Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics
Dr. Ronnie Qi is Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business. Dr. Qi received her Ph.D. in FInance and Economics from Columbia University in October 2002. Her thesis title was "Essays in Finance". Dr. Qi received her MA in Finance and Economics, also from Columbia, in October 2000. Prior to attending Columbia, Dr. Qi received an MA in Economics from Ohio State University and a BS in Mathematics from Renmin University.
Dr. Qi received a Doctoral Fellowship towards her study at Columbia University from 1996 to 2000 and received a Graduate Fellowship towards her study at Ohio State University from 1994 to 1996. While a student at Renmin University, she was honored with the Distinguished Student Award.
In addition to a track record of accomplishment in the world of academia, Dr. Qi has also made a name for herself in the business world. Recently, she worked for ING-Aeltus Asset Management Inc. as a research analyst. In this full-time position, Dr. Qi developed and tested statistically based equity trading systems, conducted financial market research and explored new trading strategies, conducted portfolio performance measurement and attribution, evaluated risk-return characteristics of asset classes and their role in a diversified portfolio, and provided expertise on economic and financial issues to the entire company.
Subject Number Title
FIN 3311 Corporate Financial Analysis
FIN 3316 Money and Capital Market
"Mexico's Integration into the North American Capital Market", with Michael Adler, leading article, Emerging Markets Review 4 (2003) 91-120
2004 (July). "Return-Volume Relation in the Tail: Evidence from Six Emerging Markets", Financial Management Association Asia Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan.
2003. "Earning Quality", "Momentum Strategy", Weekly seminar, ING-Aeltus Investment Management, Hartford, CT
2003 (January). "Information Production, Cash flow and Corporate Investment", American Finance Association Annul Meeting, Washington, D.C.
2002 (March), "Information Production, Analyst Following and Diversification Discount", Temple University, Philadelphia, PI.
2002 (February), " Information Production, Analyst Following and Diversification Discount", Ibbotson Associates, Chicago, IL
Research in Progress
"Return Predictability, Accounting Accruals and Analyst Coverage", (with Qiao Liu)
"Cross-Country Study of Investment and Cash Flow Dependence", (with Qiao Liu)
"Stock Repurchase and Analysts Coverage" (with Qiao Liu)
"Information Production, Analyst Following and Diversification Discount"(with Qiao Liu)
"Information Production, Cash Flow and Corporate Investment", with Qiao Liu
"Return-Volume Relation in the Tail: Evidence From Six Emerging Markets"