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Chia-Yi Yen

Year: 2017

Center: Business

Supervisor: Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi

Chiayi Yen was born on February 15, 1989 in Taiwan. Prior her studies here, she worked as a financial engineer in hedge fund industry and a data science consultant for financial instititions. She earned her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Economics at National Taiwan University in 2012 and 2014 respectively. Besides a Ph.D. student, she is also an inventor of three Fintech Taiwaness patent applications, a translator of two novels on computer science for children, the co-founder of R-Ladies Taipei – a local nonprofit organization which helps female learn data science and R language – and one of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals in 2017–2019.

Research interests:

  • Mutual Fund
  • Empirical Macro-finance
  • Corporate Governance


  • 2019

    Taiwan Economics Research
    Taipei, Taiwan

    ZEW Public Finance Conference
    Mannheim, Germany






Chia-Yi Yen

Chia-Yi Yen

Ph.D. candidate
University of Mannheim
Business School
L 9, 1–2 – Room 403
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
by appointment