Wenlan

QIAN, Wenlan

Associate Professor
Dean's Chair


FINANCE

(65) 6516 3015
bizqw@nus.edu.sg
BIZ1 7-67
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Bio

Wenlan Qian is Associate Professor and Dean's Chair in the Department of Finance at the NUS Business School, and Deputy Director of Research at the Institute of Real Estate Studies at the National University of Singapore. She is fellow of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics Research and the Homer Hoyt Weimer Sc....

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Recognition & Awards

  • Best Paper Award, China Finance Research Conference - 2018
  • Fellow, Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics - 2017
  • Among the Most Influential Business Professors 40 and under, Singapore Business Review - 2016
  • Fellow, Homer Hoyt Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics - 2016
  • Young Researcher Award, NUS Business School - 2015
  • CAMRI Applied Finance Research Grant - 2014
  • BlackRock Research Award for the Best Paper in Capital Markets, Australasian Banking and Finance Conference - 2014
  • Best paper award in asset pricing, SFS Cavalcade, SFS Cavalcade - 2014
  • NBER Household Finance Group/Sloan Foundation Research Grant - 2013
  • FRC Tier 1 Research Grant, Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore - 2012
  • Real Estate Research Institute Research Grant - 2012
  • Best Paper Award, First prize, Global Chinese Real Estate Congress - 2012
  • IMAS-CAMRI Applied Finance Research Grant - 2011
  • FRC Tier 1 Research Grant, Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore - 2010
  • Best Paper Award, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association International Meeting - 2009
  • Start-up Research Fund, NUS Business School - 2008

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Finance and Real Estate, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2008
  • B.Econ, Economics, Shanghai International Studies University, China, China, 1998

Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor of Finance, National University of Singapore, 2016 - current
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, National University of Singapore, 2008 - 2015

Selected Publications

Jiang Cheng, Qian, Wenlan and Reeb, David M (2019), "The Ownership Complaint Gap: Mutual vs Stock Intermediaries", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, (forthcoming)
Agarwal, Sumit, Qian, Wenlan, Amit Seru and Jian Zhang (2018), "Disguised corruption: Evidence from consumer credit in China", Journal of Financial Economics, (forthcoming)
Agarwal, Sumit, Jessica Pan and Qian, Wenlan (2018), "Age of Decision: Pension Savings Withdrawal and Consumption and Debt Responses", Management Science, (forthcoming)
Agarwal, Sumit, Qian, Wenlan, Yeung, Yin, Bernard and Zou, Xin (2019), "Mobile Wallet and Entrepreneurial Growth", American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 109, 48-53
Agarwal, Sumit, Deng Yongheng, GU Quanlin, HE Jia, Qian, Wenlan and REN Yuan (2018), "Mortgage Debt, Hand-to-Mouth Households, and Monetary Policy Transmission"

Selected Publications

12

Journals

5

Papers

Journal Articles

Jiang Cheng, Qian, Wenlan and Reeb, David M (2019), "The Ownership Complaint Gap: Mutual vs Stock Intermediaries", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, (forthcoming)
Agarwal, Sumit, Qian, Wenlan, Amit Seru and Jian Zhang (2018), "Disguised corruption: Evidence from consumer credit in China", Journal of Financial Economics, (forthcoming)
Agarwal, Sumit, Jessica Pan and Qian, Wenlan (2018), "Age of Decision: Pension Savings Withdrawal and Consumption and Debt Responses", Management Science, (forthcoming)
Agarwal, Sumit, Qian, Wenlan, Yeung, Yin, Bernard and Zou, Xin (2019), "Mobile Wallet and Entrepreneurial Growth", American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 109, 48-53
Agarwal, Sumit and Qian, Wenlan (2017), "Access to home equity and consumption: Evidence from a policy experiment", Review of Economics and Statistics, 99, 1, 40-52
FU YUMING, Qian, Wenlan and Yeung, Yin, Bernard (2016), "Speculative investors and transaction tax: Evidence from the housing market", Management Science, 62, 11, 3254-3270, Best paper award, first prize, Global Chinese Real Estate Congress 2012; IMAS-CAMRI Applied Finance Research Grant 2011
Agarwal, Sumit, Qian, Wenlan, Reeb, David M and SING TIEN FOO (2016), "Playing the Boys Game: Golf buddies and board diversity", American Economic Review, 106, 5, 272-276, Papers & Proceedings
Ljungqvist A. and Qian, Wenlan (2016), "How constraining are limits to arbitrage?", Review of Financial Studies, 29, 8, 1975-2028, NBER Working Paper Series No. 19834, Best paper award in asset pricing, SFS Cavalcade 2014; BlackRock Research Award for the Best Paper in Capital Markets, AFBC 2014
Agarwal, Sumit, DENG YONGHENG, LUO C and Qian, Wenlan (2016), "The hidden peril: The role of the condo loan market in the recent financial crisis", Review of Finance, 20, 2, 467-500
Massa M, Qian, Wenlan, XU W and Zhang H (2015), "Competition of the Informed: Does the Presence of Short Sellers Affect Insider Selling?", Journal of Financial Economics, 118, 2, 268-288
Agarwal, Sumit, PAN YUNFEN, JESSICA and Qian, Wenlan (2015), "The Composition Effect of Consumption around Retirement: Evidence from Singapore", American Economic Review, 105, 5, 426-431, Papers and Proceedings
Agarwal, Sumit and Qian, Wenlan (2014), "Consumption and Debt Response to Unanticipated Income Shocks: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Singapore", American Economic Review, 104, 12, 4205-4320

Working Papers

Agarwal, Sumit, Deng Yongheng, GU Quanlin, HE Jia, Qian, Wenlan and REN Yuan (2018), "Mortgage Debt, Hand-to-Mouth Households, and Monetary Policy Transmission"
Quanlin Gu, Jia He and Qian, Wenlan (2018), "Housing Booms and Shirking"
Agarwal, Sumit, Qian, Wenlan, Sing Tien Foo and Tan Poh Lin (2018), "Dragon Babies"
Agarwal, Sumit, Qian, Wenlan and Xin Zou (2018), "Disaggregated Sales and Stock Returns", reject and resubmit
Agarwal, Sumit, Qian, Wenlan and Xin Zou (2017), "Thy neighbor's misfortune: peer effects on consumption ", revise and resubmit

Research / Teaching Areas

Household Finance

Real Estate

Digitization And Fintech

Entrepreneurship

Financial Intermediaries

Short Sellers

Societal Impact

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Courses

  • BZD6004, Applied Econometrics (PhD)
  • BFA6002, Finance Theory (PhD)
  • FIN3102, Investments (Undergrad)

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Editor, Real Estate Economics
  • Board, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association
  • Associate Editor, Financial Management
  • Associate Editor, Real Estate Economics
  • Organizing Committee, European Household Finance Conference, AREUEA-ASSA, NBER/EASE, ABFER(Investment Track), AEA (session organizers), CICF, International AREUEA/AsRES, NUS IRES Symposium
  • Program Review Committee, Asian Finance Association Conference, EFA, Finance Down and Under Conference, IBEFA, FMA Asia, Singapore International Finance Conference, Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance Conference,NUS-RMI Annual Risk Management Conference
  • Member, AEA, AFA, and AREUEA
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