Jiawei (Brooke) Wang

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance

Tippie College of Business

University of Iowa


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My research interests include corporate finance, climate risk, sustainable investment, and innovation. My work has been published in the Journal of Corporate Finance and Financial Management, and selected to present at the conferences, such as the FIRS (Ph.D. Session), AEA (Poster Session), FMA (x6), EFA, SFA, Boca Corporate Governance Conference, and others.  I am passionate about my research and hope my papers will make a difference one day


University of Iowa, Iowa City,  IA

Ph.D. in Finance,  2023

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

M.S. in Business Administration, 2018

State University of New York at Buffalo (University at Buffalo), Buffalo, NY

M.S. in Finance, 2016

Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China

B.S. in Finance, 2014

Media Featured Research

Negative Returns on Addition to S&P 500 Index and Positive Returns on Deletion? New Evidence on Attractiveness of S&P 500 vs. S&P 400 Indexes (with Anand Vijh), Financial Management, forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.1111/fima.12391

Conference & Seminar Presentations


AEA Poster Session

Silicon Prairie Finance Conference* 


FIRS Ph.D. session (accepted)

EFA (Eastern)

FMA (x2, special Ph.D. paper presentation)


The Fifth Conference on CSR, the Economy, and Financial Markets, DePaul University (accepted)

Nova Finance Ph.D. Final Countdown 

Iowa State University

Gupta Governance Institute 15th Annual Corporate Governance Conference New Ideas Session* 

FMA European Doctoral Consortium (accepted)

FMA Asia Pacific Doctoral Consortium (accepted) 

Silicon Prairie Finance Conference 

FMCG (x2 including Ph.D. Symposium)

AsianFA (x2

University of Iowa (x2) 

Florida State University* 



FMA New Ideas Session 

Boca Corporate Governance Conference*

The 28th Finance Forum 

Network Science and Economics conference, National Science Foundation (NSF)*



University of Iowa 

(* by coauthors)

  Editorial and Scholarly Services

External Reviewer:  

Hong Kong Research Grants Council  2023

Ad hoc referee:  

Review of Industrial Organization, Small Business Economics, International Review of Finance (x2), Journal of Finance Issues (x2)

Program committee: 

FMA 2023, EFA (Eastern) 2023, FMA 2022, SFA 2022, FMA European 2022, FMA Middle East 2022, FMA Asia/Pacific 2022

Professional services:

Session Chair: EFA (Eastern) 2022, SFA 2022, FMA 2021 

Discussant: MFA 2023, EFA (Eastern) 2022,  SFA 2022, FMCG 2022, AsianFA 2022, FMA 2021 2020