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Hening Liu is a Professor of Finance at Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS). Hening joined AMBS as a lecturer after completing a PhD in Economics at Northern Illinois University in 2008 and became a Reader in Finance in 2015 and then Professor of Finance in 2017. His research interests include theoretical and empirical asset pricing, financial econometrics and portfolio choice. His recent research has focused on the role of ambiguity preferences in asset pricing, structural estimation of asset pricing models, and general equilibrium models with nonstandard utility preferences.

Hening's research has been published in leading economics and finance journals including the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science. He also presented his work in leading international conferences including Western Finance Association (WFA) and European Finance Association (EFA) meetings and China International Conference in Finance (CICF). Hening regularly serves as a reviewer for economics and finance journals including American Economic Review, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Political Economy, Management Science, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, among others. 

Research interests

Asset pricing (macro-finance)

Portfolio choice and asset allocation


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