Welcome! I am an Assistant Professor in Finance and Chris and Elise Klein Faculty Excellence Fellow at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.
My main research areas are Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation, Corporate Finance, and Urban Econ/Real Estate.
I received my Ph.D. in Finance from Boston College in 2022. I hold an M.Fin. from Peking University and a B.A. in Economics from Fudan University.
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
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 Do Place-Based Policies Promote Local Innovation and Entrepreneurship? with Xuan Tian
Review of Finance, Volume 26, Issue 3, May 2022
Conferences: 2022 NBER SI, 2022 AEA, 2022 EuropeanFA, 2022 NFA, 2022 MFA, 2022 NASMES, 2022 Institute for Private Equity-Real Estate Research Symposium (at UNC), 2022 ICEA-Taxation and Innovation, 2021 UEA, 2021 FMA, 2022 OSU PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing, 2022 Monash FMCG
 Angels and Venture Capitalists: Complementarity versus Substitution, Financing Sequence, and Relative Value Addition to Entrepreneurial Firms with Thomas Chemmanur and Harshit Rajaiya
Semi-Finalist for the FMA Best Paper Award, 2021
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Conferences: 2021 NFA, 2021 FMA, 2022 EFMA, 2022 CIRF
 Product Life-Cycle and Initial Public Offerings with Tina Oreski
Conferences: 2022 AFA (Poster), 2022 FMA, 2022 TADC, 2022 CIRF, 2022 Guanghua Alumni Research Forum, 2021 ENTFIN, 2021 AFFI, 2021 SFI Research Day
 Trading Restriction as a Channel of Financial Contagion: Evidence from China's Stock Market with Laura Xiaolei Liu and Ninghua Zhong
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Conferences: 2017 CICF, 2021 CMES, 2020 Guanghua Alumni Research Forum