Leveling Up Your Green Mojo: The Benefits of Beneficent Investment
Session Chair: Jun PAN
Professor of Finance and SAIF Chair Professor, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Senior Fellow, ABFER
Xiaoyun YU, Professor of Finance, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Xiting WU, Assistant Professor of Finance, Shandong University
Jiaxing YOU, Professor of Finance at the School of Management, Xiamen University
Clara ZHOU, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Finance, Macquarie University
Laura STARKS, George Kozmetsky Distinguished University Chair and Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Professor of Finance, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Fellow, ABFER
Xiaoyun YU is a Professor of Finance at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Her research interests are in the areas of theoretical and empirical corporate finance, with a focus on information economics, corporate governance, IPOs, financial institutions, and political economy of finance. She has presented her research at major conferences around the world and has published in leading academic journals. Her work has won many research awards and has been featured in various media outlets. She is a research member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) and a fellow of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER). Prior to joining the SAIF, she was a Professor of Finance and Arthur M. Weimer Faculty Fellow at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.
George Kozmetsky Distinguished University Chair and Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin and Senior Fellow, ABFER
Laura STARKS is the George Kozmetsky Centennial Distinguished University Chair and Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on sustainable finance. Her current research focuses on sustainable finance issues, including climate finance and board diversity, as well as individuals’ financial decisions. She has won many awards for her research and teaching, including the 2021 Moskowitz Prize for outstanding research in sustainable finance. She is Research Associate of the NBER, Research Member for the ECGI, and Senior Fellow for ABFER. She is President of the American Finance Association and has previously served as President of the SFS, WFA and FMA. She has held a number of editorial positions including Editor of the Review of Financial Studies. She has served on mutual funds’ boards of directors, pension fund advisory committees, and advisory committees for the Norwegian Government and NBIM. She currently serves on advisory boards or committees for AIF Global, FTSE-Russell, Kroner Center for Financial Research, and PRI (Principles of Responsible Investing), where she is also Vice-Chair.
Professor of Finance, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Senior Fellow, ABFER
Jun PAN is currently a Professor of Finance and SAIF Chair Professor at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prior to joining SAIF in 2019, she was the School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance and Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan School of Management. Jun has a B.S. degree in Physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a Ph.D. in Physics from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Finance from Stanford University.
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