Professor Zhiguo HE

Booth’s Zhiguo He, September 6, 2016. (Photo by Jean Lachat)

Prof Zhiguo HE is a Chinese financial economist serving as the Fuji Bank and Heller Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he has taught since 2008. He serves as the Director of Becker Friedman Institute-China and Co-Director of the Fama-Miller Center. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, member of the academic committee at the Luohan Academy, and special-term Alibaba Foundation Professor of Finance at Tsinghua University. He earned his Ph.D. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

His work has been published in leading academic journals, including American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial Economics. He is serving as Associate Editor for both the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial Studies. He has been named a 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow and has won numerous awards for his outstanding scholastic record, including the Lehman Brothers Fellowship for Research Excellence in Finance in 2007, the Swiss Finance Institute Outstanding Paper Award in 2012, the Smith-Breeden First Prize in 2012 and the Brattle Group First Prize in 2014.