About the Center

The Center for Macro-Financial Stability and Innovation

The Center for Macro-Financial Stability and Innovation invites talented full-time and part-time researchers to conduct academic and policy research in the fields of macro-prudential policies, monetary policies, financial innovations and related topics. The Center also undertakes research projects sponsored by the Chinese government and agencies, including financial regulators and financial institutions, to provide policy advice on financial market stability and monetary policy. By applying advanced financial theories and empirical studies, the Center is devoted to identifying and resolving critical issues regarding China’s financial market reform, financial market stability and monetary economics.


Professor Wang Jian is the Director of the Center. Before joining Shenzhen Finance Institute, Professor Wang Jian was a Senior Research Economist and Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. His primary research interests include international finance, monetary economics, international trade and behavioral finance/economics. Professor Zhang Jinfan is the Co-director of the Center. Professor Zhang worked as an Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Assistant Professor in CKGSB and senior visiting scholar at the People’s Bank of China. He is now the Associate Professor of Finance in the School of Management and Economics, CUHK-Shenzhen. His main research fields include Asset Pricing, Chinese Economy and FinTech.

Director

Wang Jian

PhD in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison;
MS Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Field

International finance, Monetary economics, International trade and Behavioral finance/economics.

Research Team

Joint Director: Professor Zhang Jinfan

- PhD Financial Economics, Yale University; PhD Telecommunications, Tsinghua University
- MA Statistics, Harvard University
- BS Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Tsinghua University
- BA Economics, Peking University
- Associate Professor of Finance in the School of Management and Economics, CUHK-Shenzhen
- Former Economist of IMF

Research Field: Asset pricing, Macroeconomics, FinTech

Email: zhangjinfan@cuhk.edu.cn

Executive Officer: Liao Weixin (Wendy)

-MSc Investment Management, Cass Business School, United Kingdom
-BS Management Science and BA Psychology, University of California, San Diego

Email: wendyliao@cuhk.edu.cn

Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics: Wontae Han

PhD Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Field: International Economics, Business Cycle, Monetary Policy in Open Economies

Email: hanwontae@cuhk.edu.cn

Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics: Du Huancheng

PhD Financial Economics, American University

Research Field: International finance, Behavioral finance, Asset pricing, International trade, Wage inequality and Applied econometrics

Email: duhuancheng@cuhk.edu.cn

Research Assistant: Zhao Hongyan

- PhD Economics, University of California, Berkeley
- MA Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
- MA Economics, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University

Research Field: Macroeconomics, International Economics, China Economics

Email: hyzhao2007@gmail.com

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant: Wu Haiyu

-MSc in Finance, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
-BEcon in Finance, South China Normal University

Research Field: Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Asset Pricing

Email: wuhaiyu@cuhk.edu.cn

Research Assistant : Lei Jinsha

- Master of Finance, University of California, San Diego
- BBA Finance, Global Business Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Research Field: International Monetary Economics, Corporate Finance, Macroeconomics

Email: leijinsha@cuhk.edu.cn

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant: Ye Junheng

-Master in Economics, Boston University
-BA Economics, Hangzhou Dianzi University

Research Field: Macroeconomics, Environmental Economics

Email: yejunheng@cuhk.edu.cn

Previous Researchers

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant:Wei Xinyu

-PhD in Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
-Master in Applied Economics, Georgetown University
-BA Economics, Xi'an Jiaotong University

Research Field:International Finance, Macroeconomics

Email:weixinyu25@hotmail.com

Research Assistant:Xiaosheng (Erin) Guo

- PhD in Economics Student at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
- Master of Arts in Economics, Duke University
- BA Finance, Nanjing University

Research Field:International monetary economics, International finance, Macroeconomics.

Email:xsguo@umich.edu

Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant:Xiaomin (Melody) Guo

- PhD in International Economics Student at The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
- Master of Arts in Economics, Duke University
- BA Economics, Brandeis University

Research Field:International macroeconomics, Monetary policy, Global economy

Email:xiaomin.guo@graduateinstitute.ch