In this lecture, Prof. Hong YAN will talk about the first research database on private securities fund products and the China Private Securities Funds Composite Index, and will illustrate his analysis of the performance and risk attributes of the composite index and its constituents. As the Director of China Hedge Fund Research Center, the speaker will also include in his presentation an evaluate system for hedge fund managers and fund products and an framework for constructing Funds of Hedge Funds in China.
Hong Yan is Professor of Finance at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where he served as Deputy Dean and as Deputy Director for China Academy of Financial Research.
Professor Yan holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from the University of Michigan. His research focuses on the areas of credit risk, asset pricing, derivatives securities, portfolio choice, and risk management. He also studies financial intermediaries such as mutual funds, hedge funds and financial analysts. His research has been recognized by the Q-group Grant in 2007, the Crowell Prize in Investment Management in 2010 and a number of Best Paper Awards at international academic conferences.
Professor Yan currently serves as a Managing Editor of the International Review of Finance. He chaired the program committee for the China International Conference in Finance (CICF) in 2013 and 2014, and has served on program committees for several major international conferences. In addition, he sits on the advisory boards of several academic and financial institutions and was selected into Shanghai’s “Thousand Talents Plan.”
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