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Personal profile

Personal Statement

Hai Zhang joined Strathclyde Business School in March 2017 and currently work as lecturer in Finance. Prior to that, Hai was fully funded by Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for his PhD research (2013-2016) at University of Glasgow.

Hai's research mainly focuses on the financing innovation in incomplete financial markets, and particularly its role of alleviating severe financing constraints for agents due to the asymmetric information. 

He is very willing to supervise suitably qualified PhD students in his fields of interest.

Some of Hai's works have been published in internationally recognized journals such as European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, The European Journal of Finance and Economics Letters.

He also acts as referee for different journals such as: European Journal of operational Research, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of operational research society, and Quantitative Finance.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Adam Smith Business School

1 Oct 201316 Oct 2016


  • Hedge Funds
  • Asset Pricing
  • FinTech
  • Online Portfolio Selection

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Swap Mathematics
Equity Mathematics
Finance Mathematics
Portfolio Choice Mathematics
Welfare Mathematics
Swaps Business & Economics
Valuation Mathematics
Guarantee Business & Economics

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Research Output 2013 2018

Hedge fund seeding with fees-for-guarantee swaps

Feng, Y., Huang, B. & Zhang, H., 3 Apr 2018, In : European Journal of Finance. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hedge funds

Liquidity risks, transaction costs and online portfolio selection

Ha, Y. & Zhang, H., 20 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press) p. 1-44. 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Portfolio selection
Transaction costs
Market impact
Liquidity risk


Adam Smith Business School Prize for PhD excellence 2017

Hai Zhang (Recipient), 1 Feb 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Outstanding reviewer-International Review of Economics and Finance

Hai Zhang (Recipient), Jan 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2016 2018

  • 7 Journal peer review
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Editorial board member
  • 1 Journal or guest editorship

30th Anniversary of CEA (1988-2018) 29th CEA (UK) & 10th CEA (Europe) Annual Conference

Hai Zhang (Participant)
22 Jun 201823 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

International Review of Finance (Journal)

Hai Zhang (Peer reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review