Yifan Zhou

Education Background:Ph.D. in Finance, University of Melbourne

Research Interests:Political Economy, Corporate Finance, Bank Lending


Selected Publications

Yifan Zhou, Assistant Professor of Finance at Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University.

Professor Zhou’s research focuses on political economy, empirical corporate finance, and bank lending. His paper “Surprise election for Trump connections” was published in the Journal of Financial Economics in 2021.

He received his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Melbourne in 2021 and BCom (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland in 2015 with the highest GPA in his cohort.

(Updated by July 2021)

  • Travers Barclay Child, Nadia Massoud, Mario Schabus, and Yifan Zhou, Surprise election for Trump connections, Journal of Financial Economics, 2021, Volume 140, Issue 2, Pages 676-697.