Ping Liu

Assistant Professor
Finance Department


PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MPhil, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
BEc, Shandong University, China

Teaching Interests

  • Investment management
  • Fixed income
  • Corporate finance

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Corporate finance
  • Labor economics

Selected Publications

Michael Firth, Chen Lin, Ping Liu and Yuhai Xuan “The Client Is King: Do Mutual Fund Relationships Bias Analyst Recommendations?” Journal of Accounting Research 51, 165-200.

Michael Firth, Chen Lin, Ping Liu and Sonia Wong, “Inside the Black Box: Bank Credit Allocation in China’s Private Sector,” Journal of Banking and Finance 33, 1144-1155.

Awards, Grants and Honors

  • AFA Student Travel Grant 2014
  • Richard D and Annie Marie Irwin Fellowship
  • Josef and Margot Lakonishok Doctoral Fellowship

Professional Affiliations

  • American Finance Association
  • American Economic Association
  • Western Finance Association