Jun Yu is Professor of Economics and Finance at Singapore Management University (SMU) and Co-Principal Investigator at the Centre for Research on Successful Ageing (ROSA). He has a PhD in economics from the University of Western Ontario in 1998. He has published more than 80 articles in academic journals and edited handbooks in economics, finance and statistics. He has won numerous international awards for his research, including being a fellow of the Journal of Econometrics and also a fellow of the Society of Financial Econometrics. He has twice won the Lee Kuan Yew Fellow for Research Excellence at SMU. He was the Lead Principal Investigator at the Centre for Research on the Economics of Ageing (CREA).