Fred Liu | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Fred Liu

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics and Finance

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Dr. Fred Liu earned his PhD in Economics from Western University in 2021. He received an MA in Economics from Western University in 2015, a BA in Economics from the University of Waterloo in 2014, and a BBA in Finance from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2012.

His research interests include: Financial Econometrics, Machine Learning, Asset Pricing, Risk Management, and Big Data.

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Research interests:

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Machine Learning
  • Asset Pricing
  • Risk Management
  • Big Data

Current projects:

Can the Premium for Idiosyncratic Tail Risk be Explained by Exposures to its Common Factor?

Potential future projects:

A Machine Learning Framework for Basel 3 Market Risk

Intraday Stock Predictability with Machine Learning

Liu, Fred, and Lars Stentoft. "Regulatory Capital and Incentives for Risk Model Choice under Basel 3." Journal of Financial Econometrics 19.1 (2021): 53-96.

Huddleston, Dillon, Fred Liu, and Lars Stentoft. "Intraday market predictability: A Machine Learning Approach." Journal of Financial Econometrics, Forthcoming.

  • Research Centre for Economic Analysis (2021)
  • 60th Annual Meeting, Southern Finance Association (2020)
  • Canadian Economics Association (2018)
  • Canadian Econometrics Study Group (2017)
  • Canadian Economics Association (2017)
  • FIN*3200 Fundamentals of Derivatives
  • FIN*4000 Advanced Topics in Finance
  • SSHRC Fellowship ($40,000) 2018-2020
  • OGS ($30,000) 2016-2017
  • Tutorial Teaching Assistant of the Year, Western University, 2015
  • Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement, University of Waterloo, 2014

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