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Yuan Li

Dr. Yuan Li joined CERF in September 2016.  Previously, Yuan was a Lecturer at the Loughborough University. Yuan's research is outlined below.

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Yuan Li

Research Associate at CERF, Cambridge University


BBA (Tianjin University,China), PhD (Nanyang Technological University,Singapore)

Research interests

Empirical asset pricing, corporate disclosure, financial accounting, sell-side analysts

Previous appointments

Before joining CERF, Yuan was a lecturer in Financial Accounting at Loughborough university and at Deakin University.

Awards & honours

  • Best paper award at the National Taiwan University International Finance Conference, 2013
  • Best paper award at the Accounting and Corporate Governance Conference in Melbourne, 2010

Selected publications

 "Analysts' reputational concerns, self-censoring and the international dispersion effect." with Chuan-Yang HwangManagement Science, forthcoming.


"The 52-week high, q theory and the cross-section of stock returns." with Thomas George and Chuan-Yang Hwang, Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.


Selected Working Papers


 "Are analysts whose forecast revisions correlate less with prior stock price changes better information producers and monitors?" with Chuan-Yang Hwang and Yen H. Tong


"Overconfidence, trading volume, and stock return"


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Winners of the Best Student Paper Award 2018

Jun 18, 2018

Cambridge Finance is proud to announce the winners of the Best student Paper Award for 2017-2018

Best Student Paper Award 2018 - registration is now closed

Feb 02, 2018

For the last ten years, Cambridge Finance is offering its Best Student Paper Award. The award comprises a cash honorarium of £1,000 and a certificate is awarded to the author of the best student paper in finance presented during the 2017-2018 academic year.

CERF Fellowship scheme 2018-2020 - now closed

Jan 15, 2018

The fellowship scheme of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF) is open to lecturers and senior lecturers of the University of Cambridge who do research into some aspects of finance.

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