Prof. Dragon Yongjun TANG received his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005. He also holds a B.S. from Jilin University, and M.S. from Texas A&M University. Dragon joined The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2007, and became Associate Professor of Finance in 2013. Before joining HKU, Dragon also held teaching positions at the University of Texas at Austin and Kennesaw State University.
Dragon’s current research interests include credit risk, credit derivatives, and Chinese banking and credit markets. He has previously done research on mutual funds and Bayesian methods in finance. His research articles are published in top journals such as the Journal of Finance and Journal of Financial Economics. He has also received numerous research awards.
In HKU, Dragon was the Director of the Master of Finance Programme in 2012 – 2015, and has been the Associate Director of the Center for Financial Innovation and Development since 2013, and of the Center for China Financial Research since 2015.
More information can be found at http://www.sef.hku.hk/~yjtang.