Jianye Wang

Jianye Wang
Co-Director of the Volatility Institute, Professor of Economics

Jianye Wang is a Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Volatility Institute at NYU Shanghai. Currently, Wang is also the Managing Director of Silk Road Fund Co., Ltd. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was Economic Counselor and Chief Economist of the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank), held various positions at the International Monetary Fund, and also served as Adjunct Professor of Economics at Peking University’s School of Economics. He holds a PhD and MA in Economics from Columbia University and a BA from Peking University.

Wang was a Fulbright Scholar, a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and the IMP Africa Department Best Staff Report Award.​

Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Development Economics



    • PhD, Economics
      Columbia University
    • MA, Economics
      Columbia University

    Courses Taught

    • Modern China and the World Economy