Helen Mengbing Ren is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Accounting at the University of Liverpool Management School. Helen holds a PhD in Finance and a MSc in Accounting and Finance from Warwick Business School, the University of Warwick, and a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Bristol. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Her research interests range from capital market research in accounting to empirical corporate finance, with a current focus on corporate disclosures, regulation, information asymmetry and risk management. Helen presented her papers regularly at some major finance, economics and accounting conferences, including Financial Management Association, American Economic Association, Chinese Economic Association annual meeting, American Accounting Association, European Accounting Association, Canadian Accounting Association annual conference, China International Risk Forum, International Corporate Governance Society conference and European Meeting of the Econometric Society.
Helen has served as an ac hoc reviewer for internationally reputable journals and conferences. Her research paper has been featured in various media such as Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog on Corporations and Capital Markets, International Finance Magazine, and Global Banking and Finance Review Magazine. Her work has been published in Journal of Futures Markets, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting and Journal of Applied Accounting Research.