Qiang Kang

Ryder Systems Research Fellow Associate Professor

Department of Finance

Office: RB 210

Phone: 305-348-4379

Email: qkang@fiu.edu


  • 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

Referred Journal Articles

Kang, Q., & Liu, Q.


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

Journal of Business Research

, 155(B)



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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)



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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