• ZI, Chao

    Assistant Professor of Finance

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  • Research Interests

    Macro-Finance, Asset Pricing, Financial Markets, Monetary and Fiscal Policy.

Dr. Chao Zi is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research focuses on the dynamics of financial markets, particularly their interconnections with macroeconomic developments, and the implications for policymaking and regulatory design.

Professor Zi has published two articles in the prestigious Journal of Financial Economics, and his research papers have been selected for presentation at numerous first-class international academic conferences, including: World Congress of the Econometric Society, Western Finance Association Conference, Eastern Finance Association Meeting, Midwest Finance Association Conference, Northern Finance Association Conference, China International Conference in Finance, and Financial Management Association International Meeting. In 2023, Dr. Zi was awarded funding through the Shanghai Magnolia Talent Plan Pujiang Project.

Professor Zi teaches courses on "Financial Markets" and "Principles of Finance".

Journal Publications

1. Iachan, Felipe, Dejanir Silva, and *Chao Zi*, 2022, Under-Diversification and Idiosyncratic Risk Externalities, Journal of Financial Economics.

2. Clark-Joseph, Adam D, Mao Ye, and *Chao Zi*, 2017, Designated Market Makers Still Matter: Evidence from Two Natural Experiments, Journal of Financial Economics.

Working Papers

1. Xu, Zezhou, Hong Yan, and *Chao Zi*, 2024, Predicting Mutual Fund Performance in China: A Machine Learning Approach.

2. *Zi, Chao*, 2020, Is There A Shortfall in Public Sector Capital? An Asset Pricing Appraisal.