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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
August 27, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Dr. Jin Wang

Assistant Professor (Finance)

Contact Information
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.2660
Fax: 519.884.0201
Office Location: P3074
Office Hours: Fall 2012: by appointment
Academic Background
PhD in Finance (Queen's University, 2011)

My research interests are in empirical corporate finance and investment.


"Why Do Firms in Customer-Supplier Relationships Hold More Cash?" with Kee-Hong Bae, International Review of Finance, forthcoming.

"Does increased competition affect credit ratings? A reexamination of the effect of Fitch's market share on credit ratings in the corporate bond market" with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

"Do firms' relationships with principal customers/suppliers affect shareholders' income?", Journal of Corporate Finance 18, 2012, pages 860-878.

"Employee treatment and firm leverage: a test of the stakeholder theory of capital structure" with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang,Journal of Financial Economics100-1, 2011, pages 130-153.


"Technological Competition and Strategic Alliances," with Kai Li and Jiaping Qiu.

"The Costs of ETF Membership: Valuation Effect of ETFs on Underlying Firms," with Kee-Hong Bae and Jun-Koo Kang.

"Supplier Immobility, Operating Leverage, and Cost of Equity," with Xiaoqiao Wang.


Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)Insight Development Grant, 2014-2016, "Technology Innovation and Firm Boundaries," co-applicant, withKai Li (co-applicant) andJiaping Qiu (principal applicant),$70,508.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)Insight Development Grant, 2012-2014, "The Rise of Exchange Traded Funds and Its Impacts on Capital Markets," principal applicant, withKee-Hong Bae (co-applicant) andJun-Koo Kang (collaborator),$53,626.

Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation Scholarship, 2010-11, $25,000.