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  • The University of Western Australia (M250), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Yuanji [Hear my name] is currently a senior lecturer at the Business School, University of Western Australia. She received her degree Ph.D. in Finance from Bocconi University in Italy. She was a visiting researcher at University of Oxford in U.K. (2011), University of California, Berkeley in U.S. (2019) and University of Melbourne (2019).

Since joining UWA, Yuanji has developed a trading software with Dr. Marvin Wee (now Associate Professor at Australian National University). The Business School in-house trading software has formed a key part of the teaching curriculum of both undergraduate and graduate units, namely FINA3307 Trading in Securities Markets and FINA5524 Trading and Markets respectively. The platform has also been used for various research projects. 

Yuanji's research interests include market microstructure, behavioral finance, experimental economics. Her research was published in internationally reputable journals including:

  • Management Science
  • Journal of Financial Markets


Research interests include: Market Microstructure, Behavioral Finance, Experimental Economics

Both past and current projects are listed here: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1272689

Yuanji is currently available for honours and PhD supervision. Contact the following coordinators for enrolment. 

Teaching overview

FINA3307 Trading in Securities Markets (planned) - Semester 2, 2024 

Units taught in the past:

FINA2222 Corporate Financial Policy

FINA5432 Introduction to Finance

FINA5632 Investments

FINA5524 Trading and Markets

Previous positions

Research Fellow, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University

Roles and responsibilities

Academic Integrity Officer, AccFin, Business School

Seminar coordinator, AccFin, Business School, 2024

Roles in the past:

Recruitment committee member, AccFin, Business School, 2023

Seminar coordinator, AccFin, Business School, 2020

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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