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Corporate Finance
Chen, Hui

Associate Professor of Finance
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Educational Background

Professor Chen holds a BA in economics and finance from Sun Yat-Sen University, an MS in mathematics from the University of Michigan, and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago.


Honors / Achievements

Professor Chen’ research focuses on asset pricing and its connections with corporate finance. Chen is particularly interested in the interactions between the macro economy and credit risk, liquidity, financing, investment decisions. His recent research projects include application of business cycle models to explain corporate financing behavior and corporate bond pricing, as well as measuring how constrained financial intermediaries are through their exposures in the index option market. His work has appeared in many leading academic journals in economics and finance, and he is the recipient of the Smith Breeden Prize in 2011, among other scholarly awards. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and the Journal of Banking and Finance.

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