Professor of Finance, Huifu Chair Professor
  • Chun Chang is a Professor of Finance and Huifu Chair Professor at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF). From 2010 to 2021, Professor Chang acted as Executive Dean of SAIF. Prior to joining SAIF, Professor Chang was Associate Dean and Professor of Finance, ABN AMRO Chair in Risk Management, at China Europe International Business School (2004-2010). Before returning to China, Professor Chang has taught at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, for 17 years. Professor Chang is the first who came out of People's Republic of China to be a finance professor in an American university. He is also the first scholar to return and work in China on a full time basis after becoming a tenured finance professor in an American university.

    Professor Chang's current research interests are corporate finance, macro finance, economics of organizations and institutions. He published the book Corporate Finance for Chinese Entrepreneurs in 2006 and Corporate Finance in 2008. In 2009, Supply Chain Finance was published by a project team of CEIBS and Shenzhen Development Bank, in which he served as the team leader. His publications appear in Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis etc. Most notably, Professor Chang's research paper, "Capital Controls and Optimal Chinese Monetary Policy", published in Journal of Monetary Economics has just recently been awarded Sun Yefang Financial Innovation Award (2016). Professor Chang served as the President of the Chinese Economists Society. From 2004 to 2009, he was also the Executive Editor of Chinese Economic Review, the authoritative international academic journal on China's economy.

    Professor Chang offers courses on Corporate Finance, Introduction of Research Methods, Challenges of Corporate Finance and Management.

    Professor Chang received his Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University in 1987.

  • Research Interests
    Corporate Finance, Macro Finance, Economics of Organizations and Institutions.

    Journal Publications
    1. Chang, Chun, Zheng Liu, Mark M. Spiegel and Jingyi Zhang, 2019, Reserve Requirements and Optimal Chinese Stabilization Policy, Journal of Monetary Economics.

    2. Chang, Chun, Yao-Min Chiang, Yiming Qian, and Jay Ritter, 2017, Pre-market Trading and IPO Pricing, The Review of Financial Studies.

    3. Chang, Chun, Kaiji Chen, Daniel Waggoner, and Tao Zha, 2016, Trends and Cycles in China's Macroeconomy, Nber Macroeconomics Annual.

    4. Chang, Chun, Zheng Liu, and Mark M. Spiegel, 2015, Capital Controls and Optimal Chinese Monetary Policy, Journal of Monetary Economics.

    5. Chang, Chun, Guanmin Liao, Xiaoyun Yu, and Zheng Ni, 2014, Information from Relationship Lending: Evidence from Loan Defaults in China, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

    6. Chang, Chun, Xin Chen, and Guanmin Liao, 2014, What are the Reliably Important Determinants of Capital Structure in China?, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

    7. Chang, Chun, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2010, Informational Efficiency and Liquidity Premium as the Determinants of Capital Structure, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

    8. Chang, Chun, and Walid Y. Busaba, 2010, Bookbuilding vs. Fixed Price Revisited: The Effect of Aftermarket Trading, Journal of Corporate Finance.

    9. Chang, Chun, John Boyd, and Bruce Smith, 2004, Deposit Insurance and Bank Regulation in a Monetary Economy: a General Equilibrium Exposition, Economic Theory.

    10. Chang, Chun, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2004, Investment Opportunities, Liquidity Premiums and Conglomerate Mergers, Journal of Business.

    11. Chang, Chun, Brian McCall, and Yijiang Wang, 2003, Incentive Contracting versus Ownership Reforms: Evidence from China’s Township-Village Enterprises, Journal of Comparative Economics.

    12. Boyd, John, Chun Chang, and Bruce Smith, 2002, Deposit Insurance: A Reconsideration, Journal of Monetary Economics.

    13. Chang, Chun, 2001, The Informational Requirement on Financial Systems at Different Stages of Economic Development: The Case of South Korea, China Economic Review.

    14. Chang, Chun, and Yijiang Wang, 2000, Choosing between Up-or-Out and Spot Contracts: Human Capital Investment versus Job-Matching Considerations, Annals of Economics and Finance.

    15. Chang, Chun, 1999, Capital Structure as Optimal Contracts, North American Journal of Economics and Finance.

    16. Boyd, John H., Chun Chang, and Bruce Smith D., 1998, Moral Hazard under Commercial and Universal Banking, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.

    17. Wang, yijiang, and Chun Chang, 1998, Economic transition under a semifederalist government: The experience of China, China Economic Review.

    18. Chang, Chun, and Yijiang Wang, 1996, Human Capital Investment under Asymmetric Information: the Pigovian Conjecture Revisited, Journal of Labor Economics.

    19. Chang, Chun, and Yijiang Wang, 1995, A Framework for Understanding Differences in Employment Stability and Human Capital Investment, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

    20. Chang, Chun, and Yijiang Wang, 1994, The Nature of Township-Village Enterprises, Journal of Comparative Economics.

    21. Chang, Chun, 1993, Payout Policy, Capital Structure, and Compensation Contracts when Managers Value Control, The Review of Financial Studies.

    22. Chang, Chun, 1992, Capital Structure as an Optimal Contract between Employees and Investors, The Journal of Finance.

    23. Chang, Chun, and Yijiang Wang, 1992, Optimal Liquidation Rule and Debt in the Principal-Agent Model, Economics Letters.

    24. Chang, Chun, 1990, The Dynamic Structure of Optimal Debt Contracts, Journal of Economic Theory.

    Working Papers
    1. Chun Chang and Xiaoming Li, 2020, Universal Banking and Optimal Financial Structure.

    2. Chang, Chun, and Sen Li, 2019, Contract Coordination and Uninformative Transfer Prices as the Benefit and Cost of Vertical Integration.

    3. Chang, Chun, and Huiyan Qiu, 2019, On the Popularity of and a Comparison of Convertible Preferred and Participating Preferred Equities in Venture Financing.

  • Challenges of Corporate Finance and Governance, Corporate Finance.