Yi Huang

Education Background:Ph.D in Economics, London Business School

Research Interests:International Macroeconomics and Finance; Digital Economy and Fintech and Chinese Economy

Primary Email:huang_y@fudan.edu.cn

Personal Website:https://yihuang05.wixsite.com/macro


Selected Publications

Prof. Yi Huang currently is the Professor of Finance in Fudan University and was academic director of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program. Prior to joining Fudan in 2021, Professor Huang was Pictet Chair in Finance and Development and associate professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva, Switzerland) and a research affiliate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) , the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research (ABFER), Academic Fellow at the Luohan Academy and Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

Prof. Huang was an economist in the research department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  He also has been a research fellow at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) , Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research  and the Institute of Digital Finance of Peking University as well as the visiting positions at London Business School, Imperial College Business School, the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business. Prof. Huang also serves at the Council on Global Economic Imbalances at the World Economic Form and the associate editor at the Journal of Financial Markets.

Prof. Huang’s research consists of international macro and finance, digital economics & fintech, international capital market and entrepreneurship &innovation. His recent research focuses on the influence of corporation’s financing and investment to financial market in the era of globalization and digital age. His research is published in academic journals such as the Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Finance, Management Science, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of International Economics.

Prof. Huang has received the Hong Kong RGC Theme-based Research Grant, NBER Entrepreneurship Small Grant, Swiss National Science Foundation Research Grant (SNSF), Sino- Swiss Science and Technology Cooperation (SSSTC) programme, Best Paper Award of Asian Finance Association Conference (AsianFA) and Best Paper Award of the China International Conference in Finance (CICF). He was also the Margaret and Richard Merrell Foundation Scholar at London Business School.


(Updated by July 2024)

  • Yi Huang, Ernest Dautovic and Harald Hau, Consumption Response to Minimum Wages: Evidence from Chinese Households, Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.
  • Yi Huang , Chen Lin, Sibo Liu and Heiwai Tang, Trade networks and firm value: Evidence from the U.S.-China trade war, Journal of International Economics,  2023, Volume 145, 103811.
  • Yi Huang, Ugo Panizza, Richard Portes, Corporate Foreign Bond Issuance and Interfirm Loans in China, Journal of International Economics, forthcoming.