Tin Shan Suen

Adjunct, Economics & Finance

Michael Suen, Ph.D., CFA has more than 25 years of experience within the finance industry. His research focuses on equity investment, applied financial econometrics, behavioral finance. Suen’s work seeks to bridge the gap between academic research and real life practical applications.


  • B.S. in Information Systems, University of Manchester
  • M.B.A. in Business, City University of Hong Kong
  • Ph. D. in Finance, City University of New York


Courses Taught

  • Fin 301 - Principal of Financial Management
  • Research
    • Equity investment
    • Applied financial econometrics
    • Behavioral finance
  • Publications and Scholarly Activities
    • What is Value in an Equity Market? Journal of Investment Management forthcoming (with Hany Gurguis, Stan Beckers, and Ted Theodore)
    • The dynamic of price discovery among stock price, CDS spread, and bond spread and the 2008 financial crisis, Journal of Derivatives, 2013, Vol. 21, No. 1 (with Christo Giannikos and Hany Gurguis)
    • Timing the value style index by Markov regime switching model, Journal of Investment Management, 2012, Vol.10, No. 1 (with Hany Guirguis and Ted Theodore)
    • Modeling the Blind Principal Bid Basket Trading Cost, Journal of European Financial Management, 2012, Vol. 18, No.2 (with Christos Giannikos and Hany Guirguis)
    • Selecting the best mutual funds: beyond historical performance, Journal of Wealth Management, 2001, Vol. 3, No. 4 (with Stan Beckers)