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Xinyang (Allen) Liu is a lecturer in Business Analytics at the Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. Mr Liu received his B.Sc in Finance from Huazhong University of Science and Technology and M.Sc in Financial Engineering from the City University of Hong Kong, then doing his Ph.D. at the University of Surrey. 

His Ph.D. thesis focuses on econometrics and its application in demand forecasting and tourism management. He has published top-tier journal articles about time series modelling and forecasting, including Tourism Management and the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. He is a member of the International Institute of Forecasting (IIF) and the International Association of Tourism Economics (IATE) and serves as a reviewer in Annuals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights. 

He is currently working on the Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCert) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.


  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The impact of policy intervention on international wine demand, Liu, A., Liu, A., Jiao, X., Liu, Z. 2 Jan 2024, In: International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management
  • Impact of decomposition on time series bagging forecasting performance, Liu, X., Liu, A., Chen, J., Li, G. 1 Aug 2023, In: Tourism Management
  • The autoregressive distributed lag model, Liu, A., Liu, A. 27 Oct 2022, Econometric Modelling and Forecasting of Tourism Demand, London, Taylor & Francis
  • Bayesian bootstrap aggregation for tourism demand forecasting, Song, H., Liu, A., Li, G., Liu, X. 1 Sep 2021, In: International Journal of Tourism Research

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