Mei Wang

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Mei Wang (born February 8, 1973 in Wuhan, China) is Professor of Behavioral Finance at the WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, one of the leading business schools in Germany. She is known for her research in behavioral decision making, e.g., the St. Petersburg paradox and Prospect theory, and finance. Together with Thorsten Hens and Marc Oliver Rieger, she was one of the authors of the INTRA survey (International Test on Risk Attitudes) that collected risk and time preferences in 54 countries worldwide leading to various follow-up studies by other researchers and practitioners and media coverage by leading German newspapers. Mei Wang studied computer science at Xiamen University, did her PhD in social and decision science at the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA and later worked as assistant professor at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. She is Associate Editor for Finance Research Letters and member of the editorial board of the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance.