van Vliet, Willem J.

AA (Bard College at Simon’s Rock); BS, MA, PhD (Chicago)

Assistant Professor


Department of Finance

Room 1240, 12/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 1776


Prof. Willem J. van Vliet is an Assistant Professor of Department of Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. His research focuses on financial networks, and in particular what we can learn about financial networks from asset price data. He received his PhD in Financial Economics from The University of Chicago in 2019.

Teaching Areas

Options and Futures
Quantitative Methods

Research Interests

Financial Networks
Systemic Risk
Financial Economics
Asset Pricing

  • Awards & Honours
    • Stevanovich Fellowship awarded by Stevanovich Center for Financial Mathematics, 2017
    • Macro Financial Modeling Fellowship awarded by Macro Financial Modeling Project, 2016