Dr George Wang

Honorary Senior Lecturer (Teaching)

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Dr. Wang is currently an Honorary Associate Professor of Finance at Alliance Manchester Business School and Associate Professor of Finance at Lancaster University Management School. He is recenlty a Visiting Research Professor at New York University Stern School of Business. He received his Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Melbourne. During his Ph.D., he was a visiting Doctoral scholar at NYU Stern, and a resident tutor/scholar at Ormond College. Previously, he received a Master degree in Finance with Distinction from Durham University, and double Bachelor degrees in Economics and Business Administration from Jilin University. He worked for AMBS as a full time tenured Assistant Professor of Finance from 2013 to 2017.

George's research interest is in the area of empirical asset pricing and investments with a particular focus on mutual funds, factor investing and hedge funds. His work has been published at leading international conferences and academic journals. He also acted as ad-hoc referees for several major journals in the field. He currently supervises DBA, Ph.D. and Master students in fund management, momentum, value and growth investing. He is the founder and advisor of Manchester Student Investment Fund.

Dr. Wang's research can be accessed and downloaded through SSRN. His work has been cited in Yahoo FinanceETF.COM,  ValueWalk, and popular practitioners' websites, such as QuantpediaAlphaArchitech.

Before joining AMBS and LUMS, Dr. Wang was a practitioner at Origo Partners PLC's Beijing office on cross-border and domestic private equity investment and Societe Generale Asset management Fund Management's Shanghai office on financial engineering and domestic investment. He sits on the board of a largest carbon finance company and a boutique investment management firm in China. Previously he was a special advisor and contributor to the Australian Davos ADC Forum: Future Summit - China.

Areas of expertise

  • HG Finance - Fund Management, Investment Strategies, Empirical Asset Pricing, Factor Investing, Quantitative Investing and FinTech

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2013 - Doctor of Philosophy, Institutional Investors' Behavior and Performance, University of Melbourne (2009 - 2013)

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