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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
College of Business

Leon Chen

Page address: http://cob.mnsu.edu/college/people/leonchen.html

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:
  • FIN 459 - Personal Financial Planning
  • FIN 467 - Insurance and Risk Management
  • FIN 470 - Personal Insurance
Recent Intellectual Contributions:
  • "Ownership Form and Efficiency:  The Co-existence of Stock and Mutual Life Insurers" - with David Eckles & Steven Pottier, 2011, under review at Journal of Insurance Issues.
  • "An Event Study of Insurer Rating Changes" - with Steven Pottier, 2011, working paper.
  • "Insurer Rating Changes, Stock Returns and Performance" - with Steven Pottier, 2011, working paper.
  • "Black-Litterman Model Exercise using Excel: A Classroom Experiment", 2011, CFP Board Conference Presentation.