Yixin Liu

Associate Professor of Finance, Director of the Peter T. Paul Financial Policy Center
Paul College 355F


Ph.D., University of Iowa, Finance
M.S., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Economics
B.A., Nankai University, P.R.China, Economics

Recent Research:

A. Boone, E. Lie and Y. Liu, “Time Trends and Determinants of the Method of Payment in M&As”, Journal of Corporate Finance (forthcoming).

Y. Liu, D. Mauer and Y. Zhang, “Firm Cash Holdings and CEO Inside Debt”, Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 42, 2014, 83-100.

Corporate Cash Holdings and CEO Compensation Incentives (with Dave Mauer), Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 102 (1), 2011, 183-198.

Founding Family Ownership and Firm Cash Holdings, Journal of Financial Research, Vol 34, 2011, 279–294.

The Effect of CEO Power on Bond Ratings and Yields (with Pornsit Jiraporn), Journal of Empirical Finance, 17, 2010, 744-762.

Earnings Management Surrounding New Debt Issues (with Yixi Ning and Dave Davidson), the Financial Review, Vol. 45 (3), 2010, 659-681.

Capital Structure, Staggered Boards, and Firm Value (with Pornsit Jiraporn), Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 64 (1), 2008, 49-60.

Honors & Awards:

2015 ACGEBF Best Paper Award
SWFA Award for Best Paper in Corporate Finance, 2013