Xiang Lucas Long

Xiang Lucas Long

Long came to the U.S. in 2010 to get his master’s degree in accounting. After receiving his master’s degree, he joined the Ph.D. program in finance and began to teach in 2014. Long has taught various business courses, including economics and finance courses. His research interests include corporate finance and behavior finance. Long’s dissertation papers were presented at the SWFA (Southwestern Finance Association). One of his papers is now under review by Empirical Economics. Long joined Hollins in fall of 2020. Since then, he has taught introductory level courses in economics, business, and accounting.

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Behavior Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Courses Taught

  • Principle of Financial Accounting
  • Principle of Managerial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Business

Education

  • Ph.D., business administration; Old Dominion University, Strome College of Business
  • M.S., accounting; Old Dominion University, Strome College of Business
  • B.S., international economics and foreign trade; Tianjin University of Science and Technology

Publications & Articles

  • “Relationship between Economic Freedom, National Culture, and Emerging Markets;” Academy of Business Research (ABR) Conference, San Antonio, 2012
  • “CEO Overconfidence and Speed of Adjustment of Firm’s Financial Policy” (Job Market Paper); presented at Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA) Conference in San Antonio; Under Review by Empirical Economics
  • “CEO Overconfidence and Firm’s Inside Debt;” presented at St. Norbert University (Feb,2020), Wheaton University (Feb,2020), and Shandong University of Finance and Economics (Sept. 2019)
  • Antecedents of CEO Overconfidence: An International Perspective;” presented at Old Dominion University (May 2014)

Accomplishments

  • Discussant 2020 Financial Management Association Annual Meeting 2020
  • Strome College of Business Teaching Moments
  • Volunteer for Food for the homeless (featured by local Fox and NBC TV stations)

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Behavior Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Statement Analysis