Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Hui Chen

Jon D. Gruber Career Development Professor in Finance
MIT Sloan School of Management
10/10/16 10/14/16
Hui Chen's research focuses on asset pricing and its connections with corporate finance. He is particularly interested in the interactions between the macro economy and term structure, credit risk, and corporate financing or investment decisions.
His recent research projects include applications of business cycle models to explain corporate financing behavior and corporate bond pricing, as well as analysis of the effects of incomplete markets on entrepreneurial financing and investments.
He was the 2012 winner of the Smith-Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize for his paper "Macroeconomic Conditions and the Puzzles of Credit Spreads and Capital Structure." 
Chen holds a B.A. in economics and finance from Zhongshan University, an M.S. in mathematics from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Chicago.