Personalborn in Jiangxi, China, in 1975.
EducationPh.D. in Finance at Duke University.
Academic AppointmentsTrumbull-Adams Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics, Princeton University. Academic Dean of School of Management and Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (2015 - present). Co-Editor of Journal of Finance (2016 - present). Research Associate of National Bureau of Economic Research. Cofounder of VoxChina.
Prof. Xiong is a noted scholar on financial economics, behavioral finance and Chinese economy. He is known for his work on speculative bubbles, financial contagion, financialization of commodity markets, and China's financial markets. He is the recipient of the 2018 China Economics Prize.