Zhang, Alan L. Graduate Faculty



  • Dr. Alan Zhang‚Äôs research broadly focuses on FinTech, investments and corporate finance, with a particular interest in analyzing unstructured textual data and big data on mutual funds, hedge funds and corporate disclosures. His research has been accepted for publication at Journal of Accounting Research, and has been presented at prestigious conferences, such as the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Economics of AI Conference, NBER Big Data and Securities Markets Conference, AFA, CICF, FIRS, and RCFS Winter Conference. It also has been featured on Bloomberg, CNBC, Financial Times, The Guardian, NBER Digest, Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, and Oxford Business Law Blog.

research interests

  • FinTech: machine learning, textual analysis
    Investments: hedge funds, mutual funds
    Corporate finance: disclosures, behavioral finance

full name

  • Liang Zhang