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Jessie Wang


  • Ph.D., Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, 2015
Current Research Topics
  • Financial institutions, Networks, Labor and finance
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2022 - present
  • Assistant Professor of Finance

    Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business

    2015 - 2022
  • Visiting Scholar

    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

  • Dissertation Intern

    Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

  • Access to Finance and Technological Innovation: Evidence from Pre-Civil War America
    Yifei Mao and Jessie Jiaxu Wang
    Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (Forthcoming)
  • Workplace Automation and Corporate Liquidity Policy
    Thomas W. Bates, Fangfang Du, and Jessie Jiaxu Wang
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2023)
  • It's Not Who You Know—It's Who Knows You: Employee Social Capital and Firm Performance
    DuckKi Cho, Lyungmae Choi, Michael Hertzel, and Jessie Jiaxu Wang
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2023)
  • A Theory of Collateral Requirements for Central Counterparties
    Jessie Jiaxu Wang, Agostino Capponi, and Hongzhong Zhang
    Management Science (2022)
  • Bank Networks and Systemic Risk: Evidence from the National Banking Acts
    Haelim Anderson, Mark Paddrik, and Jessie Jiaxu Wang
    American Economic Review (2019)
  • Taxing Atlas: Executive compensation, firm size, and their impact on optimal top income tax rates
    Laurence Ales, Antonio Andrés Bellofatto, and Jessie Jiaxu Wang
    Review of Economic Dynamics (2017)
  • A Labor Capital Asset Pricing Model
    Lars-Alexander Kuehn, Mikhail Simutin, and Jessie Jiaxu Wang
    Journal of Finance (2017)
  • conference



  • 2015

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Alexander Henderson Award for Excellence in Economic Theory

  • 2013

    ASU Sonoran Finance Conference

    Best Paper Award

  • 2013

    MFA Annual Conference

    WRDS Award for an Outstanding Paper in Asset Pricing Research

  • American Economic Review
  • Journal of Finance
  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
  • Management Science
  • Review of Finance
  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Journal of Banking and Finance
  • Journal of Corporate Finance
  • Journal of Empirical Finance
  • Pacific-Basin Finance Journal
  • Annals of Finance
  • Mathematics and Financial Economics
  • Applied Economic Letters
  • Contemporary Economic Policy
  • International Journal of Financial Studies
  • Journal of Business & Economic Statistics
  • National Science Foundation
  • Research Grants Council of Hong Kong
Professional Affiliation
  • Finance Theory Group
  • Macro Finance Society
  • Labor and Finance Group
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Last Update: December 1, 2023