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Xi Li

Lecturer in Finance

Xi Li


  • Mergers and Acquisitions, 
  • FinTech Innovation, 
  • Blockchain Technology


ICMA Centre, Whiteknights Campus

Dr Xi Li is a Lecturer in Finance at the ICMA Centre, part of the University of Reading.

Xi Li holds a PhD in Accounting and Finance from Durham University and an MSc in Financial Engineering from the University of Southern California. Her research interests cover a wide range of topics, such as mergers and acquisitions, fintech innovation, and blockchain technology.

Xi has articles published and under review in prestigious journals, including Quantitative Finance, The British Accounting Review, and Management Science. Throughout her academic career, she has participated in numerous research projects funded by the National Social Sciences Foundation of China and the Ministry of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Her work has been presented at various international conferences, earning several best paper awards and garnering attention and recognition within the industry.

Reference: Cong, William Lin, Li, Xi, Tang, Ke and Yang, Yang (2023) Crypto wash trading. Management Science. ISSN 1526-5501 (In Press)
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