Hi, I am Xiao Han, a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass). 

Research Interests:

1) Subjective expectations and asset pricing

2) Financial institutions and demand system asset pricing 

3) Machine Learning, Textual Analysis, Big Data, Fintech 

Doctoral Education and Experience: 

Ph.D. in Finance,  University of Edinburgh: Sep 2017-Jun 2021 

Visiting Scholar, School of Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics : Mar 2021 -Jun 2021 

Visiting Scholar, Wharton School: Sep 2019-Jun 2020


Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Asset Pricing Studies, Journal of Financial Markets, Financial Analysts Journal, European Financial Management, International Review of Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal

Pre-Doctoral Education:

MSc Finance with Risk Management, University of Bath: 2016-2017

B.A. in Accounting, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics and Curtin University: 2012-2016


Best Paper Award in Investments at Eastern Finance Association 

Jacobs Levy Center Research Best Paper Prize 2023

Marshall Blume Prize in Financial Research 2023 

Jacobs Levy Center Research Paper Prize 2021 

PhD Accounting and Finance Scholarship, University of Edinburgh

Nominated for the Best PhD Solo-authored Paper Award, EFMA 2018 Annual Meeting

Grant Thornton Prize, University of Bath 

Full scholarship to study in Curtin University, China Scholarship Council (CSC)