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Senior Lecturer in Banking and Business Economics, and Director for Banking and Risk MSc

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Programme Director of MSc Banking and Risk 
  • Course Leader for Introduction of risk management in banks (MSc)


Yizhe Dong, is 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:

  1. General finance and accounting
  2. Microfinance and rural finance
  3. Entrepreneurial finance
  4. Risk management 
  5. Financial stability
  6. Climate Investment and Finance

He has also served as a Guest Editor of European Journal of FinanceEconomic Modelling, China Economic Review and Emerging Market Finance and Trade, and an Associate Editor of Emerging Market Finance and Trade (2018-2020).  

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Research Interests

His research interests lie in banking and financial institutions, corporate finance and governance, ESG investing, climate and green finance, credit risk assessment, alternative finance and Fintech, equity valuation and efficiency and productive analysis

Yizhe welcomes PhD applications from suitably qualified students to undertake the above-mentioned research areas. 

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