Serial Entrepreneurship in China
Session Chair: Jun PAN
Professor of Finance and SAIF Chair Professor, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Senior Fellow, ABFER
Loren BRANDT, Noranda Chair in Economics and International Trade and Professor of Economics, University of Toronto
Ruochen DAI, Assistant Professor, School of Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics
Gueorgui KAMBOUROV Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto
Kjetil STORESLETTEN, Richard and Beverly Fink Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota
Xiaobo ZHANG, Professor, Applied Economics, Peking University
Noranda Chair in Economics and International Trade and Professor of Economics, University of Toronto
Loren BRANDT is the Noranda Chair Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto specializing in the Chinese economy. He is also a research fellow at the IZA (The Institute for the Study of Labor) in Bonn, Germany. He has published widely on the Chinese economy in leading economic journals, and been involved in extensive household and enterprise survey work in both China and Vietnam. With Thomas Rawski, he recently completed Policy, Regulation, and Innovation in China’s Electricity and Telecom Industries (Cambridge University Press, 2019), an interdisciplinary effort analyzing the effect of government policy on the power and telecom sectors in China. He was also co-editor and major contributor to China’s Great Economic Transformation (Cambridge University Press, 2008), which provides an integrated analysis of China’s unexpected economic boom of the past three decades. Brandt was also one of the area editors for Oxford University Press’ five-volume Encyclopedia of Economic History (2003). His current research focuses on issues of industrial upgrading in China, inequality dynamics, and economic growth and structural change.
Nomura Professor of Finance and Professor of Finance, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hui CHEN is the Nomura Professor of Finance and a Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. His research focuses on asset pricing and its connections with corporate finance. Chen is particularly interested in the interactions between the macro economy and term structure, credit risk, and corporate financing or investment decisions. His recent research projects include application of business cycle models to explain corporate financing behavior and corporate bond pricing, as well as analysis of the effects of incomplete markets on entrepreneurial financing and investments. Chen holds a BA in economics and finance from Zhongshan University, an MS in mathematics from the University of Michigan, and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago.
SAIF Chair Professor and Professor of Finance, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Senior Fellow, ABFER
Jun Pan is currently a Professor of Finance and SAIF Chair Professor at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prior to joining SAIF in 2019, she was the School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance and Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan School of Management. Jun has a B.S. degree in Physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a Ph.D. in Physics from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Finance from Stanford University.
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