Curriculum Vitae

Liping Zheng
Drake University
College of Business and Public Administration

Ph.D. Economics, University of New Hampshire



  • Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 001, now ECON 010) Syllabus

  • Money and Banking (ECON 105) Syllabus

  • International Economics (ECON 130) Syllabus

  • China’s Business and Economic System (ECON 131) Syllabus

  • Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON 174) Syllabus

  • Seminars for Professional Development -China’s Business and Economic System (BUS 200) Syllabus



  • “Equity Premium During Bull and Bear Markets”, presented at the Southern Economic Association Meetings, Washington, DC, November 2011

  • “Shareholder Vote on Executive Compensation: Say-On-Frequency in the U.S.”, presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Meetings, Kansas City, MO, October 201

  • “Equity Premium under Heterogeneous Forecasts and Endogenous Prospect Theory: Empirical Evidence”, presented at the Southern Economic Association MeetingsCharleston, SC, November 200

  •  “Heterogeneous Forecasts, Endogenous Loss Aversion and Excess Return in Stock Market”, presented at the Eastern Economic Association Meetings, Washington, DC., February 2004

  • “Reexamination of PPP: A Bayesian Approach”, presented at the Eastern Economic Association Meetings, New York City, NY, February 2003

  • Participant, Western Economic Association International Meetings, San Francisco, CA, June 2012

  • Discussant, “Corporate Decisions” session at the Southern Economic Association Meetings, Charleston, SC, November 2006

  • Discussant, “Financial Markets and Instruments: Agents, Choices, and Constraints session  at the Eastern Economic Association Meetings, Washington, D. C., February 2004

  • Discussant, “PPP and Covered/Uncovered Interest Arbitrage” session at the Eastern Economic Association Meetings, New York City, NY, February 2003

    Faculty research seminar:
    • Zheng, Liping. “EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory Program, Media Attention and Analysts’ Earnings Forecasts “ (Spring 2010).

    • Zheng, Liping. “Are Sovereign Ratings Objective? A Tale of Two Agencies” (Fall 2011).


  • Economics Hiring Committee, 2010-2011, 2014-2015, 2015-2016
  • Faculty Development Advisory Committee, 2010-2012
  • Reviewer Ad hoc reviewer – Business and Economic Horizons


  • CBPA Summer Research Grant, Drake University, 2014
  • Pre-Promotion Reassignment for Scholarship and Creative Activity, Drake University, Fall 2012
  • Brooks Research Award, Drake University, 2011
  • Drake University Research Grant, 2010-2011
  • Dissertation Fellowship, University of New Hampshire, 2004-05
  • Summer TA Fellowship, University of New Hampshire, 2002, 2003 and 2004
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award, University of New Hampshire, 2003-04, 2006-07
  • Graduate School Travel Grant, University of New Hampshire, 2003-04, 06
  • Research/Teaching Assistantships, University of New Hampshire, 2000-04
  • Hua Wei Excellent Graduate Student Scholarship, University of International Business and conomics, 1997
  • Excellent Student Scholarship, Jilin University, 1992-96


  • Honorary Organizations: Omicron Delta Epsilon, Economics Honorary
  • American Economic Association
  • American Finance Association
  • Eastern Economic Association
  • Southern Economic Association