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Brian Weller
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Yeguang (Shaq) Chi

PhD (Financial Economics) and MBA Candidate


I am a fourth year PhD candidate in Financial Economics at University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Department of Economics. My graduation is expected circa 2015.

I passed the paper and general examination requirements for finance area and earned official PhD candidacy. I earned the Lee Prize for top performance in macro fields.

I graduated from Harvard University in 2008 with an A.B. and S.M. in Applied Math and Economics. From June 2008 to August 2010, I worked at National Bureau of Economic Research to conduct research in retirement savings and investment decisions and other topics in behavioral economics.

My research interests: institutional money management, information in financial market, Chinese capital market.



Performance Evaluation of Chinese Actively Managed Stock Mutual Funds, May 2013, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-55; Fama-Miller Working.

(Chicago Booth Finance Brownbag May 9th, 2013, Slides)

Chinese Stock Market Factors: Market, Size, Value, Momentum. Data

CV (pdf) ~ updated July 2014


Current and Past Courses
TA courses (MBA) Portfolio Management (Prof. Lubos Pastor), Hedge Fund Investing (Prof. David Small), Money and Banking (Prof. Kinda Hachem), Applied Regression (Prof. Cynthia Wu), Advanced Microeconmic Theory (Prof. Kevin Murphy) 2012~2014
TA courses (PhD) Empirical Finance (Prof. Lars Hansen, Stefano Giglio) 2012~2013
3590-1,2,3 Theory of Financial Decisions - I,II,III 2011~2012
3590-4,5,6 Asset Pricing - I,II,III. Passed Field Exam. 2011~2012
Econ-Core Economics Department Micro, Macro, Econometrics Sequence. Passed Core Exams. 2010~2011

Other Interests
Tennis, badminton, basketball, poker.