Four CKGSB Professors Named as Highly Cited Chinese Researchers of 2020 by Elsevier

May 06, 2021

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is proud to announce that four of its professors have been named as “Highly Cited Chinese Researchers of 2020” by Elsevier

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is proud to announce that four of its professors have been named as “Highly Cited Chinese Researchers of 2020” by Elsevier, a globally leading academic publication group, according to a list recently released on April 22nd.

Professor of Finance Cao Huining, Professor of Accounting and Finance Liu Jing and Professor of Strategic Management Teng Bingsheng have been named on the list for seven consecutive years, while Professor of Organizational Behavior Zhang Xiaomeng was listed for the second time in a row. Professor Teng Bingsheng, Professor Liu Jing and Professor Zhang Xiaomeng are recognized for their contributions to “Business Administration” and Professor Cao Huining to “Applied Economics”.

Elsevier has been releasing the “Highly Cited Chinese Researchers” annually since 2015, as a way to recognize and showcase scholars in China who facilitate insights and critical thinking across the global research arena. Based on the citations of their publication tracked by Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, 4032 Chinese scholars from 373 academic institutions were named on the 2020 list covering disciplines including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medical sciences and management sciences.


The four professors who made the 2020 list are:

Cao Huining

Professor of Finance at CKGSB

Professor Cao Huining is a Professor of Finance at CKGSB, and a member of the American Finance Association. His main research fields include portfolio management, options pricing, asset pricing, market micro-structure, and international finance. 

Professor Cao’s research has been widely published in leading journals such as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and his papers have been extensively cited.


Liu Jing 

Associate Dean and Professor of Accounting and Finance at CKGSB

Professor Liu Jing is a Professor of Accounting and Finance and Associate Dean at CKGSB. Prior to CKGSB, he was tenured professor at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and he also taught at Columbia Business School.

Academically, Dr. Liu is an internationally recognized expert on capital markets and investment analysis. His research has been published in a number of leading international journals, including Journal of Accounting Research and Review of Accounting Studies. His paper has received wide recognition and citation.


Teng Bingsheng 

Associate Dean and Professor of Strategic Management at CKGSB

Professor Teng Bingsheng is a Professor of Strategic Management and Associate Dean at CKGSB. He taught at George Washington University before joining CKGSB.

In the past few years, Professor Teng has published over 20 papers in top-level international journals like the Academy of Management Review and Organization Science. His research on strategic management has been cited by various textbooks, and his numerous papers are widely cited and are considered as must-read papers for strategic alliances. Professor Teng’s research interests include strategic alliances, M&A, entrepreneurship and innovation, corporate business management, and multinational corporate management.


Zhang Xiaomeng

Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at CKGSB

Professor Zhang Xiaomeng is the Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at CKGSB. Prior to joining CKGSB, she was a tenured Associate Professor at the Kogod School of Business at the American University in Washington DC.

Her research interests lie in the inter-disciplinary areas of leadership and psychology, including leadership cognition, motivation, teamwork, talent echelon construction, and the application of psychology in those areas. Professor Zhang has been extensively published in top academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Science, and Personnel Psychology.

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