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Song Wang

Title:Associate Professor
Office:Graham School of Management
Department: Graham School of Management


Dr. Song Wang received his doctoral degree in Finance from University of Central Florida in 2012 and his master's in Applied Economics from University of North Dakota in 2008. Dr. Wang came to Saint Xavier University in fall 2013 and has been teaching International Finance and Introduction to Finance with Excel Applications. Dr. Wang's research focuses on security short-selling, the IPO market, corporate restructuring, etc. He has numerous publications in high level finance journals, such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Managerial Finance, Research of Finance, and Applied Financial Economics. Dr. Wang has also been a panel speaker of the SXU Economic Summit jointed by Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2015 and 2016.


Ph.D. in Business Administration 
University of Central Florida (2012)


  • The Maturity Structure in Private Placement of Debt (with Steve Dennis and Yilei Zhang), Research in Finance 2017
  • Global Diversification and IPO Returns (with David Mauer, Xiao Wang and Yilei Zhang), Journal of Banking and Finance 2015
  • Constrained Investments and Opportunity Cost -- Evidence from Islamic Funds (with Monzur Hoque and Mustafa Dah), Managerial Finance 2015
  • Capital Restructuring and Product Market Performance (with Yilei Zhang), Applied Financial Economics 2012

Conference Presentations

Debt Issues around Merger & Acquisition Activities

  • Eastern Finance Association by coauthor, April 2018
  • Southern Finance Association by coauthor, June 2018
  • Financial Management Association-Europe by coauthor, June 2018

Does Short Selling Affect Firm Innovations? Evidence from China's Stock Markets

  • Midwest Finance Association (presented by co-author), March 2018

The Maturity Structure of Private Placements of Debt

  • Midwest Finance Association by coauthor, March 2014
  • Financial Management Association in Europe by coauthor, June 2014

Global Diversification and IPO Returns

  • Financial Management Association, October 2013
  • Midwest Finance Association by coauthor, March 2013
  • University of Central Florida, May 2013

Does Idiosyncratic Risk Deter Short-Sellers? Evidence from a First-time Introduction of Short-sale

  • European Financial Management Association, June 2014
  • Financial Management Association, Ph.D. Job Market Paper Session, October 2012
  • Eastern Finance Association, April 2012
  • Midwest Finance Association, February 2012
  • University of Central Florida, June 2011

Margin Regulation and Informed Trading, Evidence from the Chinese Stock Market

  • Midwest Finance Association, February 2012

Constrained Investment and Opportunity

  • Eastern Finance Association by co-author, March 2010
  • Academy of Finance Annual Conference, March 2014

Earnout Acquisition and Corporate Governance: The Case of Dual-Class Firms

  • Midwest Finance Association by coauthor, March 2014

SXU Economic Summit joined by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

  • March 2015
  • February 2016