• ZI, Chao

    Assistant Professor of Finance

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  • Research Interests

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

Professor Chao Zi is currently an assistant professor of finance at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

He studies the dynamics of financial markets, with a particular focus on the interconnections with macroeconomic developments, as well as the implications for policymaking and regulatory design. He has presented his work at various international conferences, and his papers have been published in top academic journals such as Journal of Financial Economics.

Chao earned a doctorate in Finance and a master's degree in Financial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also received a bachelor's degree in Financial Engineering from Nanjing University.

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