Alan L. Zhang

Alan L. Zhang

Assistant Professor of Finance

Florida International University

I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at Florida International University. My research broadly focuses on investments and corporate finance, with particular interests in the impact of FinTech on financial markets, corporations, and financial intermediaries and the application of machine learning and AI in Finance.

My research has been published in Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Accounting Research, and has been presented at conferences, such as the AFA, NBER Economics of AI Conference, NBER Big Data and Securities Markets Conference, FIRS, RCFS Winter Conference, Adam Smith Workshop and Cambridge Alternative Finance Conference. It also has been featured on Bloomberg, CNBC, Financial Times, The Guardian, NBER Digest, Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, and Oxford Business Law Blog.

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  • FinTech; AI in Finance; Big Data
  • Investments: Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds
  • Corporate Finance: Disclosures, Behavioral Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Ph.D. in Finance

    Georgia State University

  • M.S. in Finance

    Johns Hopkins University

  • B.A. in Economics

    Xiamen University



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