Financial Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
His current project “What is cyclical in credit cycles?” explores the general equilibrium causes and consequences of systematic variation in credit quality as we see in the data. His second year paper, “Durable Matters? An Alternative Measure of Consumption Risk” won the best paper award (first prize) at the PhD Forum of 25th Australian Banking and Finance Conference in Sydney, Australia. He has also been an academic consultant to the Committee of Capital Market Regulation on issues related to systemic financial risk.
Prior to joining the Ph.D. program in Financial Economics at University of Chicago, Rui studied in Hong Kong on a generous scholarship provided by the Hong Kong government. He graduated with a B.B.A (first class honors) from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
He is a July 2013 MFM Fellowship awardee.