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Assoc Prof Leon Li

Leon Li

Associate Professor of Finance
Subject Convenor, Finance

Keywords

Finance

Qualifications: PhD in Finance, Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and Fulbright Scholar


Contact Details

Email: leonli@waikato.ac.nz
Room: MSB.2.28
Phone: +64 7 858 5650

Papers Taught

About Leon

Dr Li has been teaching finance for 20 years. He joined the University of Waikato in 2015. All the universities where Dr Li studied and taught are AACSB-accredited. He also served as the Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Dayton, USA in the academic year of 2011-2012. Dr Li is a certified Financial Risk Manager from Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

Research Supervised

PhD student: Shang-En Yu, Thesis title: Three essays on CEO equity-based compensation, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan (AACSB-accredited), completed in 2010.

PhD student: Abidin Alhassan, Thesis title: Three essays on financial inclusion in Africa, University of Waikato, New Zealand, completed in 2019.

PhD student: Ruwani Fernando, Thesis title: Three essays on corporate defaults: Special reference to corporate governance, default correlations and capital structure adjustment, University of Waikato, New Zealand, completed in 2019 (2020 INFINZ Theses Prize).

Research Interests

Risk Management/Measurement, Earnings Management, CEO Compensation, Asset Pricing Anomalies, Equity Markets Linkage, Portfolio Management

Recent Publications

  • Hunjra, A. I., Perveen, U., Li, L., Chani, M. I., & Mehmood, R. (2020). Impact of ownership concentration, institutional ownership and earnings management on stock market liquidity. Corporate Ownership and Control, 17(2), 77-87. doi:10.22495/cocv17i2art7

  • Li, L. (2020). Risk of investing in volatility products: A regime-switching approach. Investment Analysts Journal, online, 1-16. doi:10.1080/10293523.2020.1814047

  • Alhassan, A., Li, L., Reddy, K., & Duppati, G. (2020). Consumer acceptance and continuance of mobile money: Secondary data insights from Africa using the technology acceptance model. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 24, 25 pages.

  • Fernando, J., Li, L., & Hou, Y. (2020). Financial versus non-financial information for default prediction: Evidence from Sri Lanka and the USA. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 56(3), 673-692. doi:10.1080/1540496X.2018.1545644

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