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Hanyi (Livia) Yi

Assistant Professor




Hanyi (Livia) Yi is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Boston College's Carroll School of Management. Her research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, public finance, entrepreneurship, and urban economics. Professor Yi’s research has appeared in leading academic journals including the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Public Economics. Her research has also been covered in popular media outlets such as The EconomistForbes, and Business Insider. Professor Yi holds an undergraduate degree in finance and physics from the University of Notre Dame, and a Ph.D. in finance from Rice University.

Selected Publications

  • Launching with a parachute: The gig economy and new business formation” (with John Barrios and Yael Hochberg), Journal of Financial Economics 144.1 (2022): 22-43.
  • “Aging and public financing costs: Evidence from US municipal bond markets” (with Alex Butler), Journal of Public Economics 211 (2022): 104665.