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Yubo Wang
Senior Fellow / Financial Markets

Yubo Wang is Lecturer in the Discipline of Actuarial Science at Columbia University. He teaches graduate level courses in the Actuarial Science program.

Dr. Wang was adjunct associate professor of finance at Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University. He was awarded the Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence in 2016.

Prior to academia, Dr. Wang was a practitioner in financial markets with expertise in interest rate markets, asset allocation and portfolio risk management.

Dr. Wang was Principal and Head of Rates Derivatives and Portfolio Strategy at Bank of America, where he was responsible for identifying economic and market themes and offering investment strategies using liquid rates market derivatives. He provided internal and external audiences with insights into the timing of interest rate and risk premia movements.

Prior to joining the Bank of America, Dr. Wang was Senior Portfolio Strategist at Diamond Lake Investment Group. He focused on identifying macro investment opportunities across asset classes and managing the macro strategy portfolio.

Previously, he was Rates Market Strategist at Wachovia Securities, where he led the team responsible for interest rate strategy and the corresponding pricing and risk analytics. He was Head of Fixed Income Portfolio Strategy at Morgan Stanley, where he oversaw the effort of helping investors outperform their benchmark through strategic and tactical portfolio allocation. Earlier in his career at Morgan Stanley, he led the mortgage-backed securities strategy effort. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he was a fixed income strategist at J. P. Morgan.

Dr. Wang holds a Ph.D. and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago, an MA in physics from the Johns Hopkins University, and a BA in physics and mathematics from Bard College. His academic research focused on asset pricing and the price and earnings momentum in the stock market. His co-authored paper on stock index derivatives has won the 2004 Dennis J. Aigner Award for excellent applied econometrics research published in the Journal of Econometrics. Dr. Wang is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).


Advisory Board

Randal K. Quarles

William R. Rhodes

Eduardo Aninat, Ph.D.

Sheila Bair

Senator Bill Bradley

Joyce Chang

M. Shafik Gabr

Charles Goodhart, CBE, FBA

Henry Kaufman, Ph.D.

Barbara G. Novick

Guillermo Ortiz, Ph.D.

Richard L. Sandor, Ph.D., Dr. Sc.h.c.

Myron S. Scholes, Ph.D.

The Honorable Carole L. Brookins (2010-20)

Judge Richard A. Posner (2010-20)


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Yubo Wang
Senior Fellow / Financial Markets