Yan Zhao

Assistant Professor

Main Affiliation

Economics and Business


North Academic Center





Yan Zhao

Yan Zhao


Dr. Yan Zhao is an Assistant Professor in Finance at the Department of Economics, CCNY. She currently teaches Economics of Investments and Advanced Financial Economics. Her research interests are empirical equity pricing, investments, and asset allocation. Her current researches study trading strategies on post earnings announcement drifts, value-glamour anomalies, and financial market bubbles.

Dr. Zhao has received her Bachelor degree from Peking University in China, master degree from Nottingham University in the U.K. and PhD degree from Brandeis University in Massachusetts.  

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Ph.D. 2009, Brandeis International Business School, Waltham, MA

M.S. 2002, Nottingham University, Nottingham, U.K.

B.A. 2001, Peking University, Beijing, China.

Courses Taught

27200: Economics of Investments (click to download syllabus)

27400: Advanced Financial Economics (click to download syllabus