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Yunzhi Hu

Yunzhi Hu

Assistant Professor of Finance


McColl 4103CB# 3490 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490


Yunzhi Hu’s research interests focus on financial intermediation, corporate finance and macro finance.

His current work explains various economic recoveries patterns from the perspective of bank lending standards and entrepreneur entry.

Dr. Hu also has studied managers’ incentives in choosing asset “pledgeability” and the implications on financing cycles.

His teaching interests include strategic economics.

He received his PhD in financial economics from the University of Chicago Department of Economics and Booth School of Business. He also earned an MA in economics at the University of Chicago. He earned an MA and a BA in economics and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Peking University.

Areas of Expertise

Banking Corporate finance Finance