Yan Wang

Yan Wang

Dr. Yan Wang
Assistant Professor
  • Finance and Business Economics
Available to Supervise
  • Faculty
  • Tags:
  • phd

Contact Information

Email: ywang@mcmaster.ca
Office: DSB 323
Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 23984
Website: Visit

Dr. Yan Wang received her M.A. in Economics and Ph.D. in Finance from McGill University. Her research interests lie mainly in the areas of financial institutions and empirical corporate finance. Her current projects focus on the institutional trading, ownership structure, product market competition and cross-listings.


  1. “The Product Market Impact of Minority Stake Acquisitions”, Management Science, 2016. (with A. Nain, University of Iowa)
  2. “Can Short Sellers Detect Internal Control Material Weaknesses? Evidence from Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act”, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 2018. (with Z. Singer, HEC Montreal, and J. Zhang, University of Alabama Huntsville)
  3. “Cross-Country Competitive Effects of Cross-Listings”, Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 2019. (with S. Sarkissian, McGill University)