Professor Ziwei Zhao joined the Department of Finance at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) on August 1, 2020, as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor.
Holding a Ph.D. in Finance from Indiana University, and a Master of Science in Finance from Johns Hopkins University, Prof. Ziwei Zhao has taught Investments, market microstructure and other classes in the finance discipline prior to joining HEC Lausanne.
Her research interests lie in the topics of investments, exchange traded funds, mutual funds, behavior finance and wealth inequality.
Prof. Zhao has been a recipient of the “Doctoral Student Research Productivity Award” at Indiana University and the American Finance Association’s “Doctoral Student Travel Grant”. Furthermore, she has been selected to present and discuss at the annual conferences of the Financial Management Association (FMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA).