Edwin Ruan


Dr Xinfeng (Edwin) Ruan (阮鑫丰) is a Senior Associate Professor of Finance and Distinguished Professor of Jiangsu Province (江苏省特聘教授) at the International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) of Xi'an-Jiaotong Liverpool University (XJTLU). He earned his PhD in Finance from the University of Otago in 2017 and an MSc in Operations Research & Management (Research Area: Financial Mathematics and Financial Engineering) from the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) in 2014. Prior to joining XJTLU, he worked at the University of Otago from 2019 to 2023 and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Auckland University of Technology from 2018 to 2019.

Edwin's research interests mainly focus on asset pricing and derivatives, both in theoretical and empirical domains. He has extensive research experience in these areas and has published more than 30 papers in highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Financial Markets (ABDC-A*), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (ABDC-A*), Energy Economics (ABDC-A*), Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Commodity Markets, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Forecasting, Accounting and Finance, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Finance Research Letters, Economics Letters, Applied Economics, International Review of Finance, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, Journal of Macroeconomics, Mathematics and Financial Economics, and Computational Economics. Edwin's outstanding research has been recognized with the Otago Business School Best Emerging Researcher award in 2019.

Edwin actively seeks PhD students who are genuinely passionate about research in Asset Pricing and Derivatives. Strong skills in mathematics (e.g., stochastic calculus and PDE) and programming (e.g., Python, MATLAB, R, SAS, and Stata) are desirable. PhD scholarships are available and funded by his own research grant.
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    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park

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