About Me


Welcome to my home page!

I am an Associate Professor of Finance at theDepartment of Finance, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University. Starting from October 2022, I am directing the UM-BIC (University of Maastricht Behavioral Insights Centre) jointly with my colleague Peter Werner.

I am also an Associate Fellow at Nuffield College, the University of Oxford, and an Associate Member of the Centre for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS) – Nuffield.

From 2014 to 2017, I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Economics and Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and Associated Researcher at the Centre for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS)- Nuffield. Before that, I received a PhD degree in Economics from Claremont Graduate University (CA, USA) in 2014.

My research mainly focuses on behavioral and experimental finance/economics.

Here is a link to my CV.

My name in Chinese is 教沛然. My family name 教(Jiao) is very rare in China, meaning “to teach”:)


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