​​​​​​Bixi Jian
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Ph.D., Economics, McGill University, Canada, (expected May 2017)
M.A., Economics, University of British Columbia, Canada, August 2012
B.A., Economics, Nankai University, China, July 2011
Desertation Title
Essays in Risk Modeling, Asset Pricing and Network Measurement in Finance
Fields of Concentration
Financial Econometrics
Financial Economics
Empirical Asset Pricing
Research Papers
“Multiple Horizon Causality in Network Analysis: Measuring Volatility Interconnections in Financial Markets,” (with Jean-Marie Dufour).         Under Review at Review of Economic Studies (Econ Job Market Paper)

“Centralities in Illiquidity Transmission Networks and the Cross-Section of Expected Returns” (Finance Job Market Paper)

“Stable GARCH Model with Time-Dependent Tails”
Professor Jean-Marie Dufour
Department of Economics
McGill University
Phone: (1) 514 398 6071
Email: jean-marie.dufour@mcgill.ca
Professor John Galbraith
Department of Economics
McGill University
Phone: (1) 514 398 2768
Email: john.galbraith@mcgill.ca
Professor Victoria Zinde-Walsh
Department of Economics
McGill University
Phone: (1) 514 398 4400 ext. 00782
Email: victoria.zinde-walsh@mcgill.ca
Fellowships, Honors and Awards
Grad Excellence Award, McGill University, 2012-2016
Dufour Graduate Award, McGill University, 2012-2014
International Tuition Award, University of British Columbia, 2011
Excellent Student Scholarship, Nankai University, 2007-2011
Teaching Experience
Introductory Econometrics: Fall 2013-2016, Winter 2016
Economic Statistics: Winter 2015
Introduction to Macroeconomics: Winter 2013-2014
Public Sector Economics: Fall 2012
Conference/Workshop Presentations
American Economic Association Meetings, Chigago, 2017. (Scheduled)
Canadian Economics Association 50th Annual Conference, Ottawa, 2016.
CIREQ Econometrics Conference in Honor of Jean-Marie Dufour, Montreal, 2016.
Twelfth CIREQ Ph.D. Students’ Conference, Montreal, 2016.
4th International Symposium in Computational Economics and Finance, Paris, 2016.
Canadian Economics Association 49th Annual Conference, Toronto, 2015.
CIREQ Lunch Seminar, McGill University.
Additional Information
Citizenship: China
Languages: Cantonese (native), Mandarin (native), English (fluent)
Professional Certification: Passed of the FRM Exams (Level 1 and Level 2) in November 2014
Hobbies: Hiking, Snowboarding, Snooker, Cooking