Dr Frank Hong Liu

  • PGR Supervisor (Accounting & Finance)

Biography

I am a senior lecturer in banking and finance with research interests in:

  • commercial banking
  • microfinance.
  • security issuance
  • corporate social responsibility. 

I frequently review journal papers and have published in a number of banking, finance and economics journals, including

  • Journal of Banking & Finance
  • European Financial Management
  • the European Journal of Finance
  • the Manchester School. 

I am member of the British Accounting and Finance Association’s (BAFA) Financial Markets and Institutions Special Interest Group (FMI-SIG) advisory board. 

I also have extensive industry experiences having worked in the Bank of Communications, China as Senior Foreign Exchange Trader and then Credit Analyst for four years. I hold a double bachelors degree in Economics and Law from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (China), a master degree and also a PhD in Banking and Finance from Bangor University (2009). 


Research interests

Frank is a member of the Finance research cluster.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Banking
  • Security insurance
  • Microfinance

Grants

“Intangibles: Research and Education” research grant by University of Ferrara, 2013, Award: €4,400

Travel Grant from University of Glasgow for “Merging Theory into Practice: Ecological Urban Design: 3rd U21 Workshop for Early Career Researcher Development”, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2012. Award: £1,500

Grant from Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance for ‘Do Bank Profits Converge’, 2010. Award: £4,000

Grant from Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance for ‘The Persistence of Bank Profits’, 2010, Award: £4,000

Grant from Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance for ‘Competition and Stability in European Banking: A Regional Analysis’, 2010 Award: £4,000


Supervision

  • Banking, including diversification, competition, risk and social performance
  • Microfinance institutions
  • Security issuance

Teaching

Courses taught: Entrepreneurial Finance (MBA), Financial Management in Banking (MSc)

Courses previously taught:  Financial Markets and Financial Institutions (Honour), International Banking (BSc)


Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
Number of items: 21.

2018

Ly, K. C., Liu, F. H. and Opong, K. (2018) Can parents protect their children? Risk comparison analysis between affiliates of multi- and single-bank holding companies. Journal of Financial Stability, (doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2018.05.001) (Early Online Publication)

2017

Ly, K. C., Liu, F. H. and Opong, K. (2017) Who acquires whom among stand-alone commercial banks and bank holding company affiliates? International Review of Financial Analysis, 54, pp. 144-158. (doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2016.11.003)

Hung, C.-H. D., Jiang, Y., Liu, F. H., Tu, H. and Wang, S. (2017) Bank political connections and performance in China. Journal of Financial Stability, 32, pp. 57-69. (doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2017.09.003)

Chen, Z., Liu, F. H., Opong, K. and Zhou, M. (2017) Short term safety or long term failure? Empirical evidence of the impact of securitization on bank risk. Journal of International Money and Finance, 72, pp. 48-74. (doi:10.1016/j.jimonfin.2016.12.003)

He, L., Chen, L. and Liu, F. H. (2017) Banking reforms, performance and risk in China. Applied Economics, 49(40), pp. 3995-4012. (doi:10.1080/00036846.2016.1273501)

Tamanni, L. and Liu, F. H. (2017) What is Islamic microfinance? In: Cumming, D., Dong, Y., Hou, W. and Sen, B. (eds.) Microfinance for Entrepreneurial Development. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 169-195. ISBN 9783319621104 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-62111-1_9)

2016

Chiaramonte, L., Liu, (F.) H., Poli, F. and Zhou, M. (2016) How accurately can Z-score predict bank failure? Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, 25(5), pp. 333-360. (doi:10.1111/fmii.12077)

Li, H., Liu, H., Siganos, A. and Zhou, M. (2016) Bank regulation, financial crisis, and the announcement effects of seasoned equity offerings of US commercial banks. Journal of Financial Stability, 25, pp. 37-46. (doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2016.06.007)

Dutordoir, M., Li, H., Liu, F. H. and Verwijmeren, P. (2016) Convertible bond announcement effects: why is Japan different? Journal of Corporate Finance, 37, pp. 76-92. (doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2015.12.006)

2015

Hoepner, A., Huang, G. and Liu, H. (2015) Beyond outreach: corporate social responsibility and the financial performance of microfinance institutions. In: Neher, A., Hoepner, A., Hebb, T., Hawley, J. and Wood, D. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge. ISBN 9780415624510

Li, H., Liu, H. and Siganos, A. (2015) A comparison of the stock market reactions of convertible bond offerings between financial and non-financial institutions: do they differ? International Review of Financial Analysis, 45, pp. 356-366. (doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2014.06.004)

2014

Chronopoulos, D., Liu, H., McMillan, F. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2014) The dynamics of US bank profitability. European Journal of Finance, 21(5), pp. 426-443. (doi:10.1080/1351847X.2013.838184)

Goodard, J., Liu, H., McKillop, D. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2014) The size distribution of US banks and credit unions. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 21(1), (doi:10.1080/13571516.2013.835970)

2013

Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2013) Competition and stability in European banking: a regional analysis. Manchester School, 81(2), pp. 176-201. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9957.2011.02285.x)

Liu, H. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2013) Competition and risk in Japanese banking. European Journal of Finance, 19(1), pp. 1-18. (doi:10.1080/1351847X.2011.633614)

Goddard, J., Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J. (2013) Do bank profits converge? European Financial Management, 19(2), pp. 345-365. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-036X.2012.00578.x)

Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2013) Competition in banking: measurement and interpretation. In: Bell, A.R., Brooks, C. and Prokopczuk, M. (eds.) Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance. Edward Elgar, pp. 197-215.

2012

Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Nguyen, L.H. (2012) Competition and risk in south east Asian commercial banking. Applied Economics, 44(28), pp. 3627-3644. (doi:10.1080/00036846.2011.579066)

2011

Goddard, J., Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2011) The persistance of bank profits. Journal of Banking and Finance, 35(11), pp. 2881-2890. (doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2011.03.015)

2010

Liu, H. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2010) The profitability of banks in Japan. Applied Financial Economics, 20(24), pp. 1851-1866. (doi:10.1080/09603107.2010.526577)

Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2010) Measuring Competition and Stability: Recent Evidence for European Banking. Working Paper. Istituto Luigi Einaudi per gli Studi Bancari Finanziari e Assicurativi, Italy.

This list was generated on Sat Dec 15 18:08:25 2018 GMT.
Number of items: 21.

Articles

Ly, K. C., Liu, F. H. and Opong, K. (2018) Can parents protect their children? Risk comparison analysis between affiliates of multi- and single-bank holding companies. Journal of Financial Stability, (doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2018.05.001) (Early Online Publication)

Ly, K. C., Liu, F. H. and Opong, K. (2017) Who acquires whom among stand-alone commercial banks and bank holding company affiliates? International Review of Financial Analysis, 54, pp. 144-158. (doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2016.11.003)

Hung, C.-H. D., Jiang, Y., Liu, F. H., Tu, H. and Wang, S. (2017) Bank political connections and performance in China. Journal of Financial Stability, 32, pp. 57-69. (doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2017.09.003)

Chen, Z., Liu, F. H., Opong, K. and Zhou, M. (2017) Short term safety or long term failure? Empirical evidence of the impact of securitization on bank risk. Journal of International Money and Finance, 72, pp. 48-74. (doi:10.1016/j.jimonfin.2016.12.003)

He, L., Chen, L. and Liu, F. H. (2017) Banking reforms, performance and risk in China. Applied Economics, 49(40), pp. 3995-4012. (doi:10.1080/00036846.2016.1273501)

Chiaramonte, L., Liu, (F.) H., Poli, F. and Zhou, M. (2016) How accurately can Z-score predict bank failure? Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, 25(5), pp. 333-360. (doi:10.1111/fmii.12077)

Li, H., Liu, H., Siganos, A. and Zhou, M. (2016) Bank regulation, financial crisis, and the announcement effects of seasoned equity offerings of US commercial banks. Journal of Financial Stability, 25, pp. 37-46. (doi:10.1016/j.jfs.2016.06.007)

Dutordoir, M., Li, H., Liu, F. H. and Verwijmeren, P. (2016) Convertible bond announcement effects: why is Japan different? Journal of Corporate Finance, 37, pp. 76-92. (doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2015.12.006)

Li, H., Liu, H. and Siganos, A. (2015) A comparison of the stock market reactions of convertible bond offerings between financial and non-financial institutions: do they differ? International Review of Financial Analysis, 45, pp. 356-366. (doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2014.06.004)

Chronopoulos, D., Liu, H., McMillan, F. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2014) The dynamics of US bank profitability. European Journal of Finance, 21(5), pp. 426-443. (doi:10.1080/1351847X.2013.838184)

Goodard, J., Liu, H., McKillop, D. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2014) The size distribution of US banks and credit unions. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 21(1), (doi:10.1080/13571516.2013.835970)

Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2013) Competition and stability in European banking: a regional analysis. Manchester School, 81(2), pp. 176-201. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9957.2011.02285.x)

Liu, H. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2013) Competition and risk in Japanese banking. European Journal of Finance, 19(1), pp. 1-18. (doi:10.1080/1351847X.2011.633614)

Goddard, J., Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J. (2013) Do bank profits converge? European Financial Management, 19(2), pp. 345-365. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-036X.2012.00578.x)

Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Nguyen, L.H. (2012) Competition and risk in south east Asian commercial banking. Applied Economics, 44(28), pp. 3627-3644. (doi:10.1080/00036846.2011.579066)

Goddard, J., Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2011) The persistance of bank profits. Journal of Banking and Finance, 35(11), pp. 2881-2890. (doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2011.03.015)

Liu, H. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2010) The profitability of banks in Japan. Applied Financial Economics, 20(24), pp. 1851-1866. (doi:10.1080/09603107.2010.526577)

Book Sections

Tamanni, L. and Liu, F. H. (2017) What is Islamic microfinance? In: Cumming, D., Dong, Y., Hou, W. and Sen, B. (eds.) Microfinance for Entrepreneurial Development. Palgrave Macmillan: Cham, pp. 169-195. ISBN 9783319621104 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-62111-1_9)

Hoepner, A., Huang, G. and Liu, H. (2015) Beyond outreach: corporate social responsibility and the financial performance of microfinance institutions. In: Neher, A., Hoepner, A., Hebb, T., Hawley, J. and Wood, D. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge. ISBN 9780415624510

Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2013) Competition in banking: measurement and interpretation. In: Bell, A.R., Brooks, C. and Prokopczuk, M. (eds.) Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance. Edward Elgar, pp. 197-215.

Research Reports or Papers

Liu, H., Molyneux, P. and Wilson, J.O.S. (2010) Measuring Competition and Stability: Recent Evidence for European Banking. Working Paper. Istituto Luigi Einaudi per gli Studi Bancari Finanziari e Assicurativi, Italy.

This list was generated on Sat Dec 15 18:08:25 2018 GMT.