The Real Effect of Fintech Credit
One of the most acclaimed Fintech applications of this time is the automated credit offered to millions of entrepreneurs on e-commerce platforms.
How can we understand and evaluate Fintech as one of the most important financial innovations in the post-crisis era? What are the implications for the traditional banking sector and credit market? What’s the real effect of the Fintech credit? In order to answer those fascinating questions, Prof. Yi Huang presented his research based on the biggest E-commerce company of the World, the Alibaba Group. In this seminar we brought together academics and practitioners that discussed these issues.
Professor Yi Huang, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)
Jungsuk Han, Associate Professor, Swedish House of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics
Professor Huang is associate professor of international economics and Pictet Chair in Finance and Development at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR). Prof. Huang was an economist in the Research Department of the IMF and a research associate of Globalization and Monetary Policy Institution in the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He also has been a visiting PhD student at the UC- Berkeley and a research fellow at the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research as well as the visiting assistant professor at the London Business School. Prof. Huang also serves at the Council on Global Economic Imbalances at the World Economic Forum.
Professor Huang’s research consists of international economics, finance, financial economics and emerging market economies, especially the influence of corporation’s financing and investment to financial market and labor market. Recent work focuses on credit markets, household finance, fintech, and entrepreneurship.
Professor Huang gained his Master’s degree from the China Center for Economics Research, Peking University, and his Ph.D. in International Macroeconomic and Finance from the London Business School.