Gaiyan ZhangGaiyan Zhang
Finance Board Scholar and Associate Professor of Finance
Office: 1111 Tower ~ Voice: 314-516-6269
E-Mail: zhangga@umsl.edu
Homepage: http://www.umsl.edu/~buszhang

Degrees Held: Ph.D. (Finance), University of California, Irvine, 2005
M.A. (Finance), Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1999
B.A. (Finance), Nankai University, Tianjin, China, 1996

Interests:

Teaching:
  • Areas: Financial Management, International Finance
  • Courses:
    • FINANCE 3580 - International Corporate Finance
    • FINANCE 6500 - Financial Management
Research:

Other Information:

  • Received University of Missouri-St. Louis' Amheuser-Busch Excellence in Teaching Award in 2011 and Douglas E. Durand Award for Research Excellence in 2007, FDIC research fellowship from Center for Financial Research in 2007, UM-St. Louis Research Awards in 2005, UMSL Center for International Studies Research Fellowship, UMSL Small Grants Fund, College of Business Summer Research Grant, University of California at Irvine's Dissertation Grant, Fudan University Sasakawa Distinguished Researcher Award, and Fudan University New York Life Outstanding Graduate Research Award.
  • Papers accepted for presentation at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) 'Risk of Financial Institutions' program held in University of Chicago, the 2nd Bank of Canada Conference on Fixed Income Markets, the FDIC's Center for Financial Research Workshop, and the AFA, WFA, and FMA annual meetings.
  • PhD dissertation 'Intra-industry credit contagion: the evidence from the credit default swap market and the stock market' was in the top-10-list by downloads at the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) in the areas of 'Options, Futures and Derivatives', and 'Risk Management' (2004).
  • Paper reviewer for Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Futures Market, Financial Review, Journal of Financial Services Research, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Quarterly Journal of Finance, International Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Chinese Economy, China and World Economy, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Multinational Business Review, International Review of Economics and Finance. Grant reviewer for the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, University of Missouri Research Board. FMA Annual Meeting Program Committee on International Finance.
  • Member of Financial Management Association, American Financial Association, Western Financial Association