Yu Wang, Ph.D

Yu Wang, Ph.D

Yu Wang is currently a portfolio manager/researcher at the Quantitative Indicator Fund of IMC Asset Management in Amsterdam. Before joining IMC in June 2011, he spent 3 years on his PhD research in mutual funds and equity investments at the Dept. of Finance of RSM Erasmus University. Yu Wang’s research interests include asset pricing, mutual funds and hedge funds, portfolio management, and financial economics. His research works have been presented at several major top finance conferences such as Utah Winter Finance Conference, American Finance Association Conference, European Finance Association Conference, American Accounting Association Conference etc. One of his papers received the Outstanding Paper in Investments award at the Eastern Finance Association Conference (Miami, April 2010). In December 2010, his project “Information Content when Mutual Funds Deviate from Benchmarks” received the INQUIRE Europe Research Grant (Institute for Quantitative Investment Research). Yu Wang also holds a Bachelor degree in Economics (Nanjing University, 2004) and an M.Phil degree in Business Research (Finance) from Erasmus University (2008).