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Yiwei Fang Biography

Yiwei Fang

Yiwei Fang
Associate Professor of Finance





Main Campus, IIT Tower, 18D7-2
Downtown Campus, Room 446


Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Finance
Visiting Scholar (Finance Department), Stern School of Business
Visiting Scholar, Institute of Economics and Transition
M.S., Xi'an Jiaotong University, Management Science
B.S., Dalian University of Technology, Mechanical Engineering


Yiwei Fang is Assistant Professor of Finance at IIT Stuart School of Business. She has previously served as a visiting scholar at Bank of Finland and Stern School of Business at New York University.

Dr. Fang's research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, financial institutions, and supply chain finance. One area of her research revolves around the network phenomenon of business world and its impacts on corporations' cost of financing, investment decisions, and firm value. Another research focus is related to bank risk and performance in transition countries and central bank governance.

Dr. Fang's research has been funded by grants from U.S. Department of State, Ewing M. Kauffman Foundation, and Berkley Research Center of New York University. She has been published in the Journal of Empirical Finance and Economics of Transition.

Research Interests: 

Financial Institutions
Corporate Finance
Capital Markets
Social Networks
Supply Chain