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Jianfeng Yu

Jianfeng Yu

Jianfeng Yu is Jianshu Chair Professor of Finance at PBCSF, Tsinghua University, and Director of Research Center for Asset Management, Tsinghua University PBCSF-NIFR. Before joining PBCSF, Yu was a Piper Jaffray Professor in Finance at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He conducts both theoretical and empirical research on behavioral finance and macro finance. His research is published in academic journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Management Science, Review of Economic Dynamics, and Review of Financial Studies. Yu holds a B.Sci. in Probability and Statistics from University of Science and Technology of China, an M.A. in Statistics from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. His research has won various awards including the Smith-Breeden First Prize, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Academic Competition First Prize, Inaugural AQR Insight Award (honorable mention), Crowell Memorial Prize (Third Prize) from PanAgora Asset Management, and the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance (Q-Group) Research Award.  

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