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Summer Liu
Assistant Professor of Finance
Summer Liu is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond. She received a Ph.D. in Finance from the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. Her research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, executive compensation, state ownership, and venture capital. She teaches Principles of Financial Management and Corporate Finance at the University of Richmond. She is also a CFA charterholder.
Grants and Fellowships

Ben Barnett Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, 2020-2022

Cleo B. Clemmons Murney Endowed Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, 2018-2020

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, 2022
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Selected Publications

Industrial Policy and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Made in China 2025 Policy, with William Megginson and Junjie Xia. ​​Forthcoming, Journal of Banking and Finance.

State Ownership and Corporate Governance, with William Megginson. 2022. Oxford Handbook on State Capitalism and the Firm, Oxford University Press.

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma 2022
M.S., University of Texas at Arlington 2018
Quantitate Finance
M.S., Johns Hopkins University 2014
B.S., South China University of Technology 2013
Contact Information
335 RSB
(804) 289-8623
Areas of Expertise
Corporate Finance
Executive Compensation
State Ownership
Venture Capital