University of Southern California

Yingguang Zhang

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

B.A. Economics; B.A. Statistics; A.A. Mathematics


Conson (Yingguang) Zhang is a PhD student in Finance at Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. He received his Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Statistics with honors at University of California, Berkeley. Conson’s primary research area is empirical asset pricing with emphasis on financial market anomalies. His research examines pricing dynamics and market efficiency under a set of special situations. Prior to joining Marshall, Conson worked with Ulrike Malmendier on topics related to behavioral finance as a research assistant. Besides his academic endeavor, Conson also served as an intern at Moody’s Analytics and E-Fund (a hedge fund in China) where he conducted credit portfolio research and equity investment analysis respectively.