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Dr Mao Zhang

Dr Mao Zhang

BSc, MSc, PhD

Lecturer in Banking and Finance

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 3051

Teaching 2018-2019

  • MN5444 Advanced Corporate Finance
  • MN5424 Corporate Finance and Accounting


Dr Mao Zhang joined the University of St Andrews as a Lecturer in September 2018 following the completion of her PhD at University of Sheffield. She holds a BSc in Information System and Information Management from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (China), and a MSc in Management and Finance from University of Sussex.

Research specialisms

Corporate finance, corporate governance, banking and issues in emerging markets

Selected publications


Self-employment, financial development, and well-being: evidence from China, Russia, and Ukraine
Pham, T., Talavera, O. & Zhang, M., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Comparative Economics. 46, 3, p. 754-769
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Age diversity, directors' personal values, and bank performance
Talavera, O., Yin, S. & Zhang, M., Jan 2018, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 55, p. 60-79
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle