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Symposium on Household Finance
Value Partners Center for Investing
HKUST Finance Symposium
Global Market Integration and Financial Crises Conference
Finance Sports Day
2010 Asian Finance Association Meetings
2008 HKUST Summer Symposium on Family Business Research
New Faculty and Visitors


The mission of the Department is to produce world-class research, deliver first-rate finance education, and contribute to the financial developments in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the Asia-Pacific region. To this end, we continue the on-going efforts in recruiting and retaining scholars from all over the world. The Department now has more than 20 full-time regular and adjunct faculty members who are actively engaged in research and provide high quality teaching. We also attract international renowned scholars and experienced industry practitioners to boost our research and teaching activities.

The Department has a remarkable research achievement since its inception. It has been consistently ranked No. 1 in research in the Asia-Pacific region and among the top 25 in the world, according to the ASU Finance research rankings (based on publications in top four finance journals: JF, JFE, RFS, JFQA). You can view the latest rankings here.