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Dr. LIU Will

Assistant Professor

9-206, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
+852 34429030
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Research Areas

Financial Institutions
Financial Markets


PhD - Finance (University of Texas at Austin)
MSc - Finance (Washington University in St. Louis)
BBA - Finance, Information Systems (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Teaching Areas


Theoretical Corporate Finance

Research Grants

PI: "Climate Risk Management of U.S. P&C Insurers", General Research Fund - Research Grants Council, (2023-2025), Will Liu, Qifei Zhu

PI: "Borrower Flexibility vs. Lender Protection: The Shadow Price of 'Covenant-light' ", Early Career Scheme - Research Grants Council, (2021-2023), Will Liu

PI: "Portfolio Commonality and Product Market Spillover: Evidence from Property and Casualty Insurance Companies", Start-up Grant - City University of Hong Kong, (2019-2021), Will Liu

Supervisory Experience

10/2020PhD Thesis - Co-supervisor for XIONG Chenyu (ongoing)
10/2020 - 5/2022PhD Thesis - Co-supervisor for SHI Chang (Thesis dated 20 May 2022)