• The University of Western Australia (M252), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Choy Yeing (Chloe) Ho joined the Accounting and Finance Discipline of UWA Business School in February 2017. Prior to joining UWA, she was a postdoctoral research fellow at Queensland University of Technology after receiving her Ph.D from Monash University and BComm (Honours) from the University of Melbourne.

Her current research projects on companies' share issuances, share repurchases, mergers & acquisitions, payout policies and the environmental and social issues in corporate finance have been published in leading academic journals. She has been involved in both internal and external grant projects attracting approximately $150,000 in university research funding.

Future research

Chloe’s research interests are primarily corporate finance, corporate social responsibility and environmental finance.

Specific areas of interests:
- Capital management (IPOs, equity issuances, share repurchases)
- Merger and acquisitions
- Environmental and social issues in corporations and financial markets

Previous positions

Postdoctoral research fellow, QUT

Teaching overview

FINA 2222 Corporate Financial Policy

FINA 4491 Capital Markets Research

Current projects

  • Rights offers and private placements in Australia
  • The cost of corporate social irresponsibility for firms when acquiring another firm in a merger or acquisition
  • The cultural origins of CEOs' attitudes toward environmental consciousness
  • Retail attention on climate change
  • The value of country-level corporate social responsibility standards


Presentations in academic conferences:

2021 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting (virtual), 2021 Green Finance Conference (virtual), 2020 AFAANZ (virtual), 2019 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting (New Orleans, USA), 2019 Financial Management and Corporate Governance Conference (Macquarie University, Sydney), 2019 European Financial Management Association Conference (Ponta Delgada, Portugal), 2019 West Coast Finance Meeting (Curtin University, WA), 2017 UQ-UWA Accounting Finance Research Forum (Queensland), 2016 AFAANZ (Queensland), 2016 Financial Management and Corporate Governance Conference (Melbourne), 2014 AFAANZ, 2014 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting (Nashville, USA), 2013 Australian Finance and Banking Conference (Sydney)


Presentations in universities:

2021 UWA (Brownbag), 2020 University of Wollongong (Seminar), 2017 UWA (Brownbag), 2016 University of Newcastle (Seminar), 2016 University of Queensland (Brownbag), 2016 University of Adelaide (Seminar), 2016 Griffith University (Seminar), 2016 University of Tasmania (Seminar), 2014 Queensland University of Technology (Seminar)  

Roles and responsibilities

PhD supervision:

A. Kaudin (completed), N. Diantini (completed), J. Wang (2020-current), H. Sun (2023-current)

Honours supervision:

C. Graham (2023), C. Harding (2021), R. D'Souza (2020), G. Goldman (2020), B. Coldham (2019), H. Baker (2017)

Service roles:

UWA Research Collaboration Grant Panel (2023)

Philip Brown Research Seminar Co-ordinator (S2 2019, S1 2020)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Research expertise keywords

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Ipo
  • Equity issuance
  • Share repurchase
  • Mergers and acquisitions


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