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Qing Yang, Ph.D.

Qing Yang, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance Department(s): Economics and Finance

Ph.D. - Finance. Louisiana Tech University 

MAcc. Louisiana Tech University

B.A. Beijing Union University


Field(s) of Expertise

Empirical Asset Pricing, Hedge Funds


Dr. Yang’s teaching interests include business finance, international finance, corporate financial analysis. He holds an MAcc and Ph.D. in finance from Louisiana Tech University. In his leisure time he enjoys playing Violin. He was a Violin tutor for students at Cedar Creek School in Ruston, Louisiana.


Dr. Yang’s research lies in the area of empirical asset pricing and corporate finance. He has studied the relationship between idiosyncratic risk and expected returns. Another research interest is the impact of social networks of fund managers on hedge fund performance.

List of publications/working papers

The Role of Dividends and Investor Sentiment in the Relation between Idiosyncratic Risk and its Expected Returns. (with Jungshik Hur)

  • Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Revise & Resubmit

Additional Information

Qing Yang CV