Zihan Ye (叶子菡)

Assistant Professor of Finance at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Research Interests:

Municipal Finance, Healthcare Finance, Innovation, Banking


Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2020

M.S., University of Oxford, 2012

Link to my CV




with Kimberly Cornaggia, John Hund, and Giang Nguyen

The Review of Financial Studies, Volume 35, Issue 4, April 2022, Pages 2019–2066

Working papers:

with Kimberly Cornaggia and Xuelin Li

Revise & Resubmit at The Review of Financial Studies

Semifinalist, Best Paper for Corporate Finance, 2021 FMA

with Xuelin Li

Semifinalist, Best Paper for Financial Markets & Institutions, 2022 FMA

with Kimberly Cornaggia, John Hund, and Kevin Pisciotta

with Jess Cornaggia, Matthew Gustafson, and Ryan D. Israelsen

with Matthew Gustafson, Peter Haslag, and Daniel Weagley

  1. Residents as Collateral: Impact of Federal Tax Deductions on Local Credit Risk

with Brent W. Ambrose, Matthew Gustafson, and Maxence Valentin

Semifinalist, Best Paper for Investments, 2022 FMA


At University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • FIN 710 Investment, MBA

  • FINQ 754 Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation, Master of Science in Quantitative Finance

  • FIN 470 Valuation

At Pennsylvania State University

  • FIN 305W Financial Management of the Business Enterprise

  • FIN 301 Corporate Finance