Faculty Profile

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YU Yang

Full-time Faculty
Assistant Professor of Finance
Lee Kong Chian School of Business LKCSB


2018 Ph.D., Finance, INSEAD, France and Singapore                                                                                         
2012  Bachelor of Science (with distinction) in Economics, Minor in English Literature, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China                                                                 

Current Position(s) Held

Jul 2018 - Now  Assistant Professor of Finance
Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University

Awards, Recognition and Honors

  • 2018, MOE AcRF Tier 1 Grant.
  • 2015, Recipient, Student travel grant, American Finance Association.
  • 2014-2015, Recipient, Outstanding tutor award, INSEAD.
  • 2012-2018, Recipient, Full scholarship, INSEAD PhD scholarship.
  • 2009-2011, Recipient, National Merit Scholarship, Ministry of Education People’s Republic of China.

Research Interests

  • Empirical Research in Corporate Finance
  • Banking
  • Cryptocurrency and Blockchain
  • International Finance and Financial Intermediation
  • FinTech and Financial Intermediaries

Working Papers

  1. “Is This Time Different? Do Bank CEOs Learn From Crisis Experiences?” 
  2. “Flight to Bitcoin” with Jinyuan Zhang
  3. “Do Global Mutual Funds React to Cross-Country Mispricing?” with Massimo Massa and Hong Zhang