Houning Ma is an Assistant Professor in Finance at CUHK-Shenzhen. He conducts research in the area of empirical corporate finance with a special interest in how public policy affects corporations and their stakeholders. His current research topics include R&D, taxation, within-firm inequality, and corporate misconduct. Houning completed his PhD in Finance at the National University of Singapore Business School. Before that, he graduated from Singapore Management University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.


Working Papers

1. Passive Ownership and R&D Allocation

2. Decoupling Research from Development with David M. Reeb

3. How Minimum Wages Affect the CEO-Employee Pay Gap with David M. Reeb


Work in Progress

Import Tariffs: Effects on Household and Towns with Ben Charoenwong and David M. Reeb