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Dr Lei Chen Pronouns: She/her PhD

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Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Financial literacy; Corporate and social responsibility; information disclosure; banking and financial institutions

Financial literacy; Corporate and social responsibility; information disclosure; banking and financial institutions

Lei Chen is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the School of Business and Economics since 2021. Prior to joining Loughborough University, she held posts at the University of Sheffield, Keele University, and the University of Exeter. She holds a PhD in Accountancy from the University of Glasgow. Before joining academic, Lei worked in the banking sector in China for several years.

Lei’s research interests cover a wide range of research topics in accounting and finance, including corporate information disclosure, financial literacy and banking and financial institutions.

  • Kladakis, G.; Chen, L. and Bellos, S. (2021). Multiple credit ratings and liquidity creation, Finance Research Letters, in press. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2021.102313.

  • Chen, L., Li, H., Liu, H. and Zhou, Y. (2021). Bank regulation and systemic Risk: Cross country evidence, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 57, 353–387. 
  • Kladakis, G.; Chen, L. and Bellos, S. (2020). Bank asset and informational quality, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 69, 101256. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2020.101256.
  • Chen, L., Holland, J. and Danbolt, J. (2018). Information about bank intangibles, analyst information intermediation, and the role of knowledge and social forces in the ‘market for information’, Accounting Forum, 42 (3), 261-276.
  • Chen, L., Danbolt, J., and Holland, J. (2014). Rethinking bank business models: the role of intangibles", Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal,27 (3), 563 – 589.