Liu Wang, PhD, CFA, CAIA, CFP®

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

lwang@providence.edu

401.865.1883

Ryan Center for Business Studies 362

Education:

Ph.D. - Finance Old Dominion University

Brief Biography

Dr. Liu Wang is Associate Professor of Finance at Providence College. She received her PhD in Finance from Old Dominion University and MSc in Economics from University of Essex. She holds both CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) charters and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional and a SAS Certified Programmer. During her seven years’ tenure at Providence College, Dr. Wang taught various undergraduate and graduate courses, including investments, portfolio management, equity analysis, managerial finance, and entrepreneurial finance. Her primary research focus is on equity analysis, investments, corporate governance, and emerging markets. Dr. Wang is an author of a dozen published papers and a reviewer for seven leading academic journals. Her research and dedication to the profession have been recognized not only locally but also internationally, including the Research Excellence Award from Providence College, the Fletcher Bowl Award from the CFA Society Providence, the Best Reviewer Award presented by the Academy of International Business, and the “Merton H. Miller” Distinguished PhD Research Seminar Tutor awarded by the European Financial Management Association. In addition to being an outstanding scholar, Dr. Wang also conducts research for hedge funds and wealth management firms and holds executive board/leadership positions in many local and international organizations.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Corporate Finance and Investments

Awards and Honors:

Fletcher Bowl Award, CFA Society Providence

Distinguished PhD Research Seminar Tutor, European Financial Management Association

Research Excellence Award, Providence College School of Business

Best Reviewer Award, Academy of International Business

Outstanding Service Award, Providence College School of Business

Selected Publications:

Maxfield, S. Wang, L. Magaldi de Sousa, M. (2016) The Effectiveness of Bank Governance Reforms in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: A Stakeholder Approach. Journal Of Business Ethics.

Doukas, J. Wang, L. (2014) Does the Bonding Effect Matter in a More Integrated Capital Market World?. Journal Of International Money And Finance.(47), 162-184.

Wang, L. Muller-Kahle, M. Jiang, C. (2014) The Value of Earnings Quality in Emerging Markets: What Can We Learn from Different Earnings Management Approaches?. Journal of International Finance and Economics.(14), 123-134.

Muller-Kahle, M. Wang, L. Wu, J. (2014) Board Structure: An Empirical Study of Firms in Anglo-American Governance Environments. Managerial Finance.(40(7)), 681-699.

Wang, L. (2013) Does Corporate Governance Matter in Weak Governance Environment? Evidence on Stock Price Informativeness. Journal of International Finance Studies.(13), 153-162.

Doukas, J. Wang, L. (2013) Information Asymmetry, Price Discovery, and the Chinese B-Share Discount Puzzle. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.(21), 1116-1135.

Wang, L. Judge, W. (2012) Managerial Ownership and the Role of Privatization in Transition Economies: The Case of China. Asia Pacific Journal Of Management.(29), 479–498.

Wang, L. Yung, K. (2011) Do State Enterprises Manage Earnings More than Privately Owned Firms? The Case of China. Journal Of Business Finance & Accounting.(8), 794–812.

Li, S. Selover, D. Stein, M. Wang, L. (2010) Keep Silent, Make Money: Can Chinese Firms' Financial Data be Trusted?. Hong Kong Economic Journal.(398), 88-90.

Selected Presentations:

Wang, L. European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 2016 Annual Meeting. , Basel, Switzerland - "Stock Market Valuation, Foreign Investment, and Cross-Country Arbitrage" July, 2016

Wang, L. Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2015 Annual Meeting. , Hunan, China - "Does Earnings Quality Matter? The Case of Chinese Reverse Mergers" July, 2015

Wang, L. Academy of International Business (AIB) 2014 Northeast Chapter. , Providence, RI - "Reverse Merger versus ADR: What Can We Learn from International Listing Choices?" November, 2014

Wang, L. International Academy of Business & Economics (IABE) 2013 Annual Meeting. , Las Vegas, NV - "Does Corporate Governance Matter in Weak Governance Environment? Evidence on Stock Price Informativeness" October, 2013

Wang, L. Academy of International Business (AIB) 2012 Annual Meeting. , Washington DC - "U.S. Listing and International Asset Pricing: The Absence of Cross-Listing Premiums" July, 2012

Wang, L. Southern Finance Association (SFA) 2011 Annual Meeting. , Key West, FL - "What Happens When Misvalued Firms List in the U.S.?" November, 2011

Wang, L. Financial Management Association (FMA) 2010 Annual Meeting. , New York, NY - "Cross-Listing and the Value of Bonding under Increased Market Integration" October, 2010

Wang, L. Financial Management Association (FMA) 2010 Annual Meeting. , New York, NY - "Information Asymmetry, Price Discovery, and the Chinese B-Share Discount Puzzle" October, 2010

Wang, L. Southern Finance Association (SFA) 2009 Annual Meeting. , Captiva Island, FL - "State Block Shareholder, Earnings Management and Firm Value" November, 2009

Wang, L. Financial Management Association (FMA) 2009 Annual Meeting. , Reno, NV - "Cross-Market Interdependence under Increased Market Integration" October, 2009

Wang, L. Academy of International Business (AIB) 2009 Annual Meeting. , San Diego, CA - "The Law of One Price: Evidence from the Chinese Stock Market Integration" June, 2009

Wang, L. Financial Management Association (FMA) 2008 Annual Meeting. , Dallas, TX - "Cross-Listing, Disclosure, and the Information Content in Stock Pricing: Evidence from an Emerging Market" October, 2008

Wang, L. Academy of International Business (AIB) 2008 Annual Meeting. , Milan, Italy - "The Marriage between Two Research Paths: Agency Theory and International Marketing" July, 2008