Lingling Wang

Assistant Professor



Lingling Wang joins UConn after working as an assistant professor of finance at Tulane University. Her research interests are in international finance and corporate governance. Her work has been published in leading finance journals, including the Journal of Financial EconomicsReview of Financial Studies, and Review of Finance.  She has taught equity investments at Tulane university, cases and readings in corporate finance at Georgia State University, and is now teaching fixed income securities and a Ph.D. course in corporate finance at UConn. At Tulane, she won multiple teaching awards, including the highly competitive Freeman Student Government Teaching Excellence Award and the Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award. Prior to pursuing an academic career, she worked as a CRM Project Manager and senior application specialist for Sony Latin America Inc. in its Miami office. She earned her Ph.D. in finance from Georgia State University, an MBA from University of Miami, and a bachelor of science in economics from Southwest Jiaotong University in China.


  1. “Culture and R2” (with Cheol S. Eun and Steven Xiao), Journal of Financial Economics, 115 (2015): 283-303.
  2. “International Sourcing and Capital Structure” (with Cheol S. Eun), Review of Finance, 20 (2016): 535-574.
  3. “Executive Compensation Incentives Contingent on Long-term Accounting Performance” (with Zhi Li), Review of Financial Studies, 29 (2016): 1586-1633.
  4. “Outside Employment Opportunities, Employee Productivity, and Debt Disciplining” (with Jayant Kale and Chip Ryan), Journal of Corporate Finance, 59 (2019), 142-161.
  5. “Accounting-based Compensation and Debt Contracts” (with Zhi Li and Karen Wruck), Contemporary Accounting Research, Accepted.
Contact Information
Mailing AddressSchool of Business-Finance Department, University of Connecticut, 2100 Hillside Road, Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationBUS #457
CoursesFNCE 3101 - Financial Management; FNCE 4302 - Fixed Income Securities; FNCE 6202 - Corporate Finance Seminar
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