Chunlin Liu

Professor of Finance
Vice Chair of Finance

Chunlin Liu

Office: Ansari Business 311 D
Tel: (775) 682-9179
Fax: (775) 784-1769
liuc@unr.edu

Biographical Information

Dr. Chunlin Liu is professor of finance and Vice Chair of the Department of Managerial Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Rhode Island and joined the faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2004.

His research interests include issues relating to financial institutions, household finance, and market microstructure. He has published in a number of academic journals like the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial Markets, Review of Corporate Finance Studies and Journal of International Money and Finance among others. Prior to his career in academia, he worked in the banking industry as a financial economist. He is also a CFA charterholder.

Dr. Liu has won various awards like the Terker Family Prizes in Investment Research Award from the Wharton School of Business, the 2010 Beta Gamma Sigma Researcher of the Year Award at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the 2016 RCFS Best Paper Award from the Society for Financial Studies. Dr. Liu has also received Dean's Research Professorship Award from the University of Nevada, Reno College of Business in 2013.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Finance, University of Rhode Island, RI, U.S.A., 2000
  • M.S. in Economic Analysis, China Agricultural University, Beijing, P. R. China, 1989
  • B.S. in Agricultural Engineering, China Agricultural University, Beijing, P. R. China, 1986

Professional Designation

  • CFA (Charted Financial Analyst), CFA Institute, 2004

Selected Journal Publications

  • Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet, Chunlin Liu, Changcheng Song and Nicholas S. Souleles, "Bank Benefits of Relationship Lending: Empirical Evidence from the Consumer Credit Markets," Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol 96, p16 - 32, 2018. 
  • Lei Wei, Chunlin Liu, Qingbin Meng and Hongchao Zeng, "Price Discovery of Chinese Inter-Bank Bond Market," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol 48, p84 - 98, 2018.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Brent Ambrose, Souphala Chomsisengphet and Chunlin Liu, "Joint Liability Lending and Credit Risk: Evidence from the Home Equity Market," Journal of Housing Economics, Vol 32, p47 - 66, 2016.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet and Chunlin Liu, "An Empirical Analysis of Asymmetric information in Home Equity Lending," Journal of Financial Services Research, Vol 49, p101-119, 2016. 
  • Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet, Chunlin Liu and Nicholas S. Souleles, "Do Consumers Choose the Right Credit Contracts?" Review of Corporate Finance Studies, Vol 4, p239 - 257, 2015. [Winner of the 2016 RCFS Best Paper Award]
  • Sumit Agarwal, I-Ming, Chunlin Liu and S. Ghon Rhee, "The Brokerage Firm Effect in Herding: Evidence from Indonesia," Journal of Financial Research, Vol 34, p461 - 479, 2011.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Brent Ambrose, Souphala Chomsisengphet and Chunlin Liu, "The Role of Soft Information in a Dynamic Contract Setting: Evidence from the Home Equity Credit Market," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol 43, p633 - 655, 2011.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet and Chunlin Liu, "Consumer Bankruptcy and Default: The Role of Individual Social Capital," Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol 32, p632 - 650, 2011.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet and Chunlin Liu, "Adverse Selection in the Credit Card Market: Evidence from Randomized Trials of Credit Card Solicitations," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol 42, p743 - 754, 2010.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Sheri Faircloth, Chunlin Liu and S. Ghon Rhee, "Why Do Foreign Investors Underperform Domestic Investors in Trading Activities? Evidence from Indonesia," Journal of Financial Markets, Vol 12, p32 - 53, 2009.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Chunlin Liu and S. Ghon Rhee, "Investor Demand for IPOs and Aftermarket Performance: Evidence from the Hong Kong Stock Market," Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions& Money, Vol 18, p176 - 190, 2008.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Chunlin Liu and Nicholas S. Souleles, "Response of Consumer Spending and Debt to Tax Rebates: Evidence from Consumer Credit Data," Journal of Political Economy, Vol 115, p986 - 1019, 2007.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Chunlin Liu and S. Ghon Rhee, "Where Does Price Discovery Occur for Stocks Traded in Multiple Markets? Evidence from Hong Kong and London," Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol 26, p46 - 63, 2007.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet, Chunlin Liu and S. Ghon Rhee, "Earnings Management Behaviors under Different Economic Environments: Evidence from Japanese Banks," International Review of Economics & Finance, Vol 16, p429 - 443, 2007.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Brent Ambrose, Souphala Chomsisengphet and Chunlin Liu, "An Empirical Analysis of Home Equity Loan and Line Performance," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol 15, p444 -469, 2006.
  • Sumit Agarwal, Brent Ambrose and Chunlin Liu, "Credit Quality and Credit Commitment," Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol 38, p1 - 22, 2006. [Lead Article]
  • Sumit Agarwal, Souphala Chomsisengphet, Chunlin Liu and Lawrence Mielnicki, "Impact of State Exemption Laws on Small Business Bankruptcy Decision," Southern Economic Journal, Vol 71, p620 - 635, 2005.