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Yuanzhi (Lily) Li

Title: Research Assistant Professor
Department: Finance

Office: Alter Hall 426
Phone: 215.204.8108
E-mail: yuanzhi.li@temple.edu

Research Interests: Corporate Finance, Investment, Bankruptcy and Distress

Curriculum Vitae | SSRN Profile | Website 

Yuanzhi Li is an assistant professor in Finance at Fox School of Business. Professor Li teaches courses in corporate finance and investment. She has been with Temple since 2009. Her primary research areas include corporate governance, investment, and Bankruptcy. Professor Li has been published in major journals including Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Financial Markets. Professor Li received her Doctor of Philosophy in Finance from New York University.

Sample Publications

  • Li, Y. "A non-linear wealth transfer from shareholders to creditors around Chapter 11 filing", Journal of Financial Economics, Vol 107, 2013, 183-198.
  • Li, Y and Zhong, Z. "Investing in Chapter 11 stocks: trading, liquidity, and performance", Journal of Financial Markets, Vol 16, 2013, 33-60.


  • Corporate Finance Theory, Doctoral level
  • Corporate Finance, Undergrad Level

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