China Centre Tübingen (CCT)

Finance in China 2.0: From Shadow Banking to Alipay

“From China’s shadow banking system to the rapid growth of Alipay and the e-commerce sector, non-traditional finance in China is booming. Professor LIU Qiao, best-selling author and financial expert, will analyze the issues surrounding the new finance sector’s rapid development and the important adjustments it needs to make.” 


LIU Qiao, 劉俏, currently serves as Professor of Finance and Dean in the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University. Before he joined Guanghua, Prof. Liu taught in the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Hong Kong, and was tenured at HKU. He also worked at McKinsey & Company’s Asia-Pacific Corporate Finance and Strategy Practice from December 2001 to July 2003, where he advised various MNCs and leading Asian companies on issues related to corporate finance and strategies. He holds a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from UCLA (2000), an M.A. in International Finance from the Graduate School of People's Bank of China (1994), and a B.S. in Economics and Mathematics from the Renmin University of China (1991).

Prof. Liu’s primary academic research interests are in corporate finance, empirical asset pricing models, financial markets, and Chinese economy. He has published dozens of articles at leading academic journals including Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Accounting Research, Management Science, Economic Journal, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Financial Analysts Journal, etc. He has co-edited two books on the Asian finance --- “Asia's debt capital markets: prospects and strategies for development” (Springer, 2006); and "Finance in Asia: A Critical Concept) (Routledge, 2013). His new book “Corporate China 2.0: The Great Shakeup” was published by Palgrave Macmillan in January 2017.