Biography

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.

Zigan’s research interests are primarily empirical finance.  He specializes in social network analysis and natural language parsing.

Areas of Interest
  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Asset Pricing
  • International Finance
Education
  • Ph.D., Columbia University
  • B.A., Tsinghua University
Selected Publications
  • "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.
  • "Stock market, Economic Performance and Presidential Elections,"
    (with W. Chien and R. Mayer), Journal of Business & Economics Research, Vol. 12(2), 2014, pp. 159-170.
  • "An Overview of Corporate Governance, Policies and Public Listing of Chinese State-owned Enterprises Reform,"
    in S. Boubaker and D.K Nguyen (ed.), Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility: Emerging Markets Focus, World Scientific Publishing, 2014.