Dr Youwei Li is a Professor of Finance at Hull University Business School, UK, previously he worked at the Queen’s University of Belfast. Professor Li holds a PhD in Financial Econometrics from Tilburg University, the Netherlands, and a PhD in Mathematics from Lanzhou University, China. He has published articles in areas of asset pricing, investment, longevity risk, market microstructure, and quantitative finance in peer-reviewed international journals, such as Management Science, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Futures Markets, Financial Review, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Quantitative Finance, and among many others. Professor Li’s research is funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, European Commission, Australia Research Council, and Economic and Social Research Council. Professor Li currently serves as Associate Editor for the European Journal of Finance, International Review of Financial Analysis, and Finance Research Letters.