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Faculty Profile: Yang Sun

Yang Sun

Assistant Professor of Finance in the Brandeis International Business School

Financial Institutions, Household Finance, Corporate Finance

My primary research interests include household finance and corporate finance. My research on household finance studies the behavior of consumers in financial product markets, and how frictions in such behavior affect the outcome of the financial sector. My research on corporate finance examines issues in corporate governance and payout policy.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, B.S.

Awards & Honors:
  • (2008) Beta Gamma Sigma
  • (2008 - 2014) MIT Sloan Fellowship
  • (2005 - 2008) Joseph Wharton Scholar