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Research Seminars & Workshops @ IRES

Professor Wang Neng
Columbia Business School

Liquidity and Risk Management (Interdisciplinary Lecture)


06 October 2015 (Tuesday)


3.00pm - 4.30pm


RMI Executive Seminar Room, 21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, I3 Building, Level 4

About the Speaker

Neng Wang is Chong Khoon Lin Professor of Real Estate and Finance at Columbia Business School and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He is also the Honorary Dean at the School of Finance at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE). He became a tenured Full Professor with an endowed professorship at Columbia University at the age of 33. He is a recipient of the "Thousand Talents" Program, one of the most prestigious awards granted by the Chinese government. He is an Editor in the Finance area at the Management Science and an Associate Editor at the Journal of Finance. He has widely published in leading economics, finance, and business journals. Among other awards and honors, he won a Smith--Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize awarded by the Journal of Finance, and the Bettis Distinguished Scholar Award from Carey School of Business, Arizona State University.

His research interests include private equity, hedge funds, asset allocation, corporate finance, asset pricing, risk management, entrepreneurial finance, investor protection, household finance, wealth distribution, macroeconomics, real estate finance, and the Chinese economy. He taught at the Simon School of Business, University of Rochester before joining Columbia University. He held visiting professorships at various academic institutions including Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) at Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU), and the School of Economics at Zhejiang University. He has taught courses at both MBA and PhD levels including entrepreneurial finance and private equity, fixed income securities and markets, financial institutions, risk management, real estate finance, corporate finance theory, and continuous -- time finance.

He received B.S. in Physical Chemistry from Nanjing University, China in 1992, M.S. in Chemistry from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 1995, M.I.A. in International Relations and Pacific Studies from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in 1997, and Ph.D. in Finance from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University in 2002. He was born in 1973 in Anhui, China.

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