Dr. Olivia Lifeng GU obtained her B.S. from the University of Science and Technology of China, and Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her areas of interest include Asset Pricing, Investments, Innovation, Venture Capital, and Corporate Finance.
Dr. GU joined The University of Hong Kong in 2013. She has published a number of articles in academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Finance. Her single-authored paper, “Product Market Competition, R&D Investment and Stock Returns", was awarded the Trefftzs Award for the best student paper and the SAC Capital for the PhD Candidate Award for Outstanding Research, at Western Finance Association meetings (WFA) in 2013.