Dr Yawen Hudson

Liverpool Business School

Dr. Hudson is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Finance at Liverpool John Moores. Prior to joining Liverpool Business School, Yawen was a Lecturer in Financial and Management Accounting at Lord Ashcroft International Business School in Cambridge.
Before becoming an academic, Yawen worked as an accountant at British, German and Chinese companies. She was awarded Fellowship of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in 2012. Yawen is also a member of the Royal Economic Society. Her research focus is on investor sentiment and behaviour, with a particular emphasis on institutional investor sentiment and the behaviour impact on equity pricing.


Chinese (Mandarin)


2015, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, PhD
2003, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, MSc

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Accounting & Finance, Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University, 2014 - present
Lecturer in Financial and Management Accounting, Lord Ashcroft International Business School in Cambridge., Anglia Ruskin University, 2013 - 2014

Journal article

Hudson Y. Is investor sentiment contagious? International sentiment and UK equity returns Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, DOI Public Url

External collaboration:

Hull University, Meilan Yan. 2016

Membership of professional bodies:

FHEA, The Higher Education Academy. 2014

Teaching qualification:

PG Cert Learning and Teaching (Higher Education). 2014


FHEA, High Education Academic. 2014

FCCA, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. 2012