Kathy Yuan

Professor of Finance at London School Of Economics And Political Science

Professor Yuan received her Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to obtaining her Ph.D., she worked briefly in the Emerging Markets Trading Desk at J. P. Morgan (now JPMorgan-Chase). Professor Yuan's research focuses on developing innovative asset pricing theories that account for heterogeneous information and market frictions. She has been working on topics including (stock and bond market) market liquidity, repo and collateralized borrowing, dominant currencies, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), and Decentralized Finance. Her work has been published in prestigious journals such as the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and Review of Economic Studies. As a member of FMG and CEPR, she has been awarded the Houblon-Norman Fellowship at the Bank of England.