Yiming Qian is Professor and the Toscano Family Chair in Finance at University of Connecticut. She earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the Stern School of Business at NYU. Before joining UConn, she taught at University of Iowa. She has also been a visiting scholar in Asia, Australia and Europe.
Yiming’s research focuses on varying topics in corporate finance, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, behavioral finance, and emerging markets. She is widely published in leading finance journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Review of Finance, among others.
Yiming has served as a board member of Midwest Finance Association. She is on the editorial board of Journal of Empirical Finance and Quarterly Journal of Finance. She has also served on the program committees for many international finance conferences.