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Dr. Yong Tan

Information about Dr. Yong Tan at the University of Bradford.

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Yong is Associate Professor in Economics/Finance at the University of Bradford. Previously, he worked as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield. Yong received his PhD in Economics from the University of Portsmouth. Besides his degrees in BA(Hons), MSc as well as PhD, he also received Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from the University of Huddersfield. He is the fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA).Yong's research areas mainly focus on financial economics and production economics. He has published his research in a number of high influential academic journals including Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money; Journal of the Operational Research Society; International Journal of Finance and Economics; Annals of Operations Research; European Journal of Operational Research; International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, among others. Yong's sole authored paper entitled "The impact risk and competition on bank profitability in China" is one of the most downloaded articles in the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. Yong's research is widely recognized internationally, he has been featured in the list of the Top 2% scientists in the world published by Stanford University in 2021.


Banking; Production Economics; Performance evaluation


Details on teaching interests, highlights and modules are available for Dr. Yong Tan as follows:

Teaching interests

Yong's teaching interests span across comprehensive areas in Economics and Finance such as Microeconomics, Business Economics, International Economics, Financial Services and Financial Markets, among others.

Teaching highlights

Yong's teaching received very positive feedback from the students. His teaching gives emphasis and priority to students' understanding by providing detailed discussions and clarifications. Also he always tries to include different types of materials in his teaching to improve the students' engagement. Yong also focuses his teaching on linking the theories/issues with the real world scenarios.


There are 1 publications involving or that are attributed to Dr. Yong Tan.

Uncategorised publications

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