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Professor Chen, Zhiwu 陳志武

Title:
Director, Asia Global Institute
Professor
Victor and William Fung Professorship in Economics

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Professor Chen, Zhiwu 陳志武

Title:
Director, Asia Global Institute
Professor
Victor and William Fung Professorship in Economics

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1990Yale UniversityPh. D.
1986Changsha Institute of Technology, ChinaM. S.
1983Central-South University of Technology, ChinaB. S.
Biography

Professor Zhiwu Chen is a Professor of Finance at Yale University, and an expert on finance theory, emerging markets, and China's economy and capital markets. He is also Special-Term Visiting Professor at School of Economics at Peking University, and Visiting Professor and HKU-AXA Senior Fellow on China’s Market Reform at The University of Hong Kong. Professor Chen started his career by publishing research in top economics and finance journals on topics related to financial markets and theories of asset pricing. Around 2001, Professor Chen began to expand his research beyond mature markets by investigating market development and institution-building issues. In 2013, he started the annual Summer School for Quantitative History at Tsinghua University and continues to organize it at Peking University, with the goal of promoting quantitative history research in China. Professor Chen is on the International Advisory Board of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), and Chief Academic Advisor to two 10-episode CCTV documentary series, “Wall Street” and “Money”. He is on the board of directors at PetroChina, Bank of Communications, and Noah Holdings. His work has been featured in newspapers and magazines in the United States, Hong Kong, China and other countries. He is a frequent contributor to media publications in China on topics of economic policy, market development and legal reform. His list of books published in China includes: How Is Wealth Created? (2005), Media, Law and Markets (2005), Why are the Chinese Industrious and Yet Not Rich (2008), Irrational Overconfidence (2008), The Logic of Finance (2009), 24 Wealth Lectures (2009), and Assessing China’s Economic Growth of the Past 30 Years (2010).

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Ibbotson, R
Kim, D
Hu, W
2014-02-01Top Graham and Dodd Award for the Best Paper of 2013 in Financial Analyst Journal - "Liquidity as an Investment Style": CFA Institute, CFA Institute
Research Achievement
2017-12-01“2017年度中国留学人员50人” awarded by Center For China And Globalization全球化智库(CCG). Other awardees include Neil Shen, the founding and managing partner of Sequoia Capital China, Chen Shiyi, the President of South University of Science and Technology of China, and Geling Yan, one of the most acclaimed Chinese-American novelists and screenwriters, to name a few.: Center For China And Globalization (CCG), 2017年度中国留学人员50人, 全球化智库
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
07/2010 - 07/2011MemberExpert Advisory Commission to the Beijing Government on the 12th Five-Year Plan
01/2009 - PresentMemberFaculty Advisory Committee of the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance
01/2008 - PresentMemberAcademic Committee, Unirule Institute, Beijing, China
08/2010 - 02/2014MemberBoard of Trustees, Yale-China Association
01/2007 - 12/2007MemberExpert Advisory Commission on the Formation of the China Investment Corporation, State Council, China
01/2009 - PresentMemberFaculty Advisory Board of the Yale Globalization Center
01/2007 - PresentMember, Board of Directors2005 Committee, Western Returned Scholars Association, China
12/2010 - 12/2013Chief academic advisorCCTV 10-episode documentary - Money
08/2008 - 12/2010Chief economic advisorCCTV 10-episode documentary series - Wall Street
01/2015 - PresentMemberGlobal Advisory Council, China Minsheng Investment Corp.
08/2012 - PresentMemberInternational Advisory Board of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)
09/2008 - PresentChief economic advisorChina Museum of Finance, Tianjin
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