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Chow, Yuen Leng  

    Graduate School of International Management Associate Professor
Last Updated :2020/09/02

Researcher Information


    Graduate School of International Management Associate Professor

J-Global ID

Research Interests

  • Green Finance   Healthcare   Corporate Governance   Corporate Finance   Real Estate Finance   

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Commerce / Finance, Real Estate, Auctions, Healthcare

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2019/09 - Today  International University of JapanGraduate School of International ManagementAssociate Professor
  • 2015 - 2019  National University of SingaporeInstitute of Real Estate StudiesSenior Research Fellow
  • 2008 - 2014  National University of SingaporeDepartment of Real EstateAssistant Professor
  • 2001 - 2008  National University of SingaporeDepartment of Real EstateSenior Tutor


  • 2002 - 2008  Pennsylvania State University  Real Estate  PhD in Business Administration
  • 1998 - 2000  National University of Singapore  Real Estate  MSc(Real Estate)
  • 1994 - 1997  National University of Singapore  Real Estate  BSc(Estate Management)(Hons)

Published Papers

  • Ruoran Xu; Yuen Leng Chow; Joseph T. L. Ooi
    JOURNAL OF REAL ESTATE FINANCE AND ECONOMICS SPRINGER 55 (3) 313 - 344 0895-5638 2017/10 [Refereed]
  • Auction versus Negotiated Sale: Evidence from Real Estate Sales
    Chow, Y.L; Hafalir, I; Yavas, A
    Real Estate Economics 43 (2) 432 - 470 2015 [Refereed]
  • Do Changes in Credit Ratings of REITs affect their Capital Structure Decisions?
    Li, Q; Chow, Y.L; Ong, S.E
    Journal of Property Research 31 (3) 264 - 285 2014 [Refereed]
  • First-Price Sealed-Bid Tender versus English Open Auction: Evidence from Land Auctions
    Chow, Y.L; Ooi, J.T
    Real Estate Economics 42 (2) 253 - 278 2014 [Refereed]
  • A Cointegration Approach to Understanding Singapore's Industrial Space Supply
    Chow, Y.L; Ong, S.E; Thang, D
    Journal of Property Investment and Finance 20 (2) 96 - 115 2002 [Refereed]


  • Should Private Property Developers Partner with the Government to Provide Affordable Housing in Singapore?
    Wu, W.N; Chow, Y.L Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • The Silver Housing Challenge
    Wu, W.N; Chow, Y.L Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • Towards Sustainable Development: Singapore's and CDL's Journeys
    Chow, Y.L; Tan, Y.J Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • Sabana Shar'iah Compliant Industrial REIT - A Study on REIT Governance and Management
    Gee. C; Chow Y.L; Ooi, J.T Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • Croesus Retail Trust: Switching to an Internal Management Model
    Chow Y.L; Gee, C; Ooi, J.T Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • CapitaLand Retail China Trust: The Listing Story
    Chow, Y.L; Gee, C; Ooi, T.L Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • Manulife US REIT: 2015 Listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange
    Chow Y.L; Gee, C; Ooi, J.T Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • The Remaking of Suntec City: An Ex-Post Evaluation
    Fong, C; Chow Y.L; Ong, S.E Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • BlackRock Intermark Divestment: Strategy and Financial Analysis
    Chow, Y.L; Ong, S.E; Yeo, W.Y Educational materials 2017 -2018
  • China's New Urbanisation: The Transformation and Development of Real Estate Companies - Vanke Liangzhu Cultural Village
    Yang, Z.M; Chow, Y.L; Zhang, J Artistic activity 2016 -2017
  • Clarke Quay: An Evolving Identity
    Chow, Y.L; Tay, E Educational materials 2016 -2017
  • Vertical Villages: Living, Working, and Playing under One Roof
    Tan, S.B; Chow, Y.L Educational materials 2016 -2017
  • Gentrification in Singapore: Saviour or Neighbourhood Wrecker?
    Gill, A; Chow, Y.L Educational materials 2016 -2017

Research Grants & Projects

  • An Examination of Bidding Strategies in Real Estate Auctions: An Experimental Approach
    National University of Singapore:
    Date (from‐to) : 2011 -2013 
    Author : Chow Yuen Leng; Ong Seow Eng
  • A Close Look: Singapore Real Estate Agents
    National University of Singapore:
    Author : Chow Yuen Leng; Ong Seow Eng

Teaching Experience

  • Advance Corporate FinanceAdvance Corporate Finance International University of Japan
  • Portfolio ManagementPortfolio Management International University of Japan
  • Advanced Real Estate MarketingAdvanced Real Estate Marketing National University of Singapore
  • Research MethodsResearch Methods National University of Singapore
  • Derivatives SecuritiesDerivatives Securities International University of Japan
  • Entrepreneurial FinanceEntrepreneurial Finance International University of Japan
  • Real Estate FinanceReal Estate Finance National University of Singapore, Pennsylvania State University

Social Contribution

  • Business Model Canvas Workshop
    Date (from-to) : 2019/11/19-2019/11/19
    Role : Lecturer
    Category : Seminar
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : International University of Japan, Hult Prize
    Event, Program, Title : Business Model Canvas Workshop


  • 2019/07 -2019/07 Working Paper: Population Ageing and Healthcare REITs: JHC-REITs versus SHC-REITs
  • 2018 -2018 Working Paper: Do Board Turnovers Matter: Evidence from Externally Managed REITs

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