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Jiekun Huang

Assistant Professor of Finance


Educational Background

Ph.D., Finance, Boston College, 2009
M.A., Finance (by research), Xiamen University, 2003
B.Econ., Honors, International Finance, Xiamen University, 2000

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, present
Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2018
Assistant Professor of Finance, National University of Singapore, 2009-2013

Recent Publications

Huang, J. 2018. The Customer Knows Best: The Investment Value of Consumer Opinions. Journal of Financial Economics, 128: 164182 SSRN Abstract

He, J., Huang, J. 2017. Product Market Competition in a World of Cross-ownership: Evidence from Institutional Blockholdings. Review of Financial Studies, 30: 2674-2718 SSRN Abstract

Gao, M. , Huang, J. 2016. Capitalizing on Capitol Hill: Informed Trading by Hedge Fund Managers. Journal of Financial Economics, 121: 521-545 SSRN Abstract

Honors and Awards

List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013 to present

Emerald Citation of Excellence Award, Emerald Group Publishing, 2016