Narat Charupat is an Associate Professor at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Risk and Insurance and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Professor Charupat's areas of professional interest include annuity and insurance products, financial innovation, arbitrage and behavioral finance. He has taught courses in financial derivatives and personal and international finance.
Huaxiong Huang is a professor of applied mathematics at York University, Toronto, Canada, where he has taught since 1999. He has published more than 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Journal of Risk and Insurance, and the Financial Analysts Journal. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Engineering Mathematics and Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, and managing editor of the Mathematics-in-Industry Case Studies. A fellow of the Fields Institute, he has held visiting positions in China, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.