Dr. Jing Jian Xiao, University of Rhode Island, Professor
Bio: Dr. Jing Jian Xiao is the editor-in-chief of Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, the research journal of AFCPE. He is a full professor of consumer finance at the University of Rhode Island. He published books including The Mathematics of Personal Finance, Handbook of Consumer Finance Research, and Consumer Economic Wellbeing and numerous research papers in consumer finance journals. Several of his research papers received awards including those issued by American Council on Consumer Interests, Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education, Certified Financial Planner Standard Board, and National Endowment for Financial Education. He received his B.S. and M.S. in economics from the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and Ph.D. in consumer economics from the Oregon State University. In 2005-07, He was the inaugural TCA Endowed Chair Professor and Director of TCA Consumer Financial Education Research at the University of Arizona. During his sabbatical leave in 2017-18, he is visiting the PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University.