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Wenting Ma

Assistant Professor



Ph.D. in Economics, UNC Chapel Hill, 2019
MS in Economics, UNC Chapel Hill, 2017
MS in Mathematical Finance, UNC Charlotte, 2013
BA in Economics, Xiamen University, 2011

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Finance, UMass Amherst, 2019-Present

Recent Honors / Awards

Distinguished Teaching Award Finalist, UMass Amherst, 2021-2022
ADVANCE Fellow, UMass Amherst, 2021-2022
Flex Grant for Faculty Development, UMass Amherst, 2019, 2020, 2021
ADVANCE Collaborative Research Seed Grant, UMass Amherst, 2020
Research Support Fund, Massachusetts Society of Professors, 2020
James Carlton Ingram Research Fellowship, UNC Chapel Hill, 2018

Research Interests

Empirical Corporate Finance
Finance and Labor

Teaching Interests

  • Corporate Finance