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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

Prior to joining the University of Waikato in 2015, Dr Li taught at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (AACSB-accredited) for 10 years. 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 (GAAP).

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • Fernando, J., Li, M. Y., & Hou, Y. (2019). Financial versus non-financial information for default prediction: Evidence from Srik Lanka and the USA. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, online, 21 pages. doi:10.1080/1540496X.2018.1545644

  • Li, L. (2018). Is there a trade-off between accrual-based and real earnings management? Evidence from equity compensation and market pricing. Finance Research Letters, online, 7 pages. doi:10.1016/j.frl.2018.04.021

  • Li, L., & Chen, C. (2018). The domino effect of credit defaults: test of asymmetric default correlations using realised default data. Applied Economics, 50(44), 4803-4813. doi:10.1080/00036846.2018.1467553

  • Li, L., & Hwang, N. C. R. (2018). Do market participants value earnings management? An analysis using the quantile regression method. Managerial Finance, online, 22 pages. doi:10.1108/MF-02-2018-0087

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