Thang X. Nguyen's research while affiliated with National Economics University and other places

Publications (4)

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Background Corruption affects businesses in various ways. Anti-corruption, on the other hand, can improve the institutions of the country as well as business operations. Vietnam, as a socialist-oriented country with an ongoing high-profile anti-corruption campaign, provides us a unique setting to evaluate the impacts of anti-corruption on corporate...
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Purpose This paper investigates how different types of corporate political connection, including government-linked investment (GLI), former officials as politically-connected directors (PCD), cronyism (CRO) and government leaders' family ties (FAM), influence financial distress risk in Malaysian firms. Design/methodology/approach We separate polit...
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This paper examines the connectedness between Bitcoin and commodity volatilities, including oil, wheat, and corn, during the period Oct. 2013–Jun. 2018, using time- and frequency-domain frameworks. The time-domain framework’s results show that the connectedness is 23.49%, indicating a low level of connection between Bitcoin and the commodity volati...
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Using a unique sample of politically connected firms in Malaysia, this paper investigates how four different types of corporate political connections relate to financial risk.

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... This number includes 1900 corruption cases involving 1,400 suspects. More than 800 people, including one incumbent Politburo member, seven former and current members of the Party Central Committee, four current ministers and ministers, and seven armies and police generals-implicated in nearly 90 cases of corruption and economic wrongdoing-have been convicted (Hoang et al., 2022). Vietnam's anticorruption efforts have brought certain results, on the scale of Vietnam's Corruption Perception Index assessed by Transparency International from 2015 to 2021; Vietnam has increased its score from 31 to 39, ranking 87/180 globally. ...
... (8) (Hoang et al., 2022;Kamarudin et al., 2021;Nguyen et al., 2021;Hooy, 2018, 2021). POCGLC is defined as companies in which the Malaysian Government hold a direct controlling ownership through GLIC shares. ...
... Baur et al. (2017) use the GARCH and EGARCH models to compare Bitcoin and Gold's hedging ability, stock, US dollar, and points out that there is a vast difference between Bitcoin and the other assets. Hoang et al.(2020) examine the connectedness between Bitcoin and commodity volatilities (e.g., oil, wheat, and corn) under the time-frequency frameworks. Page 3 of 16 122 ...