Jiafu An, CFA, studies topics at the intersection of development economics and corporate finance, and political behaviors following traumatic events, mostly in developing countries. His recent research examines:
The impact of epidemic disease on financial development in Africa;
The effects of biased gender norms on the functioning of financial markets around the world;
The economic, psychological, and political impact of terrorism.
2022--now: Assistant Professor in Finance, Lingnan University Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
2021-2022: Associate Professor in Finance, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2015-2021: University of Edinburgh, MSc & Ph.D in Finance
Committee Members: Franklin Allen (Imperial College London), Brian Main (University of Edinburgh)
Papers Invited for Resubmission:
Foreign Aid and Employment (with Shiqi Guo and Haicheng Jiang)
Journal of International Economics. Revised and Resubmitted.
Terrorism and Voting (with Shiqi Guo and Ruoran Zhao)
Journal of Development Economics. Reject and Resubmit.
Epidemic Disease and Financial Development (with Chen Lin and Wenxuan Hou)
Journal of Financial Economics. 2022.
Does Terrorism Make People Pessimistic? Evidence from a Natural Experiment (with Shiqi Guo)
Journal of Development Economics. 2022.
Is There an Employee-based Gender Gap in Informal Financial Markets? International Evidence (Sole Author)
Journal of Corporate Finance. 2020.
I can be contacted at: jiafuan at ln.edu.hk