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Miao "Ben" Zhang

  • Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics

Miao "Ben" Zhang is an assistant professor in Finance and Business Economics at the USC Marshall School of Business. Ben's research covers topics on asset pricing, technology and labor, corporate investment, and government regulation. Ben's research has been published in prestigious publications such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and NBER Macroeconomics Annual, amongst others. Ben is a visiting researcher at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and an on-site researcher at the Census Bureau with a Special Sworn Status. Ben earned a BS in Mathematics with highest honors from Peking University, an MPhil in Finance from the University of Hong Kong, and a PhD in finance from the University of Texas at Austin. Ben received the 2023 USC Marshall Golden Apple Award for Core Teaching voted by students.

Miao "Ben" Zhang

Areas of Expertise

Asset Pricing
Corporate Finance
Labor Economics


Finance + Business Economics


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