Faculty Directory

Xiangjun Hong

Doctoral Research Fellow





PhD, Tsinghua University, expected 2020; BA, Zhejiang University, 2015

Areas of Expertise


Current Research Topics

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Conglomerate and internal capital markets
  • Fintech and Internet economics
  • Text-based analysis

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Doctoral Research Fellow, Tuck School of Business, 2017–present
  • Research Assistant, Center for Chinese Finance Research (CCFR) ,Tsinghua University, 2016–17
  • Teaching Assistant, Tsinghua University, 2016–17

Nonacademic positions

  • Research Team of Fintech, Research Department, Tsinghua University Data Science Institute, 2016–17


  • Recipient, Tsinghua PhD Comprehensive Scholarship, 2016
  • First Prize, Tsinghua Big Data Research Design Competition, 2016
  • Top 100 graduation thesis, Zhejiang University, 2014
  • Outstanding Winner, Challenge Cup Entrepreneur Plan Competition Award, Zhejiang, 2014

Working Papers

  • With P. He, “Information Transparency of Assets and Financial Boundaries for Conglomerates”
  • With P. He, “The Pricing Efficiency of Venture Capital’s Exit from M&As Under China’s IPO Approval System and Registration System”
  • With P. He, “SPV Investment Patterns of Private Equity in Cross-Border M&As”
  • With J. Pang, “The Impact of the Financial Intermediary on the Corporate Takeover’s Efficiency and Performance”
  • “Theory of Informational Intermediary in Online Lending: Investors’ Information Acquisition, Learning, and Reputation”
  • With D. Luo and Y.Jiang, “Specialization and Competition in Peer-to-Peer Online Lending”
  • With D. Luo, “Risk Contagion in the Banking Network”