Emeritus Professor Chang, Eric Chieh 張介
Professor Eric C. Chang is currently the Dean, Chung Hon-Dak Professor in Finance and Chair Professor of Finance at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Hong Kong. He is also the founding director of the Centre of Financial Innovation and Risk Management of the Faculty.
Originally trained as a civil engineer, Professor Chang received his B.S. degree from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, and his PhD in finance from Purdue University. He began his academic career at the University of Iowa, moving to the University of Maryland in 1986, and becoming a full professor in 1994. He joined the DuPree College of Management of Georgia Institute of Technology as Invesco Endowed Chair Professor of International Finance in 1995 and joined The University of Hong Kong as Chair of Finance in 1998.
Professor Chang’s research is in international finance, capital asset pricing, derivative securities, risk management, behavior finance, and mutual fund management. He has published articles in many leading finance journals and his work is recognised by many scholarly honors and awards. Professor Chang also serves on the editorial boards of several top academic journals. In 2009, he was ranked among the top 100 most frequently appearing authors worldwide in seven leading finance journals over the period of 1959-2008.
Professor Chang conducts executive education programmes for eminent international institutions and has served as consultant to key financial bodies, including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the U.S., Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Futures Exchange of Taiwan and United Nations Development Programmes. He has also offered his expert consultancy to several Asian financial private institutions. Professor Chang is a frequent industry speaker in forums and events in the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, including the keynote at the Taiwan Futures Exchange 10th Anniversary Forum in 2007, CCTV’s China Economic Leaders of the Year Hong Kong Forum in 2007, and Lung Yingtai Cultural Foundation in 2010.
Professor Chang is active in public service and is currently a member of the HKSAR Government’s Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal. He has also served on other committees in various public bodies, including the University Grant Committee, Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong Research Grant Council, National Natural Science Foundation of China/Research Grant Council Joint Research Scheme and HKSAR Government’s Advisory Committee on Human Resources Development in the Financial Services Sector.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2003-08-01||The Best Teacher Award: Master of Business Administration (International) Program||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2004-12-01||The Best Paper Award - Short-sales Constraints and Price Discovery: An Empirical Investigation in Hong Kong: NTU International Finance Conference, Taipei, Taiwan||Research Achievement|
|2006-07-01||The TCW Best Paper Award: 2006 China International Conference in Finance, Xi'an, China||Research Achievement|
|2006-07-01||The Best Paper Award: The 12th Mitsui Life Symposium, University of Michigan, USA, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA||Research Achievement|
|2005-11-01||The Best Teacher Award: Master of Business Administration (International) Program||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2006-06-01||The Best Paper Award - Asset Prices under Short-Sales Constraints: The 12th Mitsui Life Symposium, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA||Research Achievement|
|2006-07-01||The Best Paper Award - Asset Prices under Short-Sales Constraints: The 2006 China International Conference in Finance||Research Achievement|
|2009-06-01||Ranked among the top 100 most frequent appearing authors worldwide in seven leading finance journals "Most Prolific Authors in the Finance Literature: 1959-2008": by Jean L. Heck and Philip L. Cooley (Working Paper, 2009, Saint Joseph's University and Trinity University)||Research Achievement|
|2008-06-01||Teaching Award, Master of Business Administration (International) Program 10th Anniversary: HKU and Fudan University||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2009-06-01||Teaching Award, Master of Business Administration (International) Program: HKU and Fudan University||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2012-06-01||Outstanding Asian Knowledge Leader Award: Asian College of Knowledge Management||Others|
|2009-06-01||Outstanding Teacher Award (Taught Postgraduate Teaching): Faculty of Business and Economics (HKU)||Teaching Accomplishment|
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