Lei Chen is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Loughborough Business School, having joined the School in 2021.
Dr Chen's research focusses on:
- Financial literacy
- Corporate and social responsibility
- Information disclosure
- Banking and financial institutions
Prior to joining Loughborough University, Lei 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 becoming an 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.
- 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.
- 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.