University of California, Riverside

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Faculty Bio

Yawen Jiao

Associate Professor of Finance

Curriculum Vitae , updated 10/2018


Yawen Jiao received her Ph.D. in finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, an M.A. in economics from the University of Western Ontario, and a B.S. in accounting from the Renmin University of China. Prior to joining UCR in July 2013, Professor Jiao was an assistant professor of finance at the Lally School of Management & Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has taught corporate finance, financial economics, financial theory, and financial institutions and markets at the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral levels.

Professor Jiao’s research interests include information transmission in financial markets, corporate finance and corporate governance. She has published widely in prestigious academic journals in these areas, and presented in numerous university workshops and academic conferences. Her research has been awarded the best paper award in managerial finance at the Northern Finance Association meetings, the SSHRC award, and the early career research award at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  More details about Professor Jiao’s research can be found at her personal webpage.


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Anderson Hall 0129

Course Schedule

Winter 2019:

OLMSTED HALL 421,  MW 11:10 AM–12:30 PM

OLMSTED HALL 421,  MW 12:40–2:00 PM

ANDERSON HALL 105,  M 6:10–8:50 PM

Spring 2018:

ANDERSON HALL 105,  S 9:10 AM–3:40 PM

Office Hours

Winter 2019:

M 3:00-5:00 PM

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