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Jialan Wang

Assistant Professor of Finance


Educational Background

Ph.D., Financial Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010
B.S., Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, 2003

Positions Held

Economist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 2012-2016
Visiting Assistant Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
Assistant Professor of Finance, Olin Business School Washington University in St. Louis, 2010-2012

Recent Publications

Wang, J., Notowidigdo, M., Gross, T. 2014. Liquidity Constraints and Consumer Bankruptcy: Evidence from Tax Rebates. Review of Economics and Statistics, 96(3)

Wang, J., Zivin, J., Azoulay, P. 2010. Superstar Extinction. Quarterly Journal of Economics

Wang, J., Lerner, J., Schoar, A. 2008. Secrets of the Academy: The Drivers of University Endowment Success. Journal of Economic Perspectives

Teaching and Research Interests

Household Finance, Entrepreneurship, Behavioral Economics