Phone: +86 10 8518 8858 ext. 3323
Professor of Finance, Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs
Director of Center on Finance and Economic Growth
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Areas of Expertise: Asset Pricing, Automation, Banking, China’s Industrial Economy, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship, Financial Regulation, Manufacturing, Stock Markets
Professor Gan Jie is Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs, Professor of Finance and Director of Center on Finance and Economic Growth. Prior to joining CKGSB, she served as a professor (with tenure) at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and an assistant professor at Columbia Business School. Prof Gan holds a PhD in Finance from MIT.
Professor Gan has published extensively on banking and finance issues in top academic journals. In 2011, she was the runner-up for the prestigious Brennan Award for Excellent Papers. Prof Gan’s teaching has been rated highly by both MBA and EMBA students and she has received several teaching awards. Her research and teaching were featured in major media outlets, such as Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and the Economist.
Currently, she conducts a large-sample survey of industrial firms every quarter. The resulting Business Sentiment Index (BSI) and the unique insights generated from the survey have received worldwide attention.
Professor Gan has extensive industry experience. She worked for CRA International (formerly Charles River Associates), one of the largest finance and economics consulting firms in the US, for two years. Her consulting experience spans company valuation, security fraud, and anti-trust in a range of industries including financial services, consumer goods, and energy. In Hong Kong, she was consulted by banks on how to identify bubbles in the real estate market and how to incorporate real estate properties into investment portfolios.
Sloan School of Management at MIT, Columbia Business School, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin Business School, City University of New York, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytech, Hong Kong University, HKUST, City University of Hong Kong, University of California at Berkeley; University of Texas at Austin
Federal Reserve Banks: Chicago, Cleveland, New York; Milken Institute
Presenter: Eastern Finance Association Conference 2002; NEBR Corporate Finance Summer Institute 2003; AFA 2004, 2009; Financial Intermediation Research Society Meeting 2004 & 2006; “Accounting, Transparency and Bank Stability” Workshop 2004 at Basle (jointly sponsored by BIS and JFI), WFA 2004, 2006, & 2008, EFA 2004 & 2005, China International Finance Conference 2004 & 2006, City University Finance Symposium 2005, RFS-IU Conference on the Causes and Consequences of Recent Financial Market Bubbles 2005; Summer Real Estate Symposium (2006 & 2008); Indian School of Business Summer Camp (2007); Emerging Market Corporate Finance Conference (2007); NBER China Workshop (2008)
Discussant: AREUE Conference (2002); WFA Conference (2002); EFA Conference (2002); Financial Intermediation Research Society Meeting (2004 & 2006); China International Conference in Finance (2005, 2008, 2009); Paris Corporate Finance Conference (2009)
Session Chair: Eastern Finance Association Conference (2002), China International Conference in Finance (2008, 2009).
Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Southern Journal of Economics, Japan and the World Economy, Journal of Japanese and International Economy, Japan and the World Economy, Pacific-Basin Journal of Finance; Journal of Real Estate Research, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis, Economics of Transition
Journal of Banking and Finance, Associate Editor, 2008-present
International Review of Finance, Associate Editor, 2008-present
Quarterly Journal of Finance, Associate Editor, 2010-present
Journal of Financial Economic Policy, Editorial Advisory Board, 2007-present
Y Combinator: Bootcamp for Startups, 2015
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