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Wang, Jun

Adjunct Professor of Finance

 

Dr. Wang Jun is Adjunct Professor of Finance. A well-known economist, he is currently Strategy and Compliance Advisor at Caixin. He was previously the Lead Financial Sector Specialist on Global Practice of Finance and Markets for the World Bank, where he was responsible for the financial reform and development projects of the World Bank in China.

Dr. Wang received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Graduate School of Finance and Economics, PBOC (People’s Bank of China). He obtained his MA in Economics from George Washington University, a MA in English Literature from Peking Foreign Trade Institute (now University of International Business and Economics), and a BA in English Language from Heilongjiang University.

During his term as the Lead Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank, Dr. Wang was actively involved in several of China’s financial reform projects. He has extensive research experience in areas such as China’s financial reform strategy, financial regulation and corporate governance, reform of state-owned financial institutions, capital market reform and development, theory and practice of rural finance and microfinance, housing finance, risk management and financing during financial crises. Dr. Wang also led several microloan projects involving commercial banks which successfully promoted reforms and helped implement sustainable microloans in China.

Prior to joining the World Bank in June 1999, Dr. Wang worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He was a Reviser in the Bureau of Language Services from 1984-86, and then rejoined the IMF in 1990, serving as an Economist in the Asian Department from 1990-1993. He began his career at the People’s Bank of China, holding several positions there including Deputy Director-General and later Acting D.G. of Department I of Banking Supervision; Deputy Director-General of the Comprehensive On-site Examination Department; and Division Director in the Foreign Financial Institutions and International Departments.

  • 1994, Ph.D. in Economics, Graduate School of Finance and Economics, PBOC (People’s Bank of China)  
  • 1993, MA in Economics, George Washington University
  • 1981, MA in English, Peking Foreign Trade Institute (now University of International Business and Economics)

 

  • Rural Finance
  • Microfinance
  • Financial Regulation
  • Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance of Financial Institutions

 

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