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Dr. QI Yaxuan


Associate Professor

9-236, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong
+852 34429967

Research Areas

Law and Finance, Corporate Finance
international corporate finance


PhD. - Finance (Rutgers University)
MA - Finance (Renmin University of China)
BA - Investment (Central University of Finance & Economics)


Yaxuan Qi received her PhD at the Rutgers University in New Jersey, United States. She obtained a BA in Economics at the Central University of Finance & Economics in Beijing, and a MA in Finance at the Renmin University of China . Prior to joining the Department of Economics and Finance at the City University of Hong Kong, she was an Associate Professor at the Department of Finance, Concordia University, Canada.


Journal Publications and Reviews

Bilicka, Katarzyna; Qi, Yaxuan; Xing, Jing / Real responses to anti-tax avoidance: Evidence from the UK Worldwide Debt Cap. October 2022; In: Journal of Public Economics. Vol. 214

Liang, Claire; Qi, Yaxuan; Zhang, Rengong (Alex); Zhu, Haoran / Does Sunlight Kill Germs? Stock Market Listing and Workplace Safety. September 2022; In: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Mansi, Sattar A.; Qi, Yaxuan; Wald, John K. / Bond covenants, bankruptcy risk, and the cost of debt. February 2021; In: Journal of Corporate Finance. Vol. 66

Qi, Yaxuan; Roth, Lukas; Wald, John / Creditor protection laws, debt financing, and corporate investment over the business cycle. May 2017; In: Journal of International Business Studies. Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 477-497

PALIA, Darius; QI, Yaxuan; WU, Yangru / Heterogeneous background risks and portfolio choice: Evidence from micro-level data. December 2014; In: Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 1687-1720

Qi, Yaxuan; Roth, Lukas; Wald, John K / How legal environments affect the use of bond covenants. February 2011; In: Journal of International Business Studies. Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 235-262

Kim, Dongcheol; Qi, Yaxuan / Accruals quality, stock returns, and macroeconomic conditions. May 2010; In: Accounting Review. Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 937-978

Qi, Yaxuan; Roth, Lukas; Wald, John K. / Political rights and the cost of debt. February 2010; In: Journal of Financial Economics. Vol. 95, No. 2, pp. 202-226

Qi, Yaxuan; Wald, John / State laws and debt covenants. February 2008; In: Journal of Law and Economics. Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 179-207

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