Supervisor: Erik Theissen
Yanghua Shi was born in Japan. In 2017, she received her Bachelor's degree in Economic Computer Science from the University of Mannheim, where she graduated top of her class. She was also awarded DAAD Prize at her graduation. For her bachelor thesis, Yanghua wrote about bitcoin in cooperation with a company. Subsequently, she received her Master's degree in Mannheim Master in Business Research with a focus on Marketing from the University of Mannheim and was nominated for DAAD Prize. Moreover, Yanghua gained practical experience during internships at Deloitte (Mannheim) and Deutsche Bank (Frankfurt). She gained first research experience while working as a student research assistant at respectively ZEW (Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research) and Chair of Senior Professor Weber. In September 2019, Yanghua joined the Finance track of the Center of Doctoral Studies in Business.