Xiang ZHANG

                        Associate Professor of Finance
                        School of Finance, Southwestern University of Finance and Economic (SWUFE)
                        Room 524, Gezhi Building, No. 555 Liu Tai Ave., SWUFE Campus, 611130, Chengdu, China
                        Email: xiangzhang@swufe.edu.cn
                        Phone: (+86) (028) 870.921.22
                        Mobile: (+86) 136.0805.8415

Welcome to my academic website. 

Research Interest
My research fields are Empirical Finance, Asset Pricing and Applied Econometrics.
I am also interested in behavioral finance and household finance.


1. Housing Increases Happiness ? Evidence on Chinese Households Finance Survey 

(金融研究 (A tier Chinese Journal), 2015年第10期)

2. Local Government Size, Political Background and Households' Entrepreneurship

(China Accounting and Finance Review (B tier English Journal), forthcoming, March issue of 2016 (Volume 18, Number 1))

Working Papers

1. Leisure, Consumption and Long Run Risk: An Empirical Evaluation

(April 27th, 2015)

2. Comparing Asset Pricing Models: What does the Hansen-Jagannathan Distance Tell Us?

(R&R to Journal of Empirical Finance (B tier English Journal), 2016)
3. Tests on Conditional Asset Pricing Models: An Economic Perspective

(submitted to 管理科学学报 (A tier Chinese Journal), 2016)

4. Pessimism and Doubt: New Evidence on the Equity Premium

(submitted to 管理科学学报 (A tier Chinese Journal), 2016)

Work in Progress
Entrepreneurship, Wealth Inequality and Asset Pricing (with Zaichao Du)

Notes on Econometrics of Empirical Conditional Asset Pricing Models [PDF]