The Lindner College of Business welcomes Chen Xue, Michael Neugent and Alexander Borisov as new faculty members in the Department of Finance.
“With these outstanding faculty, our college continues to build upon Greater Cincinnati’s strength as a prominent financial center by preparing future finance professionals for the marketplace,” says David M. Szymanski, PhD, Dean, Lindner College of Business.
Chen Xue joins as an assistant professor of finance and will hold a Richard Thornburgh Professorship of Finance in the Lindner College of Business. Prior to UC, he was an instructor at the University of Michigan and a lecturer at Michigan State University.
His research interests include empirical, theoretical asset pricing, mutual funds and macroeconomics. Xue is currently researching cross-sectional stock returns and mutual fund performance evaluation, work that was presented at UC, as well as five other colleges, including the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance in February 2012.
Xue has received numerous awards for academic excellence and was awarded several grants to present his research at various conferences.
He received his bachelor degree in statistics from the University of Science and Technology of China, a master’s of science in statistics from Michigan State University and a PhD in finance from the University of Michigan.