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Charles C.Y. Wang is the Tandon Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and an associate editor of Management Science and Journal of Accounting Research. He is currently course head of Financial Reporting and Control in the MBA core curriculum; he is also a coordinator of the school's doctoral program, for which he has taught doctoral courses in financial reporting and corporate governance and applied econometrics as well as served on numerous dissertation committees. His teaching also included Business Analysis and Valuation in the MBA elective curriculum and Strategic Financial Analysis in executive education. 

His research in corporate governance and valuation has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Accounting Review as well as practitioner publications such as Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the Boston Globe. Media outlets including The EconomistWall Street Journal, the Financial Timesthe New York TimesWashington PostBloombergFortuneForbesU.S. News, and The Atlantic have cited his research findings. His work has also been cited in legal proceedings and policy discussions, including the council of economic advisor's economic report to the president and congressional testimonies. His research has won several awards, including the Jensen Prize for the Best Paper in Corporate Finance in the Journal of Financial Economics and the Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute's Annual Investor Research Award.   

Research Interests

Board of directors; M&A; Shareholder activism; Shareholder payouts

Working Papers


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