WHU
The Chair of Behavioral Finance headed by Professor Mei Wang was launched in January 2011. The Chair covers a broad range of research interests, including behavioral and experimental finance, behavioral decision theories, cross-cultural comparison of investors and financial markets, behavioral political economy, the relationship between culture and institutions, etc.

Our team

Johanna Häring
Johanna Häring
Personal Assistant
Tilman May
Tilman May
Research Assistant, Doctoral Student
Guoxiang Chai
Guoxiang Chai
External Doctoral Student Financial Markets, Behavioral Finance
Yang (Julian) Liu
Yang (Julian) Liu
External Doctoral Student Environmental Economics, Energy Economics, Financial Markets
Gongjue Tian
Gongjue Tian
External Doctoral Student Cultural Economics, Innovation, Creativity
Qinghang Wu
Qinghang Wu
External Doctoral Student Financial Literacy, Stock Market Participation
Jie Gao
Jie Gao
External Doctoral Student
Dr. Martin Blankenburg
Dr. Martin Blankenburg
Senior Investment Manager at Munich Re (Group)
Dr. Dennis Dlugosch
Dr. Dennis Dlugosch
Senior Economist / Structural Policy Analysis Division / Economics Department / OECD
Dr. Yujing Gong
Dr. Yujing Gong
Associate Professor / Zhongnan University of Economics and Law / Wuhan, China
Dr. Toan Huynh
Dr. Toan Huynh
Assistant Professor Queen Mary University of London
Dr. Johannes Schaewitz
Dr. Johannes Schaewitz
Portfolio manager, Bankhaus Bauer Privatbank Aktiengesellschaft

Bachelor/Master Thesis

If you are interested in writing your Bachelor or Master thesis at our chair, please contact us in order to make an appointment for a discussion of a possible topic.

Our publications – Articles, books, and contributions

Publications
In: The handbook of Behavioral Finance, Brian Bruce (ed), Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Overconfidence and active Management by Pension fund Managers.

Christoph Gort & Mei Wang (2010)
In: Marketing Financial Services, Jillian Farquhar and Arthur Meidan (ed), 2nd Edition, Palvgrave MacMillan.

Customer Segmentation in Swiss retail Banking.

Brigitte Fünfgeld & Mei Wang (2010)
In: Neustart: 50 Ideen für einen starken Finanzplatz Schweiz, Claude Baumann & Ralph Pöhner (ed), NZZ Verlag, 109-114.

Auch in China werden die Schweizer Banken lernen müssen, Nein zu sagen.

Mei Wang (2009)
In: Optionen, Derivate und strukturierte Produkte: Ein Praxisbuch, Marc Oliver Rieger (ed), NZZ Verlag, 333-362.

Märkte für Derivate und strukturierte Produkte - ein globaler Vergleich.

Mei Wang (2009)
Mei Wang & Thorsten Hens (2007)

Hat Finance eine kulturelle Dimension?

In: International Finance, Finanzmärkte Effizienz und Sicherheit, Brigitte Strebel-Aerni (ed), Schulthess, 71-83.
SSRN working paper.

Relation between equity home bias and ambiguity Aversion: An international study.

Dennis Dlugosch & Mei Wang (2014)
SSRN working paper.

Behavioral determinants of home bias-theory and Experiment. SSRN working paper.

Dennis Dlugosch, Kristian Horn & Mei Wang (2014)
SSRN working paper.

Ambuigity Aversion, Information unvertainty and momentum around the world.

Yujing Gong & Mei Wang (2014)
SSRN working paper.

Are top-tens better? A study on Investor Attention and ranking lists.

Diefeng Peng, Yulei Rao & Mei Wang (2014)
Working paper.

How time preferences differ: Evidence from 52 countries.

Thorsten Hens, Marc Oliver Rieger & Mei Wang (2014)
NCCR working paper, University of Zurich.

Does Finance Have Cultural Dimension?

Thorsten Hens & Mei Wang (2007)
NCCR working paper, University of Zurich.

Prospect Theory in Behavioral Finance. .

Mei Wang (2006)
Finance and Accounting Group

Huynh, T. L. D., Wang, M., Vo, V. X. (accepted pre-print), Economic policy uncertainty and the Bitcoin market: an investigation in the COVID-19 pandemic with transfer entropy, The Singapore Economic Review.

Finance and Accounting Group

Liu, Y., Blankenburg, M., Wang, M. (2023), Earnings expectations of grey and green energy firms: analysis against the background of global climate change mitigation, Energy Economics, Vol. 121, 106692.

Finance and Accounting Group

Liu, Y., Xie, X., Wang, M. (2023), Energy structure and carbon emission: analysis against the background of the current energy crisis in the EU, Energy Economics, Vol. 280, 128129.

Finance and Accounting Group

Wang, M. (2023), Economic individualism, perceived fairness, and policy preference: a cross-cultural comparison, Review of Behavioral Economics, Vol. 10 (1), pp. 3-26.

Finance and Accounting Group

Dlugosch, D., Horn, K., Wang, M. (2023), New experimental evidence on the relationship between home bias, ambiguity aversion and familiarity heuristics, Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 125-126, 106131.

Finance and Accounting Group

Xie, L., Wang, M., Huynh, T. L. D. (2022), Trust and the stock market reaction to lockdown and reopening announcements: a cross-country evidence, Finance Research Letters, Vol. 46, Part A, 102361.

Finance and Accounting Group

Rieger, M., Wang, M. (2022), Trust in government actions during the COVID-19 crisis, Social Indicators Research, Vol. 159 (3), pp. 967–989.

Finance and Accounting Group

Wang, M., Rieger, M. (2022), COVID-19 and the Wuhan diary –how does the overseas Chinese community react to group criticism?, Journal of Chinese Political Science, Vol. 37 (4), pp. 637–659.

Finance and Accounting Group

Dlugosch, D., Wang, M. (2022), Ambiguity, ambiguity aversion and foreign bias: new evidence from international panel data, Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 140, 106509.

Finance and Accounting Group

Huynh, T. L. D., Rieger, M. O., Wang, M. (2022), Cross-country comparison in dishonest behaviour: Germany and East Asian countries, Economics Letters, Vol. 215, 110480.

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We look forward to hearing from you.
Professor Mei Wang
Professor Mei Wang
Chair of Behavioral Finance

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Campus Vallendar
Chair of Behavioral Finance
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management
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56179 Vallendar