Dr Weiwei Yang

Weiwei Yang

Position: Senior Lecturer

College: College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department: Derby Business School

Subject area: Economics

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Senior Lecturer in Economics and Finance

Teaching responsibilities

  • Year 1: Markets, Prices and Strategy
  • Year 2: Economics for Management
  • Year 3: Financial Risk Management
  • Year 3: International Economics and Banking
  • PG: Strategic Finance and Investment Behaviour

Research interests

Banking efficiency, market competition,corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member of Financial Management Association
  • Member of International Finance and Banking Society
  • Member of China Economic Association


  • PhD in Economics
  • MSc in International Banking and Finance
  • BA in Accounting and Finance

Recent publications

  • Yang W., Dong Y. Firth M., Hou, W (2016) ‘Evaluating the performance of Chinese commercial banks: A comparative analysis of different types of banks, European Journal of Operational Research

Recent conferences

  • 'Ownership, lending behaviour and corporate social responsibility in the Chinese banking market’ (2015), FMA, Orlando, US

International experience

  • Guest lecturer in International College of Beijing, China Agriculture University

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