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Dr Fengfei Li



Senior Lecturer, Finance


Faculty of Business and Law


Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong, 2017
Master of Science, City University of Hong Kong, 2010
Bachelor of Economics, Beijing Inst. of Technology, 2009


Dr. Fengfei Li is a Lecturer of Finance at Deakin Business School. Dr. Li's research focuses on empirical corporate finance, behavioral finance, and innovation. Her research has been published in the Journal of Corporate Finance and Journal of Banking & Finance. She also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several journals, including Management Science, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and Review of Behavioral Finance. She received her PhD in Finance from the University of Hong Kong in 2017, an M.S. in applied economics from the City University of Hong Kong in 2010, and a B.A. in economics from Beijing Institute of Technology in 2009. She teaches courses in mergers and acquisitions, advanced financial management, and corporate finance.

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Research interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Innovation
  • Empirical Asset Pricing

Teaching interests

  • Corporate Finance


  • 'The Bright and Dark Sides of Financial Derivatives: Options Trading and Product Development', 30th Asian Finance Association Annual Meeting, Japan, 25-27 June 2018.
  • 'The bright and dark sides of financial derivatives: Options trading and product development', Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference, Australia, 7 April 2018.

Professional activities


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Behavioral bias, distorted stock prices, and stock splits

F Li, J Lin, T Lin, L Shang

(2023), Vol. 154, pp. 1-20, Journal of Banking and Finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

PSEUDO-ETIOLATION IN LIGHT proteins reduce greening by binding GLK transcription factors

Yuting Han, Fengfei Li, Ying Wu, Dong Wang, Guangbao Luo, Xinning Wang, Xin Wang, Hanhui Kuang, Robert Larkin

(2023), pp. 1-23, Plant Physiology, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Innovative firms' cash holdings, tax policies, and institutional environments

F Li, T Lin

(2022), Vol. 51, pp. 869-902, Financial Management, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Salient anchor and analyst recommendation downgrade

F Li, C Lin, T Lin

(2021), Vol. 69, Journal of Corporate Finance, C1

journal article

Earnings management and post-split drift

Konan Chan, F Li, Tse-Chun Lin

(2019), Vol. 101, pp. 136-146, Journal of banking and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

What do stock price levels tell us about the firms?

K Chan, F Li, J Lin, T Lin

(2017), Vol. 46, pp. 34-50, Journal of corporate finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found


Associate Supervisor

Ching Hin Wong

Thesis entitled: Essays on Target-Date Funds

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Finance