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Summer Liu

Assistant Professor of Finance
  • Profile
    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.
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    • Grants and Fellowships

      Ben Barnett Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, 2020-2022

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

    • Awards

      Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, 2022

    • Certifications

      Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

  • Selected Publications
    Journal Articles

    Industrial Policy and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Made in China 2025 Policy, with William Megginson and Junjie Xia. ​​Journal of Banking & Finance, 2022, 142-106554.

    The Effect of Policy Uncertainty on VC Investments Around the World, with Lubomir Litov and Romora Sitorus, Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting, Forthcoming.

    Who Loses Most When Big Banks Suddenly Fail? – Evidence from Silicon Valley Bank Collapse, with William Megginson, Nancy Tran and Siqi Wei, Finance Research Letters, 2023, 104806.

    Book Chapters

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

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