Huijian Dong, PhD

Associate Professor, Finance
UC Box: 
Berglund Hall 266 (Forest Grove)
Areas I Teach: 

Dr. Huijian Dong is an active member of the CFA Society Portland, serving on various committees. His current research interest focuses on investment strategies and asset valuation. He has more than 20 publications on research journals including Journal of Business, International Business Research, Journal of Finance and Investment Analysis, British Journal of Mathematics & Computer Science, Economics Research International, and Journal of Computations and Modeling. He is also the author of three books in a series, Interviewing a Professor of Finance, for investment practitioners. His primary teaching includes Fixed Income Asset Pricing, Derivatives, and Advanced Topics in Finance: Capstone in the MSF program; Investments, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Corporate Finance in the MBA program; and Operations Management and Global Finance in the undergraduate program. He earned his PhD in financial economics from the University of Delaware and earned the chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation in 2015.

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. or by appointment

Course Information

At Pacific University, all faculty teach a variety of different courses. Typically, we do not use graduate teaching assistants, which means that your classes will be taught by professors abd that you will have plenty of opportunities to get to know the faculty in your discipline.

Below I have listed some of the courses that I teach. We are always developing and trying out new classes, so the list may change now and then. 

BA 105 | Finance for Daily Decisions

BA 305 | Business Finance

BA 352 | Investments

BA 452 | Global Finance

Areas of Research & Specialization

Financial asset pricing; financial market; financial mathematics


PhD in Financial Economics, University of Delaware in 2011

MS in Western Economics, Jinan University in 2007

BS in Electrical and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology in 2004

Honors & Awards

Story Dondero Award, Pacific University, 2012

Excellent Teaching Award, NewOriental Education Group (NYSE: EDU)

Personal Affiliations

Editorial board member for the International Journal of Economics and Finance: International Business Research; Universal Journal of Accounting and Finance; International Journal of Business and Management

Member, Honor Society of Economics, Omicron Delta Epsilon, 2011

Member, American Finance Association, 2011

Candidate, Chartered Financial Analyst Institute

Conference Presentation

Frequency, Cointegration, and Risk Hedging. Global Business & International Management Conference, Portland, Aug. 3, 2012

Research Activities and Papers

"Frequency and Cointegration Test: Comovement in the Currency Market," with Xiaomin Guo, Global Business & International Management Conference Journal 5(2), 2012

"Does Delaware Effect Disappear? Empirical Evidence on Firm Values and Investment Performances," with Xiaomin Guo, Global Business & International Management Conference Journal 5(2), 2012

"Evidence on the Efficient Market Hypothesis from 44 Global Financial Market Indexes, with William Latham and Helen Bowers, Economics Research International 10," (2013), 1-11.

"Global Financial Market Vulnerability and Impacts of Equity, Oil, and Interest Rate," with Xiaomin Guo, Journal of international Management Studies, forthcoming 2012

"Inefficiency in Academia Publishing and Why It Was Not Improved: A Dynamic Equilibrium Model," forthcoming 2011

"Health Care Industry Equity Risk Premium and Book-to-Market Anomaly," with Xiaomin Guo, forthcoming 2011

"The Impact Cycle of Historical Information in Global Financial Market Indexes," with William Latham & Helen Bowers, forthcoming 2011

"International Financial Markets Contagion: Determinants and Consequences" (working paper, 2010)

"Impact Rankings of Equities, Bonds, and Commodities in Global Financial Markets, with Xiaomin Guo, Journal of international Management Studies," 7(2), (2012), 135-144.

"Financial Market Trading Strategy Contagion and Herding Behavior" (working paper, 2008-2010)

"A Revised Econometric Model for Small Regions: Delaware in 1990-2008," with Kenneth Lewis and William Latham, (working paper, 2009)

"Impact of the University of Delaware on DE, NJ, MD, and PA" (working paper, 2009-2010)

"China’s Sustainable Trade Development Assessment and Early Warning System," with Linhai Mei, The Ritsumeikan Economics Review, 56(2): 245-257, Japan, (2007)

"Internal Trade and Labor Cost Advantage Maintaining Path" (working paper, 2006)

"Which One to Blame, Data, Application, or Interpretation? A Note to Fresh Business Students, with Xiaomin Guo, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Engineering and Business Management" (2013).

"Will Theories Be Violated? Student Practices in Foreign Exchange Market Transactions," presented at the Oregon Technology in Education Network Annual Conference, September 28, 2013.