Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Qiang Kang

Qiang Kang

Ryder Systems Research Fellow

Associate Professor
Department of Finance

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 210
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-4379


  • Ph.D. in Economics
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Arts in Economics
    Graduate School of the People's Bank of China, Beijing , China
  • Master of Arts in Economics
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
    Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Areas of Expertise

  • behavior of capital markets
  • interaction of capital markets with corporate decisions and corporate governance
  • the two areas in connection with macroeconomics, regulations/certifications, and capital market research in accounting

Courses Taught

  • Capital Budgeting and Long Term Resource Allocation
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Futures and Fixed Income Investments
  • Global Financial Strategy
  • International Financial Management
  • Securities Analysis
  • Statistical Methods in Finance I
  • Statistical Methods in Finance II

Refereed Journal Articles

Kang, Q., & Liu, Q.


Eliciting Managerial Willingness to Invest: A Revealed-Preference Approach.

Journal of Business Research

, 155(B)


View Article

Guo, S., Kang, Q., & Mitnik, O.


Dynamics of Managerial Power and CEO Compensation in the Course of Corporate Distress: Evidence from 1992 to 2019.

Financial Management

, 51(3)


View Article

Hibbert, A. M., Kang, Q., Kumar, A., & Mishra, S. (2020). Heterogeneous Beliefs and Return Volatility around Seasoned Equity Offerings. Journal of Financial Economics, 137(2). View Article

Jiang, X., & Kang, Q. (2020). Cross-sectional PEG Ratios, Market Equity Premium, and Macroeconomic Activity. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 35(3). View Article

Kang, Q. (2019). Business-cycle pattern of asset returns: A general equilibrium explanation. Annals of Finance. View Article

Huang, L., & Kang, Q. (2018). Information, Investment Adjustment, and the Cost of Capital. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. View Article

Kang, Q., Li, X., & Su, T. (2018). Sell-Side Financial Analysts and the CFA® Program. Financial Analysts Journal. View Article

Gorton, G., Huang, L., & Kang, Q. (2017). The limitations of stock market efficiency: Price informativeness and CEO turnover. Review of Finance. View Article

Kang, Q., & Liu, Q. (2010). Information-based stock trading, executive incentives, and the principal-agent problem. Management Science. View Article

Kang, Q., Liu, Q., & Qi, R. (2010). Predicting Stock Market Returns with Aggregate Discretionary Accruals. Journal of Accounting Research. View Article

Kang, Q., Liu, Q., & Qi, R. (2010). The Sarbanes-Oxley act and corporate investment: A structural assessment. Journal of Financial Economics. View Article

Kang, Q., Liu, Q., & Qi, R. (2010). Market timing with aggregate accruals. Journal of Asset Management, 10(3).

Kang, Q., & Liu, Q. (2008). Stock trading, information production, and executive incentives. Journal of Corporate Finance. View Article

Kang, Q., & Brandt, M. (2004). On the relationship between the conditional mean and volatility of stock returns: A latent VAR approach. Journal of Financial Economics. View Article

Back to top