Winthrop University: CBA Faculty Profile- Shen, Shirley

Name: Yi (Shirley) Shen, Ph.D. 

Title: Assistant Professor of Finance

Education: Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell
                  M.S., Johns Hopkins University
                  B.A., Case Western Reserve University

Office: 203 Carroll Hall

Phone: 803/323-2418

E-mail: sheny@winthrop.edu

Area(s): Corporate Finance, Labor & Finance, and Banking

Dr. Yi Shen is an Assistant Professor of Finance specializing in empirical corporate finance topics, including bank loan pricing, unemployment risk, corporate innovation, and product market competition. Dr. Shen’s research has been published in the Journal of Corporate Finance. Her paper "Labor Unemployment Insurance and R&D Productivity" was a semi-finalist for Best Paper Award in 2019 Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting. Prior to earning her Ph.D. from University of Massachusetts Lowell, she was a derivatives analyst at Morgan Stanley Baltimore office. She received her bachelor's degree from Case Western Reserve University with magna cum laude in 2013 and master's degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2014.

Selected Publications

Shen, Y., 2022. Labor unemployment insurance and bank loans. Journal of Corporate Finance 76, 102254.

Hasan, I., Shen, Y., Yuan, X., 2021. Local product market competition and bank loans. Journal of Corporate Finance 70, 102054.

Selected Awards and Honors

Semifinalist for Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance (2019) – Financial Management Association 2019 Annual Meeting

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award (2019) – University of Massachusetts Lowell

Excellence in Teaching Award (2018) – University of Massachusetts Lowell

The Marvin J. Barloon Award for Outstanding Performance in Economics (2013) – Case Western Reserve University

Selected Conference Presentations

Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2019

Eastern Finance Association (EFA) Annual Meeting, 2019

Northern Finance Association (NFA) Annual Meeting PhD Session, 2018

Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2018

Eastern Finance Association (EFA) Annual Meeting, 2018

Financial Management Association (FMA) Annual Meeting, 2017

Midwest Finance Association (MFA) Annual Meeting, 2017

Last updated by keslers 08/22/2022

Last Updated: 8/22/22