ECCE Research Affiliate
Lei Chen is a research fellow at the School of Accounting at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE). His research interests include corporate governance, the board of directors, financial fraud, and short sellers. He publicly defended his dissertation "Institutions and Corporate Governance" and obtained the doctoral degree in March, 2013. While being an ECCE PhD student, Lei Chen has presented in many international conferences and won the best paper prize from ECCCS PhD Symposium and Workshop 2012 and the “Highly Commended” paper award from the 10th International Conference on Corporate Governance from Center for Corporate Governance Research at University of Birmingham in 2012. Before joining ECCE at Maastricht University, he received his master degree from University of Groningen, the Netherlands and the bachelor degree from Sichuan University, China.