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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr. Charles Yichu Wang is an Assistant Professor in Finance at Nottingham University Business School. Beyond a scholar, he is also an active composer, pianist and conductor, an entrepreneur, and a venture capitalist. His compositions repeatedly appear in major concert halls in China and over the world.

Dr. Wang's research interests are corporate finance, innovation, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial finance, real estate and China economy. His works are published on reputable journals, including Management Science and Review of Corporate Finance Studies, and have been presented in leading international conferences, such as SFS Cavalcade, FMA, ABFER, Asian FA, etc. He also serves as an ad hoc referee at leading journals including Journal of Corporate FinanceJournal of Banking and Finance, and Corporate Governance:An International Review.

Before joining NUBS, he received his Ph.D. in Finance from PBC School of Finance at Tsinghua University, M.Fin. from Fudan University and B.S. in Physics from Peking University. 

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/view/charlesyichuwang

Research Interests

  • Corporate finance
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance
  • Real estate
  • Shadow banking
  • China economy


Corporate Finance

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

FinTech Regulation and Data Protection

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Finance, PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University

Master, Finance, School of Economics, Fudan University

Bachelor, Physics, School of Physics, Peking University