Ming Huang

Ming Huang

  • Professor

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

Faculty Expertise

  • Finance
  • Management


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management



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Ming Huang's academic research interests have focused mainly on behavioral finance and, in particular, the applications of cognitive psychology to understanding the pricing of financial assets. A professor of finance at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, he has also worked on credit risk and derivatives, the effects of illiquidity on asset prices, and the application of auction theory to takeovers. In recent years, Huang has also conducted in-depth research on financial markets and corporate finance in China.

Huang has published in the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Theory, and the Journal of Finance, and has won awards for both research and teaching. Prior to coming to Johnson, Huang taught at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Recent Courses

  • NBAT 5420 - Investment
  • NBAT 5980 - Investment II: Behavioral Finance

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Stanford University, 1996
  • PhD Cornell University, 1991
  • BS Beijing University, 1985