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Indiana University Bloomington

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Zhenyu Wang

Contact Information

(812) 856-2029
zw25 [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School, Room 482

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  • Professor of Finance

Campus

  • Bloomington

Education

  • PhD, Economics, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities, 1995
  • MA, Economics, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities, 1993
  • MS, Mathematics, Dalian Institute of Technology, China, 1985
  • BS, Mathematics, Dalian Institute of Technology, China, 1982

Professional Experience

  • Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Professor of Business Finance, with tenure, July 2012 - present
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Head of Financial Intermediation Function, January 2009 - June 2012
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Vice President, June 2005 - June 2012
  • McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, Associate Professor of Finance, with tenure, July 2004 - May 2005
  • Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, Associate Professor of Finance, July 1998 - June 2004
  • Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, Assistant Professor of Finance, July 1995 - June 1998

Professional Interests

Financial markets, Financial intermediation, Derivatives securities, Risk management, Portfolio management, Financial econometrics

Background

Zhenyu Wang joined Indiana University in 2012 as professor of business finance. He was formerly a vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for seven years, where he was the head of Financial Intermediation Function for three and half years. Before joining the NY Fed, he was a faculty member at UT Austin for one year and at Columbia University for nine years, where he taught in both MBA and EMBA programs. Professor Wang specializes in financial markets and financial institutions. He has published research on equity, fixed income, derivative securities, asset management, and financial econometrics. One of his papers won the American Association of Individual Investors Award at the Western Finance Association for the Best paper on Investments, and some other papers have direct impacts on bank regulation. He has served on editorial boards at several academic journals in finance. Professor Wang obtained his Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Minnesota, where he received the Alfred P. Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.