Mingzhi Liu
Mingzhi Liu
Position Associate Professor
Department Accounting & Finance
Office 460 Drake Centre
Phone (204) 474-6847
Fax (204) 474-7545
Email mingzhi.liu@umanitoba.ca

Curriculum vitae »


Dr. Liu joined Asper School of Business in July 2011. Prior to join University of Manitoba, he earned Ph.D. in accounting from John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. He also holds MPhil Degree from Lingnan University and Bachelor’s Degree from Xiamen University.

Dr. Liu is a recipient of the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad and the Chartered Professional Accountants Manitoba Research Fellowship. His research interests include: corporate governance and reporting, corporate social responsibility, cost of debt, and family business. Dr. Liu presented his works at primary academic conferences, and served as ad hoc reviewer for several academic journals and conferences. He teaches Introductory Financial Accounting (ACC 1100) and Advanced Financial Accounting (ACC 3030).

Refereed Publications

Cui, V., Ding, S., Liu, M., & Wu, Z. Revisiting the effect of family involvement on corporate social responsibility: A behavioral agency perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming.

Jacoby, G., Li, J., & Liu, M. Financial distress, political affiliation and earnings management: The case of privately held firms. European Journal of Finance, Forthcoming.

Li, C., Li, J., Liu, M., Wang, Y., & Wu, Z. Anti-misconduct policies, corporate governance, and capital market responses: International evidence. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, & Money, Forthcoming.

Liu, M., Shi, Y., Wilson, C., & Wu, Z. (2017). Does family involvement explain why corporate social responsibility affects earnings management? Journal of Business Research, 75, 8-16.

Ding, S., Liu, M., & Wu, Z. (2016). Financial reporting quality and external financing constraints: The case of privately held firms. ABACUS, 52(3), 351-373.

Liu, M., & Magnan, M. (2016). Conservatism and the yield spread of new corporate bond issues. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 46(4), 847-879.

Ge, W., & Liu, M. (2015). Corporate social responsibility and the cost of corporate bonds. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 34(6), 597-624.

Liu, M., & Magnan, M. (2014). Conditional conservatism and underpricing in US corporate bond market. Applied Financial Economics, 24(20), 1323-1334.

Liu, M. (2013). Effect of guanxi and ethical orientations on Chinese auditors’ ethical reasoning. Managerial Auditing Journal, 28(9), 815-837.

Liu, M., & Magnan, M. (2011). Self-dealing regulations, ownership wedge and corporate valuation: International evidence. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 19(2), 99-115.