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Zhen (Jimmy) Wang

Zhen (Jimmy) Wang

Assistant Professor

School of Business Administration


Born and raised in Shanghai, China. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in 1987, worked as a research fellow for alma mater, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) for three years. After working 1 year for the Shanghai branch of Singapore-based Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), came to Canada for master's program in Public Administration at Carleton University in Ottawa. In 1993, went down to New Orleans and studied Financial Economics for 5 years. After getting the PhD degree in 1998, moved back to Canada and began teaching career in University of Windsor. In summer of 1999, taught in University of Lethbridge as a visiting professor before being appointed to the tenure-track position at Laurentian University. Granted tenure in 2004, Laurentian and Sudbury become permanent home.


  • PhD in Financial Economics
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) 
  • MA in Economics
  • MA in Public Administration
  • BA in Economics (finance/public finance major)