Phone: +86 10 8518 8858 ext. 3323
Academic Director, Professor of Finance
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
Jie GAN is Academic Director of the Masters of Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation (METI), , Professor of Finance and Director of Center on Finance and Economic Growth at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining CKGSB, she served as a professor (with tenure) at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and an assistant professor (tenure track) at Columbia Business School. Professor Gan holds a PhD in Financial Economics 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.
Professor Gan conducts 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 and are regularly reported by top media outlets, such as Wall Street Journal, FT. The time series of Professor Gan’s economic indices can be accessed through the Bloomberg terminal.
Professor Gan’s main industry experience is in technology innovation in hard-ware related areas. She is a board member of a number of high-tech companies, including DJI innovations, and has provided support to these companies in their early stages. These successes led her to be one of the founders of Songshan Lake Robotic Park and Startup Incubator in Dongguan, China. She is also a mentor of Hong Kong X Technology Startup Incubator.
Professor Gan also has extensive experiences in the finance industry. 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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