Yan's research interests are mergers and acquisitions, insider trading, green finance, ESG, behavioral finance and microfinance.
Teaching and supervision
- Financial Markets and Institutions
- Contemporary Issues in Finance
- Advanced Financial Management
- International Finance
- Corporate Finance
Mann Deshi Bank/Foundation
Yan obtained a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, a Master's degree in Finance and Investment from University of Durham and a Master's degree in Economics from University of Exeter. She gained her PhD in the area of market efficiency from the University of Exeter. She joined Oxford Brookes as a senior lecturer in finance in 2013. Before her appointment at Brookes, she was an associate research fellow in the Department of Economics at Exeter University for the project of Transparency of Food Pricing (TRANSFOP) which was a EU-wide project funded by the European Commission (2012-2013).