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Address: 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, UK, EH8 9JS


Zhehao Jia

Lecturer in Finance

The University of Edinburgh

I joined the University of Edinburgh Business School as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance in September 2022. Previously, I was a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Plymouth from 2021 to 2022. My research interests are in the areas of empirical corporate finance and banking. My current research projects focus on the sub-field of securitisations, bank loans, corporate innovation, CEOs, and carbon risks.


  • PhD in Finance, University of Glasgow, UK 2018 – 2021

  • Visiting PhD in Finance, Boston College, US 2020

  • MSc in Finance and Investment, University of Bristol, UK 2014 – 2015

  • Bachelor of Economics, Hunan University, China 2010 – 2014