Dr. Jun Liu is a Professor in finance at the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and a Special Term Professor at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF). Dr. Liu was previously Professor in finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management and at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing China.
Dr. Liu is one of the most prolific and respected researchers in asset pricing. His research interests include theoretical and empirical asset pricing and the development and application of econometric methods. He has published in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Business, Review of Accounting Studies, Accounting Review, and Financial Analyst Journal. His papers have been widely cited among both academics and practitioners in the finance industry. He received the Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award in the Review of Financial Studies in 2005.
He received his Ph.D. in finance from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He also received a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Texas at Austin and B.S. in Physics from Peking University, China.