Dr Yuan Zhao
PhD MSc FRM
Dr Yuan Zhao is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance at the University of Aberdeen. Yuan joined business school real estate department in 2014, after gained her PhD in Real Estate at the University of Aberdeen. She also holds an MSc in Finance from Manchester Business School, and is a certified FRM. Her research areas cover fund performance evaluation, asset pricing, volatility forecasting, risk management, housing index, and various finance and real estate subjects. She is also closely involved in the consultancy work on leasehold relativity, and IPF hurdle rate research project. Please see her CV.pdf for more details.
Asset Pricing Theories; Fund Performance Evaluation; Volatility Forecasting; Portfolio Theory.
Fund Performance and Management; Risk Management and Spillovers.
Funding and Grants
IPF Research Programme on Hurdle Rates Investigation.
- FI1004/PO1002 Finance, Risk and Investment (SCNU)
- BU5975 Professional Skills for Finance and Data Analysis
- BU5546 Empirical Methods in Finance
- FI4003 Empirical Methods in Finance
- BU5596 International Finance
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Diversification Power of Real Estate Market Securities: The Role of Financial Crisis and Dividend PolicyWorking Papers and Discussion Papers: Discussion Papers
Could Block Chain Technology Help Resolve the Cloud Forensic Problem?The Ninth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization. Duncan, B., Lee, Y. W., Olmsted, A. (eds.).  IARIA pp. 39-44, 6 pages.Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
Corporate Governance, Risk Appetite and Cloud Security Risk: A Little Known Paradox. How Do We Square the Circle?Eighth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (CLOUD COMPUTING 2017). Westphall, C. B., Lee, Y. W., Duncan, B., Olmsted, A., Vassilakopoulos, M., Lambrinoudakis, C., Katsikas, S. K., Ege, R. (eds.).  Athens: IARIA pp. 139-144, 6 pages.Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings
An Investigation of Hurdle Rates in the Real Estate Investment ProcessInvestment Property ForumBooks and Reports: Commissioned Reports