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Xiaojing Yuan

Dr. Xiaojing YuanAssistant Professor
  • CollegeManning School of Business
  • DepartmentFinance
  • OfficePulichino Tong Business Center - 261A

Research Interests

Politics in Corporate Finance, Pensions, Security Issues, Product Market Networks, Auditing


  • Ph D: Finance, (2013), University of South Florida - Tampa FL
  • MBA: Finance, (2007), Missouri State University - Springfield, MO


Xiaojing joined UMass Lowell as an assistant professor of finance in 2015. Prior to that, she was an assistant professor of finance at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence (2017) - Department of Finance, UMass Lowell
  • Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing to the Journal of Corporate Finance (2015), Service, Professional - the Journal of Corporate Finance


  • Krolikowski, M., Yuan, X. (2017) "Friend or foe: Customer-supplier relationships and innovation," Journal of Business Research 78: pp. 53-68
  • Francis, B., Hunter, D., Robinson, D., Robinson, M., Yuan, X. (2017) "Auditor Changes and the Cost of Bank Debt," Accounting Review 92: pp. 155-184
  • Bradley, D.J., Pantzalis, C., Yuan, X. (2016) "Policy risk, corporate political strategies, and the cost of debt," Journal of Corporate Finance 40: pp. 254–275
  • Bradley, D., Pantzalis, C., Yuan, X. (2016) "The influence of political bias in state pension funds," Journal of Financial Economics 119:1
  • Bradley, D., Yuan, X. (2013) "Information spillovers around seasoned equity offerings," Journal of Corporate Finance 21: pp. 106


  • Flight To Safety: Earnings Announcements After Trading Hours - Financial Management Association Annual Conference, October 2017 - Boston
  • Opinion Shopping and Corporate Financing Decisions - American Accounting Association Annual Meeting 2017, August 2017
  • Level Up! Local Product Market Competition and Bank Loans - Midwest Finance Association Annual Conference , March 2017