UCL School of Management

Ming Yang

Associate Professor


Ming’s research lies at the intersection of finance and microeconomics. He studies corporate finance, market microstructure, (mis-)coordination in the financial markets, incentive contract and monitoring, etc., from the angle of strategic information acquisition/disclosure.
Selected publications
Morris, S., & Yang, M. (2021). Coordination and Continuous Stochastic Choice. Review of Economic Studies. doi:10.1093/restud/rdab082 [link]
Li, A., & Yang, M. (2020). Optimal incentive contract with endogenous monitoring technology. Theoretical Economics, 15 (3), 1135-1173. doi:10.3982/te3130 [link]
Yang, M. (2020). Optimality of Debt under Flexible Information Acquisition. The Review of Economic Studies, 87 (1), 487-536. doi:10.1093/restud/rdz035 [link]
Yang, M., & Zeng, Y. (2019). Financing Entrepreneurial Production: Security Design with Flexible Information Acquisition. The Review of Financial Studies, 32 (3), 819-863. doi:10.1093/rfs/hhy084 [link]
Jiang, X., & Yang, M. (2017). Properties of optimal accounting rules in a signaling game. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 63 (2-3), 499-512. doi:10.1016/j.jacceco.2016.07.004 [link]
Yang, M. (2015). Coordination with flexible information acquisition. Journal of Economic Theory, 158 (Part B), 721-738. doi:10.1016/j.jet.2014.11.017 [link]