Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner

  • PhD, UNSW
  • PhD, Tilburg University
  • PhD, Leiden University
  • MS, Columbia University
  • MS, University of Washington
  • LLB (First Class Honours), UNSW
  • BCom (First Class Honours, University Medal), UNSW
Business School
Sch of Bank & Fin

Mark’s research spans corporate finance, venture capital, and law. He has published and forthcoming papers in finance journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative analysis, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Journal of Corporate Finance. Mark has also published leading management journals, such as Strategic Management Journal and Journal of International Business Studies. He has worked in industry, after working in investment banking, he has consulted for hedge funds. He has also been teaching in various capacities since 2006 and has been an assistant professor in finance since 2012.

Location
UNSW Business School - Ref E12 Level 3, Room 350

Publications

  • Books | 2021
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2021, Regression Handbook, Amazon, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B092NWVS7D
    Books | 2018
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M; Wu E, 2013, 'Trading Costs and Execution Strategies in Emerging Markets', in Baker HK; Kiymaz H (ed.), Market Microstructure in Emerging and Developed Markets: Price Discovery, Information Flows, and Transaction Costs, edn. Robert W Kolb Series in Finance, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, pp. 425 - 443, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118681145.ch23
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Suchard J; Humphery-Jenner M; Cao X, 2021, 'Government Ownership and Venture Capital in China', Journal of Banking and Finance, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2021.106164
    Journal articles | 2021
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Hsu P-H; Huang P; Humphery-Jenner M; Powell R, 2021, 'Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions for Innovation', Journal of International Money and Finance: theoretical and empirical research in international economics and finance, vol. 112, pp. 102320 - 102320, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jimonfin.2020.102320
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Banerjee S; Dai L; Humphery-Jenner M; Nanda V, 2020, 'Governance, Board Inattention, and the Appointment of Overconfident CEOs', Journal of Banking & Finance, pp. 105733 - 105733, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2019.105733
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M; Powell R; Zhang EJ, 2019, 'Practice makes progress: Evidence from divestitures', Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 105, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2019.04.004
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner ML; Karpavicius S; Suchard , 2018, 'Underwriter relationships and shelf offerings', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 49, pp. 283 - 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2018.01.004
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Banerjee S; Humphery-Jenner ML; Nanda V, 2018, 'Does CEO Bias Escalate Repurchase Activity?', Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 93, pp. 105 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2018.02.003
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Banerjee S; Humphery-Jenner ML; Nanda V; Tham M, 2018, 'Executive Overconfidence and Securities Class Actions', Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 53, pp. 2685 - 2719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022109018001291
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner ML; Sautner Z; Suchard J-A, 2017, 'Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: The Role of Private Equity Firms', Strategic Management Journal, vol. 38, pp. 1688 - 1700, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smj.2623
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner ML; Lisic L; Nanda V; Silveri S, 2016, 'Executive overconfidence and compensation structure', Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 119, pp. 533 - 558, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2016.01.022
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Banerjee S; Humphery-Jenner M, 2016, 'Directors’ duties of care and the value of auditing', Finance Research Letters, vol. 19, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2016.05.004
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Banerjee S; Humphery-Jenner ML; Nanda V, 2015, 'Restraining Overconfident CEOs through Improved Governance: Evidence from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act', The Review of Financial Studies, vol. 28, pp. 2812 - 2858, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hhv034
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner ML; Powell R, 2014, 'Firm size, sovereign governance, and value creation: Evidence from the acquirer size effect', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 26, pp. 57 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2014.02.009
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2014, 'Takeover defenses, innovation, and value creation: Evidence from acquisition decisions', Strategic Management Journal, vol. 35, pp. 668 - 690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smj.2121
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner ML, 2014, 'Barristers operating as corporations', Journal of Corporate Law Studies, vol. 14, pp. 277 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.5235/14735970.14.1.277
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2013, 'Diversification in Private Equity Funds: On Knowledge-Sharing, Risk-Aversion and Limited-Attention', Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 48, pp. 1545 - 1572, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022109013000501
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M; Suchard JC, 2013, 'Foreign venture capitalists and the internationalization of entrepreneurial companies: Evidence from China', Journal of International Business Studies, vol. 44, pp. 607 - 621, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/jibs.2013.22
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Dutt T; Humphery-Jenner M, 2013, 'Stock return volatility, operating performance and stock returns: International evidence on drivers of the 'low volatility' anomaly', Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 37, pp. 999 - 1017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2012.11.001
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M; Suchard JC, 2013, 'Foreign VCs and venture success: Evidence from China', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 21, pp. 16 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2013.01.003
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2013, 'Strong financial laws without strong enforcement: Is good law always better than no law?', Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, vol. 10, pp. 288 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jels.12011
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2012, 'Internal and external discipline following securities class actions', Journal of Financial Intermediation, vol. 21, pp. 151 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfi.2011.09.001
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2012, 'The impact of the EU takeover directive on takeover performance and empire building', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 18, pp. 254 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2011.12.004
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2012, 'Stimulating Venture Activity through Government Investment in Venture Funds', European Business Organization Law Review, vol. 13, pp. 103 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1566752912000055
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2012, 'Private Equity Fund Size, Investment Size, and Value Creation', Review of Finance, vol. 16, pp. 799 - 835, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rof/rfr011
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2012, 'The Governance and Performance of Chinese Companies Listed Abroad: An Analysis of China's Merits Review Approach to Overseas Listings', Journal of Corporate Law Studies, vol. 12, pp. 333 - 365, http://dx.doi.org/10.5235/JCLS.12.2.333
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Harford J; Humphery-Jenner M; Powell RG, 2012, 'The Sources of Value Destruction in Acquisitions by Entrenched Managers', Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 106, pp. 247 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2012.05.016
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2012, 'Does deference promote principled interpretations of statutes?', Legisprudence, vol. 6, pp. 99 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.5235/175214612800902507
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2012, 'The Desirability of ‘Weak’ Form Legal Harmonization: Perspectives from Statutory Interpretation and Legal Coherence', German Law Journal, vol. 13, pp. 807 - 828, http://www.germanlawjournal.com/index.php?pageID=11&artID=1443
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2012, 'Balanced Budget Rules and Expenditure Limits: Lessons from the US and Australia and Implications for the EU', German Law Journal, vol. 13, pp. 607 - 636, http://www.germanlawjournal.com/index.php?pageID=11&artID=1434
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M; Powell RG, 2011, 'Firm size, takeover profitability, and the effectiveness of the market for corporate control: Does the absence of anti-takeover provisions make a difference?', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 17, pp. 418 - 437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2011.01.002
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2011, 'Optimal VWAP trading under noisy conditions', Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 35, pp. 2319 - 2329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2011.01.028
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2011, 'Securities Fraud Compensation: A Legislative Scheme Drawing on China, the US, and the UK', Legal Issues of Economic Integration, vol. 38, pp. 143 - 162
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery-Jenner M, 2009, 'Should Common Law Doctrines Dynamically Guide the Interpretation of Statutes?', Legisprudence:International Journal for the Study of Legislation, vol. 3, pp. 171 - 189, http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/hart/legis/2009/00000003/00000002/art00002
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Mark Laurence Humphery-Jenner
    Humphery M, 2009, 'When Does 'Fraud on the Market' Induce a Right to Damages?', Monash University Law Review, vol. 35, pp. 422 - 445

Awards

Grants

  • Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) 2014, Executive Overconfidence ($369,000)

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