Professor Meijun Qian

Associate Professor
ANU College of Business and Economics

Areas of expertise

  • Financial Institutions (Incl. Banking) 150203
  • Investment And Risk Management 150205
  • Finance 150201
  • Corporate Governance And Stakeholder Engagement 150303
  • International Business 150308
  • Financial Econometrics 150202

Research interests

Law and Finance

Comparative Financial System

Emerging Market

Corporate governance

Leadership diversity

Mutual Funds

Private Equity


Meijun Qian is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies, and Statistics, College of Business and Economics, Australian National University. Previously, she is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. She is also a research fellow at the Wharton Financial Institution Center.  She obtained Ph.D. in Finance from Boston College.

Dr. Qian’s research covers the comparative financial systems, law and finance, financial institutions, corporate governance, mutual funds, and financial issues in China and India. Her work has appeared in top tier academic journals, such as Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisJournal of Financial Intermediation as well as practice journals, such as CFA Research Monographand Harvard China Review, and several book chapters. Her body of research has generated 400+ citations in other academic works according to Web of Science (Google Scholar 3000+). Her work has also been invited to present to regulators, such as the SEC,  Federal Reserve Banks, the Capital Market Board of Turkey, People’s Bank of China (Central bank), World Economy Forum, and requested as special reports by prestigious policy oriented research centers, such as Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Asian Development Banks.

Dr. Meijun Qian serves as an Associate Editor at the Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting. She has also contributed professional services as committee/reviewer for many conferences, research councils, and reviewers for many prestigious journals, such as American Economic ReviewJournal of Finance, and Review of Financial Studies.


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