Liqian Ren Ph.D.

Director of Modern Alpha, Wisdom Tree

Liqian Ren, Ph.D., is the Director of Modern Alpha at WisdomTree. In this newly created role, Liqian will enhance and lead WisdomTree’s quantitative investment capabilities and serve as a thought leader for WisdomTree’s Modern AlphaTM approach. Liqian will report to Jeremy Schwartz, WisdomTree EVP and Global Head of Research. Liqian comes to WisdomTree from Vanguard, where she worked for twelve years, most recently as Portfolio Manager in the Quantitative Equity Group managing Vanguard’s factor 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 Masters in Economics from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and her MBA and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

Twitter – @RLiqian

Past Appearances

Behind the Markets: October 4, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Charles Evans (President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago), Anne Marie Knott (Professor, University of Washington), and Christopher Jones (Chief Investment Officer, EVP Investment Management, Financial Engines) on the Friday, October 4, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, October 4, 2019

Behind the Markets: September 13, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D. and Jeremy Siegel are joined by Byron Deeter (Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners), Nicholas Johnson (Principal, Applico), and Dan Springer (CEO, DocuSign) on the Friday, September 13, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, September 13, 2019

Behind the Markets: September 6, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Jim Bianco (President, CEO and Macro Strategist, Bianco Research, L.L.C.) and Peter Boockvar (Chief Investment Officer, Bleakley Advisory Group) on the Friday, September 6, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, September 6, 2019

Behind the Markets: August 16, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D. and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Samuel Rines (Chief Economist, Avalon Advisors) and Danielle DiMartino Booth (CEO and Director of Intelligence, Quill Intelligence LLC) on the Friday, August 16, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, August 16, 2019

Behind the Markets: August 9, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D. and Jeremy Siegel are joined by Alfred Muluan Wu (Assistant Dean & Associate Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore) and Marc Chandler (Chief Market Strategist, Bannockburn Global Forex) on the Friday, August 9, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Behind the Markets: August 2, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Hanming Fang (Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania) and Brian Wesbury (Chief Economist, First Trust Advisors L.P.) on the Friday, August 2, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, August 2, 2019

Behind the Markets: July 12, 2019

Host Liqian Ren Ph.D. is joined by Mark McClellan (Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy, and Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University) and Zhou Yang (Health Policy Advisor, Founder & CEO, World Bank Group, Yang and Partners LLC) on the Friday, July 12, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, July 12, 2019

Behind the Markets: June 21, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Raghuram Rajan (Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth) on the Friday, June 21, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, June 21, 2019

Behind the Markets: May 31, 2019

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Srinivas Thiruvadanthai (Director of Research, Jerome Levy Forecasting Center), Peter Mallouk (President & Chief Investment Officer; Owner of firm, Creative Planning), and Gaurav Sinha (Asset Allocation Strategist, WisdomTree) on the Friday, May 31, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

Behind the Markets: May 17, 2019 – Reunion Radio!

Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D. and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Dali Yang (Professor, Author) and Chad Liu (Founder, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer , Prudence Investment Management) on the Friday, May 17, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, May 17, 2019

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Hosts Liqian Ren Ph.D., Jeremy Siegel, and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by José Maria Brandão de Brito (Chief Economist, Millenniumbcp), Steve Sexauer (Chief Investment Officer, San Diego County Employee Retirement Association), and Jillian Fornito (Executive Director, Global Interdependence Center) on the Friday, October 11, 2019 edition of Behind the Markets.

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