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Dr Wenzhao Wang

Assistant Professor

Faculty/Dept/School School of Management
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Telephone +441274 234399


Wenzhao Wang completed his PhD at Newcastle University Business School and his research interest centres on investor sentiment.

2015–2019 Ph.D., Finance, Newcastle University Business School, UK 

2013–2014 M.Sc., Law and Finance, Queen Mary University of London, UK 

2009–2013 B.Sc. (Hons), Finance, Shandong University of Finance and Economics, China

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behavioural finance, investor mood, investor sentiment.

If you are interested in research in the areas of investor sentiment, or more widely, behavioural finance, and you meet the PhD entry criteria of Bradford University School of Management, please email me your research proposal, along with your CV.


Teaching highlights

Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance, 2019/2020, 2020/2021

Introduction to Microeconomics, 2020/2021

Empirical Methods in Accounting and Finance, 2020/2021

Teaching interests

empirical methods, financial derivatives, behavioural finance

Professional activities

  • 01-OCT-17: Newcastle University Business School - Teaching Assistant
  • 01-JAN-16: - Newcastle University Business School Ph.D. Studentship
  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese


Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleInstitutional Investor Sentiment and the Mean-Variance Relationship: Global Evidence (2021)
AuthorsWenzhao Wang, Darren Duxbury
JournalJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization
TitleThe mean–variance relation: A 24-hour story (2021)
AuthorsWenzhao Wang
JournalEconomics Letters
TitleInvestor Sentiment and Stock Returns: Global Evidence (2021)
AuthorsWenzhao Wang, Chen Su, Darren Duxbury
JournalJournal of Empirical Finance
TitleInstitutional investor sentiment, beta, and stock returns (2019)
AuthorsWenzhao Wang
JournalFinance Research Letters
TitleThe mean-variance relation and the role of institutional investor sentiment (2018)
AuthorsWenzhao Wang
JournalEconomics Letters
TitleFund performance-flow relationship and the role of institutional reform (2018)
AuthorsJinyu Feng, Wenzhao Wang
JournalInvestment Management and Financial Innovations
TitleInvestor sentiment and the mean-variance relationship: European evidence (2018)
AuthorsWenzhao Wang
JournalResearch in International Business and Finance