Dr Jiao Ji

Management School

Lecturer in Finance

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Dr Jiao Ji
Management School
Sheffield University Management School
Conduit Road
S10 1FL

Jiao Ji is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance in the division of Accounting and Financial Management at Sheffield University Management School. She holds a BSc. in Accounting (CPA) from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, a MSc. in Economics and Finance from Durham University, and a Ph.D. in Finance and Accounting from University of Sheffield.

She also is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Research interests

Jiao specializes in empirical corporate finance and governance, focusing on areas like corporate risk, misconduct, and disclosure. She is adept in advanced big data analytics, particularly in applying textual analysis to corporate disclosures and social media content. Her interests extend to banking, innovations, ESG/CSR, and behavioural finance.

Jiao is open to PhD applications related to her research interests.


Journal articles

Working papers

Research group

Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context (CRAFiC)

Title Awarding body Dates People involved Amount
Exploring the Link Between
Toxic Culture in Banks and
Misconduct: Machine
Learning Approach

Dr Wei Song

Dr Haofeng Xu


Enhancing Sustainable Supply Chain Management with Big Data Analytics: Insights from UK Retailer

The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures/ Go Fund 2024- Dr Mirna Jabbour (PI, Sheffield) £8,500
Teaching activities

Jiao leads MGT6096 Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance. This module provides an understanding of the main mathematical, statistical and econometric techniques that underpin Finance and Accounting research and their application in practice. Students will develop numerical and problem-solving skills, including an introduction to econometrics, i.e. model-based measurement using the theory and techniques of statistical inference.

She also teaches on the following modules in Accounting and Finance:

Undergraduate: MGT251 Quantitative Methods for Accounting and Finance; MGT3007 Emerging Market Finance

Postgraduate: MGT6171 Research Methods for Finance & Accounting; MGT6091 Issues in Finance

Professional activities and memberships
  • Associate Editor, Qualitative Research in Financial Markets (ABS 1)
  • Committee Member, Corporate Governance Special Interest Group, British Accounting & Finance Association (BAFA)
  • External examiner for undergraduate programmes at the University of Aberdeen.