Professor Liang Han
Academic and research departmentsSurrey International Institute at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (SII-DUFE).
Professor Liang Han is currently the Director of Accounting and Finance at SII-DUFE, Surrey.
Professor Liang Han has taken academic positions at Universities of Hull, Reading and Wisconsin-Madison. Liang gained a PhD from University of Warwick and has research interests in the areas of banking market, entrepreneurial finance, corporate finance and entrepreneurship. Liang has been actively involved in some major research projects in UK and China, such as the Survey of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Finance, funded by Bank of England. Professor Han is also a consulting editor for International Small Business Journal and an external examiner for various programmes delivered in UK and overseas. Professor Han has also been appointed as visiting professor by three universities
Huang, X., Wang, X., Han, L., and Laker, B., 2022, Does sound lending infrastructure foster better financial reporting quality of SMEs? European Journal of Finance.
Zhang, S., Han, L., Kallias, K., and Kalias, A., forthcoming, Bank switching of US small businesses: New methods and evidence, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.
Zhang, S., Han, L., Kallias, K., and Kalias, A., forthcoming, The value of in-person banking:
Evidence from U.S. small businesses, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.
Wang, X., Han, L, Huang, X, and Mi, B., 2021, The financial and operational impacts of
European SMEs’ use of trade credit as a substitute for bank credit, European Journal of Finance, 27(8), 796-825.
Vershinina, N., Markman, G., Han, L, Rodgers, P., Kitching, J., Hashimzade, N. and Barrett, R.,
forthcoming, Gendered regulations and SME performance in transition economies, Small Business Economics.
Wang, X., Han., L., and Huang, X., forthcoming, Bank competition, concentration and EU SME
cost of debt, International Review of Financial Analysis.
Wang, X., Han., L., and Huang, X., forthcoming, Bank market power and SME finance: Firm-bank evidence from European countries, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money.
Tian, L, Han. L, and Mi, B., 2020, Bank competition, information specialization and
innovation. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 54, 1011-1035.
Tian, L., and Han., L., forthcoming, Nurturing regional innovation: the effects of bank
competition in the USA, International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance.
Li, X., Song, X, Tian, L., Han, L., and Cai, H. 2020, Interest Rate Regulation, Earnings
Transparency and Capital Structure: Evidence from Chinese Listed Companies, 2003-2015.
International Journal of Emerging Markets, 15(5), 923-947.
Liu, Z., Chi, G., and Han, L., 2020, Board human capital and enterprise growth: a
perspective of ambidextrous innovation. Sustainability, 11(14).
Mi, B., and Han., L. 2020, Bank market competition and syndicated loan prices. Review of
Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 54(1), 1-28.
Han, L., Tian.,L., and Mi, B. 2020, ‘Chapter 14: Information Asymmetries and Entrepreneurial
Finance: Evidence from Theories and Empirics’, in Saridaskis, G. and Cowling, M., , Handbook of Quantitative Research Methods in Entrepreneurship, Edward Elgar.