Lecturer in Law
Yige holds a joint appointment as a Lecturer in Law in the Law School and a Lecturer in Taxation in the Business School. She is a member of Tax Administration Research Centre (TARC). Yige obtained an LLM, with Distinction, from Durham University and is currently completing her PhD at the University of Leeds. She was a visiting researcher at the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium).
The focus of Yige’s research is issues in tax law and policy. These include VAT, international taxation and tax administration. Yige’s research articles have been published in leading tax journals. Her current research includes a book on the concept of “consideration” in VAT law with a number of prominent international tax scholars. The work looks at how the fundamental contract law concept is evolving in an environment of technological developments and business innovations.