UMass Boston

Chi Wan

Accounting & Finance
Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Applied Econometrics


PhD in Economics, Boston College
BS in Physics, Nanjing University, China

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information


Chi Wan is an Assistant Professor of Finance in the Accounting and Finance Department of the College of Management. He received a PhD in economics from Boston College in 2009, and a bachelor of science in physics from Nanjing University, China. Prior to joining UMass Boston in 2012, he was an assistant professor of economics at Carleton University, Canada. His research interests include financial econometrics, financial market and corporate finance.

Courses Taught

Financial Econometrics, Corporate Finance, Business Statistics

Research Interests

Financial Econometrics, Corporate Finance, International Business, Financial Risk Management, Development Economics

Professional Activities

Served as referee for the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Macroeconomics, Economics Bulletin, Review of Development Economics, and China Agricultural Economic Review.


Research Grants
 2011-2012, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Insight Development Grant, with B. Ural-Marchand and A. Dammert (co-PI).
 2010, SSHRC Institutional Grant (SIG, PI)