Chukwuma Dim joined the Finance concentration of Frankfurt School’s PhD program in September 2017. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria, and a Master’s degree in Economics with concentration in Financial Engineering at Xiamen University, China. During his Master’s program, he worked as a Teaching Assistant holding review classes in Macroeconomics and Econometrics. Prior to joining Frankfurt School, Chukwuma worked as a Junior Researcher at the Lagos Business School and as an Analyst at Agusto & Co, Nigeria’s leading credit ratings agency. Chukwuma’s research interests cut across asset pricing, risk management and corporate finance. He is also interested in the application of big data in Finance.