Wilson Liu - 2021


Professor, Finance and Business Law
Year Started at JMU: 2004
Contact Info

  • Ph.D. Finance, University of Oklahoma
  • M.B.A. Finance, University of Kansas
  • B.A. Economics, Shenzhen University, China
Professional Interests
  • Financial Derivatives
  • International Finance
  • Emerging Financial Markets
Personal Interests


Table tennis


Current Courses Taught
  • Advanced Financial Policy
  • Investment Analysis
  • International Financial Management 
Positions Held
  • 2015 - present, Professor of Finance, James Madison University
  • 2009 - 2015, Associate Professor of Finance, James Madison University
  • 2004 - 2009, Assistant Professor of Finance, James Madison University
Key Publications

(Wilson) Qingfeng Liu, Hui Sono and Athena Zhang, (2019), "Management Quality and Acquisition Performance: New Evidence Based on Firm Profitability", April 2019 , Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, accepted

(Wilson) Qingfeng Liu and Hui Sono, (2016), "Empirical Properties, Information Flow, and Trading Strategies of China’s Soybean Crush Spread," March 2016, Journal of Futures Markets, 36 (11), 1057-1075.

Other Publications

In addition to one book and several book chapters, Dr. Liu has published articles in outlets that include:

  • Journal of Futures Markets
  • China and World Economy
  • Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies
  • Review of Futures Markets
  • Journal of Mathematical Finance
  • Journal of International Finance and Economics
  • Journal of Business Economics Research
  • Chinese Economy

Back to Top