College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
  Jihazhuo George Wang
Associate Professor
Accounting and Finance

Jihazhuo George Wang
Associate Professor

Office : Building 3N Room 212
Phone : 718.982.2951
Fax : 718.982.2965

Degrees :
PhD, SUNY Albany
MA, Peking University (China)
BA, Peking University (China)

Biography / Academic Interests :
Dr. Wang is currently a member of the Finance faculty at the Business Department of CSI/CUNY. He joined CSI after working at AT&T and The Bell Labs for ten years as a Lead Analyst, specializing in market analysis, financial analysis, and business and economic forecasting. Dr. Wang has been actively involved in US-China business exchange related activities. He has chaired, moderated and spoken at several dozen large-scale business conferences, seminars, workshops and other events in both the US and China with wide media coverage, including ones held in Wharton Business School, Columbia University, Yale, MIT, and Peking University, which saw the participation of many high profile attendees such as Nobel Laureate, well-known scholars, high ranking US and Chinese government officials and top corporate executives. He has been interviewed by ABC News, Crain New York Business, Staten Island Advances, World Journal, and many TV stations and journals in China for his research and work in US-China business relations. Dr. Wang was the primary contributor to CSI’s recipient of the prestigious Global Appreciation Award from the US Department of Commerce in 2004. He is also an author for the Chinese Business and Economy section of The New York Times’ web site, “China Rises.”

Scholarship / Publications :
Dr. Wang’s current research focuses on forecasting evaluation methodologies, probability forecasts, corporate social responsibility, and small business financing issues. He has published in Business Economics, Journal of Forecasting, Applied Economics Letters, Forecasting Letters, Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Economics, Handbook of Statistics – Statistic Method in Finance, American Statistical Association Proceedings, and some leading economics journals in China, including the Journal of Economic Research, Journal of Quantitative and Technical Economics, Journal of World Economy, Journal of Economic References. He has also written chapters in several influential books in China. He has been a visiting professor at HSBC Business School of Peking University, School of Management of Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, and Sydney Institute of Commerce of Shanghai University, and invited to be a member of Advisory Board of International Business School of Beijing Normal University (Zhuhai Campus). He is a referee for several academic journals including the International Journal of Forecasting (IJF) and Journal of Business Ethics (JBE). Dr. Wang’s co-authored papers on interest rate spread as a predictor of the US business cycle and the use of non-linear Markov process to predict the cyclical turning points are well cited in the economics literature.