Dr. Zigan WANG
Assistant Professor

2859 1045

KK 902

Academic & Professional Qualification

  • Ph.D., Columbia University
  • B.A., Tsinghua University


Dr. Zigan WANG received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and joined The University of Hong Kong as Assistant Professor of Finance in 2015.  He finished his undergraduate study at Tsinghua University in 2009.

Research Interest

Finance: foreign exchange, hedge fund, empirical corporate finance, banking, international finance
Economics: environmental economics, political economics
Accounting: tax avoidance, auditing quality, disclosure

Selected Publications

  • “Corporate Political Connections and Favorable Environmental Enforcement,”
    (with Amanda Heitz and Youan Wang), Forthcoming at Management Science.
  • “Real Effects of Share Repurchases Legalization on Corporate Behaviors”
    (with Ellie Qie Yin and Luping Yu), Forthcoming at Journal of Financial Economics.
  • “Bank Networks and Acquisitions,”
    (with Ross Levine and Chen Lin), Management Science, Vol. 66(11), November 2020, pp. 5216-5241.
  • “Technical Trading: Is it still Beating the Foreign Exchange Market?”
    (with P-H. Hsu and M. P. Taylor), Journal of International Economics, Vol. 102, September 2016, pp. 188-208.
  • “Corporate Governance, Policies and Public Listing: The Case of Chinese State-owned Enterprises,”
    in S. Boubaker and D.K Nguyen (ed.), Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility: Emerging Markets Focus, World Scientific Publishing, 2014.