Contact Yue Cheng


Prior to commencing her PhD studies, Yue obtained a BA in Management from Changsha University of Science and Technology in China. She obtained her MSc in Accounting and Finance with distinction from the University of Southampton in 2021. Yue also has internship experience in corporate finance and audit work. In February 2022, she joined Cranfield University as a PhD research student.

Research opportunities

Yue's current research focuses on the areas of corporate governance and corporate performance in the context of emerging markets. For example, whether corporate social responsibility (CSR) spending is driven by policy pressure and the impact on corporate performance under China's mandatory CSR disclosure regulations. The relationship between CSR and the inputs and outputs of corporate innovation.