Take the recent study by Chen Lin and Mingzhu Tai from the HKU Business School, conducted with collaborators from the University of California, Berkeley and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Their paper addressed a fundamental worry for almost everyone during the pandemic: Money. Specifically, they examined how people in the U.S. saved money in response to COVID-19.
- Ph.D. in Business Economics, Harvard University
- Master and Bachelor degrees in Finance, Tsinghua University
Mingzhu TAI joined HKU after receiving her Ph.D in Business Economics from Harvard University in 2017. Before that she received her Master and Bachelor degrees in Finance from Tsinghua University.
Mingzhu’s research interests mainly include consumer and household finance, financial intermediation and general corporate finance. She is currently working to understand the relationship between banks, real estate markets, financial regulations, and credit activities by consumers and businesses.
- Consumer and household finance
- Financial intermediation
- Corporate finance
- Behavioral finance
- “How Did Depositors Respond to COVID-19?”, with Ross Levine, Chen Lin, and Wensi Xie, The Review of Financial Studies, 2021, 34(11), 5438-5473.