidence from Malaysian Equity Market. Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control. Vol 4, p77-90  (Scopus)



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