Yuehua Tang (唐岳华)

Assistant Professor of Finance  
University of Florida
306 Stuzin Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611-7168
Tel: +1 352-392-9985
Email: yuehua.tang@warrington.ufl.edu

Research Interests: Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Institutional Investors, Capital Markets


1. Can Information Be Locked-up? Informed Trading Ahead of Macro-News Announcements” (with Gennaro Bernile and Jianfeng Hu), Journal of Financial Economics, 2016, vol. 121, 496-520. [Appendix]

- Covered by Bloomberg (link), CNBC (link), and The Wall Street Journal (link)

2. Mandatory Portfolio Disclosure, Stock Liquidity, and Mutual Fund Performance” (with Vikas Agarwal, Kevin Mullally, and Baozhong Yang), Journal of Finance2015, vol. 70, 2733-2776. [Appendix]

3. “Uncovering Hedge Fund Skill from the Portfolio Holdings They Hide” (with Vikas AgarwalWei Jiang, and Baozhong Yang), Journal of Finance, 2013, vol. 68, 739-783. [Appendix] 

Working Papers

- 2015 WFA (Seattle)2014 CICF (Chengdu)

- 2016 AFA (San Francisco), 2015 EFA (Vienna) 

- 2015 WFA (Seattle), 2015 FIRS (Iceland), 2013 SFS Cavalcade (Miami); presented at NYU-Stern and UNC-Chapel Hill

2013 AFA (San Diego), 2014 CFEA

- 2011 EFA (Stockholm), 2012 FIRS (Minneapolis)

- Best Ph.D. Student Paper Award, Eastern Finance Association

Research in Progress

1. Why Do We Have So Many Funds? The Organizational Structure of Mutual Fund Families” (with Jennifer Huang, Zhigang Qiu, and Xiaoyu Xu)

2. Do Mutual Funds have Market Timing Ability? New Evidence from Their Trades” (with Vikas Agarwal and Baozhong Yang[Abel Noser Data Matching Appendix] 

3. Prime (Information) Brokerage(with Nitish Kumar, Kevin Mullally, and Sugata Ray)

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Florida, August 2016 - present

Assistant Professor of Finance, Singapore Management University, July 2013-June 2016

Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Emory University, September 2014-December 2014

Fellowship, Grants, and Awards

1. Dean’s Teaching Honor List, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, 2015

2. First Prize, Chicago Quantitative Alliance CQAsia Academic Competition, 2014

3. D.S. Lee Foundation Fellowship, Singapore Management University, 2014-2016

4. Singapore Ministry of Education Tier 1 Research Grant, 2013-2014

5. GTA Teaching Excellence Award, Georgia State University, 2013

6. Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk, Georgia State University, 2012

7. Georgia State University Dissertation Grant, 2012

8. Stephen Smith Research Award, Georgia State University, 2012

9. American Finance Association (AFA) Student Travel Grant, 2012

10. Best Ph.D. Student Paper Award, Eastern Finance Association (EFA), 2011

11. Third Prize, Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Academic Competition, 2010

12. Q-Group Research Grant, 2009

13. Max Burns Ph.D Fellowship, Georgia State University, 2008-2011

14. Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, European Commission, 2007-2008

15. National Graduate Student Scholarship, Renmin University of China, 2006-2007

16. Outstanding Student Scholarship, Nankai University, 2002-2005