Qiao Liu is a Visiting Professor at School of Economics and Finance, Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Hong Kong, where he specializes in corporate finance, empirical asset pricing, contract theory and the Chinese economy. He is also an adjunct professor at the Center for China Economic Research (CCER) of the Peking University and a research fellow of the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) at UCLA. Qiao has published several academic articles at the leading finance and economics journals such as Journal of Corporate Finance, Economic Inquiry, and Journal of Comparative Economics. He is also a regular contributor to the China’s leading economic and financial newspaper – the 21st Century Business Herald.
Qiao obtained his PhD degree in Finance and Economics from UCLA at 2000. He joined the School of Economics and Finance in September 2000. After a short stint at HKU, he joined McKinsey & Company as Practice Manager in December 2001, where he led McKinsey’s research in Asia-Pacific Corporate Finance and Strategy and advised various MNCs and leading Asian companies on issues such as M&As, IPO readiness, JVs, corporate governance, investor based finance, and etc. He returned to HKU in July 2003.