Liqian Ren, Ph.D., joined WisdomTree as Director of Modern Alpha in 2018. She leads WisdomTree’s quantitative investment capabilities and serves as a thought leader for WisdomTree’s Modern Alpha® approach. Liqian was previously at Vanguard, where she worked for 12 years, most recently as a portfolio manager in the Quantitative Equity Group managing Vanguard’s active funds and conducting research on factor strategies. Prior to joining Vanguard, she was an associate economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Liqian received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Peking University in Beijing, her master’s in Economics from Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis, and her MBA and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Liqian co-hosts a podcast on China and Asian markets with Jeremy Schwartz, WisdomTree’s Global Head of Research, and she is a co-host on the Wharton Business Radio program Behind the Markets on SiriusXM 132.
WisdomTree is excited to announce the launch of a new podcast series, China of Tomorrow, hosted by our Director of Modern Alpha, Liqian Ren, with co-host Jeremy Schwartz. Learn more about what to expect from this insightful new series on all things Asia.
There is an element of business trust and entrepreneurship that comes from ex-state-owned enterprises. Liqian Ren explain how these cultural elements could be an extra actor behind the innovation and growth of ex-SOE strategies.
The pandemic accelerated the adoption of Internet-oriented businesses in China, leading to potential major growth ahead for China’s tech stars. Liqian Ren highlights the most important points for investors to consider when investing in China.
This month the House of Representatives voted to pass the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, and it is expected to be signed into law. Liqian Ren discusses the impact of this decision on your equity portfolio.