The 2021 Shanghai Financial Forefront Symposium(Summer Session, Online)

Office of Alumni and External Relations    2021-06-30

With the development of new technologies like artificial intelligence, big data analysis, and blockchain, and the emergence of alternative data like social media data, textual data, and ESG data, a revolution is taking place in financial research. New technologies and new data not only provide us a broader perspective of financial research but also increase the knowledge and understanding of finance in academia and industry. Therefore, based on the cutting-edge research in finance, this symposium aims to arouse thinking and discussion, which promote academic exchanges and cooperation.

Date: 4-5th July 2021

Venue: Tencent Meeting


July 4th7:40-8:00Welcome Speech
8:00-10:00Paper Presentations and Discussions
10:00-11:00Keynote Speech
July 5th8:00-11:00Paper Presentations and Discussions

Keynote speaker:

        David Hirshleifer (University of California-Irvine)


Zhi Da (University of Notre Dame)

Joseph E. Engelberg (University of California at San Diego)

Hanming Fang (University of Pennsylvania)

Danling Jiang (Stony Brook University)

Massimo Massa (INSEAD)

Christopher Alan Parsons (University of Southern California)

Lin Peng (City University of New York)

Johannes Stroebel (New York University)

Jianfeng Yu (Tsinghua University)

Bohui Zhang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)

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