Ming Liu

Ming Liu

Ming Liu

MS (Financial Mathematics), Florida State University

PhD (Finance), State University of New York - Binghamton

Dr. Liu joined Doshisha University Business School as an associate professor in 2018.
Prof. Liu’s primary research interests include investment, mutual funds and behavioral finance. His research papers have been published on the Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Financial Review. He was given a research paper award in the Financial Management Association (FMA) Asia Pacific Conference in 2014. His research work has appeared on London School of Economics Business Review. His recent studies have focused on financial markets in Japan and China.

Prof. Liu earned an M.S. in Financial Mathematics from Florida State University and a Ph.D. in Finance from the State University of New York (SUNY) – Binghamton. He is a CFA charter holder. Prior to joining Doshisha University, he was a professor of finance at International University of Japan in Niigata. Before joining the Ph.D. program in SUNY, he worked at Misys International Banking Systems Inc. as a software programmer at White Plains, New York.

  • Finance
  • Economics for Sustainable Development
  • Investment in Asia
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Writing Skills for Effective Communication
  • Critical and Analytical Thinking
  • Master Thesis and Research Project I, II, III

Area of Expertise
  • Investment
  • Mutual Funds
  • Market Efficiency
  • Behavioral Finance

Recent Publications
  • “Country and Industry Concentration and the Performance of International Mutual Funds” (with Takato Hiraki and Xue Wang), Journal of Banking and Finance, October 2015, 59, 297-310
  • “Momentum is Really Short-term Momentum” (with Qiang Gong and Qianqiu Liu), Journal of Banking and Finance, January 2015, 50, 169-182
  • “Are Short Sellers Informed? Evidence from the 2007-2008 Subprime Mortgage Crisis” (with Tongshu Ma and Yan Zhang), Financial Review, February 2012, 47(1), 192-218
  • “The 52-week High Momentum Strategy in International Stock Markets” (with Qianqiu Liu and Tongshu Ma), Journal of International Money and Finance, February 2011, 30(1), 180-204