ProfileDr. Fan Liu is currently an Assistant Professor in Economics at International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). She obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Iowa in 2017. Her research focuses on the areas of financial inclusion, digital economics, financial technology (Fintech), small business entrepreneurship, macroeconomics and labor economics.
Dr. Liu has published in leading research journals, e.g. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (SSCI, ABS3*, ABDC A*), Emerging Markets Review (SSCI, ABDC A, JCR IF 4.073), and Empirical Economics (SSCI, ABDC A). She has also presented at conferences hosted by University of Cambridge, Washington University in St. Louis, and many other world-class research institutions.
Dr. Liu's teaching covers a broad range of modules in Economics and Finance. She received teaching awards from both the University of Iowa and XJTLU. In addition, she is the Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in the UK. At XJTLU, Dr. Liu supervises postgraduate and undergraduate dissertations. She also serves as the Director of Internationalisation for IBSS.