Yun LING, PhD in Finance

Release date:2021/12/25
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Yun LING, PhD in Finance

Assistant Professor of Finance


Contact Details

Tel: 85902243



WOS ResearcherID: KII-5533-2024
ScopusID: 56883783700
ORCID: 0000-0001-9104-9245


Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, Australia

Master of Commerce (finance, with dissertation), University of Sydney, Australia

Bachelor of Science, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Bachelor of Economics, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China



Dr. Yun Ling is currently the Assistant Professor of Finance, Faculty of Finance at City University of Macau. He received his PhD in finance from University of Sydney Business School. He taught at University of Sydney Business School as a sessional lecturer/head tutor while he was a PhD candidate at the institution. His research interests include mutual fund and hedge fund management, corporate finance, and environmental, social and governance (ESG). His research papers have been presented in international conferences and under reviewed by international journals.


Teaching Areas

Investments; Risk Management


Research Areas

Fund Management; Corporate Finance; ESG


Work Experience

08/2023- present, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Finance, City University of Macau

06/2020-06/2023, Assistant Research Fellow (Postdoc), School of Business Administration, South China University of Technology

03/2019-12/2019, Sessional Lecturer/Head Tutor (part time), Business School, University of Sydney


Journal Publications

Ling Y., Satchell, S., and Yao J. (2023). Decreasing returns to scale and skill in hedge funds, Journal of Banking and Finance, 156, 107009.

Ling Y, Yao J, and Liu W (2015) Chinese Hedge Funds – Performance and Risk Exposures, The Chinese Economy, 48(5), 330-350


Working Papers

The Impact of Hedge Fund Manager’s Altruism on Asset Under Management, with Stephen Satchell and Juan Yao. (presented at INFINITI Conference on International Finance, June 2018, Poznan)

Price Path, Investor Learning, and the Capital Allocation in Mutual Fund Industry, with Xiyuan Ma and Juan Yao.

Before thrive, first survive: The threat of losing control and corporate ESG performance, with Hui Peng and Yang Gao.