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Jason C. Hsu

         Jason C. Hsu
Adjunct Full Professor in Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, USA
Founder, Chairman and CIO, Rayliant Global Advisors
Ph.D., Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, USA 

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Jason is founder, chairman and CIO of Rayliant Global Advisors (RGA), a global investment management group with more than US$26 billion in assets managed using its strategies, as of June 30, 2019. Rayliant applies quantitative methods to access behavioral-based alpha prevalent in inefficient markets like China and other emerging markets. Jason also co-founded Research Affiliates, a smart beta and asset allocation leader with over US$180 billion in assets managed using its strategies.
Jason sits on the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal, the Journal of Investment Management, the Journal of Investment Consulting and the Journal of Index Investing. He is an adjunct professor of finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University (China), Kyoto University (Japan) and National Chengchow University (Taiwan).
Jason has published more than 40 journal articles and is a contributing author to nine handbooks in finance and economics. He has won two Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards; one Graham and Dodd Reader’s Choice Award; three Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacob Levy Awards; and three William F. Sharpe Awards. He also co-invented the Fundamental Index, awarded best index by Global Pensions magazine in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Jason received his Ph.D. in finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He received his M.S. from Stanford University and B.S. from the California Institute of Technology.


Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • International Finance
  • Asset Pricing
  • Anomalies in Equity Returns
  • Portfolio Choice