Xinyu Hou

Research Associate

Cambridge Centre for Finance / Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance

BA (Wuhan University), PhD (Washington University in St Louis)

A member of the Finance subject group, my research examines law and economics (corporate law, bankruptcy law), corporate finance theory and economic theory.

News and insight

Shareholders in discussion.

Xinyu Hou, Research Associate at Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin) and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF), blogs about how shareholder liability is limited when it comes to damage to others caused by their corporations.

Hands next to a pile of poker chips.

In the early days of Federal Express, the company once was down to $5,000 in its checking account, not able to cover the $24,000 jet fuel bill due the following Monday.