Education


  • PhD in Finance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China, Sep 2017 - Current
  • MSc in Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China, Sep 2015 - Jan 2017
  • B.S. in Electronic Science and Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, Sep 2008 - Jun 2012

Intro


    Youan Wang is a Ph.D. student in finance at the University of Hong Kong. He graduated from Shanghai Jiao Tong University with a BSc in Electronic Science and Technology, and from the University of Hong Kong with an MSc in Computer Science.
    His research interests are in empirical corporate finance, especially in two areas corporate social responsibility (CSR) and political economy.

Research Papers


Publications

Working Papers

Presentations


Conference Presentations

  • Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance (VSBF), 2018, Hue city, Vietnam

  • 2nd China Finance and Accounting Research Conference (CFAR), 2018, Xiamen, China

  • 26th Conference on the Theories and Practices of Securities and Financial Markets (SFM), 2018, Kaohsiung, China

  • Delhi Winter School, 2018, Delhi, India

  • Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference (FMCG), 2019, Sydney, Australia

  • Asian Meeting of Econometrics Society, 2019, Xiamen, China

  • China Meeting of Econometrics Society, 2019, Guangzhou, China

  • 94TH WEAI Annual Conference, 2019, San Francisco, US

  • FMA Asia/Pacific Conference, 2019, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • 2020 AFA PhD Poster Session, 2020, San Diego, US

  • CAFR 2020 Virtual Annual Conference

  • JEEM-Edinburgh-Shanghai Climate and Development Conference, 2020

  • China International Conference of Finance, 2021, Shanghai, China

  • FMA Annual Meeting, 2021, Denver, US

Invited Seminar

  • Financial Engineering Research Center (FERC), Tianjin University, 2021, Tianjin, China

  • HKU Business School, The University of Hong Kong, 2021, Hong Kong SAR, China

  • The School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China, 2021, Hefei, China

Academic Services


Discussant

  • 2nd China Finance and Accounting Research Conference (CFAR), 2018, Xiamen, China

  • 26th Conference on the Theories and Practices of Securities and Financial Markets (SFM), 2018, Kaohsiung, China

  • 94th WEAI Annual Conference, 2019, San Francisco, US

  • FMA Asia/Pacific Conference, 2019, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • CAFR 2020 Virtual Annual Conference

  • JEEM-Edinburgh-Shanghai Climate and Development Conference, 2020

Session Chair

  • Delhi Winter School, 2018, Delhi, India

Professional


  • Research Assistant, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China, Aug 2016 - Aug 2017
  • System Test Engineer, TP-Link, Shenzhen, China, Jul 2012 - Jul 2015 (Full-time)

Skills


Coding

Python, Stata , Fortran , Bash , Matlab , C++ , VBA , HTML/CSS

Technical

Statistics, Web Crawler, Textual Analysis, Machine Learning

Languages

Chinese (Native), English (Fluent),

Honors


Awards

  • Bureau van Dijk prize in Corporate Finance, UNSW Australian Banking and Finance Conference, 2021

  • FBE PhD Research Excellence Award 2020-21

  • Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS), HKU, 2017-2021

  • 3rd Prize Scholarship for excellent academic achievement, awarded by SJTU in 2010

  • 2nd Prize Scholarship for excellent academic achievement, awarded by SJTU in 2009