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Dr Jing ZHAO
  • Assistant Professor
PhD, Finance
The University of Hong Kong
2766 4539
2330 9845
Research Area:
Finance & Financial Services

Consulting, Research and Teaching Interests:
  • Behavioural economics, finance, and accounting
  • Market microstructure
  • Corporate disclosure
  • Corporate governance and compensation

Jing Zhao is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She joined the School of Accounting and Finance in 2015 upon the completion of her PhD at University of Hong Kong. She obtained her Bachelor degree with academic excellence award from University of Science and Technology of China in 2010.

Jing’s research focuses on how investors behave in the financial market, and how such behaviors are associated with investment performance. Another line of her research examines the behaviors of corporate managers and financial analysts.


Kuo, W.Y., T.C. Lin, and J. Zhao, 2015, Cognitive limitation and investment performance: Evidence from limit order clustering, Review of Financial Studies 28 (3), 838-875.

Bhattacharya, U., W.Y. Kuo, T.C. Lin, and J. Zhao, 2017, Do superstitious traders lose money? Forthcoming at Management Science. (Feature Story in the Economist on August 30th, 2014)

 Working Papers                                                                 

Kuo, W.Y., T.C. Lin, and J. Zhao, 2016, The correlated trading and investment performance of individual investors, Working paper.

Ge, L., F. P. Schlingemann, W. Hong, and J. Zhao, 2017, Governance, CEO Power and Relative Performance Evaluation Effectiveness, Working paper.