Dr. Ming Liu
Dr. Ming Liu, CFA

Specialization: Finance

Dr. Ming Liu, CFA


2011 – PhD Finance, State University of New York at Binghamton
2000 – MS Financial Mathematics, Florida State University
1995 – BS Mathematics, College of Applied Arts and Sciences of Beijing Union University

Current and Previous Academic Affiliations:

2023 – Now, Yamanashi Gakuin University, iCLA, Professor
2018 – 2023, Doshisha University, Graduate School of Business, Associate Professor
2015 – 2018, International University of Japan, Graduate School of International Management, Professor
2014 – 2015, International University of Japan, GSIM, Associate Professor
2011 – 2014, International University of Japan, GSIM, Assistant Professor


Professor Ming Liu has educational backgrounds in China and U.S., and has extensive teaching experiences in Japanese universities. He also worked in a financial software company in the U.S. and had one year of experience in an investment firm in China. He is a CFA® charterholder. Beyond finance courses, Dr. Liu also teaches Economics for Sustainable Development and Japanese Economics and Business. He is happy to share his experiences with students and help them to develop critical thinking skills.


Professor Ming Liu’s main research interests include investment, mutual funds and behavioral finance. His research papers have been published in the Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Review, Journal of Experimental and Behavioral Finance, and Journal of Economics and Business. He received a research paper award in the Financial Management Association (FMA) Asia Pacific Conference in 2014. His research work has appeared on London School of Economics Business Review.