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Dr Wei Song

BSc (Shanghai University), MSc (Durham University), PhD (Durham University)
Associate Professor in Finance, Risk and Banking

Department: Finance, Risk and Banking
Tel: +44 (0) 115 7486272
Location: C23 (Si Yuan Building, Jubilee Campus)

Wei is an Associate Professor in Finance, Risk and Banking. Before joining the Nottingham University Business School in July 2021, Wei was Associate Professor in Finance at the Southampton Business School, University of Southampton. Prior to that, Wei was Lecturer in Finance at Swansea University and Teaching Fellow in Finance at the University of Durham. From 2011 to 2012, Wei was Strategic Investment Manager at the SinoChem, China. Wei obtained both his MSc (with distinction) and PhD degrees from the University of Durham.

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Areas of Expertise
Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Sustainable Finance, Banks, Mutual Fund Management, Debt Contracting, and Market-based Accounting.


The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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Wei's main teaching interests are in corporate finance, financial management, banking, and corporate governance.

Wei is module convenor of the following module(s):


Corporate Finance (BUSI4007)


Topics in Advanced Econometrics (BUSI5007)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Wei's main research interests are in empirical corporate finance and corporate governance, including banks, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation, board composition, corporate payout policy, corporate social responsibility, mutual fund management, debt contracting, and market-based accounting.

Wei is currently supervising the following Research Students:

Xueqian Tang
School Administrative Roles
Departmental Research Director (Finance, Risk and Banking)



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