Dr Zhehao Jia
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Dr Zhehao Jia

Lecturer in Finance

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Biography

Biography

Zhehao joined Plymouth Business School in August 2021 as a Lecturer in Finance. He is currently a research member of Competition, Innovation and Positioning (CIP). Prior to that, he was Research Assistant (funded by the Wards fund) and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow. His main research areas of interest lie in empirical corporate finance and banking. Currently, his research projects are within the sub-field of securitisations, bank loans, corporate innovation, CEO behaviours and carbon risks.

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Qualifications

  • PhD in Finance, University of Glasgow, UK (2018 – 2021)
  • Visiting PhD in Finance, Boston College, US (2020)
  • MSc in Finance and Investment, University of Bristol, UK (2014 – 2015)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Insurance), Hunan University, China (2010 – 2014)

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

  • ECN5004/6004 Financial Markets and Decision Making (Module Lead)
  • ACF6004 Financial Modelling
  • ACF6007 International Finance and Investments
  • ACF7001 Investments
  • ACF7003 International Finance


Research

Research

Research interests

Empirical Corporate Finance; Banking

Publications

Publications

Journals

Yang, G., Huang, R., Shi, Y. and Jia, Z. (2021). Does a CEO’s Private Reputation Impede Corporate Governance?. Economic Modelling, 104, 105640.

Jia, Z., Shi, Y., Yan, C., & Duygun, M. (2020). Bankruptcy Prediction with Financial Systemic Risk. European Journal of Finance, 26(7-8), 666-690.