SOAS University of London

School of Finance and Management

Dr Junhong Yang

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Junhong Yang
School of Finance and Management

Senior Lecturer in Finance

Dr Junhong Yang
Email address:
020 7898 4904
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Junhong Yang is a Senior Lecturer in Finance. He received his PhD in Finance from Durham University. Before joining SOAS, he was a Lecturer in Finance at Sheffield University Management School. His research focuses on Corporate Finance, Financial Technology, Social Media, Financial Inclusion and Innovations. Junhong has served as an academic consultant in the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and worked on an externally funded project as a Marie Curie Host Fellow. 



Corporate finance; Financial Technology; Social Media; Financial Inclusion; Innovations; Mergers and acquisitions; Economic development; Financial Intermediation; Banking; The economics of transition in China; Emerging Market Economies.

Junhong welcomes PhD applications in the areas of his research interests, mainly focusing on Corporate finance, Financial Technology, Social Media, Financial Inclusion and Innovations.



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Ding, Sai and Guariglia, Alessandra and Knight, John and Yang, Junhong (2021) 'Negative Investment in China: Financing Constraints and Restructuring versus Growth'. Economic Development and Cultural Change, (69) 4, pp 1411-1449.

Liu, Pei and Peng, Yuchao and Shi, Yukun and Yang, Junhong (2021) 'Financial structures, political risk and economic growth'. The European Journal of Finance. [Forthcoming]

Minjoo, Kim and Yang, Junhong and Pengcheng, Song and Yang, Zhao (2021) 'The Dependence Structure between Equity and Foreign Exchange Markets and Tail Risk Forecasts of Foreign Investments'. Quantitative Finance, (21) 5, pp 815-835.

Pham, Tho and Talavera, Oleksandr and Yang, Junhong (2020) 'Multimarket competition and profitability: evidence from Ukrainian banks'. Oxford Economic Papers, (72) 2, pp 517-545.

Yang, Junhong and Guariglia, Alessandra and Guo, Jie (Michael) (2019) 'To what extent does corporate liquidity affect M&A decisions, method of payment and performance? Evidence from China'. Journal of Corporate Finance, (54), pp 128 -152.

Littlewood, David and Rodgers, Peter and Yang, Junhong (2018) '‘The price is different depending on whether you want a receipt or not’: examining the purchasing of goods and services from the informal economy in South-East Europe'. The Service Industries Journal, (38) 11-12, pp 688-707.

Guariglia, Alessandra and Yang, Junhong (2018) 'Adjustment behavior of corporate cash holdings: the China experience'. European Journal of Finance, (24) 16, pp 1428-1452.

Yang, Junhong and Alessandra, Guariglia (2016) 'A Balancing Act: Managing Financial Constraints and Agency Costs to Minimize Investment Inefficiency in the Chinese Market'. Journal of Corporate Finance, (36), pp 111-130.


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