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Li An

Clark Liu

Associate Professor

Deputy Director of Financial Big Data Research Center

Email: liuyue@pbcsf.tsinghua.edu.cn

Secretary: 8610- 62706058

Fax: 8610- 62789548

CV

PERSONAL  PROFILE

Clark Liu is currently an Associate professor at PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University. He received his PhD degree in finance from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2013 and held his BA in economics and finance from the University of Hong Kong.

Clark’s research focuses on theoretical and empirical asset pricing, including international financial markets, investor trading behavior and financial market frictions. He has published in Economics Letters.

His research on dual-listed shares has been awarded the Hong Kong Asian Capital Markets Research Prize (2012) by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute.

EDUCATION

2008-2013        Ph.D. in Finance, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2006-2008        B.E. in Economics & Finance, the University of Hong Kong

2004-2006        B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics, Tsinghua University


PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE

2021-Present       Associate Professor, PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University

2018-Present       Deputy Director, Financial Big Data Research Center, Institute for FinTech Research, 

                             Tsinghua University

2013-2021            Assistant Professor, PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University


RESEARCH  INTERESTS

Asset Pricing

International Financial Markets 

Financial Market Frictions

Chinese Economy


COURSES  TAUGHT

Advanced Theory of Capital Markets

Financial Statistics and Econometrics

Financial Data Analysis: Method and Application


HONORS AND AWARDS

Research

1. “Watching from the Sky: Business Observability and Voluntary Disclosure” -- Big Data and MRS Excellence Award, 2021

2. “Life is Too Short? Bereaved Managers and Investment Decisions” -- Emerald Best Paper Award, 2019

3. “Demand Shock, Speculative Beta, and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program” -- CFA  Asia Capital Markets Research Prize, 2016

4. “Demand Shock, Speculative Beta, and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program” -- Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Asia Academic Competition Winner Paper, 2016

5. “Demand Shock, Speculative Beta, and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program” -- 23rd SFM Best Paper Award, 2015

6. “Dual-Listed Shares and Trading” -- CFA Asia Capital Markets Research Prize, 2012


Teaching

Graduate Course Excellence Award, Tsinghua University, 2016


ACADEMIC  VISITS

Mar.-Apr. 2018          W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University   

        Jan. 2020  


PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

1. “Is the Chinese Anti-Corruption Campaign Authentic? Evidence from Corporate Investigations” with John Griffin and Shu Tao, Management Science, 2021.

2. “Do Demand Curves for Stocks Slope Down in the Long Run: Evidence from the Chinese Split-Share Structure Reform” with Baolian Wang, Critical Finance Review, Forthcoming.

3. “Demand Shock, Speculative Beta, and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program” with Shujing Wang and K.C. John Wei, Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming.

(23rd SFM Best Paper Award, Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Asia Academic Competition Winner Paper, CFA Asia Capital Markets Research Prize)

4. “Investment, Idiosyncratic Risk, and Growth Options” with Shujing Wang, Journal of Empirical Finance, 61, 118-138, 2021.

5. “What Drives Fluctuations in Exchange Rate Growth in Emerging Markets -- A Multi-Level Dynamic Factor Approach” with Ben Wang, Huanhuan Wang and Ji Zhang, Economic Systems, 43(2), 2019.

6. “The Demand Effect of Yield-Chasing Retail Investors: Evidence from the Chinese Enterprise Bond Market” with Shujing Wang, K.C. John Wei and Ninghua Zhong, Journal of Empirical Finance, 50, 57-77, 2019.

7. “Is the Stock Market a Casino” with Peixin Li and Baolian Wang, Finance and Trade Economics, 68-79, 2014(3). (in Chinese)

8. “Trading Imbalances and the Law of One Price” with M.S. Seasholes, Economics Letters, 112, 132-134, 2011.


WORKING  PAPERS

1. “Life is Too Short? Bereaved Managers and Investment Decisions” with Tao Shu, Johan Sulaeman, 

      and P. Eric Yeung 

      (Conditionally Accepted at Review of Finance)

(Emerald Best Paper Award)

2. “Watching from the Sky: Business Observability and Voluntary Disclosure” with Yancheng Qiu, Shujing Wang

      and P. Eric Yeung

(Big Data and MRS Excellence Award)

3. “Bank Loan Announcement Effects — Evidence from a Comprehensive 8-K Sample” with Steven Wei Ho,

      and Shujing Wang

4. “Information Production, Volume, and Return Dynamics” with Lei Mao and Mark S. Seasholes

5. “Dual-Listed Shares and Trading” with Mark S. Seasholes

     (CFA Asia Capital Markets Research Prize)

6. “The Margin-based Asset Pricing Model: Evidence from the Chinese Stock Market” with Shujing Wang 

      and K.C. John Wei

7. “Automating Technical Analysis with Artificial Intelligence” with Shuyue Chen and Shujing Wang

    (Best Paper Award of Fintech Sub-Forum at the 5th Economics and Finance PhD Forum)


CONFERENCE  PRESENTATIONS  AND  SEMINAR

2021   Peking University, China Fintech Research Conference, Modern Risk Society Seminar, 

           China International Risk Forum

2020   American Finance Association Annual Meeting; 

           Midwest Finance Association Annual Meeting; 

           Workshop on Structured Retail Products and Derivatives; 

           FMA European Conference; Five-Star Workshop in Finance; 

           Tongji University School of Economics and Management;

           China International Risk Forum and China Finance Review International Joint Conference;         

2019   Finance Down Under Conference; FMA European Conference; 

           FMA Asia/Pacific Conference; China Finance Review International Conference; 

           Tongji University School of Economics and Management; 

           Paris Financial Management Conference; Paris December Finance Meeting 

2018   FMA Annual Meeting; 30th Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting; 

           FMA Asia/Pacific Conference; China Financial Research Conference; 

           Arizona State University; Jinan University 

2017   American Economic Association Annual Meeting; China Financial Research Conference;

           Financial Intermediation Research Society Annual Conference; 

           Summer Institute of Finance Annual Conference; 

           12th Conference on Asia-Pacific Financial Markets; 

           SFS Cavalcade Asia-Pacific; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 

2016   28th Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting; 

           European Financial Management Association Annual Conference; 

           China International Conference in Finance; 

           MIT Asia Conference in Accounting; 

           4th Paris Financial Management Conference; 

           Shanghai Jiaotong University Antai College of Economics and Management; 

           Tsinghua University School of Economic and Management 

2015   China International Conference in Finance; Five Star Workshop in Finance; 

           23rd Conference on the Theories and Practices of Securities and Financial Markets 

2013   Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Tsinghua PBC School of Finance;

           Queen’s University Belfast; Stockholm University 

2012   Erasmus Liquidity Conference

 

ADVISING  STUDENTS

Postdoc Student Supervising: Hui Tian, Assistant Professor, School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology, (May-2021)


JOURNAL  REFEREE

Management Science;  Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis;  Review of Finance; Journal of Banking and Finance;  Journal of Corporate Finance;  Journal of Empirical Finance; Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control;  Economica;  China Economic Review;  Pacific-Basin Finance Journal;  Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies;  China Finance Review International;  Financial Review;  China Economic Quarterly International