School of Business and Economics

Our staff

Dr Haofeng Xu PhD, FHEA

Photo of Dr Haofeng Xu

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Haofeng is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Accounting and Finance in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University. Prior to this, he worked as a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Aberdeen Business School. His research interests lie mainly in the areas of FinTech and big data analytics, with a focus on the topics of marketplace lending, FinTech disruption in the financial sector, textual analysis in accounting and finance, and machine learning in finance.

  • Marketplace lending
  • FinTech disruption in the financial sector
  • Textual analysis in accounting and finance
  • Machine learning in finance

Ji, J., Peng, H., Sun, H., & Xu, H. (2021). Board tenure diversity, culture and firm risk: Cross-country evidence. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 70, 101276. doi:10.1016/j.intfin.2020.101276