Dr Yajun Xiao obtained his Ph.D in Finance from the Geothe University Frankfurt and Diplom (master equiv.) in Mathematics from University of Kaiserslautern. He completed his undergraduate study in Tongji University, China. Prior to joining UCD, Yajun was a lecturer in Finance at the University of Technology, Sydney and a postdoc at the University of Freiburg.
Yajun research interests are in capital structure and maturity mismatch arising from corporate financing, systmic risk in banking system, asset pricing with market frictions. His research also focuses on other topics in quantitative finance. He has published papers in Review of Finance, European Financial Management, Advances in Applied Probability and Quantitative Finance, etc.