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Bin

Bin Chang
PhD

Associate Professor

Finance Area Co-ordinator

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Contact information

Business and Information Technology Building - Room 3042
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 3802

bin.chang@uoit.ca


Background

Prior to joining UOIT, Dr. Chang was a credit derivatives risk analyst at CIBC and an instructor at the University of Toronto. Before she came to Canada, she was a foreign exchange trader at the Bank of China.

Committees: 

  • Toronto Board of Trade Economic Development Committee
  • Toronto Financial Service Alliance Centre of Excellence Committee
  • UOIT Pension and Benefits Committee

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario
  • Master of Arts (MA) Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario
  • Master of Arts (MA) Wuhan University in China
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Wuhan University in China
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Wuhan University in China

Courses taught

  • UOIT:
    • Advanced Corporate Finance Applications
    • Equity Asset Analysis
    • Finance I
    • Financial Institutions
    • Personal Finance
  • University of Toronto:
    • Business Finance

Research and expertise

  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Insight Development Grant 2013: Does Corporate Governance Impact Cash? International Evidence. Principal Investigator: Bin Chang; Co-investigators: Shantanu Dutta and Samir Saadi.
    • $24,077
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Standard Research Grant 2010: Impact of Financial Crisis and Corporate Governance on Dividend Policy. Principal Applicant: Shantanu Dutta; Co-applicant: Bin Chang.
    • $27,075
  • corporate governance
  • corporate payout policy
  • pension

Involvement

  • Dr. Chang has published (or her articles have been accepted) in:
    • Canadian Investment Review
    • International Journal of Managerial Finance
    • Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance
    • Journal of Business Finance and Accounting
    • Journal of Financial Research
    • Journal of International Business Studies
    • Journal of Risk
    • Journal of Wealth Management
    • Rotman Journal of International Pension Management​
  • Selected referred journal articles
    • Booth, L., Chang, B., and Zhou, J. 2014. Which Analysts Lead the Herd in Stock Recommendations, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, 29(4), 464-491.
    • Booth, L., Chang, B., and Zhou, J. 2013. Import Competition and Disappearing Dividends. Journal of International Business Studies, 44(2), 138-154.
    • Baker, H.K., Chang, B., Dutta, S., and Saadi, S. 2013. Canadian Corporate Payout Policy. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 9(3), 164-184.
    • Baker, H.K., Chang, B., Dutta, S., and Saadi, S. 2012, Why Firms Do Not Pay Dividends: The Canadian Experience. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting 39 (9-10), 1330-1356.
    • Booth, L. and Chang, B. 2011. Target-date Funds: Good News and Bad News. Journal of Risk 13(3), 1-28.
    • Booth, L., Chang, B., Hejazi, W., and Shum, P. 2011. The Influence of Productivity Growth on Equity Market Performance. Journal of Wealth Management 14(1), 78-92.
    • Booth, L. and Chang, B. 2011. Information Asymmetry, Dividend Status and SEO Announcement Day Returns. Journal of Financial Research 34(1), Spring 2011, 155-177.
    • Booth, L. and Chang, B. 2011. Target-date Funds. Rotman International Journal of Pension Management 4 (2), Fall 2011.
    • Chang, B. 2009. Bias in Recommendations on Canadian Stocks. Canadian Investment Review, December 2009, 14-21.
  • Selected referred book chapters
    • Chang, B. Decimalization of Stock Exchanges. E-Government Service Maturity and Development: Cultural, Organizational and Technological Perspective, IGI Global, July 2011.
    • Chang, B., and Dutta, S. Internet Banking and Online Trading. E-Government Service Maturity and Development: Cultural, Organizational and Technological Perspective, IGI Global, July 2011.
  • Presentations

    Dr. Chang has presented papers (or has had her papers accepted for presentation) at:

    • Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting, U.S., 2010 and 2012
    • Risk Sharing in Defined Contribution Pension Schemes conference, Exeter, U.K., 2010
    • Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Management Annual Conference, Beijing, China, 2010
    • Finance Management Association Asian Conference, Xiamen, China, 2009
    • Finance Management Association Annual Meeting, Grapevine, U.S., 2008
    • Northern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Canada, 2012, 2008, 2007
    • Capital Market Seminar and Financial Economics Seminar, University of Toronto, Canada, 2007
    • Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, U.S., 2007
    • Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, U.S., 2007
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