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Yen-Sheng Lee, PhD, specializes in finance and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Yen-Sheng's research interests include corporate finance and behavioral finance.

Before joining Colorado Mesa University, Yen-Sheng had taught economics, corporate finance, investments, international finance and risk management at Bellevue University for 10 years.

Selected Published Work

Chang, C., and Lee, Y. “Predicting the Success Rate of Reward-Based Crowdfunding Campaigns: Evidence from Machine Learning.” International Journal of Information and Management Sciences, vol. 34, no. 3, 2023, pp. 179-191.,

Lee, Y. “Representative Bias and Pairs Trade: Evidence from S&P 500 and Russell 2000 Indexes.” SAGE Open, vol. 12, no. 3, 2022, p. 215824402211203.,

Lee, Y., Vo, A. and Chapman, T. “Examining the Maturity of Bitcoin Price through a Catastrophic Event: The Case of Structural Break Analysis during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Finance Research Letters, vol. 49, 2022, p. 103165., 

Vo, A., Chapman, T. and Lee, Y. “Examining Bitcoin and Economic Determinants: An Evolutionary Perspective.” Journal of Computer Information Systems, vol. 62, no. 3, 2021, pp. 572–586., 

Chang, C., Lee, Y. and Tien, H. “Does Venture Capital Affect Crowdfunding Performance?” Economic Review: Journal of Economics and Business, vol. 19, no. 2, 2021, pp. 53–64.

Lee, Y. and Tseng, Y. “Do Firm Characteristics Affect Price Discovery? Evidence from Chinese Cross-Listed Stocks.” Economic Review: Journal of Economics and Business, vol. 19, no. 2, 2021, pp. 3–14.

Lee, Y. “The Determinants of Cross-Sectional Liquidity in the IPO Aftermarket.” Applied Financial Economics, vol. 22, no. 14, 2012, pp. 1161–1173.

He, W., Lee, Y. and Wei, P. “Do Option Traders on Value and Growth Stocks React Differently to New Information?” Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, vol. 34, no. 3, 2009, pp. 371–381.