David C. Yang

David C. Yang

Assistant Professor, Finance

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PhD, Harvard University
AM, Harvard University
AB, Harvard University

Research Interest


Asset Pricing

Behavioral Finance

David C. Yang is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business. His research focuses on investments, asset pricing, behavioral finance, and frictional finance. He received his A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University.


  • 2018 Dean's Honoree in Teaching Excellence

Selected Publications

  • “Skewed Bidding in Pay-Per-Action Auctions for Sponsored Links,” (with Nikhil Agarwal and Susan Athey), American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, May 2009
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship