Jay Wang

Professor Z. Jay Wang received his B.A. in Economics from Peking University, M.S. in Statistics and Ph.D. in Economics from Iowa State University, and Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Michigan. He is now an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Oregon. His main research interests are Investments and Asset Pricing, with a particular focus on mutual funds, hedge funds, and closed-end funds. He has written a number of empirical research papers on the strategies of mutual fund families, the introduction of multiple share class structure in the mutual fund industry, the payout policy of close-end funds, the side-by-side management of mutual and hedge funds, the labor market movement between mutual fund and hedge fund industries, and the dynamic changes of hedge fund fees. His work has been published in the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Financial Intermediation.