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Assistant Professor of Finance

Chenzi Xu

Faculty Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Assistant Professor
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. 

Chenzi 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.

Focal Areas: Education, Global Development and Trade, Inequality, Money and Finance