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Dr. Yiyi Bai

Visiting Professor

Department of Accounting & Finance


Tel: 202.274.7058


Yiyi Bai is a visiting associate professor of finance in the School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).

Yiyi received her Ph.D. in Finance from Tilburg University in the Netherlands. Her research interests include financial intermediation, empirical banking, household finance and climate change. Her papers have been published in journals such as Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Energy Economics etc.

Ph.D., Finance, Tilburg University (2015)

M.A., Credit Management, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (2011)

B.A., Credit Management, Jilin University (2009)

  • Financial Intermediation

  • Empirical Banking

  • Household Finance

  • Climate Change

Yiyi Bai, Tri Vi Dang, Qing He, and Liping Lu, Does lending relationship help or alleviate the transmission of liquidity shocks? Evidence from a liquidity crunch in China, Journal of Financial Stability, 2021(58), Accepted.

Yiyi Bai and Liping Lu, Households rejecting loan offers from banks, Journal of Banking & Finance, 2020(119), pp.1-15.

Yiyi Bai Zhisheng Li, and Huan Liu, Financial outreach and household financial constraint, Accounting and Finance, 2019 (58), pp. 1503-1523.

Yiyi Bai and Samuel Okullo, Understanding oil scarcity through drilling activity, Energy Economics, 2018 (69), pp. 261-269.