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Na Wang

Assistant Professor of Finance


Degrees

PHD, 2011, Arizona State Univ Tempe; MS, 2008, Arizona State Univ Tempe; BA, 2006, Renmin University of China


Bio

Dr. Wang received her bachelor’s degree in Financial Engineering from Renmin University of China in 2006, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Arizona State University in 2011, and she received Barchilon Award for outstanding research in Ph.D. program.

Dr. Wang’s research and teaching interests include behavioral finance, investment, asset pricing, and financial econometrics. Her current research focuses on understanding the sources of investor behavioral biases, how these biases affect investor trading and market prices, the role of arbitrage, and how the social interactions and cultural forces affect financial outcomes.

Dr. Wang has publications in top finance journals, such as Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, and Journal of Portfolio Management. Her work has been presented at annual conferences of Western Financial Association, American Economic Association, European Finance Association, NBER Chinese Economy Working Group, Financial Management Association, Eastern Finance Association, Northern Finance Association, and Midwest Finance Association. She received the Dean's Research Award at Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence A. Stessin Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publications at Hofstra University, and the Best Paper Award at the 22nd Conference on the Theories and Practices of Securities and Financial Markets.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
FIN 101 INTRO TO FINANCE INSTN & MKTS Undergraduate
FIN 174 BUSINESS INTERNSHIP Undergraduate
FIN 275 TIME SERIES ANYSIS OF FIN DATA Graduate
FIN 285 FINANCIAL ENGINEERING Graduate
FIN 309 RESEARCH SEM IN FIN Graduate
FIN 329 GRADUATE BASIC INTERNSHIP Graduate
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