Wilkes University

Dr. Shaokang Wang

Associate Professor
Sidhu School of Business

169 South Main Street UCOM 135
shaokang.wang@wilkes.edu
(570) 408-4338

Dr. Shaokang Wang is an Assistant Professor of Finance. He received his Ph.D. in Finance from University at Buffalo (SUNY). Prior to joining Wilkes University, he worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at the Fordham University. Dr. Wang's research interest in law and finance, IPO, M&A, and corporate governance.

  • Wang, S., & Jiang, J. (Accepted). Does the Legal System Affect the Cost of External Financing? Evidence from IPO Underpricing of Foreign Firms in U.S. Markets. International Journal of Economics and Business Research.

  • Xiao, G., Lee, H., & Wang, S. (Published). Understanding the Influence of Cultural Dimensions and Individual Characteristics on Social Media Usage in China. 2018 Global Marketing Conference Proceeding.

  • Wang, S., & Jiang, J. (2015). Is the Antitakeover Provision Poisonous or Prescriptive for Shareholders? Evidence from the Rescission of Poison Pill Provisions. Journal of International Finance Studies, Vol 15(No. 1), 7-24.

  • Xiao, G., Lee, H., Wang, S., 2018 Global Marketing Conference at Tokyo, "Understanding the Influence of Cultural Dimensions and Individual Characteristics on Social Media Usage in China," Japan. (July 2018).

  • Wang, S., Frear, D., Global Landscapes Conference, "A Simple Test Procedure on the Existence of Speculative Bubble in Stock Prices," King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States. (April 2018).

  • Hughes, R. (Faculty Advisor), Wang, S. (Faculty Advisor), Palys, J. (Student Researcher), Wilkes University Research Symposium, "Trends in Equity Crowdfunding: Pecking Order Theory," Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre. (April 2, 2018).

  • Frear, D., Wang, S., Global Landscapes Conference, "Is There a Bullet-proof Portfolio? An Empirical Test on Harry Browne's Permanent Investment Portfolio," Kings College, Wilkes Barre, PA, United States. (April 2017).

  • Frear, D., Wang, S., Congress of Political Economists Annual Conference, "Is There a Bullet-proof Portfolio? An Empirical Test on Harry Browne's Permanent Investment Portfolio," COPE, Madrid, Spain. (2016).

  • Congress of Political Economists Annual Conference, "Is the Antitakeover Provision Poisonous or Prescriptive for Shareholders? Evidence from the Rescission of Poison Pill Provisions," COPE, Toronto, Canada. (2015).

  • Wilkes Executive Diversity Award, Center for Global Education and Diversity. (April 2017).

  • Wilkes University Outstanding Advisor Award, TREC. (April 2017).

  • Nominated for:Wilkes University Outstanding New Faculty, TREC. (March 2016).