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ESG transparency and the decline of investment efficiency

Yifei Lu joined Gies from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School, where he earned his PhD and master’s degree. He is teaching a graduate course, ACCY 570: Data Analytics Foundations, this fall and will pursue interdisciplinary research with an interest in areas outside of traditional accounting, like environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.

Managing Career Transitions: A Gies Alumni Panel

Wednesday, December 8 from 6 - 7:30pm

Join the University of Illinois - Gies College of Business Young Alumni - GYAC for a Professional Development Virtual Event!

Hear from Gies alumni as they speak about how they managed a major career transition, including how they made that decision to shift their career focus and the steps they have taken to navigate the change.
Panelists include: Breanne Littleton (Partner at Social Venture Partners), Grant Newlin (Founder of Newlin Ventures) and Steve Sprieser (Co-Founder and CEO of Petrichor).