PORNSIT JIRAPORN

Professor of Finance, Management
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Main Building, 200 F
Biography

Pornsit Jiraporn received his Ph.D. in finance from Southern Illinois University, his MBA from The University of Texas at Arlington, and his baccalaureate in industrial engineering from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. Before joining Penn State Great Valley, Dr. Jiraporn taught at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas.

Awards

2015 Research and Scholarship Excellence, Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, The Pennsylvania State University.

2010 Research and Scholarship Excellence, Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, The Pennsylvania State University.

Publications

Chintrakarn, P., Pornsit Jiraporn, S. Tong, and P. Chatjuthamard, “Exploring the causal effect of religious piety on corporate governance: Evidence from anti-takeover defenses and historical religious identification,” Journal of Business Ethics (Forthcoming)

Jiraporn, Pornsit, N. Jiraporn, A. Boeprasert, and K. Chang, “Does corporate social responsibility (CSR) improve credit ratings? Evidence from geographic identification,” Financial Management 43 (2014): 505-531.

Chalermchatvichien, P., S. Jumreornvong, Pornsit Jiraporn, and M. Singh, “The effects of bank ownership concentration on capital adequacy, liquidity, and capital stability,” Journal of Financial Services Research 45 (2014): 219-240.

Liang, Q., P. Xu, and Pornsit Jiraporn, “Board characteristics and Chinese bank performance,” Journal of Banking and Finance 37 (2013): 2953-2968.

Jiraporn, Pornsit, P. Chintrakarn, J.C. Kim and Y. Liu, “Exploring the agency cost of debt: Evidence from the ISS governance standards,” Journal of Financial Services Research 44 (2013): 205-227.

Jiraporn, Pornsit, and P. Chintrakarn, “How do powerful CEOs view corporate social responsibility? An empirical note,” Economics Letters 119 (2013): 344-347.

Jiraporn, Pornsit, P. Chintrakarn, and Y.S. Kim, “Analyst following, staggered boards, and firm value,” Journal of Banking and Finance 36 (2012): 3091-3100.

Jiraporn, Pornsit, P. Chintrakarn, and Y. Liu, “Capital structure, CEO dominance, and corporate performance,” Journal of Financial Services Research 42 (2012): 139-158.

Jiraporn, Pornsit, J.C. Kim, Y.S. Kim, “Dividend payouts and corporate governance quality,” The Financial Review 46 (2011): 251-279.

S. Ahn, Pornsit Jiraporn, and Y.S. Kim, “Multiple directorships and acquirer returns,” Journal of Banking and Finance 34 (2010): 2011-2026.

Education

B.S., Industrial Engineering, Chulalongkorn University

MBA, University of Texas at Arlington

Ph.D., Finance, Southern Illinois University