Doctoral Programs Student Directory

Liping Qiu

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance 

 

Email: lqiu@acad.umass.edu

Office: SOM 226

 

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Education:

M.B.A., concentration in Finance, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008

Ph.D., Management, Renmin University of China, Beijing, 2000

              Research/Teaching Interests:



 

Publications:   

"Explaining Market-to-Book: The relative impact of firm performance, growth, and risk, " with Ben Branch, Anurag Sharma, and Chetan Chawla, B>Quest (Business Quest), 2013 Issue.

"What we like about closed end funds that trade at a discount," with Ben Branch. Alternative Investment Analyst Review, 1 (2), 64-73 (2012).
"Exploring the pros and cons of target date funds," with Ben Branch. Financial Services Review, 20 (2), 95-111 (2011).

WORKING PAPERS

"Performance of emerging market hedge funds," with Bing Liang and Hyuna Park, 2012.

"Hedge fund leverage 2002-2011," with Bing Liang, accepted for presentation at the 2013 Annual Financial Meeting of the Management Association International.

"Mergers and acquisitions and the universal investor, " with Ben Branch, Anurag Sharma, Ning Pu, and Chetan Chawla. Presented at the 2012 Meeting of the Eastern Finance Association.

"A different way of exploring value verses growth," with Ben Branch. Presented at the 2011 Meeting of the Eastern Finance Association.
"Predicting the daily NAV for closed end funds," with Ben Branch. Presented at the 2008 Meeting of the Eastern Finance Association.


Honors and Awards:

AFA Doctoral Student Travel Grant, 2012.
National Social Science Foundation Grant (China), Empirical Analysis and Studies on the Management Model of Venture Capital Companies (1998-2001).


Previous Employment:

Ministry of Information Industry, China Academy of Telecommunication Research, Beijing, China (2000-2004)
Consultant, Project Manager, Department Director