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Chen Liu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance

  • Biography

    Chen Liu is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the School of Business at Trinity Western University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Finance from Queen’s School of Business at Queen’s University in 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Management from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China.

    Professor Liu has previously taught at Queen's School of Business. Her teaching interests include corporate finance and financial institutions. Her research lies in the area of empirical corporate finance, private equity, and banking.

  • Education

    Ph.D. in Finance, Queen’s University

    M.A. in Economics (qualifying year courses), McGill University

    B.A. in Management, University of International Business and Economics, China            

  • Research & Scholarship

    1. AD HOC JOURNAL REFEREE:
      Journal of Banking and Finance
      Journal of Business Ethics

    2. PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBER:
      Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2015
      Northern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2014
      World Finance & Banking Symposium (Singapore), 2014
      Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2012, 2014
      Financial Management Association Asian Conference, 2012, 2014
      Financial Management Association European Conference, 2014
      Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2012, 2014
      Eastern Finance Association selection committee for best paper award, 2012

    3. CONFERENCE SESSION ORGANIZER:
      Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, 2012, 2014
      Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2012, 2014
  • Recent Publications

    WORKING PAPER:

    1. “Debt Structure, Private Equity Reputation, and Performance in Leveraged Buyouts”, 2014
      Presented at:
      Queen’s School of Business Brown Bag, 2013
      Bank of Canada, 2013
      University of Windsor, 2013
      Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, 2014
      Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, 2014
      FMA Applied Finance Conference, New York, 2014
      Financial Management Association Annual Meetings, Nashville, 2014 (scheduled)

    2. “Herding Behavior in Bank Lending: Evidence from U.S. Commercial Banks”, 2013
      Presented at:
      Financial Management Association Annual Meetings, Atlanta, 2012
      Northern Finance Association Annual Meetings, Niagara Falls, 2012
      Eastern Finance Association Annual Meetings, Boston, 2012
      International Banking, Economics and Finance Association Meetings, San Francisco, 2012
      International Finance and Banking Society Conference, Rome, 2011
      International Conference on Credit Risk Evaluation: Stability and Risk Control in Banking, Insurance, and Financial Markets (poster presentation), Venice, 2011

    3. “Private Equity Firms in LBO Value Creation: Selection vs. Treatment Effect”, 2014
      Please email me (chen.liu@twu.ca) if you are interest in my current work in progress

    CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

    Financial Management Association Annual Meetings, Nashville, 2014 (one paper, two discussions, scheduled)
    Northern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Ottawa, 2014 (one discussion)
    FMA Applied Finance Conference, New York, 2014 (one paper)
    Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, 2014 (one paper, two discussions, two chairs)
    Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, 2014 (one paper, one discussion)
    Northern Finance Association Meetings, Quebec City, 2013 (two discussions)
    Financial Management Association Meetings, Atlanta, 2012 (one paper, three discussions)
    Northern Finance Association Meetings, Niagara Falls, 2012 (one paper, one discussion)
    International Banking, Economics and Finance Association Meetings, San Francisco, 2012 (one paper, one discussion)
    Eastern Finance Association Meetings, Boston, 2012 (one paper, two discussions, one chair)
    Northern Finance Association Meetings, Vancouver, 2011 (one discussion)
    International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Conference, Rome, 2011 (one paper)

     

  • Memberships & Affiliations

    American Finance Association (AFA)
    Northern Finance Association (NFA)
    Financial Management Association (FMA)
    Midwest Finance Association (MFA)

  • Courses Taught at TWU

    CURRENTLY TEACHING:

    BUSI 342: Management Finance
    BUSI 441: Advanced Managerial Finance
    MBA 542: Managerial Finance

  • Awards & Honours

    Queen’s School of Business Award, Queen's University
    Queen’s Graduate Award, Queen's University
    DI McLeod Fellowship, Queen's University
    International Tuition Award, Queen's University
    Travel Award, Queen's University

  • Custom Content

    SSRN author page:
    http://ssrn.com/author=1318569

School of Business, and MBA

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