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Professor Chen, Zhiwu 陳志武

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

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Professor Chen, Zhiwu 陳志武

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

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).

 
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