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Department of Finance Prof. Dr. Yucheng Yang

Prof. Dr. Yucheng Yang


Yucheng Yang is Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Zurich. His main research and teaching interests are macroeconomics, finance, and machine learning. His research has garnered accolades including the CICF Yihong Xia Best Paper Award and the CES Gregory Chow Best Paper Award. Yucheng earned his PhD from Princeton University in 2023 and holds prior degrees from Peking University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, finance, and machine learning


Macro-Finance Seminars

Feb 28, 2024 (Wednesday, 10:15 - 11:30 am)
Mark Aguiar (Princeton University)
Joint seminar with Department of Economics
Location: SOF-G-21

April 11, 2024 (Thursday 12:15 - 1:15 pm)
Simon Scheidegger (HEC Lausanne)
Location: PLD-E-04

May 22 (Wednesday, 10:15 - 11:30 am)
Albert Marcet (CREI and UPF)
Joint seminar with Department of Economics
Location: PLM F 103/104


June 6-7 (Thursday and Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Zurich Workshop on the Frontier of Quantitative Macroeconomics: Methods and Models
Conference organizers: Felix Kuebler, Simon Scheidegger, and Yucheng Yang
Location: PLM F 103/104
Confirmed Speakers: Xiaohong Chen (Yale), Mikhail Golosov (Chicago), Jennifer La’O (Columbia), Virgiliu Midrigan (NYU), Jonathan Payne (Princeton), Tom Sargent (NYU), Simon Scheidegger (HEC Lausanne), Tony Smith (Yale), Gianluca Violante (Princeton), Yucheng Yang (Zurich)

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