Tong Liu

Tong Liu

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    2332 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall, 3620 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-6367


I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Teaching Assistant

  • FNCE726, Advanced Corporate Finance, Professor Itay Goldstein (EMBA) Spring 2018, Summer 2018, Summer 2019
  • FNCE203/726, Advanced Corporate Finance, Professor Christian Opp (UG, MBA) Spring 2018, 2019
  • FNCE611, Corporate Finance, Professor Itay Goldstein Spring 2019
  • FNCE612, Accelerated Corporate Finance II, Professor Vito Gala (MBA) Fall 2017
  • FNCE613, Macroeconomics and the Global Economic Environment (EMBA) Fall 2018


Awards and Honors

  • 2019 EFA Best Doctoral Student Conference Paper Prize
  • 2019 CICF Yihong Xia Best Paper Award
  • 2019 John Hodges PhD Prize in Finance, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2019 George James Travel Award, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2017-2018 Miller, Anderson & Sherrerd Graduate Fellowship in Finance, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2019, 2017 Mack Institute Research Grant, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2017-2018 Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Research Fund, University of Pennsylvania




    Power Rankings: How the World Bank Influences Regulatory Policy

    New research from Wharton examines the influence of the World Bank’s ease of doing business indicator, which affects policy through bureaucratic, international and domestic political channels.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/10/16
    Will Walmart’s Health Care Gamble Pay Off?

    With its new suburban Atlanta health clinic, Walmart is making a risky move into the provision of primary care services. Two experts discuss whether the strategy will benefit the company and its customers.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/10/15
    Finding Your Voice: Why Confidence Is Key to Persuasion

    Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger’s latest research on persuasive language puts some science behind the notion that it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.

    Knowledge @ Wharton - 2019/10/15