Dr. Xiaolou Yang

Associate Professor
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Dr. Xiaolou Yang

Assistant Professor

Finance

Williamson College of Business 3310

phone: (330) 941-1879

xyang@ysu.edu

Bio

Ph.D. at The University of Texas at Austin
CFA Charter Holder

Research Interests

Credit analysis
Banking and financial liquidity
CEO compensation and Corporate Governance

Teaching Interests

Financial Analysis
Business Finance
Corporate Finance

  • Education
    • 2006

      Ph D, Financial Economics

      University of Texas at Austin

    • 2002

      MS, Financial Economics

      University of Texas at Austin

    • 1999

      MA

      Jilin University

  • Awards and Honors
    • 2015

      YSU Research Professorship 2014-

    • 2014

      YSU Research Professorship 2013-

    • 2014

      YSU Distinguished Professorship Award in Scholarship 2013-

    • 2013

      YSU Faculty Development Award 2012-

    • 2012

      YSU University Research Council Grant 2011-

    • 2012

      YSU Research Professorship 2011-

    • 2011

      YSU Faculty Development Award 2010-

    • 2010

      YSU Research Professorship 2009--

    • 2009

      The Grant of the U.S. Department of Education

    • 2009

      Best Paper Award at The Global Commerce Forum

  • Intellectual Contributions
    • 2021

      "Portfolio Optimization: A Generalized Mean-variance Model"

      Journal of Applied Business and Economics

    • 2021

      "Default Risk: From A Perspective of Measurement Errors."

      International Journal of Business and Economics

    • 2020

      "Testing the Computer-use Wage Premium Hypothesis: Evidence from CPS Surveys"

      Current Strategies in Economics and Management, volume 6, p. 51-61

    • 2019

      "Portoflio Optimization: A Generalized Mean-Variance Model"

      Journal of Applied Business and Economics

    • 2019

      "Market Voaltility and Central Bank Money Supply Dynamics"

      Journal of International Finance and Economics, volume 2, issue No. 4, p. P 39-51

    • 2018

      "Information Friction and Stock Return"

      Journal of Risk and Financial Management, volume 13, p. P 20-35

    • 2018

      "Impact on Compensation Premium--from Perspective of Panel Data Analysis"

      Currrent Strategies in Economics and Management

    • 2017

      "A study of alignment between management and shareholders on China financial firms"

      Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, volume 7, issue 6, p. 99 - 115

    • 2017

      "Risk, Performance and executive compensation: a simultaneous approach"

      Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, volume 19, issue 1, p. 1-9

    • 2017

      "Mixed ownership structures and firm performance in China listed firms"

      International Journal of Financial Research, volume 8, issue 4

    • 2017

      "Reexamination of risk-taking incentives in banking: realign incentives and curtail future episodes of mismanagement"

      The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, volume 64, p. 238-248

    • 2017

      "Does computer and internet use affect employee wage premium? A panel analysis of CPS data"

      Journal of Contemporary Management, volume 6, issue 1, p. 61-72

    • 2017

      "Overconfidence, gender and skills"

      Accounting and Financial Management Journal, volume 2, issue 9, p. 890-897

    • 2017

      "Default Risk: From A Perspective of Measurement Errors."

      International Journal of Business and Economics

    • 2016

      "Realign Executive Compensation Structure and Mismanagement"

    • 2014

      "Bank return volatility and management structure"

      Journal of Applied Finance & Banking, volume 4, issue 6, p. 191 -199

    • 2014

      "Bank return volatility and management structure"

      Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, volume 24, issue 6, p. 191-199

    • 2014

      "The Impact of Regulation on Real Estate Markets"

      Journal of Financial and Economic Practice

    • 2013

      "Analysts' Forecast Reputation and Stock Market Reactions"

      International Journal of Business, Accounting and Finance, volume 7, issue 1, p. 63-77

    • 2013

      "What drives the unexpected returns of REITs?"

      Journal of Financial and Economic Practice

    • 2012

      "Governance, CEOs Compensation and Risk Management"

      Global Business and Finance Review, volume 17, p. 21-37

    • 2011

      "Managerial Decisions on Annual Earnings Announcement Timing"

      Journal of Applied Business Research, volume 27, issue 6, p. 23-38

    • 2011

      "Deregulation and Bank Risk"

      International Journal of Business and Economic Perspective, volume 6, issue 2, p. 127-137

    • 2011

      "What Drives Banks' Normal Returns"

      Banking and Finance Review, volume 3, issue 1

    • 2011

      "Ambiguity, Analyst Forecast Incentives and Abnormal Stock Returns"

      Journal of Applied Research in Finance, volume 3, issue 1 (5), p. 117-129

    • 2011

      "Inventory Investment Volatility and Trade Credit"

      Journal of Applied Research in Finance, volume 3, issue 1 (5), p. 121-136

    • 2011

      "Security Underwriting and CEOs Compensation"

      Journal of Global Business Development, volume 3, issue 2, p. 95-105

    • 2010

      "The Effect of Annual Earnings Announcement Delay on Stock Returns"

      Journal of Applied Research in Finance, volume 2, issue 1 (3), p. 84-90

    • 2010

      "Do Investors Value REITs and Non-REITs Differently?"

      International Review of Economics and Finance, volume 24, p. 295-302

    • 2010

      "Trade Credit Versus Bank Credit: Evidence from Corporate Inventory Financing"

      The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, volume 51, p. 419-434

    • 2010

      "The Role of Trade Credit in the Recent Subprime Financial Crisis"

      Journal of Economics and Business, volume 63, issue 5, p. 517-529

    • 2010

      "Bank Risk-Taking Investments and Mangerial Incentives"

      Banking and Finance Review, volume 2, issue 2, p. 73-87

    • 2009

      "Does Uncertainty Affect Central Banks' Optimal Monetary Policy?"

      Journal of Global Commerce Research, volume 1, issue 1, p. 1-15

    • 2007

      "Can the Classical Mean-Variance Portfolio Model Be Saved?"

      International Journal of Business, Accounting and Finance, volume 1, issue 1, p. 14-25

    • 2006

      "Improving Portfolio Efficiency: A Genetic Algorithm Approach"

      Computational Economics, volume 28, issue 1, p. 1-14

  • Professional Service
    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Risk

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Emerging Market Research

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Economics and Finance

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Banking and Finance

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Textbook
      International Society of Business Disciplines

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      International Review of Economics and Finance

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Computational Economics

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Banking and Finance Review

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      African Finance Journal