Li Cai

  • Associate Professor of Finance

Li Cai is Associate Professor of Finance at IIT Stuart School of Business. Dr. Cai's research focuses on investments, with emphasis on socially responsible investing, econometrics, and risk management.

She has presented at meetings of the Financial Management Association, the China International Conference in Finance, and meetings of the Eastern Finance Association.

She is an FRM (Financial Risk Manager) holder. In addition, she worked as quantitative research analyst in an institutional investment research company in New York City.


Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, Finance
M.S., University of Warwick, England, Financial Math
B.S., Wuhan University, China, Numerical Mathematics

Research Interests

Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds
Socially Responsible Investing
Index Tracking
Risk Management


M.S. in Finance

Ph.D. in Finance

Ph.D. in Management Science