Peng XU

Professor of Management Practice
department: Finance
Campus de Singapour
Financial Markets & Institutions – Corporate Finance – Investments & Asset Pricing – Mathematics – Probability Theory & Mathematical Statistics – Sustainable development
Biography

Curriculum Vitae

 

Name

Peng Xu

Citizenship

Canadian

Languages

English, Chinese

 

 

Professional Experience

 

2022- present

Professor of Management Practice in Finance

2016- present

Associate Academic Director, Master in Finance Program, ESSEC Business School

2009 – 2017

Assistant Professor of Finance, ESSEC Business School

2007

External Lecturer, Iowa State University Business School

2006

Course Instructor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

2003-2007

Academic Don (Commerce and Economics), Trinity College, University of Toronto

1999-2007

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto

2003

Research Assistant, University of Toronto

1998-1999

Manager of the Department of Trade, Shin Nihon Global Inc., China

1997

Intern, Bank of China, China

 

 

Education

 

2008

PhD, Finance and Economics, Department of Economics and Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada
Dissertation: Non-tradable Market Index and Its Derivatives

Committee: Christian Gourieroux (supervisor), Alan White, Joann Jasiak

2000

MA, Economics, University of Toronto, Canada

1998

Bachelor of Economics, International Finance, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China

 

 

Professional Certification

 

2023

Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance (ACLP)

2023

CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing

2018

Professional Risk Manager (PRM)

2016

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

2016

Certificate of Completion, Case Writing Workshop, Harvard Business School.

2015

Certificate of Completion, Global Colloquium on Participant -Centered Learning (GLOCOLL), Harvard Business School.

2006

Certificate of Completion, Teaching Business in Colleges and Universities, Rotman Teaching Effectiveness Center, University of Toronto.

 

 

Awards

 

2014

“Top 10% Professors” ESSEC Foundation Teaching Awards

2009

CFA Institute Society Scholarship for CFA Level II Exam

2004-2006

University of Toronto Thesis Completion Grant

2000-2005

University of Toronto Doctoral Fellowship

2003-2004

Department Research Award

2000-2002

International Recruitment Award

1999-2000

University of Toronto Fellowship for MA

 

 

Publications

 

2015

“The Tradability Premium of the S&P 500 Index”, joint with Christian Gourieroux and Joann Jasiak, Journal of Financial Econometrics, September 2015.

2014

“Is the S&P 500 Index Tradable? ”, Journal of Index Investing, winter 2014.

 

 

Research Interests

Asset Pricing, Derivatives, Portfolio Management and Risk Management

 

 

Teaching Interests

Asset Pricing, Derivatives, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Corporate Financial Management, Investment Analysis, ESG Investing and Sustainable Finance, Firm Valuation, and International Finance

Diplomas

  • 2007: Ph.D.in Finance and Economics (Rotman School of Management Canada)
  • 2000: Master of Arts, Economics (University of Toronto Canada)
  • 1998: Bachelor’s degree in International Finance (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics China)
Career
Full-time academic appointments
    • 2022 – Now : Professor of Management Practice (ESSEC Business School Singapore)
    • 2009 – 2017 : Assistant Professor of Finance (ESSEC Business School Singapore)
Other Academic Appointments
    • 2017 – 2022 : External Lecturer (ESSEC Business School Singapore)
    • 2016 – Now : Associate Academic Director of Master in Finance (ESSEC Business School Singapore)
Professional appointments
    • 1998 – 1999 : Trade Manager (Shin Nihon Global China)