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Prof. Dai Min
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Prof. Dai Min

Chair Professor of Applied Statistics and Financial Mathematics



Min Dai is Chair Professor in Applied Statistics and Financial Mathematics, Department of Applied Mathematics and School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPolyU). Prior to joining HKPolyU in 2021, he taught at National University of Singapore and Peking University after receiving his PhD degree from Fudan University in 2000. His research focuses on financial derivative pricing, portfolio selection with market imperfections, corporate finance, and financial technology. He published in peer-reviewed journals of different disciplines, such as Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Finance, Management Science, Mathematical Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and SIAM Journals.  Currently he is a Co-editor of Digital Finance and serves in editorial boards of some academic journals, including Operations Research, Finance and Stochastics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, SIAM Journal on Financial Mathematics, and Mathematics and Financial Economics.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Fudan University
  • Master of Philosophy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Master of Science, Soochow University
  • Bachelor of Science, Soochow University

Research Interests

  • Quantitative Finance: Derivative Pricing, Asset Allocation, Corporate Finance
  • FinTech: Cryptocurrency Markets, Robo-advising, Prediction Market

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