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Hengjie Ai

Associate Professor


  • PhD 2006
    Economics University of Minnesota


  • Finance, Macroeconomics, Economic Theory

Hengjie Ai is an Associate Professor in Finance at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, he was an assistant professor at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

Hengjie's research interest includes topics in asset pricing, corporate finance, and macroeconomic theory. His research has been published in top Economics journals such as Econometrica and top finance journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. Hengjie holds a PhD in Economics from University of Minnesota.

Selected Works

Risk preferences and the macroeconomic announcement premium, with Ravi Bansal, Econometrica, forthcoming.
Investment and CEO Compensation under Limited Commitment, with Rui Li, Journal of Financial Economics, 2015, vol. 116, issue 3, 452-472
Information Quality and Long-run Risk: Asset Pricing Implications, Journal of Finance, vol 65, Issue 4, 1333-1367, August 2010.

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