Yifan Zhou

Department of Finance

  • Level 11, 198 Berkeley Street
    The University of Melbourne
    3010 Victoria


Yifan entered the Ph.D. programme in 2016. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree with First Class Honours in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland.  His research interests include corporate finance, corporate governance, political connection and performance evaluation.  His thesis is titled Presidential Power and Shareholder Wealth and explores the impact of prior business connections to Donald Trump on shareholder wealth after the 2016 U.S. election.