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Yifei Li

  • Ph.D. Student: Finance
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  • Mailing Address: Ballentine Hall, 7 Lippitt Road, Kingston, RI 02881


Yifei is a Finance Ph.D. candidate at University of Rhode Island. His research interests include fixed income securities, empirical asset pricing, liquidity and corporate finance. He currently is working on a paper to examine the cross-sectional relation between firm asset growth and subsequent corporate bond return.

He has taught Financial Management for three semesters.  Prior joining the Ph.D. program, he earned an M.S. in Accounting at the University of Rhode Island and was actively involved on campus, taking a leading role as president of the Chinese Student and Scholars Association. After completing his Master’s degree, he worked as a staff accountant at Sea Fresh USA Inc. In his free time, he enjoys tennis, skiing, cycling and sailing.

Yifei Li—CV


Research interests: Empirical Asset Pricing, Fixed Income Securities, Liquidity, Corporate Finance.


M.S. in Accounting, University of Rhode Island

B.A., Financial Management, Qingdao Agricultural University , China


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