Senior Lecturer in Banking and Business Economics
Roles and Responsibilities
- Course Leader for Introduction of risk management in banks (MSc)
Yizhe Dong, is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Banking and Business Economics at the University of Edinburgh Business School. Prior to joining Edinburgh, he worked for Aberdeen as an Associate Professor, for Aberystwyth University as a Lecturer, and for Durham University as a post-doctoral fellow. He received his PhD from Loughborough University, MSc and MA from Cardiff University and Nottingham University, respectively, and BSc from South China University of Technology.
Dong has co-organised a number of international conferences on the themes of:
- General finance and accounting
- Climate change, Climate investment and finance
- Risk management and risk modelling
- Financial stability
- Microfinance and rural finance
- Entrepreneurial finance
He is currently serving as a Joint Editor of the Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies and Associate Editor of the European Journal of Finance. He also acted as a Guest Editor of the European Journal of Finance, British Accounting Review, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Economic Modelling, China Economic Review, Finance Research Letters, Emerging Market Finance and Trade, Journal of Organizational and End User Computing etc. He served as 33rd President of the Chinese Economic Association (UK/Europe). He also received an award for Excellence in Doctoral Supervision and other teaching awards in past years.
His research interests lie in corporate finance and governance, credit risk assessment, AI/ML applications in Finance, climate risk and green finance, banking and financial institutions, Fintech, textual analysis, and equity valuation.
Yizhe welcomes PhD applications from suitably qualified students to undertake the above-mentioned research areas.