Faculty & Research

Jiang Wang

  • Mizuho Financial Group Professor
  • Professor of Finance

Jiang Wang is the Mizuho Financial Group Professor and a Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Wang’s research focuses on the pricing of financial assets and investment and risk management. He is currently working on the characterization of financial risks, the impact of liquidity on asset prices, optimal trading execution, and optimal portfolio choices. He also is doing research on financial development in China.

Wang holds a BS in physics from Nanjing University, a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Current Research Focus: Professor Wang’s current research focuses on market frictions, market liquidity and their impact on trading strategies, asset pricing, risk management, and market stability.  Recently, he also conducts research on the Chinese capital market and its development.  Current projects include high-frequency trading and market efficiency, optimal intervention policy during liquidity crisis, optimal portfolio execution, systemic risk and market liquidity, and Chinese Capital Market Yearbook and database.