Zhihong Yi Depart.:Finance Academic Title:Professor Fax:86-10-82509169 Email:yizhihong@rmbs.ruc.edu.cn

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2000   Ph. D., Finance, Renmin University of China, Beijing,

1989   M.A., Business Economics, Renmin University of China, Beijing,

1986   B.A., Business Economics, Renmin University of China, Beijing,

Working Experiences

Academic work:

2001.06-Present   Professor, Renmin Business School, Renmin University of China

2004.01-2014.07   Visiting Scholar Business School , University of Michigan

1997.08-1998.07   Visiting Scholar, Business School, Harvard University

1996.06-2001.05   Associate Professor, School of Business Administration, Renmin University of China

1991.06-1996.05  Lecturer, School of Business Administration, Renmin University of   China

1991.09-1992.07  Research Fellow, National Committee of Economic System Reform

1989.09-1991.07 Assistant  Professor, School of Business Administration, Renmin University of China

Administrative Work:

2012.05-2017.08  Vice President, Renmin University of China

2005.12-2013.12  Dean, School of Business Administration, Renmin University of China

2002.09-2005.11  Associate Dean, Graduate School, Renmin University of China

1998.11-2002.06  Deputy Director, Office of Academic Affairs, Renmin University of China

Research Interests

Corporate Finance, Capital Market, Consumption Economics


For MBA: Capital Market, Integrated ManagementFor undergraduate: Finance, Corporate Governance



Academic Articles
1.    Zhihong Yi, Fuxiu Jiang & Yihu Qing, “The Market Competition in Products, Corporate Governance and Quality of Information Disclosure”, Management World, Vol.1, 2010,
2.    Zhihong Yi, Yanli Li & Wei Gao, “Governance Effect of Heterogeneous Institutional Investors: Based on the Perspective of Executive Compensation”, Statistics and Decision, Vol.5, 2010
3.    Fuxiu Jiang, Zhihong Yi, Fei Su & Lei Huang, “Background Characteristics of Managers and Excessive Investment Behaviors of Enterprises”, Management World, Vol.1, 2009
4.    Zhihong Yi, Dazhao Gu, Hua Song & Kangkang Yu, “A Technological Innovation Model Based on Resource Integration: A Case Study of Shenhua”, Frontiers of Business Research in China, Vol.3, 2008
5.    Zhihong Yi. & Ningyue Liu, “Current Status and Future Prospect of Corporate Finance Research in China: Based on Literature Research”, Transaction of Renmin University of China, Vol.4, 2008
6.    Zhihong Yi, Hua Song & Kangkang Yu, “A Study on Financial Supply Chain and Risk Control of Commercial Banks – case of innovative financial service of CITIC Bank”, Research on Economics and Management, Vol.7, 2008
7.    Zhihong Yi, Huai Yang & Qingzhou Liu, “Local Economic Development and Capital Structure”, Economic Management, Vol. 13, 2008
8.    Zhihong Yi, “The Enlightment and Reference of Employer Pension Plan in the US to China’s Pension System Reform”, Reveal of Economic Research, Vol.7, 2006
9.    Zhihong Yi, “The Role of Employer-sponsored Pension Plan in Pension System”, Finance and Trade Economics, Vol.10, 2005
10.    Zhihong Yi & Yan Du, “Empirical Research on the Efficiency of In



Zhihong Yi and Huilian Zhang, Pension Funds Investment and Capital Market – International Experience and China’s Options, China Renmin University Press, April 2009

Zhihong Yi, et al. A Study on Innovative Capability of Chinese Enterprises, China Renmin University Press, November 2008

Consumption Economics, China Renmin University Press

Services & Awards

Key community services

Administration, Academic Degree Commission of the State Council

Deputy Director, National Committee of Business Education (BBA)

Deputy Director, The 5th National Committee of MBA Education

General Secretary, The National Council for MBA Accreditation (CAMEA)

Vice Chairman, China’s Financial Accounting Association

Board Member, Board of Directors, The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

Committee Member, Initial Accreditation

Committee, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB,2012-2017)

Board Member, The International Advisory Board, IE Business School (Spain)

Honors and Awards

2010  National Teaching Group Award by Ministry of Education

2008  Excellent Teaching Achievement Award by Beijing Educational Committee

2005  Comsumption Economics – Excellent Textbook for Higher Education of Beijing

2002  Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation “Excellent Young Teacher Award for Higher Education School”

2002  The Model Selection of Pension System Reform in China and It's Financial Implication – The 7th Beijing Philosophy & Social Science Excellent Research Award

2001  National Excellent Teaching Achievement Award by Ministry of Education

2000  Excellent Teaching Achievement Award by Beijing Educational Committee

RMBS made the Top-50 list of MBA,
EMBA and EE programs——The Financial Times

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