Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics


Academic Profile

Lu Wang, Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics, joined FDU, Vancouver in September 2017. She received her Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Alberta. Her teaching fields include both Finance and Economics. Professor Lu Wang’s Ph.D. dissertation is on the topic of banks’ risk assessment and allocation. Her research interests include financial intermediation, monetary and macroeconomic policy, international trade, and political economy.

Before joining FDU, Professor Lu Wang worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the China Institute, University of Alberta. She was one of the major contributors in the project of assessing the role of Chinese state-owned companies in a potential Canada-China free trade agreement. Professor Lu Wang also initialized a project in studying Fintech development and regulation in China.

In addition, Professor Lu Wang has practical experience in the financial industry. She was an associate at the Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) and a loan manager at the Bank of China.

In her spare time, Professor Lu Wang enjoys playing badminton, roller skating, reading, and traveling with her family.


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