Gang Hu is an Associate Professor of Finance at Babson College. Dr. Hu specializes in the study of corporate finance, institutional investors, and trading. His 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, he has published his research 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, Financial Analyst Journal, Journal of Trading, and a book chapter published by 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.