Weiling Liu is an assistant professor of finance at D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. Her research interests are financial intermediation, market frictions, and empirical-asset pricing.

Weiling received her PhD in business economics from Harvard Business School, and she received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago, double majoring in economics and statistics. Prior to the PhD, she worked 2 years as a research analyst in the Capital Markets group in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. There, her research focused on predicting business cycles and microstructure of the U.S. bond market.

Education

  • PhD Business Economics, Harvard University
  • BA Economics and Statistics, University of Chicago

Awards & Recognition

  • Mark L. and Karen D. Vachon Faculty Fellowship, 2022
  • BlackRock Applied Research Award Finalist, 2019
  • CSWEP Summer Economics Fellowship, 2018
  • Certificate of Distinction and Excellence in Teaching, Harvard University, 2018

Publications

  • Anderson, Christopher and Weiling Liu. “Inferring Intermediary Risk Exposure from Trade.” Management Science. November 2023.
  • Liu, Jessica and Weiling Liu. “Regulatory Frictions and Pricing in Long Term Care Insurance.” Review of Financial Studies. September 2023.
  • Liu, Weiling, and Emanuel Moench. “What Predicts US Recessions?” International Journal of Forecasting 32.4 (2016): 1138-1150.

Research & Teaching interests

Weiling's research interests are financial intermediation, market frictions, and empirical-asset pricing. Closely related, her teaching interests include financial institutions, investments, and big data.