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Dr Xin (Kelly) Liu

Dr Xin (Kelly) Liu

Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics

Senior Lecturer
Email: xin.liu@anu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 612 57370
Office: Room 3.63 , CBE Bld (26C)
CV: CV (.PDF, 166KB)

Research areas

Banking, Information Economics, Corporate Finance and China Research 


Dr. Xin Liu joined RSFAS as a lecturer (assistant professor) in finance in July 2014. Her research interests are in banking, information economics, corporate finance and China research.

Dr. Xin Liu earned her PhD in Finance from the National University of Singapore. She also obtained master’s degrees in Applied Economics and Physics from University of Minnesota, and a bachelor degree in physics from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).

Prior to her current appointment at the Australian National University, she has worked as an investment professional at the Temasek Holdings in Singapore and also visited the Chazen Institute of International Business at the Columbia University.


Research publications

"One Fundamental and Two Taxes: When Does a Tobin Tax Reduce Financial Price Volatility?" with Yongheng Deng and Shang-Jin Wei, Journal of Financial Economics2018, 130, 663-692.


Research grants and awards

Best Paper Awards, CICF 2014

ANU College of Business and Economics Research School Grant


Research engagement and outreach

RSFAS Finance PhD HDR Committee

RSFAS Finance Seminar Covenor, 2018



FINM7007 Applied Corporate Finance

FINM8100 Applied Project in Finance


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