Professor Sheridan Titman
Professor in Finance and the Walter W. McAllister Centennial Chair in Financial Services, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
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Professor Liyan Yang
Professor of Finance, Peter L. Mitchelson/SIT Investment Associates Foundation Chair in Investment Strategy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Liyan Yang is a Professor of Finance and Peter L. Mitchelson/SIT Investment Associates Foundation Chair in Investment Strategy at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. In 2010, Professor Yang received his Ph.D. in economics at Cornell University. His research interests mainly focus on financial markets, asset pricing, and behavioral finance. He is currently serving as an associate editor at journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Economic Theory, and Management Science. He is a fellow of the Accounting and Economics Society and a fellow of Luohan Academy. He serves on the Governing Council of Society of Financial Studies (SFS) and on the Executive Committee of Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (CFEA). Professor Yang's research has appeared in Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Finance, and Review of Financial Studies, etc. Yang has received the 2020 MFA Capital Markets and the Real Economy Award, the 2019 China International Forum on Finance and Policy Excellence Paper Award, the 2016 JFQA William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Financial Research, the 2016 Bank of Canada's Governor's Award, and the 2015 Roger Martin Award for Excellence in Research, among others.
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