Zhe Wang

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Assistant Professor of Finance

Department Finance
Office Address 343 Business Building
Email Address zxw192@psu.edu

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Ph.D. in Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2017

Expertise

Corporate Finance, Information Economics, Mechanism Design, Entrepreneurial Finance, Bankruptcy

Education

Ph D, Finance, Stanford University, 2017

Courses Taught

FIN 305 – Financial Mgmt Bus (3)
Development of advanced practices of financial management and their application to decision making in business firm. FIN 305 Financial Management of the Business Enterprise (3) The objective of this course is to give students an understanding, and working knowledge of the major decisions faced by corporate financial managers. In general, the course will emphasize three major areas: investment and capital budgeting, financing and capital structure, dividend policy and corporate growth. A basic understanding of financial analysis and valuation will be provided. Basic corporate securities markets will be described. Determinants of securities prices, yields, and returns will be discussed. Special emphasis is placed on the role of the capital markets in financing corporate operations and investment, in facilitating corporate reorganizations and financial restructuring, and in reflecting owners wealth and evaluating the performance of corporate management. Within the general framework, a number of special topics will be covered, including mergers and acquisitions and the market for corporate control, international financial management, derivative instruments and their applications to corporate risk management. Students taking, the course should have a working knowledge of elementary statistics, and a basic understanding of accounting and financial statements.