Jiatian (Justin) Xu

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Assistant Professor

 Office: UNA 110
Phone: 610-436-1078
Fax: 610-738-0578
Email:

jxu@wcupa.edu

 

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • M.S. in Actuarial Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • M.A. in Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China

Research Interests:

  • Dynamic financial planning model
  • MCMC process
  • Predictive modeling
  • Financial mathematics and quantitative finance

Professional Experience

  • August 2018 to May 2020: The Goldenson Center for Actuarial Research, Assistant Director
  • August 2018 to May 2020: University of Connecticut, Visiting Assistant Professor
  • August 2020 to present: West Chester University, Assistant Professor

Selected Presentations

  • Jiatian Xu (September, 2014). National Retirement  Sustainability Index - A Paradigm Shift for Measuring Retirement Preparedness. Presentation at the Goldenson Center Advisory Board Meeting. Storrs, CT.
  • Jiatian Xu (June, 2015). Individual Life Time Financial Planning Model. Presentation at MassMutual. Springfield, MA.
  • Jiatian Xu (September, 2016). R Application in Dynamic Retirement Financial Planning Model. Presentation at Ash Brokerage, LLC. Fort Wayne, IN.
  • Jiatian Xu (September, 2019). Modeling Early Duration and Second-to-Die Mortality Claims - An AI Application in Actuarial Science. Presentation at the Goldenson Center Advisory Board Meeting. Storrs, CT.
  • Jiatian Xu (November, 2019). Dynamic Retirement Financial Planning Strategy – Eliminating the Probability of Ruin at Retirement. Presentation at  Actuaries' Club of Hartford & Springfield (ACHS) Meeting. Hartford, CT

Selected Publications

  • Ph.D. Thesis: “Quantile Optimization in Stochastic Financial Planning Model”

 

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