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George Y. Wang, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

E-mail: George Y. Wang
Office Location: Room 217, International College Beijing, Beijing, China
Phone: +86-13301321460
Areas of Expertise:
Finance and Economics​​

Education & Degrees

Ph.D., Finance and Economics, Imperial College London, University of London UK, 2004
M.B.A., Finance and MIS, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA, 1994
B.A., Economics, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, 1989


George Y. Wang is an Associate Professor of Finance and Economics and the On-Site Academic Director of the ICB Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UC Denver.

Trained as a financial economist, George conducts research on corporate finance and investment evaluation. His recent research is directed at examining the impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) on firm performance and at exploring the effect of new events in the stock market on abnormal returns. His recent research projects range from an examination of the relationships among ownership structure, board compositition, and CSR to the effects of new events in the stock market, e.g. infectious diseases, international agreements, and water shortage, on abnormal returns.

In addition to teaching finance- and economics-related courses, George also serves as the On-Site Academic Director of the ICB program, Beijing, China. The ICB program is a joint program collaborated with International College Beijing, China Agricultural University, aiming at providing high-quality undergraduate education.  

Select Publications

Wang, Georg Y. (2014). “Ownership structure, Board Composition, and Corporate Social Responsibility- A Quantile Regression Analysis,” Journal of East Asia Inter-Regional Business Administration (ISSN: 1346-8634), (Accepted, Forthcoming in March 2014). 

Chunwei Lu, George Y. Wang (Corresponding Author), and Enhou Zu, (2014), “Collaboration between the Japanese Manufacturers and the Local Suppliers in Vietnam,” International Journal of Economics and Statistics (ISSN: 2309-0685) 2, 51-62 (EI, SCOPUS)

Wang, George Y., Chunwei Lu and Enhou Zu (2013), “Corporate Social Responsibility, Firm Performance, and Corporate Image-Evidence from Taiwan Technology Industry,” Management World (special issues), 234-239. (CSSCI

Wang, Yungchih George, Yi-Min Li, Chyan-Long Jan, and Kuang-Wen Chang (2013), “Evaluating Firm Performance with Balanced Scorecard and Data Envelopment Analysis", WSEAS Transactions on Business and Economics (ISSN:2224-2899), 1, 10, 24-39. (EI, SCOPUS, SCImago)

Wang, George Yungchih, Kuang-Wen Chang, Chunwei Lu, and Lydia Wen-Hsi Hsu (2012), “The Liquidity Effect in Stock Markets- Evidence from Taiwan,” 2003. International Journal of Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, 6, 6, 715-722. (EI, SCOPUS)

Wang, George Y. (2012), “Evaluating an Investment Project in an Incomplete Market,” Review of Finance and Banking, 4, 1, 55-73 (ISSN: 2067-2713 Print; ISSN: 2067-3825 Online) (EconLit, EBSCO)

Wang, George Y. (2012), "The Impact of Fulfilling Corporate Social Responsibility on Firm Performance- A Stakeholder's Approach," International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 32, 3, 206-215. (ISSN: 1925-7082 Online; 0228-6203 Print) (EI)

Wang, George Y., Wen-Hsi Lydia Hsu, Yuan-Pai Hsu (2012), “Testing Mediator and Modiator Effects of Independent Director on Firm Performance,” International Journal of Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, 5, 6, 698-705 (EI, SCOPUS, EBSCO)

Wang, George Y., Wen-Hsi Lydia Hsu, Kuang-Wen Chang, (2012), "The Relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Performance: An Application of Quantile Regression” Frontiers of Business Research in China, 6, 2, 218-244. (SCOPUS, EconLit, EBSCO)

Wang, George Y. (2011). “Examining the Uncertainty-Investment Relationship under Various Stochastic Proesses,” Banking and Finance Review, 3, 1, 1-22. (ISSN:1947-7945 Print; 1947-6140 Online) (EconLit, EBSCO)

Wang, Yungchih George (2011), "Corporate Social Responsbility and Stock Performance," Modern Economy, 2, 5, 788-799. (ISSN Print: 2152-7245; Online: 2152-7261) (EconLit, EBSCO)

Courses Taught

ECON 4420: International Finance
ECON 4110: Money and Banking
ECON 4001: Topics in Economics: International Investment