Fourth PKU-NUS Annual International Conference on Quantitative Finance and Economics

11 - 12 May 2019
Peking University HSBC Business School
Shenzhen, China

This international conference aims to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to enhance their quantitative finance techniques, explore the latest investment strategies and manage the fundamental regulatory changes in the financial sector.


The scientific programme will follow the format of an academic conference. It consists of submitted papers on the theme of quantitative finance and economics which are reviewed and selected by an international panel of experts. Topics of interest include:

  • Actuarial science
  • Algorithmic trading
  • Computational finance
  • Financial modelling
  • Governance
  • Liquidity and credit risk
  • Portfolio selection
  • Macroeconomics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Monetary economics

Keynote Speaker

  • Prof. Thomas J. Sargent
    Nobel Laureate
    Professor of Economics, New York University
    Director of Sargent Institute of Quantitative Economics and Finance, Peking University

Plenary Speakers

  • Prof. Chew Soo Hong
    Provost's Chair Professor of Economics, National University of Singapore
    Fellow, Econometric Society
  • Prof. Hong Yongmiao
    Ernest S. Liu Professor of Economics and International Studies at Cornell University
    Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences
    Fellow, Econometric Society

Paper Submission

Submissions may be made via the conference website. If you have any queries, please contact Ms Melissa Lim. The submission deadline is 31 March 2019. The authors will be notified of the review committee's decision by 10 April 2019.

Organising Committee

  • Yi-Chun CHEN (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Xue CHENG (Peking University, China)
  • Chenxu LI (Peking University, China)
  • Ting REN (Peking University HSBC Business School, China)
  • Jiao SHI (Peking University HSBC Business School, China)

Scientific Committee

  • Chia-Shang J. CHU (Peking University HSBC Business School, China)
  • Wen HAI (Peking University HSBC Business School, China)
  • Liutang GONG (Peking University, China)
  • Thomas J. SARGENT (Peking University HSBC Business School, China)
  • Yeneng SUN (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Jingping YANG (Peking University, China)
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