Dr Lu Li

PhD (Durham)

Pronouns: She/her
  • University Teacher in Accounting and Finance

Expertise: corporate finance, behaviour finance, mergers and acquisitions.

Research groups and centres

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Lu Li. Bookings can also be made online at globelynx.com.

Research interests

Lu's main research interests lie in the area of corporate finance and, more specifically, in mergers and acquisitions (M&As), corporate governance, corporate innovation and corporate social responsibility (CSR). She is also interested in issues related with CEO characteristics.

Key publications

  • Hu, N., Li, L., Li, H., and Wang, X., 'Do mega-mergers create value? The acquisition experience and mega-deal outcomes', Journal of Empirical Finance, 55, pp.119-142.
  • Guo, J.M., Li, L., Hu, N. and Wang, X., 'Do managers keep their word? The disclosure of merger intention at pre-merger issuance and M&A performance', Finance Research Letters, 28, pp. 20-31.