Wei Xiong is Trumbull-Adams Professor of Finance and Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University. His research interests center on capital market imperfections and behavioral finance. His current research interests focus on financialization of commodity markets, belief distortions in the recent financial crisis, and China's financial system. He has received various awards, including 2012 Smith Breeden Award (first prize) for the best non-corporate finance paper published in Journal of Finance and 2013 NASDAQ OMX Award for the best asset pricing paper presented in Western Finance Association Meetings. He is Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Co-editor of Journal of Finance, as well as Academic Dean of School of Management and Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.