Swansea Bay Campus
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Dr Xicheng Liu

Lecturer, Accounting & Finance

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 606156

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Research Links

Office 227 - 227
Second Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

About

Dr. Liu is the programme director of the postgraduate specialist finance programmes. He joined Swansea University as a Lecturer in Finance in 2014 after completing a PhD in Accounting and Finance at the University of Bristol.

Prior to PhD study, he had been working as an analyst at HSBC, specialising in leveraged and acquisition finance, and structured finance, in both the London and Hong Kong office.

Dr. Liu also has a Master and Bachelor degree in economics and finance at University of Bristol.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Corporate manager's skill
  • Executive compensation
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Governing principles of ancient China

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate

  • MN-3002 Financial Market Efficiency

Postgraduate

  • MN-D002 Independent Project
  • MN-M008 International Financial Markets and Institutions
  • MN-M051 Quantitative Research Method
Research

Recently, Dr. Liu has been investigating the impact of CEO skill set on firm’s CSR engagement and firm corporate governance choices.

Supervisory Topics: topics related to CEO’s incentive, corporate governance (internal and/or external monitoring), corporate innovation, and corporate social responsibility.

Award Highlights
  • Best Teaching Award