About the Center

The Center for Capital Markets and Asset Management Research

The Center for Capital Markets and Asset Management Research dedicates to high-quality academic and applied research on important topics related to capital markets and asset management especially in China’s capital markets, so as to improve our understanding of financial market efficiency, asset management, and financial market regulations in China. The main research areas of the center include but are not limited to quantitative trading, household asset allocation and asset management, applications of FinTech in asset management, and behavior of individual and institutional investors. The Center aims at promoting academic research, advanced education and training, and policy studies on capital markets and asset management.

Prof. Shu Tao is the Director of the Center. Prof. Shu received his Ph.D. in Finance from McCombs School of Business, the University of Texas at Austin in 2007. He worked for the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia as an Assistant Professor, an Associate Professor with tenure, and Macfadden Endowed Professor of Personal Financial Management. He was also a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. His primary research interests include institutional and individual investors, mergers and acquisitions, empirical asset pricing, behavioral finance, and financial accounting. The Associate Director of the Center is Prof. Li Dan, who received her Ph.D. in Finance from York University in 2011. Prof. Li was an Assistant Professor in Finance at The University of Hong Kong and served as an in-house researcher for the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). Her main research interests include empirical corporate finance, high-frequency trading, FinTech, and market microstructure.


Shu Tao

Associate Vice President (Administration) , CUHK-Shenzhen

Associate Director of Shenzhen Finance Institute

Presidential Chair Professor

Program Director of MSc in Finance Program

PhD in Finance, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Research Field

Financial Markets; Corporate Finance;
Institutional and Individual Investors


Research Team

Associate Director: Dan Li

Associate Professor, SME, CUHK-Shenzhen
PhD in Finance, Schulich School of Business, York University

Research Field: Fintech;Empirical Corporate Finance;High Frequency Trading

Email: lidan@cuhk.edu.cn

Research Assistant: Xinqi Zhan

- Master of Finance, The University of Hong Kong
- BA Economics, Shenzhen University

Research Field: Financial Markets, Investment Management

Email: zhanxinqi@cuhk.edu.cn

Research Assistant: Jiahui Zhou

- Master of in Finance, Arizona State University
- Bachelor of in Accounting and Finance, Iowa State University

Research Field: Corporate Finance, Investment Management

Email: zhoujiahui@cuhk.edu.cn