I am a Senior Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. I study topics at the intersection of development economics and corporate finance, and political behaviors following traumatic events, mostly in developing countries.


2019-2020: Columbia Business School, New York, Visiting Scholar

Host: Daniel Wolfenzon

2015-2020: University of Edinburgh, Ph.D in Finance

Committee Members: Franklin Allen (Imperial College London), Brian Main (University of Edinburgh)

Selected Working Papers:

An, J., Hou, W., Lin, C., 2020. Epidemic Disease and Financial Development. Revise & Resubmit, Journal of Financial Economics

An, J., 2020. Does Terrorism Make People Pessimistic? Revise & Resubmit, Journal of Development Economics. (Sole Author)

An, J., 2020. The Leverage of Terrorists on Democratic Regimes. Reject & Resubmit, Journal of Development Economics. (Sole Author)

Selected Publications:

An, J., 2020. Is There an Employee-based Gender Gap in Informal Financial Markets? International Evidence. Journal of Corporate Finance. Forthcoming. (CABS 4, Sole Author)

Full list of publications

Selected Working in Progress:

An, J., Danbolt, J., Hou, W., Levine, R. 2018. Law and Finance in China: The Role of Xinfang.

I can be contacted at: jiafu.an@port.ac.uk