Jing Chen

University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business

Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9

Canada

http://web.unbc.ca/~chenj/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  I have been working on the foundation problems in economics and finance.  ”

Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

An Intuitive Understanding of the Black-Scholes Formulas

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Sep 2010
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Intuitive Understanding, The Option Theory, The Black-Scholes Formulas

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The Entropy Theory of Mind and Behavioral Finance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2011
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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The Entropy Theory of Mind and Behavioral Finance

The IUP Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. VIII, No. 4, pp. 6-39, December 2011
Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business

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An Entropy Theory of Psychology and its Implication to Behavioral Finance

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Nov 2003
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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entropy, psychology, information, Behavioral Finance

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The Informational Theory of Investment: A Comparison with Behavioral Theories

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Mar 2003
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
Downloads 1,667 (20,567)
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information, behavioral finance, entropy, human mind, psychology

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An Analytical Theory of Project Investment: A Comparison with Real Option Theory

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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analytical theory, project investment, real option

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Information, Entropy and Evolutionary Finance

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jan 2003
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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information, entropy, evolutionary finance, market efficiency

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When the Bubble is Going to Burst

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 1998
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Derivative Securities: What They Tell Us?

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2010
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
Downloads 1,158 (35,219)

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derivatives, warning signals

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An Entropy Theory of Value

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 May 2002
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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value, entropy, information

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Information Theory and Market Behavior

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Information, entropy, market patterns, behavioral finance

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What Makes Knowledge Tacit? - on the Evolution of Knowledge-Based Industrial Clusters

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Aug 2001
Jing Chen and Jens Joerg Lauschke
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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option theory, evolution, non-equilibrium, clusters, tacit knowledge

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Economic and Biological Evolution: A Non-Equilibrium and Real Option Approach

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2000
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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non-equilibrium systems, real option theory, creative destruction

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Where is the Efficient Frontier?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Nov 2000
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Modigliani and Miller Propositions: The Scope of Their Applicability

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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WACC, equity, bond, asset

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Generalized Entropy Theory of Information and Market Patterns

Corporate Finance Review, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 21-32, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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information, entropy, market patterns, behavioral finance

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Economic and Biological Evolution: A Real Option Approach

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Aug 2001
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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option theory, evolution, analytical framework, thermodynamic foundation of economics, non-equilibrium

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Universal Natural Law and Universal Human Behavior

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Mar 2002
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Entropy, information, human behavior, sexual selection, natural selection

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Economic and Biological Evolution: A Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamic Theory

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2002
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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analytical framework, thermodynamic foundation of economics, variable costs, fixed costs, tradeoff between competitiveness and flexibility, non-equilibrium

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Imperfect Market or Imperfect Theory: A Unified Analytical Theory of Production and Capital Structure of Firms

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
Downloads 476 (113,792)
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capital structure, analytical theory, fixed cost, variable cost, imperfection

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Languages and Cultures: An Economic and Evolutionary Analysis

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2001
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Culture, language, information, evolution, variable cost, fixed cost, thermodynamic theory of economics, option

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The Thermodynamic Foundation for Ecological, Evolutionary, and Institutionalist Economics

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Feb 2007
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Analytical framework, thermodynamic foundation of economics, variable costs, fixed costs, tradeoff between competitiveness and flexibility, non-equilibrium

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Entrepreneurship: An Analytical Thermodynamic Theory

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Jing Chen and Tsvi G. Vinig
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and University of Amsterdam - Department of Business Studies (BS)
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Ecological Economics: An Analytical Thermodynamic Theory

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2007
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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ecological economics, analytical thermodynamic theory

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Internal Firm Structure, External Market Condition and Competitive Dynamics

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Jing Chen and Sungchul Choi
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and University of Northern British Columbia, School of Business
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Cost Structure, Market Uncertainty, Dominant-Fringe Competition, Dynamics

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A Biophysical Approach to Production Theory

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2019
Jing Chen and James K. Galbraith
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Downloads 264 (217,045)
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biophysical economics, production theory, fixed cost, variable cost, return

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Understanding Social Systems: A Free Energy Perspective

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2008
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Free energy, social system, entropy, freedom, temperature, income

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The Value of Judgment: A Mathematical Theory

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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judgment, information, entropy, bias, investment return, behavioral finance

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The Theory of Judgment and its Application to Behavioral Finance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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A Common Framework for Evolutionary and Institutional Economics

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Dec 2011
Jing Chen and James K. Galbraith
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Downloads 223 (255,811)
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Evolution, institutions, non-equilibrium theory, resource

30.

Credit Distortion and Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jan 2007
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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An Option Theory Based Yield Curve Model

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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option, yield curve

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A New Foundation of Economic Theory and its Application to Trade Analysis

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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33.

The Nature of Discounting

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2010
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Discounting, risk, duration of project, fixed cost, natural resources, monetary policy, climate change

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Cycles, Trends and Financial Crisis: Understanding the Impacts of Monetary Policies

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Sep 2009
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Interest rate, fixed cost, uncertainty, duration, cycles, trends, financial crisis, monetary policies, resource, demography

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The Economy of Social and Biological Systems: A Physical Theory

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2010
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Entropy, Information and Information Processing

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Jan 2010
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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entropy, information, mind, preference, learning, communication, judgment

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An Entropy Theory of Value: With Reflections on the Arrow-Debreu Model

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jun 2022
Jing Chen and James K. Galbraith
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Downloads 128 (411,448)
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An Investment Theory Based on Geometric Return

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Jul 2021
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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The Physical Foundation of the Mind

NeuroQuantology, Vol. 6, No. 3, September 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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mind, physical laws, judgment, information, entropy, bias, investment return

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Institutional Structures and Policies in an Environment of Increasingly Scarce and Expensive Resources: A Fixed Cost Perspective

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Jing Chen and James K. Galbraith
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
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On the Theoretical Foundation of Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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WACC, Modigliani and Miller theory, asset valuation

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Population, Migration, Living Standard and Social Pressure A Modeling Approach from Thermodynamics

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2012
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Economics: A Biophysical Theory

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
Jing Chen and James K. Galbraith
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
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biophysical economics, production theory, fixed cost, variable cost, return

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Finance: A New Theoretical Foundation and the Practical Implications

Number of pages: 168 Posted: 14 Apr 2022
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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The Economy of Nature and the Economy of Human Society: A Unified Understanding

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Regulations in Organisms and Organizations

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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regulation, market, organisms, organizations

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A Generalization of Quantum Theory

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 May 2019
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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On the Forms of Utility Functions

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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Utility Function, Logarithmic Function

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An Entropy Theory of Value

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2018
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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A Scarcity Theory of Value With Reflections on the Arrow Debreu Model

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Jing Chen and James K. Galbraith
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
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On the Non-Equivalence of Two Definitions of Asset Values

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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An Analytical Theory of Major Factors in Economics: An Extension from the Option Theory

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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53.

Eating Ice and Obesity

Posted: 18 Oct 2015
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business

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Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 51
1.

Fertility and Long Term Trend of Human Lifespan

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jan 2020
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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2.

What Are the Most Essential Properties of Life?

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 31 Mar 2019
Jing Chen
University of Northern British Columbia - School of Business
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