Dr. Hao LIANG is an assistant professor of finance and BNP Paribas Fellow at Singapore Management University’s (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business. He obtained his PhD in finance from Tilburg University, and received the Best PhD Dissertation of the entire university in 2015. He was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard University and a fellow of Harvard Law School’s Program on Corporate Governance. His research interests include corporate finance and governance, corporate social responsibility (CSR), law and finance, and international business. He has published his research on Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of International Business Studies, Management Science, Organization Science, among other journals.