Chair of Behavioral Finance

About us

The Chair of Behavioral Finance headed by Professor Dr. 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

Professor Dr.
Mei Wang

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Anja Ziegler

Personal Assistant
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Guoxiang Chai

Research Assistant
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Financial Markets, Behavioral Finance

Yang (Julian) Liu

External Doctoral Student
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Environmental Economics, Energy Economics, Financial Markets

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Gongjue Tian

External Doctoral Student
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Cultural Economics, Innovation, Creativity 

Qinghang Wu

External Doctoral Student
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Financial Literacy, Stock Market Participation


Dr. Martin Blankenburg

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Dr. Dennis Dlugosch

Junior Economist / Structural Policy Analysis Division / Economics Department / OECD
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Dr. Yujing Gong

Assistant Professor / Zhongnan University of Economics and Law / Wuhan, China
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Dr. Toan Huynh

Assistant Professor
Queen Mary University of London
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Dr. Johannes Schaewitz

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Behavioral decision theory, cross-cultural difference in behavioral preferences, emotions

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.


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Articles, books, and contributions.

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We look forward to hearing from you.

Professor Dr. Mei Wang

Chair of Behavioral Finance
+49 (0)261 6509 220

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Chair of Behavioral Finance
Burgplatz 2
56179 Vallendar

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