Dr. Foong Swee Sim

foong swee sim  

Dr. Foong Swee Sim
Phone   : 04-653 4554
Fax       : 04-657 6000
Email    : foongss@usm.my
Cost of equity, Firm ownership structure, Corporate governance
 

Profile

Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (Applied Finance) 2012, University of Malaya
  • Master of Science (Finance), 2005, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business), 2000, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Research

Key Research Area:

  • Cost of equity
  • Firm ownership structure
  • Corporate governance

Publication

Selected Journal Articles:

  1. Foong, Swee Sim, Khong, Jiunn Shyan and Lim, Boon Leong (2021) Chinese CEO, Risk Taking and the Power of CEO: Empirical Evidence from Malaysian Family Firms, Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, 58(1), pp. 59-84. (Scopus-cited)
  2. Lim, Boon Leong and Foong, Swee Sim (2020) Managerial Ability, Firm Performance and CEO Remuneration: Evidence for Malaysian Listed Family Firms, International Journal of Economics and Management (IJEM), vol. 14(3), pp. 417-433. (Scopus-cited)
  3. Chuah, Shu Fen and Foong, Swee Sim (2019) Managerial Ability and Firm Performance in Malaysia: Do Familiness and Foreignness of the CEOs Matter?, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, vol. 22(3), pp. 1950017 (31 pages). (Scopus-cited)
  4. Foong, Swee Sim and Lim, Kian Ping (2016) Stock Market Liberalization and Cost of Equity: Firm-Level Evidence from Malaysia, Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, vol. 12, Suppl., pp. 19-42. (Scopus-cited)
  5. Foong Swee Sim and Lim Kian Ping, Stock Market Liberalization and Cost of Equity: Firm-Level Evidence from Malaysia, Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, forthcoming.
  6. Foong Swee Sim, Hooy Chee Wooi and Hooy Guat Khim (2013) Controlling Shareholder and the Implied Cost of Equity of Malaysian Firms, Capital Markets Review, 21, pp. 13-37. (ISSN 1823-4445)
  7. Foong Swee Sim and Goh Kim Leng (2013) Determinants of Cost of Equity of Malaysian Firms, International Journal of Business and Society, 14(3), pp. 460-479. (ISSN 1511-6670)
  8. Foong Swee Sim and Goh Kim Leng (2012) Determinants of Sectoral Cost of Equity for an Emerging Market: The Case of Malaysian Firms, Capital Markets Review, 20, pp. 21-41. (ISSN 1823-4445)
  9. Foong Swee Sim and Goh, Kim Leng (2010) Measuring the Cost of Equity of Emerging Market Firms: The Case of Malaysia, Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, 6(1), pp.25-46. (ISSN 1823-4992)

Teaching

  • Business Statistics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Principles of Finance

Supervision


PhD

  • Yeoh Koay Kheng, ongoing. (Main supervisor)
  • Lee Chyn Hwa, ongoing. (Main supervisor)

Recognition

  • Best Paper Award, Controlling Shareholder and the Implied Cost of Equity of Malaysian Firms. Malaysian Finance Association 15th Annual Conference, June 2-4, 2013, Sime Darby Convention Center, Kuala Lumpur. [with Hooy Chee Wooi and Hooy Guat Khim]
  • Best Paper Award, Determinants of Sectoral Cost of Equity for an Emerging Market: The Case of Malaysian Firms. Malaysian Finance Association 14th Annual Conference, June 1-3, 2012, Penang. [with Goh Kim Leng]

 

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