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Dr Senyu Wang

Lecturer
EBS - Finance
Dr Senyu Wang
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873206

  • Location

    EBS.2.64A, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

Profile

Biography

Dr. William Senyu Wang joined Essex Business School in September 2017 as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance. Prior to joining the EBS, he was a PhD student major in Finance at the University of Glasgow. He also holds a MSc in Statistics from Columbia University in the US, and a BSc in Applied Mathematics from Hunan University in China. His research interests broadly lie in the area of Capital Structure, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Banking. In addition to his academic experiences, he also had industry experience in alternative investment firms.

Qualifications

  • BSc Hunan University, (2012)

  • MSc Columbia University, (2014)

  • PhD University of Glasgow, (2017)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Capital Structure

Open to supervise

Corporate Governance

Open to supervise

Mergers and Acquisitions

Open to supervise

Banking

Open to supervise

Conferences and presentations

European Financial Management Association (EFMA) 2022 Annual Meeting

Invited presentation, Rome, Italy, 1/7/2022

60th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA)

Invited presentation, 18/3/2021

2018 FMA Annual Meeting

Invited presentation, San Diego, United States, 12/10/2018

International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Conference

Invited presentation, Barcelona, Spain, 2016

SYRTO Conference on Systemic Risk

Invited presentation, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Quantitative Methods and Finance (BE300)

  • Introduction to Finance (BE302)

  • Financial Intermediaries, Instruments and Markets (BE317)

Publications

Journal articles (1)

Hung, C-HD., Jiang, Y., Liu, FH., Tu, H. and Wang, S., (2017). Bank political connections and performance in China. Journal of Financial Stability. 32, 57-69

Contact

senyu.wang@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873206

Location:

EBS.2.64A, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911