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Zhang, Xingtan

Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Xingtan's research focuses on analyzing how financial intermediaries create and allocate surplus in the economy.


  • financial intermedition, information economics, mechanism design, financial markets, behavioral contract theory



courses taught

  • BCOR 2204 - Principles of Financial Management
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2023
    Will develop student' understanding of the role of finance in business venture. Effective financial management, whether performed by the general manager in a small business or by a finance professional in a large corporation, is necessary for a venture to succeed and grow. Topics covered include financial statement analysis, time value or money, bonds and stocks (both their markets and their valuation), capital budgeting analysis, and investor expectations regarding risk and return. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 2200, BCOR 2002
  • FNCE 7020 - Financial Economics and Research
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Studies both theoretical models at the intersection of information economics and finance, as well as natural language processing techniques, focused on financial and accounting documents.


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