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Dr Yaqiong Yao


Yaqiong Yao

Lancaster University

The Management School



Tel: +44 1524 510731


Yaqiong (Chelsea) Yao is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Lancaster University Management School. She was Visiting Research Professor at New York University's Stern School of Business from March to August 2015. Her research interests lie in textual analysis, green investments, ESG(environment, social and governance), institutional investors and empirical asset pricing. She has been awarded Best Track Award in Risk Management by US Academy of Finance in 2017, Research Pump-Priming Grant by Lancaster University in 2014, Dean's Award for Research Excellence by the University of Melbourne in 2013, and American Finance Association Doctoral Travel Grant in 2012. She received her PhD in Finance from the University of Melbourne (Australia) and was a Visiting PhD Scholar at NYU Stern from January to July 2012. 

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BEc (Jilin, China), MSc (Durham, UK), PhD (Melbourne, Australia)

Current Teaching

AcF 602 Advanced Investment Management

AcF 701 Master Dissertation

Additional Information

I will consider new Ph.D. candidates in the areas of textual analysis, green investments and ETFs.

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