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Zhi Wang
Assistant Professor of Finance

Educational Background

Ph.D. Finance, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, 2004
Ph.D. Economics, Iowa State University, 2000
M.S. Statistics, Iowa State University, 1998
B.A. Economics, Peking University, 1994

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 2004.

Selected Papers and Publications

Wang, Z., Nanda, V., & Zheng, L. Family values and the star phenomenon: Strategies of mutual fund families. Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.

Wang, Z., Lawrence, HJ. & Loy, D. 1999. Elements of cattle feeding profitability in Midwest feedlots. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 31: 349-357

Honors and Awards

FMA Doctoral Students Consortium, 2003. Travel grant, American Finance Association, 2002. Q-Group Research Award, Institute of Quantitative Research in Finance, 2000.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in corporate finance and investments.

Contact Information:
116 David Kinley Hall
1407 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 265-6598

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