Yixin Liu

Phone: (603) 862-3357
Office: Accounting & Finance, Paul College Rm 355F, Durham, NH 03824
Yixin Liu

Dr. Yixin Liu has done extensive research in the area of corporate finance. Her research interests include capital structure, cash policy and corporate governance.


  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Iowa
  • M.S., Economics, Southern Illinois University
  • B.A., Economics, Nankai University

Courses Taught

  • 801: Corporate Finance
  • 829: Corporate Financial Strategy
  • 873: Cases in Finance
  • ACFI 701: Financial Policy
  • ACFI 801: Corporate Finance
  • ACFI 873: Cases in Finance
  • ACFI 874: Finance Experience
  • ADMN 829: Corporate Financial Strategy
  • PAUL 695: Independent Study

Selected Publications

Liu, Y., Liu, Y., & Wei, Z. (2022). Property rights protection, financial constraint, and capital structure choices: Evidence from a Chinese natural experiment. Journal of Corporate Finance, 73, 102167. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2022.102167

Liu, Y., Wan, H., & Zhang, Y. (2021). Labor Unemployment Insurance and Accounting Conservatism. Review of Financial Economics, 39, 232-253.

Liu, Y., Mauer, D., & Zhang, Y. (2018). The Hedging Benefits of Domestic and Global Diversifications: Evidence from Economic Downturns. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2018, 1322-1351.

Lie, E., & Liu, Y. (2018). Corporate Cash Holdings and Acquisitions. Financial Management, 47(1), 159-173. doi:10.1111/fima.12185

Billett, M., & Liu, Y. (2017). Customer-Supplier Relationships and Abnormal Accruals. Retrieved from http://aaahq.org/Meetings/2017/Northeast-Region/Program

Liu, Y., Mauer, D. C., & Zhang, Y. (2014). Firm cash holdings and CEO inside debt. Journal of Banking & Finance, 42, 83-100. doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.01.031

Jiraporn, P., Chintrakarn, P., & Liu, Y. (2012). Capital Structure, CEO Dominance, and Corporate Performance. Journal of Financial Services Research, 42(3), 139-158. doi:10.1007/s10693-011-0109-8

Liu, Y., & Mauer, D. C. (2011). Corporate cash holdings and CEO compensation incentives. Journal of Financial Economics, 102(1), 183-198. doi:10.1016/j.jfineco.2011.05.008

Liu, Y., & Jiraporn, P. (2010). The effect of CEO power on bond ratings and yields. Journal of Empirical Finance, 17(4), 744-762. doi:10.1016/j.jempfin.2010.03.003

Liu, Y., Ning, Y., & Davidson, W. N. (2010). Earnings Management Surrounding New Debt Issues. Financial Review, 45(3), 659-681. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6288.2010.00265.x

Most Cited Publications