ZHANG, Weina Senior Lecturer Department:  Finance Office:  BIZ1 7-47 Contact:  (65) 6516 8120 Email:  weina@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae

Dr Weina Zhang is the Senior Lecturer of Finance at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School. She obtained her Master of Science and Ph.D. in Finance from Kellogg School of Management at the Northwestern University, USA. She has taught various courses such as Investment Analysis, Corporate Finance, International Financial Management, and Research Methods in Finance etc. Prior ...[More+]

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Membership &
    • Fixed Income Securities: Credit Rating, Credit Risk, Investment, Anomaly
    • Asset Pricing And Investment: Policy Risk, International Finance, Portfolio
    • Sustainable Investment: Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Entrepreneurship
    • Finalist for the Pagano-Zechner award for Best Paper Published in the Review of Finance - 2018
    • Academic award, E. Sun Bank, Taiwan - 2016
    • Best Paper Award from Asia-Pacific Association of Derivatives - 2016
    • Best Paper Award (2nd Prize) at Global Chinese Real Estate Congress - 2009
    • Letter of Commendation for good teaching - 2008
    • NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship, 2001-2006 - 2001
    • Service Star Award, Chase Manhattan - 2000
    • Monetary Authority of Singapore Book Prize, NUS, 1998/9 - 1998
    • Leslie Wong Memorial Medal, NUS - 1998
    • Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal, NUS - 1998
    • Tan Siak Kew Gold Medal, NUS, 1996/7 - 1996
    • Singapore Institute of Management Book Prize - 1996
    • Undergraduate Study Scholarship, The Ministry of Education of Singapore Scholarship - 1994
    • Ph.D., Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, 2006
    • M.Sc., Finance, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA, 2004
    • BBA (with First Class Honors), Finance, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1999
    • Senior Lecturer, Dept of Finance, NUS Business School, 2017 - current
    • Research Director, ACSEP, NUS Business School, 2014 - 2017
    • Visiting Senior Fellow, Dept of Finance, NUS Business School, 2014 - 2016
    • Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore, 2007 - 2014
    • Senior Tutor, National University of Singapore, 2000 - 2006
    • Research Associate, International Fixed Income, Chase Manhattan, 1999 - 2000
    • Financial Engineer, The Huntington National Bank, OH, USA
    • FIN3101, Corporate Finance
    • FIN3102, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    • FIN3103, Financial Markets
    • FIN3115, International Financial Management
    • FIN4111, Research Methods in Finance
    • Public Lecture (English), Risk and Return for Different Asset Classes
    • Public Lecture (Chinese), Risk and Return for Different Asset Classes
    • Member, American Finance Association, European Finance Association, Western Finance Association, American Economic Association
    • Ad-Hoc referee, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Finance Research letters, International Review of Finance, Review of Finance, Management Science, Journal of Banking and Finance etc.
    • Discussants, CICF (2009-2014), SICF (2009), RMI Risk Management Conference (2009-2017), SMU Finance Summer Camp 2016, Sovereign Debt Market Conference 2017
    • Public Lecture, Risk and Return for Different Asset Classes (December 2008 organized by NUS RMI)
    • Conference Reviewer, NUS RMI Annual Risk Management Conference 2009 - 2017; FMA 2010-2018; SFS Cavalcade 2012; WFA 2012-2018; EFA 2013-2016; MFA 2015-2017; WFC 2016-2018. Financial Institutions, Regulation & Corporate Governance Conference 2017; Singapore International Conference on Finance 2009-11.
    • Conference Program Committee, WFA 2012-2018, EFA 2013-2016. MEFA 2015-2017. WFC 2016-2018. Financial Institutions, Regulation & Corporate Governance Conference 2017. FMA 2018
    • External Reviewer, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong China
    • Affliated Researcher, NUS Business School ACSEP, NUS Risk Management Institute, NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies
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