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Mon, November, 22 7:00 pm

The Historical Roots for China’s Development

Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management (Tsinghua SEM)


From 19:00 to 20:30 Beijing time on November 22, Prof. Zhangkai Huang, Associate Professor of Finance at Tsinghua SEM, will deliver the online lecture The Historical Roots for China’s Development that discuss some of China’s unique institutions by digging out their historical roots and try to explain China’s seemingly incomprehensible policies.

Online Info Session Details

  • Topic: The Historical Roots for China’s Development
  • Organizer: Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management (SEM)
  • Speaker: Prof. HUANG Zhangkai, Associate Professor of Finance, Tsinghua SEM
  • Date: Monday, 22nd November 2021
  • Time: 19:00 – 20:30 (Beijing Time, China)
  • Location: Online (the link will be provided after you register)

About The Speaker

Prof. HUANG Zhangkai

Associate Professor of Finance

School of Economics and Management (SEM) at Tsinghua University

Professor Zhangkai HUANG is an Associate Professor of Finance in the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University. He got his Ph.D. in Finance from Said Business School of University of Oxford in 2003, Masters in Finance from the University of Essex in 1999, and BA in Business from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in 1998.

Professor Huang’s main research area is corporate finance; he is carrying out research projects in capital structure, privatization, and private equity. Professor Huang currently teaches postgraduate and MBA courses in Corporate Finance and Capital Market, Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructuring.

His publications include Journal Articles ” Price effect on Restricted Shares Lifted “、” An empirical study on the cash dividend increase announcement effect of public companies with rights offerings “、” Marketability, Control, and the Pricing of Block Shares “、” The Earnings Quality Effect of Reform of Non-tradable Shares “、” The Research on the First-day Underpricing of Convertible Bonds “、” The Competition between Bank Branches and between State-owned Banks and their Influence on Economic Growth “、” Structure Analysis of Board of Directors of Listed Companies in China “、” Financial intermediaries: Literature Review and the Latest Development “、” An Empirical Study on The Pricing of Block Shares in China “、” Non-Credible Privatization “、” Ultimate Privatization and Change in Firm Performance “.

Before joining Tsinghua, Professor Huang was Lecturer of Finance at Lancaster University between 2002 and 2003, and Assistant Professor of Finance of Guanghua School of Management in Peking University between 2003 and 2009. He has been Associate Professor of Finance of the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University since 2009.

About Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management

Tsinghua is consistently ranked 1st or 2nd in China and among the best in the world for engineering and computer science programs. Located in the North West of Beijing in the University District (Haidian District) on the former site of the Qing Dynasty royal gardens it is also well known for having one of the most beautiful campuses in China. Tsinghua University is also one of the most international universities in China with over 3,800 international students. 

Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (Tsinghua SEM) was established in 1984.

The school is committed to advancing knowledge and cultivating leaders for China and the world, with core values of integrity, dedication, and respect. Tsinghua SEM pursues a leading position in academic research, social influence, and international cooperation among Chinese universities, and endeavors to become a world-class business school.

About the Global Executive Program in China

Global Executive Program in China – Opportunity in Diversity: Decoding the Dynamic Chinese Economy

This program is designed to provide senior executives and business leaders with a comprehensive view of leading and managing business effectively in the fast-changing context of China, in a manner that is compatible with Chinese business practices, regulatory frameworks, and consumer expectations. The 20-day program is divided into Live-Virtual Modules (8 days) and On-Campus Modules (12 days, in Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Beijing). Participants can take the Live-Virtual Modules and On-Campus Modules independently.

For more information, you can check the program details here.

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