Speakers' Brief Bio  


Keynote Speakers:




Wayne Ferson, University of Southern California, USA



Wayne Ferson is a finance scholar who is regarded as one of the field's leading experts on asset pricing. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Political Economy, and Management Science. He has received two best paper awards and been nominated for five others. Professor Ferson served as president of the Society of Financial Studies and Western Finance Association, and as editor of the Review of Financial Studies. Before joining USC, he held appointments at Boston College, University of Washington, University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the founding Executive Editor of a new journal, the Review of Asset Pricing Studies.


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