Ting Yang, PhD in finance, Course Coordinator of Master's Degree Programme

Release date:2022/01/02
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Ting Yang, PhD (in finance)

Associate Professor and Course Coordinator of Master's Degree Programme


Contact Details

Tel: 8590-2242

Email: tingyang@cityu.mo


WOS Researcher ID: KGL-6740-2024

Scopus ID: 8717124800

ORCID: 0000-0002-5204-2347


Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. (in Finance), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Bachelor of Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China



Dr. Ting Yang is currently an associate professor of finance at the Faculty of Finance, City University of Macau. He received a Ph.D. degree (in finance) from the Nanyang Technological University. Before joining the City University of Macau, he worked at the Department of Finance of the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand for more than 18 years. Prior to pursuing an academic career, he worked in industry for about 4 years.  

Dr. Yang has taught finance courses for bachelors, and research and professional masters programs. He won the Excellence in Student Centered Learning Award from Faculty of Business, Auckland University of Technology in 2009.

Dr. Yang’s current research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, market microstructure, and investments. His research work has been presented at international conferences and published in refereed finance journals including Journal of Banking and Finance, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Accounting and Finance, and International Review of Financial Analysis.

Dr. Yang has been serving the academic community by acting as an ad-hoc referee for about 20 academic journals, an external examiner for around 6 Ph.D. theses, and a reviewer, discussant, or presenter for many finance conferences.


Teaching Areas

Corporate Finance; Investments; International Finance


Research Areas

Corporate Finance; Market Microstructure; Investments; China-Related Studies


Academic Work Experience

2023-present: associate professor of finance, Faculty of Finance, City University of Macau

2004-2023: senior lecturer, Department of Finance, Auckland University of Technology


Academic Publications

Wanjiao Jia, Ting Yang, Xin Zhang, 2022, The Rise of Robots and the Fall of Cost Stickiness: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturers, Accounting and Finance, forthcoming. (ABDC-A)

Jun Chen, Alireza Tourani-Rad, Ju Xiang, and Ting Yang, 2021, Short-Sellers at Home and Abroad: Their Respective Roles in the Price Discovery of Cross-Listed Firms, International Review of Finance, Volume 21, Pages 1013-1038. (ABDC-A)

Yunsen Chen, Chenyu Cui, Ting Yang, and Xin Zhang, 2020, Political Favouritism and Investment Efficiency, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Volume 61, Article 101058. (ABDC-A)

Jun Chen, Palani-Rajan Kadapakkam, and Ting Yang, 2016, Short Selling, Margin Trading, and the Incorporation of New Information into Prices, International Review of Financial Analysis, Volume 44, Pages 1-17. (ABDC-A; ABS3)

Hardjo Koerniadi, Chandrasekhar Krishnamurti, Sie Ting Lau, Alireza Tourani-Rad, and Ting Yang, 2015, The Role of Internal and External Certification Mechanisms in Seasoned Equity Offerings, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Volume 30, Pages 110-127.

Ting Yang, 2013, Change in Governance Environment and Firm Performance: Evidence from Foreign Firms Deregistering from the US, Applied Financial Economics, Volume 23, Pages 1383-1391.

Jun Chen, and Ting Yang, 2013, An Empirical Study of China’s Second Board, International Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume 5, Number 2, Pages 35-45.

Nuttawat Visaltanachoti, and Ting Yang, 2010, Speed of Convergence to Market Efficiency for NYSE-Listed Foreign Stocks, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 34, Pages 594-605. (ABDC-A*; ABS3)

Ting Yang, and Sie Ting Lau, 2010, An Empirical Investigation of Yankee Stock Offerings, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Volume 34, Pages 351-370. (ABS3)

Ting Yang, and Sie Ting Lau, 2006, Choice of Foreign Listing Location: Experience of Chinese Firms, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Volume 14, Pages 311-326. (ABDC-A)

Ting Yang, and Sie Ting Lau, 2005, U.S. Cross-Listing and China’s B-Share Discount, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Volume 15, Pages 334-353.