Yang recognized for commodities education, research

PotterJian Yang, CU Denver Business School associate professor of finance, has been recognized for his work in commodities education and research by Commodity HQ. Yang is among 15 academics named “Commodity Friendly” on the Commodity HQ website.

A chartered financial analyst (CFA), Yang teaches courses in emerging markets finance, investment analysis as well as investment and portfolio management. He has published more than a dozen articles on commodities.

“These professors have not only helped our understanding of the often complex commodities market, they have also been pioneers in the field, allowing investors of all walks to look at the space from a different perspective,” states the site.

The site also notes, “Yang’s work has been cited by the World Bank, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, as well as many other notable names in the industry.”

“We think Professor Jian Yang is paving the way for educators everywhere and we are grateful for his contributions,” wrote Michael Johnston, Mitre Media – the organization that manages various investment-related web and information services.