Wang, Cong(王叢)

BS (Peking U); MA (Nanyang Technological University); PhD (Vanderbilt University)

Adjunct Professor


Department of Finance

Room 1201, 12/F
Cheng Yu Tung Building
12 Chak Cheung Street
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

+852 3943 7805


Dr. Cong Wang is an Adjunct Professor of Department of Finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He is also an associate director of Shenzhen Finance Institute (SFI) and a presidential chair professor at the School of Management and Economics at CUHK, Shenzhen. He received his PhD in Finance from Vanderbilt University in 2007. He obtained his Master degree in Economics from Nanyang Technological University in 2002, and his Bachelor degree from the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University in 1999. Before he joined SFI, Prof. Wang was a professor of finance at China Europe International Business School. Prior to that, he served as an associate professor (with tenure) at CUHK.

Prof Wang is an expert in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and design of management incentive plans. He has published papers in globally leading finance and accounting journals such as Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance. His two papers published in Journal of Finance in 2007 and 2009 were ranked in the annual top ten mostly-cited articles. Another paper won the Emerald Excellence Award of citation in 2015. He had offered courses at China Europe International Business School for MBA, EMBA, Finance MBA and executive programmes and was one of the most popular professors. Prof Wang was interviewed several times by well-known medias, including Phoenix TV, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CCTV, China Daily and Sina Finance. He is also a frequent guest on China Business Network.

Research Interests

Corporate Finance
CEO Incentive Compensation