Are Traditional Behavioral Anomalies Relevant In China?
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When: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Where: Golden Gate University
Room 6208
536 Mission St
San Francisco, California  94105
United States
Contact: 415-814-7905

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Are Traditional Behavioral Anomalies Relevant in China?


CFA Society San Francisco is pleased to present Jason Hsu, PhD who will examine whether traditional behavioral anomalies documented in global data are valid when applied to China A-shares. Gain insight into the behavioral mechanisms behind various anomaly factors. This talk delves deeply into not only identifying anomalies in China and testing traditional factor methods using A-shares data but gives the audience a deeper understanding into how behavioral factors arise and impact this unique market, made up of 90% retail investors.


Jason Hsu, PhD, Founder & CIO, Rayliant Global Advisors

 Jason Hsu is founder and CIO of Rayliant Global Advisors, a Hong Kong-based investment management group specializing in Quantamental investment strategies targeting emerging markets, especially Greater China.  Mr. Hsu also co-founded Research Affiliates, a $150B investment manager specializing in Smart Beta indices and asset allocation. 

He sits on the editorial board of the Financial Analyst Journal, the Journal of Investment Management, the Journal of Investment Consulting and the Journal of Index Investing. Dr. Hsu is also an adjunct professor in finance at UCLA, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University in China, Kyoto University in Japan and National Chengchi University in Taiwan. He has authored more than 40 journal articles and is a contributing author on 8 handbooks in finance and economics. He has won 2 Graham and Dodd Scroll Award awarded by the CFA Institute, 3 Bernstein/Fabozz-Jacob/Levy Outstanding Research Award and 3 William Sharpe Best Research Award. He also co-invented the Fundamental Index, which won best index from the Global Pension Magazine in 2007, 2008, and 2009. 

Dr. Hsu received his PhD in finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management, his MS degree from Stanford, and BS from Caltech.


$25.00 Member

$40.00 Non-Member

This event qualifies for 2 hours of continuing education credit for CFA Charterholders.

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