Tong Liu


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Tong Liu is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Tong’s research focuses on corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, and healthcare finance. His recent work uses a broad set of empirical methods and structural techniques to explore questions related to the welfare impacts of private equity buyouts and venture capital investments, market frictions that affect startup innovation, and measures of corporate investment opportunities.

He received his PhD in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he received an MA in economics from Peking University and a BA in mathematical economics and finance from Central University of Finance and Economics.


"Bargaining with Private Equity: Implications for Hospital Prices and Patient Welfare."

Liu, Tong, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6736-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, December 2021.

"An Invisible Oncologist: Health Implications of Financing Frictions."

Kopytov, Alexandr, Tong Liu, and Haotian Xiang, MIT Sloan Working Paper 6739-21. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, November 2021.

"Investment without Q."

Gala, Vito D., Joao F.Gomes, and Tong Liu. Journal of Monetary Economics Vol. 116, (2020): 266-282.

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