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Assistant Professor of Finance

Chenzi Xu

Faculty Affiliate
King Center on Global Development

Assistant Professor of Finance
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB)

Chenzi Xu is an assistant professor of finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Her research is at the intersection of finance, international economics, and economic history. She focuses on the relationship between banks and international capital and goods flows, with a particular interest in understanding how historical events impact and shape modern outcomes. 

Professor Xu received her PhD in economics from Harvard. Prior to joining Stanford, she spent a year at Dartmouth College as the International Economics Postdoctoral Fellow. She holds a BA from Harvard in economics and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge in economic history, where she was the William Shirley Scholar at Pembroke College. 


King Center Supported Research

2020 - 2021 Academic Year | Junior Faculty Research Grant

The Impact of Multinational Enterprises on Labor Markets in Brazil

Trade and Migration
Innovations in Methods and Data
Government and Institutions