George Li

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George Li teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses and supervises students on capstone research projects. Dr. Li once served as the graduate finance program coordinator of the School of Business and the finance unit coordinator of the Department of Business Administration at the College of Professional Studies. He is the founding faculty advisor of the Student Investment Management (SIM) Group at NJCU.
Dr. Li joined NJCU in Fall 2005 after obtaining his doctorate from the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to that, he was an investment banker at Shanghai, China. He has over ten years’ practical experience in securities analysis, financial management and international business. Dr. Li is a CFA® charter holder.
Courses Taught

  • Managerial Finance
  • International Finance
  • Capital Markets and Financial Institutions
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Foreign Trade
  • Equity Asset Valuation
  • Advanced Portfolio Management
  • Advanced Corporate Financial Management
  • Future and Option
  • Global Finance
  • Financial Planning and Investment Management
  • Capstone in Finance   

Selected Publications
“Dividend Distributions and Closed-End Fund Discounts,” with Ted Day and Yexiao Xu, Journal of Financial Economics, 2011, vol. 100, issue 3, pages 579-593

Schools Attended/Degrees

  • PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
  • MS, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
  • Postgraduate Diploma, University of International Business and Economics
  • BA, Zhejiang Gongshang University