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

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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Programme Director of MSc Banking and Risk 
  • Course Leader for Introduction of risk management in banks (MSc)
  • Associate Editor: Emerging Market Finance and Trade.  


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 Senior Lecturer, for Aberystwyth University as a Lecturer and for Durham University as a post-doctoral fellow. He received his PhD from Loughborough University, and MSc and MA from Cardiff University and Nottingham University respectively.

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 

He has also served as a Guest Editor of European Journal of FinanceEconomic Modelling and Emerging Market Finance and Trade.

Research Interests

His research interests lie in banking and financial institutions, corporate finance and governance, alternative finance and Fintech, green and rural finance, credit risk assessment, 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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