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Dr Cheng Yan, PhD, PGCAP, FHEA, MPhil, Master of Research, BSc

Assistant Professor in Finance in the Business School

(email at cheng.yan@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Dr Cheng Yan becomes an Asistant Professor in Finance after completing his PhD at Cass Business School. His research interests cover topics in International Finance/Economics, Financial Econometrics, Empirical Asset Pricing, Banking, and Macro-Finance. He teaches Security Analysis and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting.

He is the winner of the 2014 annual academic paper competition hosted by the Journal of Investment Consulting (USA), the winner of the 2015 Finance Research Day: Annual PhD Conference of Cass Business School (UK), as well as the recipient of IMCA (Investment Management Consultants Association)'s 2016 Edward D. Baker III Journal Research Award (USA). He is the Principal Investigator a HEFCE and Newton fund from Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and Newton Official Development Assistance (ODA), a research grant from Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), and another NSE--NYU Stern Initiative on the Study of Indian Capital Markets Research from National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) and New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business. He is a co-investigator of two funds from National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSF Grant No.71703045, 71071132).

Some of his recent works can be found at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1518709

Prospective PhD applicants with the aim for top journals in Finance are encouraged to send him a research proposal as well as a CV.

Mini Biography

Dr Cheng Yan becomes an Asistant Professor in Finance after completing his PhD at Cass Business School. His research interests cover topics in International Finance/Economics, Financial Econometrics, Empirical Asset Pricing, Banking, and Macro-Finance. He teaches Security Analysis and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting.

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • International Finance/Economics
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • Banking

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