Portrait of Dr Xin Sheng Dr Xin Sheng

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x.sheng@hud.ac.uk | 01484 471528


Position: Senior Lecturer in Finance, Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics
Qualifications: BA(Hons), MSc, PhD, PGCHE, FHEA

Prior to joining the University of Huddersfield in 2015, Xin was a Teaching Fellow (Teaching-focused Lecturer) at the University of Stirling London Campus. Xin received his MSc in Economics from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Accountancy and Finance from Heriot-Watt University. Xin’s PhD research applied advanced econometric methods to study the pricing and information transmission mechanisms across international stock markets. The general areas of Xin’s research interests include Financial Econometrics, Financial Theory and Markets, Investments, and Asset Pricing. Xin has presented his research in various top academic conferences and has committed to linking research to practice. Xin passed the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level 2 exam in 2017.

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests:

Xin’s research interests include Financial Econometrics, Financial Theory and Markets, Investments, and Asset Pricing.


  • CFA Institute Scholarship, CFA Institute, 2011
  • Departmental Full Scholarship, Heriot-Watt University, 2008-2011

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Lucey, B., Vigne, S., Ballester, L., Barbopoulos, L., Brzeszczynski, J., Carchano, O., Dimic, N., Fernandez, V., Gogolin, F., Gonzalez-Urteaga, A., Goodell, J., Helbing, P., Ichev, R., Kearney, F., Laing, E., Larkin, C., Lindblad, A., Loncarski, I., Ly, K., Marinc, M., McGee, R., McGroarty, F., Neville, C., O'Hagan-Luff, M., Piljak, V., Sevic, A., Sheng, X., Stafylas, D., Urquhart, A., Versteeg, R., Vu, A., Wolfe, S., Yarovaya, L. and Zaghini, A. (2018) ‘Future directions in international financial integration research - A crowdsourced perspectiveInternational Review of Financial Analysis , 55, pp. 35-49. ISSN 1057-5219


Sheng, X., Brzeszczynski, J. and Ibrahim, B. (2017) ‘International Stock Return Co-movements and Trading ActivityFinance Research Letters , 23, pp. 12-18. ISSN 1544-6123

Research Degree Supervision

Teaching and Professional Activities

Undergraduate Modules:

  • BHA0020 Corporate Finance
  • BHA0019 Investment and Portfolio Management

Postgraduate Modules:

  • BMA0071 International Finance (Module Leader)
  • BMA0072 Personal Investment, Finance and Portfolio Management
  • BMA0079 Applied Banking and Financial Modelling