Jimmy Yang


Office: 541-737-6005

Austin Hall

Austin Hall 426

2751 SW Jefferson Way

2751 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Affiliated with: 
College of Business
Research/Career Interests: 

Jimmy Yang is a Professor of Finance in the College of Business. He currently teaches courses in Corporate Finance and International Financial Management. His research has focused on market stabilization mechanisms, international financial markets, and equity offerings.

Beyond OSU

Ph.D. University of Cincinnati (2003)

MBA Saint Louis University (1997)               

BA National Chung Hsing University (1993)
Public Finance  

  • Professor, College of Business, Oregon State University (2015 - present)
  • Associate Professor, College of Business, Oregon State University (2009 - 2015)
  • Assistant Professor, College of Business, Oregon State University (2003 - 2009)
  • Instructor, College of Business Administration, University of Cincinnati (2001 - 2002)


Professional Affiliations: 
  • American Finance Association
  • Financial Management Association
  • Western Finance Association
Honors and Awards: 
  • Toomey Faculty Fellow, COB, Oregon State University (2012-2014)
  • Faculty International Grant, International Programs, Oregon State University (2013)
  • International Programs Faculty Grant, Oregon State University (2011, 2012)
  • Newcomb Fellowship, COB, Oregon State University (2009)
  • Gazette-Times Faculty Leadership Award, COB, Oregon State University (2009)
  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award, COB, Oregon State University (2007, 2008)
  • Summer Research Fellowships, COB, Oregon State University (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013)
  • University Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship for Behavioral & Social Sciences, University of Cincinnati (2002-2003)
  • University Graduate Scholarships, University of Cincinnati (1998-2002)
  • Summer Research Fellowships, University of Cincinnati (2000)
My Publications

Journal Articles

Y. - L. Chen and Yang, J., Trader Positions in VIX Futures, Journal of Empirical Finance, vol. 61, no. March, pp. 1-17, 2021.

R. Brooks, Kim, Y. H., and Yang, J., What makes when-issued trading attractive to financial markets?, Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 245-271, 2014.

K. Kim, Liu, H., and Yang, J., Reconsidering Price Limit Effectiveness, Journal of Financial Research, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 493-518, 2013.

Y. Liu and Yang, J., Private Debt, Unused Credit Lines, and Seasoned Equity Offerings, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 376-388, 2011.

Y. H. Kim and Yang, J., What makes circuit breakers attractive to financial markets? A survey, Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 109-146, 2004.


J. Yang, Empirical Financial Studies and Policy Implications, 3rd Global Economy and Governance International Conference. Taipei, 2015.

J. Yang, When-issued trading in the Indian IPO market, Finance Seminar at National Chengchi University. Taiwan, 2012.

J. Yang, Reconsidering Price Limit Effectiveness, Finance seminar at University of New South Wales. Sydney, Australia, 2011.