About the Author
GUOJUN GAN, PHD, ASA, is Director of Quantitative Modeling and Model Efficiency at Manulife Financial, Canada. His research interests include empirical corporate finance, actuarial science, risk management, data mining, and big data analysis.
CHAOQUN MA, PHD, is Professor and Dean of the School of Business Administration at Hunan University, China. The recipient of First Prize in Outstanding Achievements in Teaching in 2009, Dr. Ma’s research interests include financial engineering, risk management, and data mining.
HONG XIE, PHD, is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University as well as Vice President of Models and Analytics at Manulife Financial, Canada. Dr. Xie is on the Board of Directors for the Canadian-Chinese Finance Association, and his research interests include financial engineering, mathematical finance, and partial differential equations.