Jianping Qi

Jianping Qi

Room: BSN 3404
Phone: 813-974-9856

Jianping Qi is a professor in and former chair of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance. He has been a faculty member at USF since 1993 and has held the Bank of America Professorship since 2000. He was also a visiting finance professor (1992 and 1997) at Washington University in St. Louis. He teaches courses at all levels, covering corporate finance, financial options and futures and advanced finance theory.

Qi's research focuses on financial intermediation and corporate finance theory. He has published articles in highly regarded journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Business, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Management Science. He has won the Muma College of Business' Outstanding Research Award in 1997 and 2004 and referees numerous top finance and economics journals.

Qi earned a PhD and an MSBA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He received a bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University, China.


  • FIN4533 and FIN6537 - Financial Options and Futures
  • FIN4303 - Financial Institutions and Markets
  • FIN6246 - Capital Markets
  • FIN6406 - Financial Management

Recent Research

  • “From Setback to Comeback: Motivations for Withdrawn IPO Firms to Return,” with G.
    Chen and N. Sutton, forthcoming, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.
  • “Outsourcing and Financing Decisions in Industry Equilibrium,” with G. Kanatas, (2016), Review of Finance, 20 (6), 2247-22712
  • “Do Board Structure and CEO Selection Sources Affect the Effectiveness of Board
    Monitoring?” with Y. Wang, (2016), Banking and Finance Review, 8 (1), 69-88
  • “The Value of Strategic Alliances in Acquisitions and IPOs,” with N. Sutton and Q.
    Zheng, (2015), Financial Management, 44, 387-430
  • "Competition and Managerial Incentives: Board Independence, Information, and Predation," with George Kanatas, (2012), Journal of Industrial Economics, 60, 136-161


  • Member, editorial board of Investment Management and Financial Innovations
  • Member, program committee of the Financial Intermediation Research Society
  • Ad hoc referee, numerous top finance or economics journals, including the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial Studies.