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Wei Li
Associate Professor
Contact
319-335-0911
Office
S276 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
PhD in Finance, University of Iowa, 2006
PhD in Mathematics, University of Iowa, 2001
BA in Mathematics, Xian Jiaotong University, 1993
Expertise 
Agency Theory
Asset Pricing
Financial Intermediaries
Selected publications 

Investment Decisions under Ambiguity: Evidence from Mutual Fund Investor Behavior. Wei Li, Ashish Tiwari, Lin Tong, Management Science (forthcoming)

Human Capital, Management Quality, and the Exit Decisions of Entrepreneurial Firms. Shan He, Wei Li, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (forthcoming)

Volatilities Implied by Price Changes in the S&P 500 Options and Futures Contracts. Jitka Hilliards, Wei Li, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2013

A Bayesian's "Bubble". Wei Li, Hui Xue, The Journal of Finance, 2009, vol 64, 2665–2701

Incentive Contracts in Delegated Portfolio Management. Wei Li, Ashish Tiwari, Review of Financial Studies, 2009, vol 22, 4681-4714

Dividend Changes and Catering Incentives. Wei Li, Erik Lie, Journal of Financial Economics, 2006, vol 80, 293-308

Working papers 

Earthly Reward to the Religious: Religiosity and the Costs of Public and Private Debt. Feng Jiang, Kose John, Wei Li, Yiming Qian

Mutual Fund Tournaments and Fund Active Share. Wei Li, Ashish Tiwari, Lin Tong

Current and prior positions 
Associate Professor, Department of Finance, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2016 - Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2010 - June 2016
Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, August 2006 - July 2010
Presentations 

Investment Decisions under Ambiguity: Evidence from Mutual Fund Investor Behavior. American Finance Association annual meetings, Philadelphia, PA, January 2014

Contracting in Delegated Portfolio Management: The Case of Alternative Assets. European Finance Association Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2012

Incentive contracts in delegated portfolio management. Western Financial Association annual meetings, Hawaii, June 2008

On the Consequences of Mutual Fund Tournaments. Western Financial Association annual meetings, Keystone, CO, June 2006