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Wang, George H. K.

Academic Unit:Finance
Position:Research Professor
Phone:703-993-3415
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 223
Office Hours:Tuesday 1:15PM- 2:45 PM; Thursday 1:15PM– 2::15PM or by Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Applied Time Series and Econometrics
  • Statistical Methods in Finance
  • Empirical Market Microstructure
Education:
  • PhD - Statistics and Economics, Iowa State University
  • MA - Economics, Northern Illinois University                              

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George H. K. Wang received his PhD in economics and statistics from Iowa State University. Prior to join George Mason University, he was Deputy Chief Economist, Director of Market Research at U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Wang also served as Senior Financial Economist and Econometrician at Federal Home Loan Bank Board.

In summer, 2006 and 2007, Wang was a Visiting Professor of Finance in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia and Visiting Scholar sponsored by Taiwan National Science Council to National Central University, Jhongli, Taiwan in July 2007.

Wang's research and teaching interests include derivatives and risk management, applied time series and financial econometrics, empirical market microstructure. He has published more than thirty papers in major refereed journals in the areas of derivative markets, applied time series, econometrics, mortgage and housing markets and transportation. Wang is an elected ordinary member of International Statistical Institute and on the editorial board of the Journal of Futures Markets.

Wang teaches

  • FNAN 411 Investment Analysis/Portfolio Management
  • FNAN 412 Introduction to Futures and Option Markets
  • FNAN 430 Empirical Methods in Finance
  • MBA 704 Financial Innovations and Risk Management (Futures, Options, and other Derivatives)

George Mason University School of Business

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Business is one of only 25 percent of business schools accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

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