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 a....

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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

The Ownership Complaint Gap: Mutual vs Stock Intermediaries

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Jiang Cheng
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Year
2019

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Disguised corruption: Evidence from consumer credit in China

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan with Amit Seru and Jian Zhang
Journal of Financial Economics

Year
2018

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Age of Decision: Pension Savings Withdrawal and Consumption and Debt Responses

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan with Jessica Pan
Management Science

Year
2018

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Mobile Wallet and Entrepreneurial Growth

Journal Articles
Yeung, Yin, Bernard with Zou, Xin
American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 109, 48-53

Year
2019

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Mortgage Debt, Hand-to-Mouth Households, and Monetary Policy Transmission

Working Papers
Qian, Wenlan with Deng Yongheng, GU Quanlin, HE Jia and REN Yuan

Year
2018

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Selected Publications

12

Journals

5

Papers

Journal Articles

The Ownership Complaint Gap: Mutual vs Stock Intermediaries

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with Jiang Cheng
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Year
2019

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Disguised corruption: Evidence from consumer credit in China

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan with Amit Seru and Jian Zhang
Journal of Financial Economics

Year
2018

View

Age of Decision: Pension Savings Withdrawal and Consumption and Debt Responses

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan with Jessica Pan
Management Science

Year
2018

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Mobile Wallet and Entrepreneurial Growth

Journal Articles
Yeung, Yin, Bernard with Zou, Xin
American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 109, 48-53

Year
2019

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Access to home equity and consumption: Evidence from a policy experiment

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan
Review of Economics and Statistics, 99, (1), 40-52

Year
2017

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Speculative investors and transaction tax: Evidence from the housing market

Journal Articles
Yeung, Yin, Bernard with FU YUMING
Management Science, 62, (11), 3254-3270, Best paper award, first prize, Global Chinese Real Estate Congress 2012; IMAS-CAMRI Applied Finance Research Grant 2011

Year
2016

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Playing the Boys Game: Golf buddies and board diversity

Journal Articles
Reeb, David M with SING TIEN FOO
American Economic Review, 106, (5), 272-276, Papers & Proceedings

Year
2016

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How constraining are limits to arbitrage?

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan with Ljungqvist A.
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

Year
2016

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The hidden peril: The role of the condo loan market in the recent financial crisis

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan with DENG YONGHENG and LUO C
Review of Finance, 20, (2), 467-500

Year
2016

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Competition of the Informed: Does the Presence of Short Sellers Affect Insider Selling?

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan with Massa M, XU W and Zhang H
Journal of Financial Economics, 118, (2), 268-288

Year
2015

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The Composition Effect of Consumption around Retirement: Evidence from Singapore

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan with PAN YUNFEN, JESSICA
American Economic Review, 105, (5), 426-431, Papers and Proceedings

Year
2015

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Consumption and Debt Response to Unanticipated Income Shocks: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Singapore

Journal Articles
Qian, Wenlan
American Economic Review, 104, (12), 4205-4320

Year
2014

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Working Papers

Mortgage Debt, Hand-to-Mouth Households, and Monetary Policy Transmission

Working Papers
Qian, Wenlan with Deng Yongheng, GU Quanlin, HE Jia and REN Yuan

Year
2018

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Housing Booms and Shirking

Working Papers
Qian, Wenlan with Quanlin Gu and Jia He

Year
2018

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Dragon Babies

Working Papers
Qian, Wenlan with Sing Tien Foo and Tan Poh Lin

Year
2018

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Disaggregated Sales and Stock Returns

Working Papers
Qian, Wenlan with Xin Zou
2nd round

Year
2018

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Thy neighbor's misfortune: peer effects on consumption

Working Papers
Qian, Wenlan with Xin Zou
3rd round

Year
2017

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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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