IBSS hosted 2024 XJTLU Asset Pricing and Derivatives Workshop IBSS Corporate

27 Jun 2024

On June 22nd, the International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) successfully hosted the 2024 XJTLU Asset Pricing and Derivatives Workshop. The event was organized by Dr Xinfeng (Edwin) Ruan, Senior Associate Professor of Finance at IBSS, and sponsored by his Distinguished Professor of Jiangsu Province research grant. The workshop brought together experts and scholars from various prestigious institutions to share knowledge and foster collaboration in the fields of asset pricing and derivatives.

Professor Hefei Wang, Associate Dean for Academic Engagement at IBSS, extended a warm welcome to all the participants on behalf of the school. She emphasized the workshop’s significance as a platform for exchanging ideas and strengthening partnerships among leading institutions. Professor Wang also highlighted that IBSS has been recognized by the triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS, and EMBA, despite only having 11 years in its history.

Professor Hefei Wang

During the workshop, 7 distinguished speakers from Chinese top universities namely, Renmin University, Shandong University, Shanghai Jiao tong University, Zhejiang University, Central University of Finance and Economics, shared their insights and experiences, contributing to the vibrant intellectual atmosphere of the event. The IBSS faculty also engaged in lively discussions and exchanged ideas, further enriching the academic discourse in the field.

In his closing remarks, Professor Lixian Qian, Associate Dean for Research at IBSS, expressed the school's commitment to promoting research and academic exchange. He invited domestic researchers from leading universities to continue engaging with IBSS and sharing their experiences and expertise in grants.


The 2024 XJTLU Asset Pricing and Derivatives Workshop concluded on a well-established note, signifying another successful event in the academic calendar of IBSS. The school looks forward to hosting more similar events in the future, further solidifying its position as a leading institution in the fields of business education and research.

27 Jun 2024