Yu   Liu

Assistant Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.524
Phone: (956) 882-5802
Email: yu.liu@utrgv.edu

Dr. Yu Liu

PhD from Alabama University; Previously worked in University of Texas at El Paso; Research focused on corporate finance and crime economics.

Selected Publications

  • Yu Liu, Feixue Xie, and Zhenning Xu. "Board Business Connections and Firm Profitability: Evidence from China ," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (2019).

  • Yu Liu, Zuobao Wei, and Feixue Xie. "CFO gender and earnings management: evidence from China," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 46, no. 4 (2016): 881–905.

  • Yu Liu, Mihail Miletkov, Zuobao Wei, and Tina Yang. "Board independence and firm performance in China," Journal of Corporate Finance 30, (2015): 223–244.

  • Yu Liu and Thomas Fullerton, Jr. "Evidence from Mexico on social status and violence against women," Applied Economics 47, no. 40 (2015): 4260–4274.

  • Thomas Fullerton, Jr, Alan Jimenez, Yu Liu, and Adam Walke. "Gasoline price predictability in a border metropolitan economy," Applied Economics Letters 22, no. 6 (2015): 499–502.

  • Zhenning Xu, Edward Ramirez, Juanjuan Xu, and Yu Liu. "The Effects of Neoliberalism and Trade Liberalization on China’s Environment Over Time A Macromarketing Perspective," Journal of Macromarketing 35, no. 2 (2015): 187-201.

  • N Butte, Yu Liu, I Zakeri, R Mohney, N Mehta, V Voruganti, Harald Goring, S Cole, and A Comuzzie. "Global metabolomic profiling targeting childhood obesity in the Hispanic population.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 102, no. 2 (August 2015): 256-67.

  • Yu Liu, Zuobao Wei, and Feixue Xie. "Do women directors improve firm performance in China?," Journal of Corporate Finance 28, (2014): 169–184.

  • Walter Enders and Yu Liu. "Inflation Revisited: New Evidence from Modified Unit Root Tests," International Journal of Applied Economics 11, no. 2 (2014): 1-9.

  • Yu Liu, Thomas Fullerton, and Nathan Ashby. "Assessing the impacts of labor market and deterrence variables on crime rates in Mexico," Contemporary Economic Policy 31, no. 4 (2013): 669–690.

Selected Presentations

  • Yu Liu. Eastern Finance Conference, (April 2017)

  • Yu Liu. China Economic Association North America Conference, (March 2017)

Current Courses

FINA 3380 09 - Introduction to Finance:
Course Evaluations
FINA 4381 01I - International Finance:
Course Evaluations
FINA 4381 02I - International Finance:
Course Evaluations

Previous Courses