Dr Jiaqi Guo

Jiaqi Guo

The Department of Finance
Assistant Professor in Finance

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
University House
B15 2TT

Jiaqi Guo is an Assistant Professor in Finance. His main research interests include Asset Pricing, Behavioural Finance, Machine Learning, Big Data, and Crowdfunding. He is particularly interested in asset pricing anomalies from a behavioural perspective and in a global context. His research appears in Management Science and European Financial Management, amongst others.

He is a fellow of UK’s Higher Education Academy and has extensive experience of teaching a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses (e.g., Psychology in Finance, Foundations of Finance, Mathematical Techniques for Finance and International Finance).


  • FHEA
  • PhD (Finance)
  • MSc (Finance) 
  • BSc (Mathematics with Economics)


Jiaqi Guo received his PhD in Finance from Leeds University Business School. He also holds two Master degrees in Mathematics and Finance from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Cass Business School, and Bachelor degree in Mathematics with Economics from University College London (UCL). He has worked outside academia as a research consultant, and he is committed to develop links with academic institutions and industries worldwide.


What can explain momentum? Evidence from decomposition with Peng Li and Youwei Li, Accepted at Management Science

Is herding spurious or intentional? Evidence from analyst recommendation revisions and sentiment with Phil Holmes and Ali Altanlar, 2020, International Review of Financial Analysis, 71. 

Bottom-up sentiment and return predictability of market portfolio with Youwei Li and Min Zheng, 2019, Finance Research Letters, 29, 57-60.

Do culture, sentiment and cognitive dissonance explain the 'above suspicion' anomalies? with Phil Holmes and Ali Altanlar, 2019, European Financial Management, 25, 1168-1195.