Non-tenured Associate Professor
Joined University of Science and Technology of China in 2018
City University of Hong Kong, Ph.D., Finance
The University of Notre Dame, Ph.D., Statistical Psychology
The University of Notre Dame, M.S., Applied Mathematics
Tsinghua University, B.S., Mathematics
Empirical finance, fixed income securities, asset pricing, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, finite mixture models, statistical computation.
2018 to now The University of Sciences and Technology of China Research Associate, School of Management
2017 to 2018 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Research Fellow, Faculty of Business
2011 to 2015 The Education University of Hong Kong Post-Doctoral Fellow, Assessment Research Centre
Zhong, X., & Wang, J. (2018). Prospect theory and corporate bond returns: An empirical study. Journal of Empirical Finance, 47, 25-48.
Xie, Q., Zhong, X., Wang, W.-C., & Lim, C. P. (2014). The development of an item-bank to assess generic competence in a higher education institute: A Rasch modelling approach. Higher Education Research and Development, 33 (4), 821-835.
Yuan, K.-H., & Zhong, X.. (2013). Robustness of fit indices to outliers and leverage observations in structural equation modeling. Psychological Methods, 18 (2), 121-136.
Zhong, X., & Yuan, K.-H. (2011). Bias and efficiency in structural equation modeling: Maximum likelihood versus robust methods. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 46, 229-265.
Zhong, X., & Yuan, K.-H. (2010). Weights. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.) Encyclopedia of research design. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Yuan, K.-H., & Zhong, X. (2008). Outliers, leverage observations and influential cases in factor analysis: Minimizing their effect using robust procedures. Sociological Methodology, 38, 329-368.