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  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 9 Scopus Citations
  • 2 Scopus h-Index

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Prof. Wei obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance with First Class Honors from the University of Hong Kong in 2012 and completed her PhD in Finance from the University of Hong Kong in 2016. She is a life-time member of Beta Gama Sigma Business Society and a research fellow at the Centre for Financial Innovation and Development in the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include corporate finance, FinTech, financial reporting, capital market regulations and corporate innovation. Her papers have been presented in conferences including American Finance Association (AFA) Annual Meeting, Western Finance Association (WFA) Annual Meeting, Society for Financial Studies (SFS) Cavalcades, Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, and China International Conference in Finance (CICF), circulated as the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper, featured on Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Forum, and published or forthcoming in journals such as The Accounting ReviewJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and Journal of Law and Economics.

Research interests

Corporate Finance, Financial Reporting, Capital Market Regulations, Corporate Innovation

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Research Output

  • 9 Scopus Citations
  • 2 Scopus h-Index
  • 4 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 2 Working paper series

Bank deregulation and corporate risk

JIANG, T., LEVINE, R., LIN, C. & WEI, L., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Corporate Finance. 60, 101520.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Competition Laws and Corporate Innovation

    LEVINE, R., LIN, C., WEI, L. & XIE, W., May 2020, (NBER Worling Paper Series; no. 27253).

    Research output: Working paperWorking paper series

  • Litigation Risk and Voluntary Disclosure: Evidence from Legal Changes

    HOUSTON, J. F., LIN, C., LIU, S. & WEI, L., Sep 2019, In : The Accounting Review. 94, 5, p. 247-272 26 p.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)


    LU Research Output Excellence Award 2020

    WEI, Lai (Recipient), Apr 2020

    Prize: Prize / Award

    LU RGC Competitive Grants Award 2018

    WEI, Lai (Recipient), Mar 2018

    Prize: Prize / Award