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He Li
Assistant Professor

  • Office Location: Timothy J Hyland Hall 3510
  • Phone: (262) 472-1326
  • Email: lih@uww.edu
  • Department(s): Finance & Business Law
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He Li is an assistant professor of finance at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Management, with a concentration in Finance at Purdue University Calumet in 2010. She then received her Master of Business Administration at Purdue University Calumet in 2012. In August 2012, He Li joined the Ph.D. of Business Administration program at the University of Texas at El Paso, with a concentration in Finance. He Li completed her Ph.D. in May 2017. Her dissertation is entitled “Essays on Corporate Vertical Integration”. He Li's research encapsulates the areas of corporate finance and financial accounting. A number of her research papers have been accepted for presentation by various international and national conferences in the finance and accounting disciplines, including the conferences of the Financial Management Association International (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), the American Accounting Association (2016), the Southern Finance Association (2016, 2017), the Financial Management Association Latin American (2017), the Financial Management Association European (2017), and the Spanish Finance Association (2017). Dr. He Li also has extensive teaching experience in finance and economics. Courses she has taught include Derivatives and Risk Management, Portfolio Analysis, Managerial Finance, International Finance, Personal Financial Planning, Investments, Business Finance and Microeconomics.

Doctor of Philosophy
Business Administration/Finance
University of Texas, El Paso
2017
Master of Business Administration
Business Administration
Purdue University Calumet
2012
Bachelor of Science
Management/Finance
Purdue University Calumet
2010

Allied Social Science Association
August 2018 - Current
American Finance Association
August 2018 - Current
American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
August 2018 - Current
Southern Finance Association
June 2017 - Current
Financial Management Association
August 2014 - Current

Vertical Integration to Mitigate Internal Capital Market Inefficiencies: Theory and Evidence
Erik Devos, He Li
The Negative Effects of Managerial Incentives on Operating Lease Intensity
Erik Devos, He Li
REITs as Lessees
Elizabeth Devos, Erik Devos, He Li
The Negative Effects of Managerial Incentives on Operating Lease Intensity
Erik Devos, He Li
The Negative Effects of Managerial Incentives on Operating Lease Intensity
Erik Devos, He Li
Vertical Integration to Mitigate Internal Capital Market Inefficiencies: Theory and Evidence
Erik Devos, He Li

Operating Lease as Alternative Financing for REITs: A Viable Strategy or a Sign of Trouble?
Springer Link
Do firms lease to hedge? CEO risk‐taking and operating lease intensity
European Financial Management
Pg. 34
National corruption and international banking
Global Finance Journal
"Debt Portfolio Management" In H. Kent Baker Greg Filbeck, and Andrew Spieler, Eds, Debt Markets and Investments
Oxford University Press