Jianxin Daniel Chi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of MS in Quantitative Finance (MSQF) Program
Dr. Daniel Chi is a tenured Associate Professor of Finance at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and is Director of UNLV’s Master of Science in Quantitative Finance (MSQF) program. He has broad research interests, including corporate liquidity management, product market competition, language and its economic consequences, executive compensation, firm valuation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and earnings management. He has taught a wide range of finance classes at the undergraduate and graduate level, including corporate finance, investments, financial modeling, and financial markets and institutions. His research has appeared in respected finance journals, such as Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Financial Management. He regularly presents his research at international conferences and seminars.
Dr. Chi has been a recipient of UNLV Department of Finance’s Research Award and Teaching Award. He has been a reviewer for numerous reputable finance journals and served as Associate Editor for Decision Sciences and Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. He is active in community engagement and currently serves as the CFO and Vice President for Nevada Center on Foreign Relations. Before joining UNLV in 2011, he has been on the finance faculty at Arizona State University and North Dakota State University. He received his Ph.D. in Finance from Texas A&M University. Before joining academia, Dr. Chi had professional experience in international business, marketing, business analysis, and operations management.