Li Yang


Department:Department of International Economics and Trade

Address:School of Economics and Finance, Shanghai International Studies University, No. 550 Dalian Road (West), Hongkou District, Shanghai, 200083, China

Areas of Expertise:

International Economics and Finance

Emerging Markets Economy

Corporate Finance

Professional affiliation:

Non-practicing member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountant (CICPA)


Aug. 2011 – May. 2017, Fordham University, Ph.D.

Working Experience:

Jun. 2017 – Present, Shanghai International Studies University

Jul. 2007 – Jan. 2010, KPMG Huazhen Accounting Firm Shanghai Branch

Awards, Honors & Certificates:

Dec. 2018, Excellent Teaching Award, Awarded by Shanghai International Studies University

Selected Publications:

The Impact of Institutions and Exchange Rate Volatility on China’s Outward FDI, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 2018, Vol. 54 (12): 2778-2798.

Structural Holes and Hedge Fund Return Comovement: Evidence from Network-connected Stock Hedge Funds in China, Accounting & Finance, 2020, Vol. 60 (3): 2811-2841.

Courses Taught:


Financial Economics


Advanced Macroeconomics