Koffler Hall 204
Ph.D. - Finance Old Dominion University
Dr. Liu Wang is Associate Professor of Finance at Providence College. She received her PhD in Finance from Old Dominion University and MS in Economics from University of Essex. She holds both CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) charters and is a SAS Certified Programmer. Dr. Wang teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in various subjects, including investments, portfolio management, equity analysis, managerial finance, and entrepreneurial finance. Her primary research focus is on equity valuation and investments, corporate governance, and emerging markets. Dr. Wang is an author of eleven 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 School of Business, the Best Reviewer Award presented by the Academy of International Business, and the Distinguished PhD Research Seminar Tutor in both 2015 and 2016 awarded by the European Financial Management Association. In 2015, Dr. Wang was honored to be the first academic professional to receive the CFA Society Providence Fletcher Bowl Award, which is given to one person each year who can best predict the market trend.
Area(s) of Expertise:
Corporate Finance and Investments
Awards and Honors:
Fletcher Bowl Award
- CFA Society ProvidenceDistinguished PhD Research Seminar Tutor
- European Financial Management AssociationResearch Excellence Award
- Providence College School of BusinessBest Reviewer Award
- Academy of International BusinessOutstanding Service Award
- Providence College School of Business
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 (3), 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.
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 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.