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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Leon Chen

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Leon ChenLeon Chen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance

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Academic Background:
  • Ph.D. in Risk Management & Insurance, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 2011
  • M.S. in Information Systems, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University, Waco, TX 2005
  • M.B.A. in Finance, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 2002
  • B.E. in International Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China 1997
Courses Taught:
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Options and Futures
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Employee Benefits Planning
Refereed Journal Publications:
  • “The Relative Informativeness of Analysts’ Stock Return Forecasts and Rating Changes for Insurance Companies” (with Steven Pottier), 2015, forthcoming, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice.
  • “Implementing Black-Litterman using an Equivalent Formula and Equity Analyst Target Prices” (with Zhi Da and Ernst Schaumburg), Journal of Investing, Spring 2015, 24(1): 34-47.
  • “Ownership Form and Efficiency: The Coexistence of Stock and Mutual Life Insurers” (with David Eckles and Steven Pottier), Journal of Insurance Issues, 2013, 36(2): 121-148.