Xi Liu

Ohio Casualty Professor & Assistant Professor



Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of South Florida, Finance, 2012
  • M.A. University of South Florida, 2008
  • B.S. Beihang University, 2005

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (2017-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Ohio University (2012-2017)

Recent Publications

  • Daniel Bradley, Sinan Gokkaya and Xi Liu, " Ties that bind: The value of professional connections to sell-side analysts" Management Science, Forthcoming.
  • Daniel Bradley, Sinan Gokkaya and Xi Liu, "The Boss Knows Best: Directors of Research and Subordinate Analysts," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming.
  • Daniel Bradley, Sinan Gokkaya and Xi Liu, " Does Knowledge Matter? Industry Experience and Analyst Performance," Journal of Finance, 72 (2), 2017, 751-792.
  • Daniel Bradley, Sinan Gokkaya, Xi Liu and Fei Xie, " Are All Analysts Created Equal? Industry Expertise and Monitoring Effectiveness of Financial Analysts," Journal of Accounting and Economics, 63 (2-3), 2017, 179-206.
  • Brandon Cline, Sinan Gokkaya, and Xi Liu, " The Persistence of Opportunistic Insider Trading," Financial Management, 2017, forthcoming
  • Daniel Bradley, Xi Liu, and Christos Pantzalis, " Bucking the Trend: The Informativeness of Analysts’ Contrarian Revisions," Financial Management, 43 (2), 2014, 391-414.

Honors & Awards

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter Holder         
  • Ellsworth Holden Finance Faculty Award, Ohio University, 2016, 2017
  • College of Business Outstanding Scholar Award  , Ohio University, 2015, 2016
  • The Wharton School-WRDS Outstanding Paper in Empirical Research, Eastern Financial Association, 2014
  • Gaiennie Conference Presentation Travel Grants, University of South Florida, 2011-2012
  • University Graduate Fellowship (UGF), University of South Florida, 2008-2009



  • FALL 2019
Xi Liu

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