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Dr Jaime Yong

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2455, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.448
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2455
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.448  


Dr Jaime Yong is the Course Coordinator for Finance, in the School of Business and Law.


Jaime started as a sessional academic at ECU, Perth Institute of Business and Technology and Curtin University. She has been with ECU on a full-time basis since 2009.

Her research focus is on direct and securitised real estate investments in Australia and implications on portfolio choices. Over the past decade she has taught economics and finance units at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

2013 - Faculty of Business and Law Award of Excellence in Postgraduate Teaching

Theme Two: Society and Culture; Commercial Real Estate, index construction, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Asset pricing, Portfolio allocation

Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)


  • Bachelor of Business Honours, Edith Cowan University.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2013.


Recent Research Grants

  • Assessing the riskiness of real estate in an investor’s portfolio by comparisons with other investable assets and economic indicators,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2017,  2017 - 2018,  $25,200.
  • An international comparison of the linkages between commercial property indices and Real Estate Investment Trusts,  Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand,  AFAANZ - Grant,  2014 - 2015,  $10,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Do, A., Powell, R., Yong, J., Singh, A., (2019), Time-varying asymmetric volatility spillover between global markets and China’s A, B and H-shares using EGARCH and DCC-EGARCH models. The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, In Press(Online), 1-26, DOI:
  • Ogilvie, M., Ng, D., Xiang, D., Ryan, M., Yong, J., (2018), Using traditional rituals in hospitality to gain value: A study on the impact of Feng Shui. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 72(June), 1-9, Oxford, UK, Elservier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhm.2017.12.010.
  • Yong, J., Pham, AK., (2015), The long-term linkages between direct and indirect property in Australia. Journal of Property Investment and Finance, 33(4), 374 - 392, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, DOI: 10.1108/JPIF-01-2015-0005.

Conference Publications

  • Do, A., Powell, R., Singh, A., Yong, J., (2019), When did the Global Financial Crisis start and end?. The proceedings of the 3rd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 21-25, Perth, Western Australia, Edith Cowan University.
  • Do, A., Powell, R., Singh, AK., Yong, J., (2018), Cross-equity linkages between China and the U.S.: An application of GARCH-M-GED., 40-48.
  • Shakri, I., Yong, J., Xiang, D., Djajadikerta, H., (2017), Impact of corporate governance on capital structure of Pakistani firms. The proceedings of 2nd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 57-63, online, Edith Cowan University.
  • Yong, J., Do, A., (2017), Interdependence of REIT market volatility under an E-GARCH-M framework. Proceedings of the 2nd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 64 - 72, online, Edith Cowan University.
  • Ogilvie, M., Ng, D., Xiang, D., Ryan, M., Djajadikerta, H., Yong, J., (2017), Feng Shui: Traditional Rituals Impacting Business. ANZMAC 2017 Marketing for Impact. Conference Proceedings, 1005-1008.
  • Do, A., Powell, R., Singh, AK., Yong, J., (2016), Selection of a Model for Exploring Cross Market Linkages: A Review of E-GARCH, Markov-switching Framework and Structural Break Models. Proceedings of the ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 1-11, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University.
  • Shaikh, A., Zhang, Z., Yong, J., Shah, UL., (2016), Impact of Microfinance on Poverty Alleviation in SAARC Countries. Proceedings of the ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 31 - 37, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University.

Research Student Supervision

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Modelling cross-market linkages between global markets and China’s A-, B- and H-shares
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  New capital structure models: Thai bank evidence
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