Professor Yongxiang Wang is a Professor of Finance at Shanghai Institute of Finance (SAIF) . And he was a tenured associate professor of Finance at Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.
He has a broad range of interests in empirical corporate finance, political economy, organizational economics, behavioral economics, and corporate strategy in emerging markets, with a main focus on China economy and Chinese financial markets. He is an associate editor at both the Review of Economics and Statistics and the Review of Finance.
His work has been published in top economics journals (Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, and American Economic Journal: Applied Economics), top finance journals (Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies), top management journals (Administrative Science Quarterly, Management Science, and Strategic Management Journal), and top accounting journal (Journal of Accounting and Economics). He is also a frequent referee for top Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management, Sociology, Political Science and also Science journals. His research projects have been supported by NSF grants from the USA, the United Kingdom, Australia and also China. His work has been covered by Science, Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The Economist, New York Times, and China Daily.
He obtained his PhD in Finance from Columbia Business School in 2010, and his M.A. and also B.A. from Renmin University of China.
Fisman, Ray, Wei Huang, Bo Ning, Yue Pan, Jiaping Qiu and Yongxiang Wang, 2022, Superstition and Risk Taking: Evidence from "Zodiac Year" Beliefs in China, Management Science
A. V. Chari, E. Liu, S. Wang and Y.Wang, 2021, Property Rights, Land Misallocation, and Agricultural Efficiency in China, The Review of Economic Studies
Chu, Jian; Fisman, Raymond; Tan, Songtao; Wang, Yongxiang, 2021, Hometown Ties and the Quality of Government Monitoring: Evidence from Rotation of Chinese Auditors, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
R. Fisman, H. Lin, C. Sun, Yongxiang Wang, and D. Zhao, 2021, What motivates non-democratic leadership: Evidence from COVID-19 reopenings in China, Journal of Public Economics
R. Dong, R. Fisman, Y. Wang and N. Xu, 2021, Air Pollution, Affect, and Forecasting Bias: Evidence from Chinese Financial Analysts, Journal of Financial Economics
Fisman, Raymond, Jing Shi, Yongxiang Wang, and Weixing Wu, 2020, Social Ties and the Selection of China's Political Elite, American Economic Review
Kinnan, Cynthia, Shingyi Wang, and Yongxiang Wang, 2018, Access to Migration for Rural Households, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
Chang, Tom, Wei Huang, and Yongxiang Wang, 2018, Something in the Air: Pollution and the Demand for Health Insurance, The Review of Economic Studies
Fisman, Raymond, Jing Shi, Yongxiang Wang, and Rong Xu, 2018, Social Ties and Favoritism in Chinese Science, Journal of Political Economy
Chen, Yi-Chun, Mingyi Hung, Yongxiang Wang, 2018, The Effect of Mandatory CSR Disclosure on Firm Profitability and Social Externalities: Evidence from China, Journal of Accounting & Economics
Fisman, R., Y.Wang, 2017, The Distortionary Effects of Incentives in Government: Evidence from China's Death Ceiling Program, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
Fisman, Raymond, and Yongxiang Wang, 2015, The Mortality Cost of Political Connections, The Review of Economic Studies
Fisman, Raymond, and Yongxiang Wang, 2015, Corruption in Chinese privatizations, Journal of Law, Economics and Organization
Fisman, Raymond, Yasushi Hamao, and Yongxiang Wang, 2014, Nationalism and economic exchange: Evidence from shocks to Sino-Japanese relations, The Review of Financial Studies
N. Jia, J. Shi, and Y. Wang, 2013, Coinsurance within Business Groups: Evidence from Related Party Transactions in an Emerging Market, Management Science
C. Calomiris, R. Fisman and Y.Wang, 2010, Profiting from government stakes in a command economy: Evidence from Chinese asset sales, Journal of Financial Economics