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Dr.   Shaokang  Wang

Assistant Professor
Sidhu School of Business

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).


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