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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.

Current teaching

  • Finance I
  • Fundamentals of Value Creation
  • Corporate Finance


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.

Professional associations

  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)

Research areas and interests

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Index construction
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Asset pricing
  • Portfolio allocation

Awards and recognition

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


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


Recent Research Grants

  • Impact of family ownership on financing decision and the cost of debit in eastern Asian listed companies,  Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training,  VIED - Scholarship,  2017 - 2021,  $80,000.
  • Identifying Optimal Mix of Insider and Outsider Ownership Concentration for maximizing Firm Performance under Mediation of Capital Structure,  The Higher Education Commission,Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,  HEC Scholarship,  2017 - 2020,  $152,000.
  • 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

  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Yong, J., Singh, AK., (2014), Interest rate risk of Australian REITs: A panel analysis. Proceedings from the PRRES Conference - 2014, 1 - 11, Pacific Rim Real Estate Society.

Research Student Supervision

Co-principal Supervisor

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