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Baozhong Yang


Baozhong Yang is the H Talmage Dobbs Jr chair in finance at the J Mack Robinson College of Business in Georgia State University. He is also the director of the FinTech Lab at the Robinson College, one of the first such labs associated with a business school in the nation.

Yang has founded and organized the GSU-RFS FinTech Conference, a leading annual FinTech conference that offers dual submission to the premier journal Review of Financial Studies. Yang’s research interests span theoretical and empirical studies in FinTech, investments and corporate finance. His research has been published in leading academic journals, including The Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial EconomicsReview of Financial StudiesJournal of Accounting Research and Management Science.

Yang’s research has been also well cited and widely covered by the media, including The NBER Digest, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Forbes. Yang received his PhD in finance from Stanford University and PhD in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.