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Yuehua Tang

Emerson-Merrill Lynch Associate Professor

(352) 392-9985



Dr. Yuehua Tang is the Emerson-Merrill Lynch Associate Professor of Finance at the Warrington College of Business, University of Florida. His research interests include investments, mutual funds and hedge funds, capital markets, fintech, and climate finance. He has published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial EconomicsJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science. His work has received many research excellence awards, including the Q-Group Research Award, Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Best Paper Awards (three times), AMTD FinTech Centre Prize, and Yihong Xia Best Paper Award. He currently serves as a senior editor at the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. His research has been featured in The Wall Street JournalThe EconomistBloomberg NewsForbesCNBC, and The New York Times


  • PhD - Finance, Georgia State University, 2013
  • MA - Economics, Renmin University of China, 2008
  • MA - Economics (with Distinction), University of Antwerp, 2008
  • BA - Economics, Nankai University, 2006

Research Interests

  • Investments
  • Mutual Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Climate Finance
  • FinTech
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Last 10 years

Honors and Awards

  • AMTD FinTech Centre Prize Asian Finance Association Conference — 2022
  • UF Term Professorship University of Florida — 2021
  • Yihong Xia Best Paper Award China International Conference in Finance — 2018
  • First Prize Chicago Quantitative Alliance Academic Competition — 2017
  • Best Paper Award Conference of the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality — 2015
  • First Prize Chicago Quantitative Alliance CQAsia Academic Competition — 2014
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Courses Taught

  • Capital Stru Risk Man (FIN5439)
  • Fin Res Workshop (FIN7938)
  • Financial Management (FIN4414)
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Contact Details

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department
Stuzin Hall 317A

(352) 392-9985


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