Po-Hsuan (Paul) Hsu is currently a professor of finance in University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. degree in finance from the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He also holds a master degree in management of technology from National Chiao-Tung University and a bachelor degree in international business from National Taiwan University. He has also been a fellow of Batten Institute of Darden School of Business, University of Virginia. Prior to joining the University of Hong Kong, he was an assistant professor of finance at the School of Business, University of Connecticut.
His research agenda focuses on the role of technological innovation in financial markets. He has organized several conferences in innovation and finance, including the AIEA-NBER Conference, Darden-Cambridge Judge-HKU FBE Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference, HKU Symposium on Innovation Strategy and Entrepreneurial Finance, and Hong Kong joint Finance Research Workshop. He has also served as a panelist/mentor for the Junior Faculty Consortium in Academy of Management Conference (Technology and Innovation Management Division). His research has been published in or accepted by several academic journals including Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research, Financial Management, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Econometrics, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, and Quantitative Finance. His conference papers have been selected into Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. He also won the best paper awards at FMA Annual Meeting and NTU IEFA Conference.
He has taught spreadsheet modelling in finance, derivatives, and financial management for bachelor- and master-level courses and empirical asset pricing for Ph.D.-level courses.