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University of Colorado Denver Business School, offering Bachelor, MBA, MS, and PhD degrees

Business School, University of Colorado Denver
 


Ji Chen, Senior Instructor of Finance

Education

  • PhD Candidate, Financial Management, University of Colorado at Boulder, Support areas: Economics and Econometrics.
  • MS Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder 
  • MBA Finance, University of Denver
  • MA Economics, Liaoning University (PRC)
  • BS Engineering, Dalian Institute of Tech. (PRC)

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Finance (I and II)
  • International Financial Management
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Window on China (International Business Field Study)
  • China and Global Economy (Graduate seminar, University of Denver)
  • Business Mathematics Refreshment (for MS Finance students)

Professional History

Academic Experience

  • Senior Instructor of Finance, the Business School, University of Colorado at Denver (1990-present)
  • Visiting Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver (2001)
  • Program Coordinator, Institute for International Business, University of Colorado at Denver (1990- 1995)
  • Research Assistant, College of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder (1987- 1990)
  • Teaching associate, College of Business, University of Denver (1989)
  • Research assistant, Political Science Department, University of Colorado at Denver (1986- 1987)

Publications

  • "China’s Bond Market Matures, Slowly”, The China Business Review, January-February 2005 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • Book review on “Privatizing China: The Stock Markets and Their Role in Corporate Reform” by Carl Walter and Fraser Howie. Singapore: John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte Ltd., 296pp. The China Business Review, July-August 2004, (with Stephen Thomas)
  • "The Ups and Downs of the PRC Securities Market”, The China Business Review, January-February 2003 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • "Emerging Stock Markets in the People’s Republic of China” Financial History, Spring 2003 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • "WTO and China’s Financial Service Sector”, Journal of
  • Contemporary China, November 2002 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • "The History and Evolution of China’s Banking System”, Banking Today, November/December 2001 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • "Reforming China's Financial Markets", Current History, September 2001 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • “Pension Reform Blue”, The China Business Review, May-June 2001 (with Stephen Thomas and Liao Ming)
  • "Foreign Insurance Company: Investing for Future", Commentary Article for the China Online (an on line magazine) (with Stephen Thomas)
  • “Banking on China”, The China Business Review, November-December 1999 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • "At a Premium" The China Business Review, March-April 1999 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • “ China's Untapped Resource”, The China Business Review, January-February 1998 (with Stephen Thomas)
  • “Taking Stock”, The China Business Review, January-February 1997 (with Stephen Thomas)

Referred Symposia Proceedings

  • "The Role of Foreign Insurance Companies in China's Emerging Insurance Industry: A Case Study" International Finance panel, "Financial Sector Reform in China" conference, Center for Business and Government, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2001 (with Stephen Thomas)

Textbook Review

  • International Financial Management by Jeff Madura, a comprehensive review, 2001
  • Essentials of Finance: An Integrated Approach by George W Callinger and Jerry Poe, 1998
  • Finance, Investment, Institutions, Management by Stanley Eakins (seven chapters), 1996
  • Essentials of Investment, 3rd edition, by Bodie, Kane and Marcus. McGraw-Hill Publishing (Chapter 1-5), 1996
  • INVESTMENTS: A Modern Survey by Irwin (Chapter 1-6), 1995

Proceedings and Presentations

  • “Human Resources Management Practice in China”, Faculty Development Program in International Human Resource Management, Center for International Business Education and Research, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado, June 10, 2004
  • “Report of Pearl River Delta’s New Development”, 4th Annual Meeting of Chinese American Association of Rocky Mountain Region, Denver, Colorado, April 3, 2004
  • Panel Speaker, Faculty International Executive Roundtable Meeting, Institute for International Business, University of Colorado at Denver, February 17, 2004
  • “ China Stock Market-The New Reform Agenda”, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, United Kingdom, September 15, 2003
  • “US-China Relations: Current Trends and Challenges”, Invited Lecture Series in International Business, The Roland E. Meiginger Center for Excellence in Business at Jamestown College, North Dakota, May 16, 2003
  • “China” for Faculty Globalization Study Group, Institute for International Business, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, Colorado
  • “Financial Industries Reform in post WTO”, Shanghai Bund Forum, Shanghai International Culture Association, Shanghai, China, January 4, 2003
  • “China Social Securities Reform” interviewed by Economist Intelligence Unit's Business China newsletter, January 23, 2002
  • “Asia and Its New Super Tiger”, Global Executive Forum, Institute for International Business, the University of Colorado at Denver, Aspen, Colorado, October, 2001
  • “The Role of Foreign Insurance Companies in China’s Emerging Industry: A Foreign Direct Investment Case Study” International Finance Panel, Financial Sector Reform in China Conference, JFK School of Government, Harvard University, September 11-13, 2001
  • "Human Resources Management in China" presented for Faculty Development Program for Human Resources Management, Institute for International Business and Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), College of Business and Administration, the University of Colorado at Denver, June 8, 2001
  • "China's Entry into WTO: Winners, Losers, Implications" conference, the Center for China-United States Cooperation, Graduate School of International Studies, The University of Denver. Vail, Colorado, May 2001
  • “Banking Reform in China” Panel speaker. “Challenges and Opportunities in 21st Century for Great China Economy” conference, University of Missouri at St. Louis, March 24, 2000
  • "China's Education System Reform" Panel Speaker, "29th Annual IIE/NAFSA Workshop: International Education and Global Development", Institute of International Education, Denver, Colorado, April 20, 2001
  • "Debt-for-Equity Swap for State Owned Enterprises in China" Guest of Economic Forum, the Voice of America (VOA), February 29, 2000 (live broadcasting to millions of listeners all over the world).

Awards

  • Doctoral Fellowship, Finance Department, Graduate School of Business, The University of Colorado at Boulder (1987-1990)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, The National Committee of US-China Relations
  • Member, Financial Management Association (FMA)
  • Member, Association of International Business (AIB)
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