Xing Huang

Associate Professor of Finance

Xing Huang

Xing Huang

Area of Expertise

Asset Pricing, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Investments, Financial Economics, Consumer Behavior and Decision Making


  • Ph D 2013, University of California, Berkeley
  • MA 2007, Peking University, Guanghua School of Management
  • BA 2005, Peking University, Guanghua School of Management


  • Research Scholar Grant, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity, 2021
  • Outstanding Paper Award, Midwest Finance Association , 2019
  • Best Paper Award, CICF XY Investments, 2016
  • Broad College's Summer Research Grant Award, 2016
  • Stuart I. Greenbaum Best Finance Ph.D. Dissertation Award, Finalist, 2012
  • Graduate Division Travel Grant, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
  • Student Travel Grant Award, American Finance Association, 2011
  • Dean's Normative Time Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, 2010
  • Shapiro Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, 2007

Research Interests

Behavioral Finance, Investor Behavior, Market Efficiency, Information Acquisition, Mutual Funds, Household Finance, Asset Pricing

Selected Publications

  • "Extrapolative Beliefs in the Cross-section: What Can We Learn from the Crowds?", Journal of Financial Economics, 175-196, with Zhi Da, Lawrence Jin, 2021
  • "Harnessing the Wisdom of Crowds", Management Science, 1847-1867, with Zhi Da, 2020
  • "Mark Twain's Cat: Industry Investment Experience, Categorical Thinking and Stock Selection", Journal of Financial Economics, Issue 2, 404-432, 2019
  • "Rushing into American Dream? House Prices, Timing of Homeownership, and Adjustment of Consumer Credit", Review of Finance, Issue 6, 2183-2218, with Sumit Agarwal, Luojia Hu, 2016
  • "Which Factors Matter to Investors? Evidence from Mutual Fund Flows ", Review of Financial Studies, Issue 10, 2643-2676, with Brad Barber, Terrance Odean, 2016
  • "Thinking Outside the Borders: Investors' Underreaction to Foreign Operations", Review of Financial Studies, Issue 11, 3109-3152, 2015