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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., Keys, B. Forthcoming. Minimum Payments and Debt Paydown in Consumer Credit Cards. Journal of Financial Economics

Wang, J., Gross, T., Swanson, A., Allen, H. 2017. Early Medicaid Expansion Reduced Payday Borrowing Among Low-Income Adults in California. Health Affairs, 36(10)

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

Teaching and Research Interests

Household Finance, Entrepreneurship, Behavioral Economics