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Simon Huang

Assistant Professor



PhD in Finance, Yale University, 2015
MA in Statistics, University of California at Berkeley, 2014
BA in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, and Statistics, University of California at Berkeley, 2013

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2018-Present
Visiting Faculty, University of Connecticut, 2017-2018
Assistant Professor of Finance, Southern Methodist University, 2015-2016

Recent Honors / Awards

Yale University Graduate Fellowship, 2009-2014
Whitebox Advisors Doctoral Fellowship, 2013

Research Interests

Asset Pricing
Behavioral Finance
Investment Management
Financial History

Teaching Interests

  • Data Science for Finance
  • Investments
  • Advanced Investments
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Financial Management

Selected Publications

"The Momentum Gap and Return Predictability", Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming.

"Momentum in Imperial Russia", (with William N. Goetzmann), Journal of Financial Economics, 2018, 130(3): 579-591.