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Gang Hu

Associate Professor


Gang Hu is a tenured Associate Professor of Finance at Babson College, where he holds the Zwerling Family Endowed Term Chair. Previously, he held the Fidelity Term Chair. He specializes in the study of entrepreneurial finance, corporate finance, institutional investors, and trading. He is the Chair of Babson Global Asia Pacific Initiatives.

Dr. Hu's research has been presented at such leading academic conferences as American Finance Association (AFA), Western Finance Association (WFA), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and American Accounting Association (AAA) meetings. He has received research grants from Yale, INQUIRE, Morgan Stanley, and NYSE. He has won several research awards including the WFA NASDAQ Award, 1st Prize at the Chicago Quantitative Alliance academic competition, a Best Paper Award from the Eastern Finance Association, and a Babson College Faculty Scholarship Award.

Since joining Babson College in 2005, Dr. Hu has published his research widely in academic journals, practitioner journals, and books, including Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Forensic Economics, Financial Analyst Journal, Journal of TradingLaw360, and a book chapter published by the Brookings Institution.

During 2000 to 2003, Dr. Hu was a Quantitative Trade Analyst at Fidelity Management & Research Company’s Global Equity Trading group, where he worked on equity trading techniques, broker relationships, and trading costs measurement. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Boston College and a B.E. in System Engineering from Tianjin University, China. He is a CFA charterholder.


Gang Hu


Ph.D., Boston College
Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute
B.E., Tianjin University, China

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