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Tingting Liu

Title: John and Connie Stafford Professor in Business / Associate Professor
Department: Finance
Office: 3115 Gerdin

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  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Equity Analysts
  • Institutional trading
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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Selected Publications

  • Guo, F., Liu, T., & Tu, D. (2023) "Neglected Peers in Merger Valuations", Review of Financial Studies, 36 (8):3257-3310. Link to Paper
  • Liu, T., & Tu, D. (2023) "Earnings Growth and Acquisition Returns: Do Investors Gamble in the Takeover Market?", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 58 (3):1326 - 1358. Link to Paper
  • Eaton, G. W., Guo, F., Liu, T., & Officer, M. S. (2022) "Peer Selection and Valuation in Mergers and Acquisitions", Journal of Financial Economics, 146 (1):230-255. Link to Paper
  • Eaton, Gregory, Paul J. Irvine, and Tingting Liu (2021) "Measuring institutional trading costs and the implications for finance research: The case of tick size reductions", Journal of Financial Economics, 139:832-851. Link to Paper
  • Eaton, Gregory, Tingting Liu, and Micah Officer (2021) "Measuring M&A premiums: Does the use of fixed pre-merger event windows impart bias?", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 56:1097-1126. Link to Paper
  • Liu, Tingting (2020) "Information Provision in the Corporate Acquisition Process: The Causes and Effects of Target Fairness Opinions", Accounting Review, 95 (1):287-310. Link to Paper
  • Li, Kai, Tingting Liu, and Julie Wu (2018) "Vote Avoidance and Shareholder Voting in Mergers and Acquisitions", Review of Financial Studies, 31:3176 - 3211. Link to Paper
  • Jie He, Tingting Liu, Jeffry Netter, and Tao Shu (2020) "Expectation management in mergers and acquisitions", Management Science, 66:1205-1226. Link to Paper