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Sara Hsu

Sara Hsu

Office Location: Room - 307, Stokely Management Center 865-974-9358

Sara Hsu is a clinical associate professor of supply chain management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Previously, she was an associate professor of economics at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

Hsu specializes in Chinese supply chains, fintech, economic development, informal finance and shadow banking. She has published three books: China’s Fintech Explosion, one of the only English-language books on Chinese fintech; Informal Finance in China: American and Chinese Perspectives; and one of the only Chinese-language books on Chinese shadow banking. She has also published several articles and books on sustainable development, financial crises and trade.

Hsu earned her doctorate from the University of Utah, MBA from UT and a bachelor’s from Wellesley College.


2007 University of Utah, Ph.D., Economics

2021 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, M.B.A., Supply Chain Management

1997 Wellesley College, B.A., Art


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