F.C. Manning Faculty & Staff

Jun Yang
Professor
Area: Finance
Contact
  (902) 585-1791
Credentials
  • BSc (Tianjin)
  • MSc (Tianjin)
  • PhD (Queen’s)
Courses
  • BUSI 2223 Fundamentals of Finance 1
  • BUSI 2233 Fundamentals of Finance 2
  • BUSI 3723 Organizational Change
  • BUSI 4243 Derivative Securities & Risk Mgmt
Research Interests
Asset Pricing, Incentive Contract, Risk Management, Corporate Finance
Bio

Dr. Jun Yang joined F.C. Manning School of Business Administration in 2005. He received his Ph.D. in Finance from Queen’s School of Business in 2004. He earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees in System Engineering from Tianjin University, China.

Dr. Yang currently teaches Managerial Finance, Investment Analysis, and Portfolio Management. In his senior elective courses (Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management) students learn financial securities such as common and preferred shares, fixed income securities and derivatives, and the techniques for managing a diversified portfolio. Students apply their knowledge in close-to-real-business group projects.

The primary research interests of Dr. Yang include derivatives-based risk management and various issues in corporate finance such as firm hedging and corporate governance. His research papers have been published in a number of academic journals and presented in various international conferences.