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  • Wei Cen, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD, Applied Economics and Management, CORNELL UNIVERSITY
  • Fields:Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance
  • Office Phone Number: +86-755-2603-2580
  • Office Room: RM 741, PHBS Building
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Research Fields:

Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation



Ph.D., Applied Economics and Management, CORNELL UNIVERSITY,  NY, USA 2011  
M.S., Food and Business Economics, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NJ, USA, 2006
M.A., Economics, XI’AN JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY, Xi’an, P. R. China, 2003
B.E., Material Science and Engineering, XI’AN JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY, Xi’an, P. R. China, 2000 


Assistant Professor of Finance, Peking University, HSBC School of Business (2011-present)
Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, School of Applied Economics and Management (2007-2009)
Research Assistant, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (2003-2004)

Working papers:
1. “CEO Risk Preference and Firm Performance”, Working Project, 2012, Peking University.
2. “The Executive Deferred Compensation”, Working Project, 2011, Cornell University.
3. “The Determinants of CEO Inside Debt and Its Components ”, 2010, Cornell University

MBA Level Course:

Financial Markets    (2011-)
Managerial Finance (2011-)
Corporate Finance  (2012-)