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Eddy Li

Assistant Professor, FInance • (208) 426-3478
Office Number: MBEB 2208

Joining Boise State University in 2017, Dr. Eddy Yongjia Li is currently an assistant professor with the Department of Finance. He received his Ph.D. in finance and MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He taught courses in financial markets, financial institutions and financial modeling at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Li’s research interests are in the areas of hedge funds and corporate risk management. His current projects include hedge fund return attribution, hedge fund return replication, and corporate derivative hedging.

Before joining academia, Dr. Li was a hedge fund analyst in Dallas, Texas, and a trading system consultant for financial institutions in Shanghai, China.


  • University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Ph.D., Finance
  • University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, MBA, Concentration in Finance
  • Donghua University, B.A., Electronic Commerce

Teaching Areas

  • Financial Institutions and Markets, Derivatives