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Dr Jing Liao PhD

Senior Lecturer

School of Economics and Finance

Jing comes to Massey having worked in China Construction Bank for about 10 years as a risk control manager and a money manager. Jing has taught Business Finance, Introduction to Investments and Advanced Business Finance at Massey. Jing’s research interests include privatization, corporate governance in emerging markets, political connection and expropriation.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 84051
    Location: 2.04, BSW
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • PhD in Finance - Massey University (2010)

Prizes and Awards

  • I have been awarded the RAGS grant issued by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (MOHE). The grant was applied with Khaw Lee Hwei from Universiti Utara, Malaysia and successfully got RM 26,000 approved. - the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (2015)
  • 2015 Early Career Researcher Award, Massey Business School - Massey Business School (2015)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Privatization

Corporate governance in emerging markets

Political connection and expropriation

Board composition and efficiency

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Banking, Finance and Investment (150200): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000): Finance (150201)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Chi, J., Liao, J., & Yang, J. (2019). Institutional stock ownership and firm innovation: Evidence from China. Journal of Multinational Financial Management. 50, 44-57
[Journal article]Authored by: Chi, J., Liao, J.
Anderson, H., Chi, J., & Liao, J. (2019). Foreign strategic ownership and minority shareholder protection. Emerging Markets Review. 39, 34-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Anderson, H., Chi, J., Liao, J.
Xie, F., Anderson, HD., Chi, J., & Liao, J. (2019). Does residual state ownership increase stock return volatility? Evidence from china's secondary privatization. Journal of Banking and Finance. 100, 234-251
[Journal article]Authored by: Anderson, H., Chi, J., Liao, J.
Liao, J., Smith, D., & Liu, X. (2019). Female CFOs and accounting fraud: Evidence from China. Pacific Basin Finance Journal. 53, 449-463
[Journal article]Authored by: Liao, J., Smith, D.
Khaw, KLH., & Liao, J. (2018). Board gender diversity and its risk monitoring role: Is it significant?. Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance. 14(1), 83-106
[Journal article]Authored by: Liao, J.
Yang, Z., Fan, Y., Shi, S., & Liao, J. (2018). Political Connections and Corporate Borrowing: an Analysis on the Listed Real Estate Firms in China. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics. 57(3), 315-350
[Journal article]Authored by: Liao, J.
Xie, F., Chi, J., & Liao, J. (2016). From share issue privatisation to non-tradable share reform: a review of privatisation in China. Asian-Pacific Economic Literature. 30(2), 90-104
[Journal article]Authored by: Chi, J., Liao, J.
Chi, J., Liao, J., & Chen, X. (2016). Politically connected CEOs and earnings management: evidence from China. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy. 21(3), 397-417
[Journal article]Authored by: Chi, J., Liao, J.
Khaw, KLH., Liao, J., Tripe, D., & Wongchoti, U. (2016). Gender diversity, state control, and corporate risk-taking: Evidence from China. Pacific Basin Finance Journal. 39, 141-158
[Journal article]Authored by: Liao, J., Tripe, D., Wongchoti, U.
Liao, J., Malone, C., & Young, M. (2016). Politicians, insiders and non-tradable share reform decisions in China. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 43, 58-73
[Journal article]Authored by: Liao, J., Malone, C., Young, M.
Chi, J., Liao, J., & Qian, L. (2015). The long-run performance of Chinese private firm IPOs. Accounting and Finance Research. 4(4), 1-12
[Journal article]Authored by: Chi, J., Liao, J.
Chi, J., Liao, J., & Li, F. (2014). The success of China's non-tradable share reform. Corporate Ownership and Control. 11(4), 355-369
[Journal article]Authored by: Liao, J.
Liao, J., & Young, M. (2012). The impact of residual government ownership in privatized firms: New evidence from China. Emerging Markets Review. 13(3), 338-351
[Journal article]Authored by: Liao, J., Young, M.

Conference

Liao, J., Yue, S., & Anderson, H.Financial Expert CEOs, State Control and Corporate Investment Decisions: New Evidence From China. Paper presented at the meeting of http://asianfa2019.ueh.edu.vn/submission/modules/request.php?module=oc_program&action=view.php&id=47&type=1&a=&keycode=ueh_asianfa2019. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Anderson, H., Liao, J.
Liao, J., Liu, X., & Smith, D. (2018). Female CFOs and corporate accounting fraud: Does board gender discrimination play a role?. https://acfr.aut.ac.nz/conferences-and-events/past-conferences-and-events/auckland-finance-meeting2/2018-nz-finance-meeting/academic-programme. : New Zealand Finance Meeting
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Liao, J., Smith, D.
Anderson, H., Liao, J., Yang, JJ., & Young, MR.Party Committee Secretary serving on corporate boards and firm bribery. Paper presented at the meeting of http://www.fmaconferences.org/HongKong/Papers/bribery_paper,_full_paper.pdf. Hong Kong
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Anderson, H., Liao, J., Young, M.
Anderson, H., Chi, J., & Liao, J.Foreign strategic ownership and minority shareholder protection: Evidence from China. Paper presented at the meeting of http://www.victoria.ac.nz/sacl/financial-markets-and-corporate-governance-conference-2017/keynote-speakers-and-programme/fmcg-outline-programme.pdf. Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Anderson, H., Chi, J., Liao, J.
Liao, J., & Young, RM.(2016). Macroeconomic uncertainty, state ownership, and board size in China. Paper presented at the meeting of The 28th Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting. Bangkok, Thailand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Liao, J.
Liao, J., Chi, J., & Chen, X.Political connected CEOs and earnings management: Evidence from China. . Wollongong, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Chi, J., Liao, J.
Liao, J., Malone, C., & Young, MR.(2014). Privatization in China, rent-seeking and management incentives. Paper presented at the meeting of 2014 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference. Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Liao, J., Malone, C., Young, M.
Liao, J., & Young, MR.Uncertainty and Effectiveness of the Board, the China Experience. . Hyderabad, India
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Liao, J., Young, M.
Liao, J., & Young, M.(2012). Do macroeconomic factors influence board composition decisions? Evidence from China. Paper presented at the meeting of https://docs.google.com/a/asian-fa.org/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=YXNpYW4tZmEub3JnfGFzaWFuLWZhfGd4OjdkZTM0NDA4NmNiOTk5NDc. Taipei, Taiwan
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Liao, J., Young, M.
Liao, J., & Young, M.(2012). The impact of residual government ownership in privatized firms: New evidence from China. Paper presented at the meeting of 24th Australasian Finance and Banking [AFBC] Conference: Papers. Sydney, NSW, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Liao, J.
Liao, J., Young, MR., & Sun, Q. (2009). Board Structure Determinants and Efficiency, Evidence from the Implementation of Independent Director System in China. 2009 European Financial Management Association Annual Conference. (pp. 1 - 39). : European Financial Management Association Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Liao, J., Young, M.

Thesis

Liao, J. (2010). An examination of the determinants of performance in relation to the divestiture of state-owned assets in China. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Liao, J.

Other

Malone, CB., Liao, J., & Young, M. (2014, September). Politicians and privatization decisions in China. In School of Economics and Finance Manawatu Seminar Series.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Liao, J., Malone, C., Young, M.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 5 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Shuai Yue - Doctor of Philosophy
    Corporate finance studies in China
  • Xutang Liu - Doctor of Philosophy
    The effect of board composition on firm decision-making and output
  • Baizhou Lu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Financial Flexibility with CSR
  • Lu Wang - Doctor of Philosophy
    Control privatization in China
  • Thi Tran - Doctor of Philosophy
    Corporate governance of banks in Vietnam and their roles on banks’ risk-taking and efficiency

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Feng Xie - Doctor of Philosophy
    Ownership structure and firm risk: Evidence from China

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