Liuling Liu, Ph.D.


Liuling Liu

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Phone: (419) 372-0267
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  • Address: 314 Maurer Center

Dr. Liuling Liu is an associate professor of finance and a holder of Ashel/Bryan Huntington Bank Professorship (2021-2023). She received her Ph.D. in Finance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and a M.S. in Actuarial Science from the University of Kent in the U.K. Before joining BGSU, she served as a visiting scholar at the Stern School of Business of New York University and Fordham University. Dr. Liu’s research has been published in several core academic journals such as Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Financial Stability, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Financial Service Research, among others. Her papers have been presented at many prestigious national and international conferences. Dr. Liu received several research paper awards. She was also the recipient of Leadership Council Faculty Excellent Award-Research and Robert A. Patton Scholarly Achievement Award in 2019 at BGSU.


Ph.D. in Finance, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, 2013

M.S. in Actuarial Science, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 2007

Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 2006

B.A. in Business Management, China University of Political Science and Law, China, 2005


Associate Professor of Finance, Bowling Green State University, 2019–Present

Assistant Professor of Finance, Bowling Green State University, 2013–Present

Visiting Scholar and Instructor in the Honors Program, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, 2011–2013

Visiting Scholar and Instructor in the Honors Program, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2011–2012

  • Financial Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Technology
  • Bank Regulation and Supervision
  • Deposit Insurance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)

Hasan, I., Saunders, A., Liu, L., & Zhang, G. Explicit deposit insurance design: International effects on bank lending during the global financial crisis. Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming.

Francis, B., Hasan, I., Liu, L., Wu, Q., & Zhao, Y. (2021). Financial analysts’ career concerns and the cost of private debt. Journal of Corporate Finance, 67, 101868.

Fang, Y., Liu, L., & Wang, H. (2020). Do social networks encourage risk taking? Evidence from bank CEOs. Journal of Financial Stability, 46, 100708.

Francis, B., Hasan, I., Liu, L., & Wang, H. (2019). Employee treatment and contracting with bank lenders: An instrumental approach for stakeholder management. Journal of Business Ethics, 158(4), 1029-1046.

Renzis, T., Schmiedel, H., Liu, L., Zhang, G., & Zhang, Y. (2019). Retail payments and the real economy. Journal of Financial Stability, 44,100690.

Francis, B., Hasan, I., Liu, L., & Wang, H. (2019). Senior debt and market discipline: Evidence from bank-to-bank loans. Journal of Banking & Finance, 98, 170-182.

Deli, Y., Delis, M., Hasan, I., & Liu, L. (2019). Enforcement of banking regulation and the cost of borrowing. Journal of Banking & Finance, 101, 147-160.

Hasan, I., Kobeissi, N., Liu, L., & Wang, H. (2018). Corporate social responsibility and firm financial performance: The mediating role of productivity. Journal of Business Ethics, 149 (3), 671-688.

Díaz, F., Ramírez, G. G., & Liu, L. (2018). Corporate bond clawbacks as contingent capital for banks. Journal of Financial Stability, 37, 11-24.

Jin, D., Liu, L., Ma, J., Wang, H., & Yin, D. (2018). How have green companies fared in transactions with banks? A stakeholder management perspective. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 30, 89-107.

Zhao, X., Li, M., & Liu, L. (2018). Beta momentum strategy after extreme market movements. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 15, 97-110.

Hasan, I., Fang, Y., Liu, L., & Zhang, G. (2017). Deposit insurance and the 2008-2009 global financial crisis. Financial Stability Studies, 18, 1-19.

Hasan, I., Liu, L., Wang, H., & Zhen, X. (2017). Bank power and loan contract: Empirical evidence. Economic Notes, 46, 649-675.

Liu, L., Zhang, G., & Fang, Y. (2016). Bank credit default swaps and deposit insurance around the world. Journal of International Money and Finance, 69, 339-363.

Hasan, I., Liu, L., & Zhang, G. (2016). The determinants of global bank credit default swap spreads. Journal of Financial Service Research, 50(3), 275-309.

Gaganis, C., Liu, L., & Pasiouras, F. (2015). Regulations, profitability, and risk-adjusted returns of European insurers: An empirical investigation. Journal of Financial Stability, 18, 55-77.

Liu, L. (2015). Analyst coverage, syndicate structure, and loan contracts. Eurasian Economic Review, 5(1), 1-21.

Jin, D., Liu, J., Liu, L., & Yin, D. (2014). Competition and profit hiding: Evidence from banks in China. Managerial Finance, 40 (10), 1040-1051.

Updated: 05/22/2023 01:20PM